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Change of Attributes

Documents required to be submitted for the revision of information contained in the registration certificate.

  1. CMT 72 application
  2. Registration certificate of the vehicle
  3. Vehicle Identity Card (applicable only for vehicles with new numbers starting with English letters.)
  4. In case of a change of the colour of the vehicle, engine number etc. certificate of the Motor Vehicle examiner (CMT – 130)
  5. If luxury taxes are applicable, originals of the receipts on payment of such taxes and photo copies of the same.
  6. If another engine has been installed, the prior approval of the Commissioner General and the receipt for the purchase of the engine (with photo copies)
  7. In case of revision of the name and the address, relevant documents confirming the fact should be submitted.(EX.Birth certificate, National Identity Card, Report of the Grama Niladhari, an affidavit etc)

Fee :  Rs. 300/-

Registration of a Mortgage / an absolute ownership / a lease.

  1. Registration certificate of the vehicle (CR)
  2. Vehicle Identity Card  (V1C)
  3. Letter of consent from the owner of the vehicle for mortgaging the vehicle to the relevant institution or to transfer absolute ownership.
  4. In case of registration of a mortgage, a certified copy of the mortgage deed, and letter written on a letterhead of the relevant financial institution informing of the registration of the mortgage.
  5. For registration of absolute ownership, perfected MTA 3 form.
  6. For registration of a lease, a copy of the deed of lease held and a letter by the lesser.

Cancelling the registration of a mortgage / an absolute ownership / a lease of a vehicle.

  1. Registration certificate of the vehicle (CR)
  2. Vehicle Identity Card (VIC)
  3. A certified photo copy of the applicant’s national identity card. A letter written on a letterhead of the Financial institution addressing the Commissioner of Motor Traffic requesting the cancellation of mortgage / absolute ownership / lease as well obligations have been settled. (Stating the number of the relevant vehicles in compulsory)

Obtaining a duplicate in case the registration certificate of the vehicle or the vehicle identity card is misplaced.

  1. CMT 65 application
  2. A certified copy of the complaint lodged with the Police with respect to the loss of that certificate and the receipt of payment for that.
  3. In case a mortgage / an absolute ownership / a lease has been registered, a letter issued by the relevant institution stating that it does not object to the issue of a duplicate.
  4. If the original of the registration certificate or the vehicle identity card is disfigured or partially destroyed, the same should be submitted as well.
  5. A photocopy of the national identity card.
  6. A CMT 130 application to obtain weight certificate of a vehicle.

Obtaining the duplicate of number plate of a vehicle or a duplicate of the sticker of a vehicle bearing a number starting with English letters.

  1. CMT 65 application form
  2. A certified copy of the complaint lodged with the police on the  loss of the number plate / sticker and the receipt of payment in that respect.
  3. If a mortgage / an absolute ownership / a lease has been registered, a letter issued from the relevant institution intimating that it does not object to the issue of a duplicate of the number plate / sticker.
  4. If the original of the number plate / sticker is disfigured or partially destroyed, the same should be submitted as well.
  5. A photo copy of the national identity card.

Request for a duplicate and registration of transfer in case the registration of certificate of the vehicle is misplaced.

  1. The document mentioned in (1) and (b) above are required to be submitted.
  2. A certificate of identity obtained by the new owner after presenting the vehicle to a motor vehicle examiner should be submitted.

(A form with the required approval for obtaining a certificate of identity is issued to the applicant by this department.)

Cancellation of the Registration of a vehicle.

In case a registered motor vehicle is removed from Sri Lanka, or destroyed or has been dismantled or rendered unusable  permanently, the registered owner should inform the Commissioner General of Motor Traffic within 14 days, for the cancellation of its registration. It is appropriate to refer such requests directly to this department. A request for cancellation should be made through MTA 67 and request for removal from the country should be made through MTA 140.

In case a motor vehicle removed from the country is brought back to the country and registration needs to be reactivated, the registration certification issued on the removal of the vehicle, the documents relevant to the cancellation of registration in a foreign country if such has been the case, should be submitted along with the customs documents.

  • Documents required  to declare a vehicle as disabled.
    • Registration certificate of the vehicle
    • Vehicle identity card (only for the vehicles with new English numbers)
    • Two 2.0 x 2.5 inch colour or black and white photographs of the transferee taken within 6 months up to the date of application (A photograph should be certified by the Grama Niladhari of the relevant area, a Justice of the Peace, or a staff grade officer by placing the signature on the reverse of the same. The registration number of the Justice of the Peace should be in the frank)
    • A photocopy of the identity card of the transferer.
    • CMT-75, CMT 130, CMT – 72 applications
    • Medical certificate.

Fuel Conversion
Fuel conversion can be performed only after 3 years from the date of  registration and before 25 years has been completed only.
Relevant documents

  1. CMT 130 form
  2. CMT  72 form
  3. A photo copy of the revenue license.
  4. Letter from the  Finance Company (only if applicable)
  5. A photocopy of the bill of the engine.
  6. A photocopy of the registration certificate.
  7. A letter of request.

Procedure

  1. The above-mentioned documents should be submitted to the Technical Branch and thereafter prior approval for the conversion should be obtained from the Commissioner General of Motor Traffic.
  2. Producing the approval documents and the vehicle to the Werahera office and obtaining weight certificate and fuel conversion of vehicle can be performed after handing over the documents to the relevant branch.

Conversion of the vehicle class
Conversion of the vehicle class is possible only within a period of 25 years from the date of registration.
Relevant Documents

  1. CMT 130 form
  2. CMT 72 form
  3. Photo copy of the revenue license
  4. Letter of the Finance Company (if relevant only)
  5. Photocopy of the registration certificate
  6. Letter of request

Procedure

  1. The aforesaid documents should be submitted to the Technical Branch and prior  approval should be obtained from the Commissioner General of Motor Traffic.
  2. The approved documents and the vehicle should be produced to the Werahera office and performing  the conversion of the vehicle class after handing over the documents to the relevant branch.

 

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