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Search the register to find out if a motor vehicle trader is registered under the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 and therefore legally able to trade.

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It is FREE to search the motor vehicle traders register but we encourage you to read the information provided on how to search, and understanding your search results before using this service.

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How to search

The MVTR can be used to find out if a motor vehicle trader is registered and therefore legally able to trade. Searching the MVTR is free and you may conduct as many searches as you need to.

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Understanding your search results

When a search is entered you will be taken to a results screen which displays the trader number, trader name and trading name (if any).

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Last updated 25 July 2012

Resources

The MVSA sets out the criteria for who needs to register as a motor vehicle trader.  Find out who is, and isn’t, required to register by viewing Who needs to register?


If you would like to make a complaint about a trader who you believe to be unregistered, find out how to submit a complaint.