How to Obtain a Transfer Test Certificate In Bermuda

 Obtain a Transfer Test Certificate In Bermuda By Yourself

  1. Make appointments with Transport Control Department (TDC) via the contact details listed in the “Office Contacts and Locations” subsection below.
  2. The day before the appointment, visit the TDC office along with the buyer to conduct the test for transfer of the car.
  3. Make payment of the fee, and then provide the necessary documents.
  4. A test will be conducted by the examiner, and should the vehicle pass the test, you will receive the following documents
  • The transfer test certificate is valid until one calendar month following the day the vehicle was examined.
  • Your invoice of purchase
  • Your insurance certificate.


  • It is important to finish the purchase before the Transfer Test certificate is due to expire in a month after the vehicle has completed its test.
  • The buyer is responsible for paying the transfer registration fee , which covers costs for the test to be conducted during the transfer

Required Documents For Obtain a Transfer Test Certificate

  • it is the sale bill
  • the insurance certificate
  • the license plate of the car (if the car is offered for sale without license plates)

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of Tourism and Transport:
Department of Transport Control
Physical Address
11 North Street
Hamilton HM 17
Tel: (441) 292-1271
Main Fax (441) 292-8843

Mailing Address
P.O. Box HM718
Hamilton CX Hamilton

Office Hours:
Open from Monday to Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm
North Street Location Only:
Open Monday through Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm
Rockaway Satellite Location:
Open from Monday to Friday
9:00am – 4:00pm
Southside Satellite Site:
Open Monday through Friday
9:00am – 4:00pm


  • Car owners who would like to have their vehicle seen


  • Contact the authority in question to obtain payment information


  • Transfer test certificates are good for one month starting from the day the vehicle was assessed


Before you take your car into the Transport Control Department (TCD) to be tested for transfer Be sure to:

  • the car is clean and tidy and everything is working
  • the car is insured
  • the sale could be concluded within one month after getting the transfer tested
  • It is recommended to make scheduled an appointment at TCD to have the vehicle test the transfer.

Documentation is needed

  • Alongside an invoice of purchase as well as the registration of the car from before A different document that anyone who sells their vehicle on the market for second-hand to have is the Transfer test certification.

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