VIC Rego Check


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In 2016,

there were 290 road traffic accidents which resulted in at least one fatality in the state of Victoria. Statistics like these serve as an important reminder to ensure that you check the rego status and rego details of your car – or any car that you are going to drive.

As a driver, it’s your responsibility to ensure that registration is up to date and that a car is safe. A rego check is a simple way to check that a vehicle hasn’t previously been in an accident where it was written off.

VicRoads is the Government body responsible for road and traffic safety in the state of Victoria –  You can run a rego check using their site, which houses all the vehicle information for the whole state. Data is collected via numerous channels and stored in the one central place.

Anytime an incident such as speeding or running a red light is recorded, VicRoads will automatically run a check using their database to check that a car is registered.

This simple and easy rego check via the VicRoads Department website will check details such as:

A vehicle’s registration status

Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance details and expiry date

Registration details – restrictions, expiry date etc.

Vehicle details including – model, transmission and body type

FAQ about VIC rego check

Crouch down at the front and back corners of the car and look carefully down the side – a good clean car should be straight and everything should line up. A car that’s been in accident might have dents or doors and panels that don’t align properly.

Some payment methods can take up to 72 hours to be processed and the record updated.

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How to find the owner of a car in Vic. If you’re checking on a car with Victorian registration you’ll need to visit VIC roads. The VicRoads Registration Check is a free service that can be used to confirm a vehicle’s details and registration status.

You must renew rego in Victoria within 3 months of expiry. Otherwise it will be cancelled and you have to start a new one.

While this list seems comprehensive, there are still many other hidden reasons you could fail your roadworthy. Modifications, the fuel system, rear vision mirror/s, wiring, pedals and other controls, can all lead to a big red F if not deemed safe and satisfactory.

You’ll need an original roadworthy certificate issued not more than 30 days before the date of sale. Some vehicles and transfer types don’t need a roadworthy, visit transfer fees and roadworthy exemptions for more information.

You can get a VIC rego check by visiting the VicRoads website ( Simply enter the car’s licence plate number or VIN, accept the terms and conditions and you’ll have immediate access to your rego report.


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