Pre-registration check list

When you arrive at a Queensland Transport, you can make the process of registration quicker and easier if you have the following required documentation with you:

  • a completed vehicle registration application
  • a compulsory third party insurance certificate, for the 6 or 12 month registration period, from a licensed insurer
  • the original copy of the certificate must be presented to the department when lodging your application.
  • If your vehicle is currently registered interstate you can nominate a compulsory third party insurer on your application form.
  • an original copy of your current Queensland safety certificate
  • a gas certificate that is less than 3 months old. If your vehicle runs on gas or is fitted with gas fittings or systems, you must provide a gas certificate from an authorised gas installer.
  • Note: new vehicles fitted with gas fittings or systems by the manufacturer do not require a gas certificate.
  • evidence of the vehicle’s origin, old registration papers or an official purchase receipt are acceptable.
  • evidence of the vehicle’s garage address, current Queensland driver licence, property rates notice, gas, phone or electricity bill are acceptable. Bank statement issued from the same financial institution as debit/credit card supplied (issued within the last 6 months).
  • evidence of identification