Can I download change of ownership online?

Yes, in South Africa, you can download the Change of Ownership (NCO) form online to initiate the transfer of vehicle ownership. The National Traffic Information System (NaTIS) provides an online platform called eNatis where various vehicle-related transactions, including change of ownership, can be processed. Here’s how you can download the Change of Ownership form online:

  1. Visit the eNatis website: Go to the official eNatis website, which is operated by the South African Department of Transport. Ensure that you access the official government website to ensure the security and validity of the process.
  2. Register or log in: If you are a first-time user, you will need to register an account on the eNatis website. Provide the required information, such as your identification details and contact information, to create an account. If you already have an account, log in using your credentials.
  3. Access the NCO form: Once you have logged in, navigate to the appropriate section for vehicle-related transactions. Look for the Change of Ownership (NCO) form or a similar option. The form is typically available for download in PDF format.
  4. Download and complete the form: Click on the download link to save the Change of Ownership form to your device. Open the form and fill in the required information accurately. The form will usually require details about the buyer, seller, vehicle information, and other relevant details.
  5. Print and sign the form: After completing the form, print a hard copy and ensure that both the buyer and the seller sign the document. The signatures affirm the agreement and transfer of ownership.
  6. Submit the form: Take the signed Change of Ownership form, along with any other required documents, to the nearest vehicle licensing office or relevant authority as per the instructions on the form. Submit the form and any additional supporting documents as required.

It’s important to note that the specific procedures and requirements for the change of ownership process may vary slightly depending on the province or region within South Africa.