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Cancelling Your Vehicle License Or Transferring Ownership – How To Do It In Perth

Posted on 08th, Oct 19

When you are handing over ownership of your car, it’s vital that you report it correctly to the right government department. Not doing so can potentially get you in a lot of trouble! After all, if the government doesn’t know that you no longer own a car, it’s new operator’s mistakes may see you reaping the consequences. Luckily, canceling your Vehicle License is relatively simple and is done through the Department of Transport Western Australia. You can also call 13 11 56.

Why Motorists Cancel Their Vehicle Registration in Western Australia?

There are many reasons why someone would cancel their Vehicle License in Western Australia, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes due to other circumstances.

These reasons include:

  • Outstanding work order/defect notice
  • Dishonoured payments
  • Failure to fit an immobiliser
  • The vehicle has been added to the written-off register
  • Voluntary cancellation of vehicle license by the owner

Vehicle License Cancellation Perth


How to Surrender Your Vehicle License Plates?

Part of canceling your vehicle license in Western Australia means surrendering your license plates. Your plates must be surrendered to a Driver and Vehicle Services Centre or Regional Agent.

You can either visit there in person or have your plates mailed to:
Driver and Vehicle Services,
Returned Number Plates,
GPO Box R1290
Perth WA 6844

Apply for a Vehicle License Refund

You can also apply for a Vehicle License Refund when surrendering your plates. Reasons for this may also include a Car Accident, canceled deal, concession, stolen vehicle and more.

Why Cancelling Your Vehicle License Properly Is Important?

Not officially reporting that you no longer own a vehicle or have transferred ownership to someone else can mean some potentially stressful situations.

These include:

  • The new operator is involved in an accident
  • The new operator is involved in unlawful activity while using the car
  • The new operator breaks traffic or road rules
  • The car is deemed no longer roadworthy

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