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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter III : Registration and Licensing of Motor Vehicles, and Registration of Manufacturers, Builders and Importers, and Manufacturers of Number Plates

Part I : Registration and licensing of motor vehicles

12. Additional requirements for registration of motor vehicle acquired outside borders of Republic


An application for the registration of a motor vehicle acquired outside the borders of the Republic referred to in regulation 7(1)(a)(iv) or (v), shall, in addition to the requirements and documents referred to in regulation 8, be accompanied by—

(a) written proof of compliance with the provisions of customs and excise legislation;
(b) if such motor vehicle is registered outside the Republic, the documents relating to the registration and licensing of the motor vehicle concerned issued in the country where such motor vehicle is registered;

[Regulation 12(b) substituted  by regulation 5(a) of Notice No. 2116 of 2001]

(c) a South African Police Service clearance of the motor vehicle; and

[Regulation 12(c) substituted  by regulation 5(b) of Notice No. 2116 of 2001]

(d) a letter of authority referred to in regulation 43(1)(b).

[Regulation 12(d) inserted by regulation 5(c) of Notice No. 2116 of 2001]