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1Registration of Transfer of Motor Vehicle Empty Registration of Transfer of Motor Vehicle on Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:12 pm

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Step 1: Registered Owner should Obtain M.T.A. 6 and M.T.A. 8 Application Forms from either:

Main office at Colombo (priority service)
Relevant District office (normal service)
Step 2: Registered owner should retain and duly complete Form A &A1 of M.T.A. 6
Step 3: Registered owner should handover Form B & B1 of M.T.A. 6 and Form C & C1 of M.T.A. 8 to the New Owner
Step 4: Registered owner should send Form A of M.T.A.6 to the Commissioner of Motor Traffic by Registered Post or by hand and retain A1 of M.T.A.6 with him.

Main office at Colombo (priority service)
Relevant District office (normal service)
Step 5: New Owner should Pay the registration fee at a bank and obtain the voucher.
Step 6: New Owner should handover the payment voucher, Form B of M.T.A.6 along with duly completed Form C of M.T.A.8 with all support documents to Department of Motor Traffic.

Main office at Colombo (priority service)
Relevant District office (normal service)
Step 7: New Owner should obtain a receipt Form CMT 52 Main office at Colombo (priority service)
Step 8: The New Owner should retain Form B1 of M.T.A.6 and Form C1 of M.T.A.8
Step 9: When relevant documents are found to be accurate, Department issues the transferred Certificate of Registration.

Note: If relevant documents submitted by New Owner are found Inaccurate:
Reject Request for Transfer and the New Owner should Re-submit all relevant documents.

Anyone who holds all the relevant support documents are eligible to obtain this service. Mostly the signatures and the previous registration Documents should be accurate.

Any applicant who is not able to meet with above conditions will be considered disqualified from obtaining the service
Submission Procedure

All the applications should be directed to the. Commissioner of Transferring Division

Addl. Commissioner – Department of Motor Traffic (Vehicle Transfer),
P.O Box 533, 581-341,
Elvitigala Mawatha,
Colombo 5.

Note 1: Applicants are given the facility of obtaining registration of transfer through:

Relevant divisional secretariat office to applicant’s residential area. (Normal service)
One day/ Normal service can be obtained only by the Main office (Colombo -5)
Note 2: For further details please Refer “Support Documents Required” and “Time Line”
Application Forms

Statement of Change of possession of a Motor Vehicle. M.T.A. 6
Application for Registration of Motor Vehicle on Transfer. M.T.A.8
Statement of Hire-Purchase Agreement Relating to Motor Vehicle M.T.A.3 (Finance)
Application for registration of Motor Vehicles consequent on Death of Registered Owner. M.T.A.7 / M.T.A.5 (To transfer registration after the death of Registered Owner)

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