A vehicle registration certificate consists of 2 parts:

  • Part 2 (the ownership part) mainly contains information about the identity of both the vehicle and the owner. In addition, it includes a section for reporting any change of ownership (notification of sale).
    This part should be kept in a safe place separate from the vehicle.
  • Part 1 (the technical part) contains the same information as Part 2 as well as additional technical information about the vehicle. You must keep this part in the vehicle when it is being driven, just as with the previous type of vehicle registration certificate.

The two-part registration certificate was introduced for security reasons in 2004 in line with an EU directive; the vehicle’s owner will benefit from this change. The registration certificate is issued on security paper incorporating security features such as watermarks, fluorescent fibres and microscript, all of which are intended to make forgery difficult.