Identification of a vehicle during the registration process of the imported vehicle (verification of the vehicle’s identifying number, of the aggregate and the authenticity of the accompanying documents)

Identification of a vehicle during the registration process of the imported vehicle (verification of the vehicle’s identifying number, of the aggregate and the authenticity of the accompanying documents)

General information:

According to the requirements of Government Decision no. 1047 of 08.11.1999 on the reorganization of the Automated information search system “Automobile” into the State Register of Transport and the implementation of testing thevehicles and trailers, the identification of the vehicle is compulsory and is carried out within the registration procedure, entering the transfer of ownership right on a vehicle, issuing a duplicate of the registration certificate and issuing a new registration certificate as a result of the modification of data entered therein, as well as in the case of the vehicle deregistration (except the case of final discard).

The identification is carried out by an expert in the identification of vehicles. The expert must verify the authenticity of the documents accompanying the vehicle and to accept them for registration if they do not contain falsifications, erasement or unauthorized modifications, with stamp and signature application.

Purpose of identification:

  • the attestation that the main identification elements of the vehicle (body, chassis and engine number) are original and/or have not been subject to unauthorized modifications;
  • the attestation of the vehicle identity in relation to the data mentioned in its registration certificate;
  • the attestation that the standard form of the document confirming the previous registration of the vehicle, issued by the competent authorities of the country of origin, is authentic (only for vehicles submitted for the first registration in the Republic of Moldova). The identification results are indicated in the vehicle identification report and are valid for five working days.
  • after the expiration of this period, the vehicle is subject to repeated identification.

List of necessary documents:

  • standard application form;
  • identity document of the owner or authorized person;
  • vehicle registration certificate;
  • customs certificate;
  • customs receipt;
  • documents which confirm the ownership of the vehicle;
  • confirmation of paying the tariffs for the provided service.

Public Services Agency
Chisinau mun., 42 Aleksandr Pushkin Street