RWC - Roadworthy Certificates in Sale
Certificate of Roadworthiness (RWC)
in Sale, Victoria
In Sale and elsewhere
in Victoria, a certificate of roadworthiness is required whenever a registered vehicle
is being offered for sale - the seller of the vehicle must provide a current
roadworthiness certificate to the buyer, unless the buyer is a spouse or a
motor vehicle trader.
A vehicle can be sold without an RWC if it is not registered,
however, before a used vehicle can be re-registered in Victoria an RWC is
needed. In some cases a roadworthiness
certificate is also needed to clear certain types of vehicle defect notices in
How do I get a
The vehicle must first pass a roadworthy inspection test
undertaken by a suitably qualified mechanic at a licensed vehicle testing
station. Provided a vehicle passes the inspection, a Roadworthy certificate is
issued. A Roadworthy Certificate, or RWC, can only be issued by a licensed
vehicle testing station such as Triple One Automotive in Sale.
A roadworthy inspection covers the major safety related items, including:
- The structure of the vehicle itself
- Windscreens, including wipers & washers
- Seatbelts and seating
- Lights and Reflectors
- Suspension Systems
- Braking Systems
- Safety related items on the body, chassis or engine.
How long is my RWC Valid?
An RWC is
valid for 30 days from the date of issue.
How much does an RWC test cost?
the vastly diverse types and models of vehicles on Victorian roads, Roadworthy
Certificates are not a fixed charge and the overall cost can vary to some
degree. The actual cost of obtaining a Roadworthiness certificate can depend on
the age, type and condition of the vehicle being examined. Contact Triple One Automotive today for more information.
roadworthiness inspection test is not a check of the overall reliability or condition
of a vehicle. If you require a comprehensive check on the condition and
reliability of the vehicle then Contact us at Triple One Automotive to
ask about our 150 point vehicle inspection.
For More information about Roadworthiness certificates in Sale visit the Vic Roads website