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Vehicle TRANSFER FEES in Trinidad & Tobago

  1. Complete Change of Ownership Form No. 11 (obtainable at the Port of Spain, San Fernando and Tobago Licensing offices).
  2. Submit the vehicle registration certificate and valid insurance certificate
  3. Submit a valid national ID card or passport for both the registered and new owner.
  4. Present receipt of sale (where applicable)
  5. Pay the prescribed transfer tax and fee (see section below)

 

Note:
    • Both parties must be present at the counter
    • Both parties must each have two (2) forms of identification
    • A Receipt with the new owner's name must be presented
    • Insurance in the name of the buyer must be presented (cover note will suffice)
    • Transfer must be effected within seven days of Sales Receipt

 

How much does it cost to transfer vehicle ownership in Trinidad and Tobago?

The transfer fee is TT$10.00. The transfer taxes for all vehicles other than motor cycles vary according to the age of the vehicle as outlined below:

  • 2 years or newer, TT$4,000.00.
  • Over 2 years but not over 5 years, TT$4,500.00.
  • Over 5 years but not over 7 years, TT$3,000.00.
  • Over 7 years but not over 10 years, TT$1,350.00.
  • Over 10 years, TT$150.00.

The taxes for motor cycles vary by engine size as outlined below.

  • 250cc or smaller, TT$150.00
  • 251cc or larger, TT$300.00

 

Where can I find more information?

Ministry of Works and Transport
Transport Division
Wrightson Road
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies.
Tel. (868) 627-7451

Ministry of Works and Transport
Victoria East District Office
Rushworth Street
San Fernando
Trinidad, West Indies.
Phone: (868) 655  2435

Opening hours: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

You may also visit their website: www.mowt.gov.tt

Taxes are applied to date of 1st registration in Trinidad & Tobago (license plate series), not year of manufacture.

PAN
Dec 1983-Mar 1984
PAO
Mar 1984-Jul 1984
PAP
Aug 1984-Jan 1985
PAR
Jan 1985-Jul 1985
PAS
Aug 1985-Jan 1986
PAT
Jan 1986-Jul 1986
PAU
Jun 1986-Nov 1987
PAW
Nov 1987-Jan 1990
PAX
Jan 1990-Dec 1991
PAY
Dec 1991-Jun 1993
PAZ
Jun 1993-Jun 1995
PBA
Jun 1995-Jul 1996
PBB
Jul 1996-Jun 1997
PBC
Jun 1997-Jan 1998
PBD
Jan 1998-Jul 1998
PBE
Jul 1998-Dec 1998
PBF
Dec 1998-Jun 1999
PBG
Jun 1999-Nov 1999
PBH
Nov 1999-May 2000
PBJ
Jun 2000-Jan 2001
PBK
Jan 2001-Jul 2001
PBL
Jul 2001-Jan 2002
PBM
Jan 2002-Jul 2002
PBN
Jul 2002-Dec 2002
PBO
Dec 2002-May 2003
PBP
May 2003-Oct 2003
PBR
Nov 2003-Mar 2004
PBS
Apr 2004-Aug 2004
PBT
Aug 2004-Nov 2004
PBU
Dec 2004-Apr 2005
PBW
Apr 2005-Jul 2005
PBX
Aug 2005-Oct 2005
PBY
Nov 2005-Mar 2006
PBZ
Apr 2006-Jun 2006
PCA
Jul 2006-Aug 2006
PCB
Oct 2006-Dec 2006
PCC
Jan 2007-Apr 2007
PCD
Apr 2007-Jul 2007
PCE
Jul 2007-Oct 2007
PCF
Oct 2007-Dec 2007
PCH
Jan 2008-Apr 2008
PCJ
May 2008-Aug 2008
PCK
Aug 2008-Jan 2009
PCL
Jan 2009-May 2009
PCM
May 2009-Sep 2009
PCN
Sep 2009-Feb 2010
PCP
Feb 2010-Jul 2010
PCR
Jul 2010-Nov 2010
PCS
Nov 2010-Jun 2011
PCT
Jun 2011-Dec 2011
PCU
Jan 2012-Jun 2012
PCW
Jun 2012-Sep 2012
PCX
Sep 2012-Jan 2013
PCY
Jan 2013-Jun 2013
PCZ
Jun 2013-Sep 2013
PDA
Sep 2013-Feb 2014
PDB
Feb 2014-March 2014
PDC
Apr 2014-Jul 2014
PDD
Jul 2014-Oct 2014
PDE
Oct 2014-Dec2014
PDG
Dec 2014-April 2015
PDH
May 2015-Jul 2015
PDJ
Aug 2015-Oct 2015
PDK
Oct 2015-Dec 2015
PDL
Jan 2016-Apr 2016
PDM
May 2016-August 2016
PDN
September 2016-Present
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