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Proof of entitlement is evidence to show that you are entitled to become a registered operator of a vehicle.

What can be used to show proof of entitlement?

The document you use must identify the last registered operator of the vehicle.

These may be:

  • a signed bill of sale from a dealer
    • that shows that full responsibility for the vehicle has changed to the new operator
  • a signed receipt from a dealer
    • that shows that full responsibility for the vehicle has changed to the new operator
  • a signed receipt from the previous registered operator
  • copy of a will, or a letter from a solicitor, Public Trustee or executor of the estate showing that the vehicle has been left to the client
  • order from the Family Law Court that specifies the vehicle and the new operator
  • authority from the registered operator to the finance company
    • if the vehicle has been repossessed (A letter from State Revenue for an exemption of Stamp Duty may also be required)

For interstate registered vehicles establishing registration in Tasmania.

  • for a vehicle that was registered in another jurisdiction in the operators names, registration papers from another registration authority is required and an item listed above is not required
  • for a vehicle that was registered in another jurisdiction not in the operators names, an item listed above is required.