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Registration of Vehicle

When registering a vehicle, the applicant must:

  • Complete a vehicle registration application form that should be stamped and signed by an authorized Vehicle examiner at the Vehicle Testing Station (VTS).
  • A copy of Import Permit, Bill of Entry and proof of purchase must be attached. Similar documents must be attached if imported by a licensed Motor Vehicle Dealer.
  • Pay a registration fee of R100 and Levy according to the HS Code.

Download the Registration form, fill in your details in the required fields and drop in at our office to register the vehicle.

Vehicle Registration Number

Registration numbers are allocated automatically from our computerized system.

Reservation of Registered Number

The vehicle owner must inform SLA in writing to reserve a registration number and pay a fee of R2,000.00 which is not refundable. SLA reserves the right to reallocate the reserved registration number if not in use within 2 years from the date of payment.

Number Plate Colour


Number Plate Mark

The following mark should be affixed to vehicles next to the registered numbers.

  • Carts, Carriages and Trailers the mark shall be the letter “A
  • Bicycles the mark shall be numbers only
  • Motor Vehicles the mark shall be letter “S
  • Vehicles owned by Seychelles Government the letters “GS
  • Vehicles used by Diplomatic Missions/Consular Posts/United Nations Missions or delegates of the Commission of European Communities in addition to the mark “S” the letters “CD”, CC”, “UN”, “EEC”.
  • Vehicles used by the President in connection with his official functions there shall be affixed the Armorial Bearings of Seychelles as described in section 2(4) of the National Flag and Armorial Bearings Act