Buyer Tips

Pay a deposit, get a receipt, and organise insurance.

Once you’ve found the right car for you and agreed on a price with the seller

  • Pay a deposit to hold the car until final payment can be made.
  • Ensure you ask for a receipt with: deposit amount, date, both party’s names and date of final payment and collection date of the car.
Transfer of ownership / post sale
  • Make sure you insure your car before you drive away.
  • After you purchase a car it is your legal responsibility to transfer ownership of the vehicle into your name.
  • Contact your local roads authority for more information on how to transfer ownership and stamp duty payment when this is due.