Take the hassle out of selling or buying a car.
- Safety Certificates (also known as Roadworthy certificates) can be issued at your home or workplace
- Mobile Safety certificates issued onsite
- Mobile pre-purchase inspections
Are safety certificates required before selling a car?
- Safety certificates are required if you want to sell a car that is registered in QLD
- It is the sellers legal responsibility to provide the certificate and complete any repairs required to make the vehicle roadworthy. For more info visit: Department of Transport and Main Roads
It is QLD law for a vehicle to have a current Safety Certificate prior to being advertised for sale.
It is valid for just 2 months or 2000km.
Displaying safety certificates
- Must be displayed in a very obvious place, for example:
If you fail to display a safety certificate on the vehicle from the moment you offer it for sale you may receive an on the spot fine.
Who issues safety certificates?
Safety certificates can only be issued by approved inspection stations.
Premium Mechanical Services has an approved inspection station number.
Department of Transport and Main Roads
[PDF] To transfer a currently registered vehicle
[PDF] To register an unregistered vehicle, register an interstate vehicle or a new vehicle registration