Vehicle Registration Ownership Transfers

To transfer a vehicle the seller must complete and sign off the back of the registration marked vehicle permit. The seller must complete the Notification of Transfer form on the registration permit and mail within 7 days of the transfer date to:

Registrar of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PEI  C1A 7N8

The buyer shall within 7 days of the date of transfer have the registration of the vehicle transferred into their name. When transferring the buyer must present:

  1. Vehicle permit (signed off by previous owner)
  2. Bill of sale (receipt)
  3. Motor vehicle inspection form (in the present owner's name or buyer's name)
  4. Valid insurance card (pink slip)


Tax will be collected on Redbook value, bill of sale or appraisal, whichever is greater. Detailed instructions are also printed on the back of a registration permit.

Legislation:

For more information on transferring vehicle registration ownership, please consult the Highway Traffic Act.

General Contact Information

Telephone: 368-5228
Facsimile:   368-5236
Published date: 
March 11, 2016
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General Inquiries

Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy
3rd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-5100
Fax: (902) 368-5395

receptionist@gov.pe.ca

Highway Safety/Access PEI Inquiries: accesspeicharlottetown@gov.pe.ca

Road-Related Inquiries: roads@gov.pe.ca

All other TIE inquiries: 
receptionist@gov.pe.ca

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