RTSA

ROAD TRANSPORT AND SAFETY AGENCY

Republic of Zambia

MOTOR VEHICLE AND TRAILER REGISTRATION

1.0 FIRST PERMANENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Zambia Revenue Authority Customs Clearance Certificate;
  2. Interpol clearance certificate;
  3. RTSA physical inspection report at a fee of K46.80;
  4. Copy of identity of owner or certificate of incorporation;
  5. Release order;
  6. Customs declaration form CE 20;
  7. Form CNV1 obtained from RTSA;
  8. Form RL3 obtained from RTSA.

Note that there is no fee for first registration

2.0 CHANGE OF MOTOR VEHICLE AND TRAILER PARTICULARS REQUIREMENTS

  1. General affidavit (from any commissioner of oath, for example a lawyer);
  2. RTSA physical inspection report at a fee of K46.80
  3. Police report from the anti-theft of motor vehicles department;
  4. Copy of identity of registered owner or certificate of incorporation;
  5. Original registration certificate (white book);
  6. Form MVR 2 obtained from RTSA;
  7. Fees payable is k 216.90 for new registration certificate and for every change k58.50.

NOTE:  If the motor vehicle has an endorsement of absolute owner, proof of consent from absolute owner must be presented

3.0 CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAILERS REQUIREMENTS

  1. Letter of sale;
  2. ZRA tax clearance certificate for change of ownership;
  3. Copy of Identity for both the buyer and the seller –NRC copy or Certificate of registration or incorporation;
  4. Original motor vehicle registration certificate (White book);
  5. RTSA physical inspection report at fee of K46.80;
  6. Police report from anti-theft of motor vehicle department;
  7. General affidavit;
  8. Change of ownership certificate;
  9. Form MVR 1 obtained from RTSA;
  10. Fee payable is K433.80.

 

NOTE: The motor vehicle must have valid roadworthiness certificate and road tax. Insurance also ceases after change of ownership