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: 
July 27, 2020
Transportation and Infrastructure

General Inquiries

Access PEI
33 Riverside Drive,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-5200
Fax: 902-569-7560
accesspeicharlottetown@gov.pe.ca 
Road-Related Inquiries: roads@gov.pe.ca 
All other TI inquiries: DeptTIE@gov.pe.ca 
Report Transportation Problems

accesspeicharlottetown@gov.pe.ca