Change of ownership of a French used vehicle
This is done by the new owner (and his co-owner) electronically on the ANTS website, or on a site such as officecartegrise.fr, or through an authorized automotive professional.
The purchaser has one month from the date of the vehicle to make his request for a change of holder of the registration card.
We accompany you in this process, here are the different steps :
Prepare the list of your documents
Procedure for applying for a registration document
List of documents required for change of registration card holder
- The receipt of declaration of purchase if you bought your vehicle from an automotive professional
- Hosting certificate from the host (template to download)
- Proof of address of the host less than 6 months old
- Valid identity document of the host: identity card, passport or residence permit
- Valid co-holder’s identity document: identity card, passport or residence permit
- Kbis extract
How much will your registration card cost?
The cost of the registration card is variable. It depends in particular on the characteristics of the vehicle, its age and the region in which you live.
You can estimate the cost of your registration card by completing step 2.
At the end of the procedure, you get :
You will receive your registration card in a secure envelope in general within 4-7 working days.
However, the delay may be longer if your application is incomplete or needs to be analyzed by the service
The manufacture of the registration card can only be launched at the end of payment and validation.
Good to know : the conversion of an old registration (type 123 AB 01, known as FNI) into a SIV number has no consequence on the validity of the roadworthiness test. The minutes of the technical inspection shall be authentic.
If you are absent during the passage of the postman, a notice of passage will be deposited with you. You then have 15 days to retrieve your document from La Poste (or give power of attorney to a third party to do it for you). After this period, the title is returned to the sender. You will need to contact us to have it returned to you.
Note : you must keep the old registration card for 5 years, then destroy it.