If you own a vehicle, chances are that you know all about Roadworthy certificates. A Roadworthy Certificate (RWC) shows that the vehicle is safe enough to be driven. While the RWC is not a guaranty of mechanical reliability, it is a mark that the vehicle is safe to be driven on public roads. If you’re looking to Sell Your Car in Melbourne and are wondering whether you need to get an RWC, read on to find out.

Is A Roadworthy Certificate (RWC) Compulsory in Victoria?

In Victoria, it is legal for you to Sell Your Car without a roadworthy certificate, provided you remove the license plates and return them to VicRoads before the sale. By doing this, you make it necessary for the buyer of the vehicle to then re-register the vehicle before using it.

So, if you want to sell your car privately, you are required to get an RWC prior to the sale. However, if the buyer is your spouse or a licensed motor vehicle trader like Quick Car Removals Melbourne, then you don’t need an RWC to sell your car.

How Do I Obtain a Roadworthy Certificate in Victoria?

In Victoria, RWCs are issued by licensed Vehicle Testers. A roadworthy inspection looks at basic safety concerns, such as:

  • Wheels and tyres
  • Seats and seat belts
  • Exhaust and emission controls
  • Steering and suspension
  • Braking system
  • Windscreen and windows
  • The body of the vehicle

Once the inspection is complete, if the licensed vehicle tester is happy with the state of the vehicle, they will issue an RWC. An RWC is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

How Much Does A Roadworthy Certificate Cost?

The cost of the RWC will depend on factors such as:

  • The age of the vehicle
  • The type of the vehicle
  • The condition of the vehicle

The cost is not fixed it can depend on the above factors. The cost range between $100 to $150 or more depending on the condition of the car.

Sell Your Car for Cash Today – No Roadworthy Certificate Needed!

Do you want a quick sale for your junk or old vehicle? Not keen on fixing up your car and getting an RWC for it? Sell your car to Quick Car Removals Melbourne. We are a licensed car wrecker and auto trader who will buy your car as it is. Even if your car is completely broken down and not working, we will still buy it, paying you cash for it. What’s more, we also over Free Car Removals Melbourne wide. So, just pick up your phone and give us a call to get an instant quote for your vehicle today.

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