We make it easy! You can now change the ownership of your vehicle or moped at Correos without needing to visit the Provincial Traffic Authority (DGT) Headquarters.
From € 52.57
Branches Important! This service is not available at all our branches.
These are the approved branches where you can process the change of ownership of your vehicle:
Circumstances under which we cannot process your request:
The Change of Vehicle Ownership process must be completed whenever any motor vehicle is bought or sold. This is the legal process by which the buyer formally notifies the Traffic Authority about the new individual who owns the vehicle. In other words, the Traffic Authority must have a record of the transfer of ownership from one person to another. Depending on the type of vehicle, there are two different procedures:
Remember that this service can only be provided at the branches indicated above!
Don’t forget your ID! We will be unable process the change of ownership for your vehicle if you do not present your original ID document at our branch.
You should be aware that:
If the change of ownership is being requested by the buyer of the vehicle and they are a private individual:
1. Documentación Oficial de Identificación (DOI) original.
2. Permiso de circulación del vehículo.
3. Document supporting the transfer (contract of sale)
4. Documentation accrediting the identity of the person requesting the service
5. Photocopy of the ID document of the seller
6. Electoral register certificate. When it does not match the one held by DGT or on the ID document.
If this service is being requested by someone other than the buyer of the vehicle:
1. Private sale
How do we process the change of ownership of your vehicle or moped?
Once we receive all the corresponding documentation, we send you the request form with all the information. You can choose how you want to receive this: by e-mail or hard copy.
We will also produce a Provisional Registration Certificate that is valid for 30 days. This document enables the buyer to drive the vehicle until they receive the new registration certificate.
Change of ownership for vehicles:
o The price of this service is € 80.15 (including VAT), of which € 55.15 correspond to the fee charged by the DGT for the service and € 25.00 to processing costs for Correos.
Change of ownership for mopeds:
The price of this service is € 52.57 (including VAT), of which € 27.57 correspond to the fee charged by the DGT for the service and € 25.00 to processing costs for Correos.