Documents required to be submitted for the revision of information contained in the registration certificate
CMT 72 application
Registration certificate of the vehicle
Vehicle Identity Card (applicable only for vehicles with new numbers starting with English letters.)
In case of a change of the colour of the vehicle, engine number etc. certificate of the Motor Vehicle examiner (CMT – 130)
If luxury taxes are applicable, originals of the receipts on payment of such taxes and photo copies of the same
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)
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 GramaNiladhari, an affidavit etc)
Cancelling the registration of a mortgage / an absolute ownership / a lease of a vehicle
Registration certificate of the vehicle (CR)
Vehicle Identity Card (VIC)
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 the duplicate of number plate of a vehicle or a duplicate of the sticker of a vehicle bearing a number starting with English letters
CMT 65 application form
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
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
If the original of the number plate / sticker is disfigured or partially destroyed, the same should be submitted as well
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 GramaNiladhari 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.
Fuel conversion can be performed only after 3 years from the date of registration and before 25 years has been completed only.
CMT 130 form
CMT 72 form
A photo copy of the revenue license
Letter from the Finance Company (only if applicable)
A photocopy of the bill of the engine
A photocopy of the registration certificate
A letter of request.
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
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