Motor Vehicle Transfer to Spouse

A motor vehicle transfer is authorised to the surviving spouse of a deceased person where the deceased person was the sole owner of a motor vehicle, which was used during his lifetime exclusively as a personal asset. The Administrator-General will assist the surviving spouse in having the title transferred to him/ her provided the person died intestate, there are no debts owed by the intestate and the vehicle is owned by the intestate solely.

Documents required for Processing of matter:

  • Properly completed Form of Particulars
  • Proof of Death
  • Marriage Certificate/Declaration of Common-Law Spouse obtained from the Supreme Court
  • Stamped Deed of Indemnity
  • Motor Vehicle Title
  • Certificate of Registration
  • Certificate of Fitness
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Valid Identification of the surviving spouse; and,
  • Processing Fee