How to Replace a Lost Motor Vehicle Certificate of Registration In Jamaica

Replace a Lost Motor Vehicle Certificate of Registration In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. You can apply to replace a motor vehicle registration certificate by submitting your entire application to the Tax office.
  2. Report the matter to the nearest police station immediately if you notice that your vehicle’s registration certificate has been lost.
  3. You can obtain the application form to motor vehicle transactions from the Tax office, or download it from their website Link. Or you can download the form directly from this link Link
  4. Please complete the application form.
  5. Make a note of the number on the License Registration Stickers and attach it with the police report along with the rest of your supporting documents.
  6. Next, go to the Tax Office to get the original certificate and then submit the application to the official at that service unit.
  7. Pay the fee at the cashier to obtain a replacement certificate and the payment receipt
  8. Send the completed application to the Tax office representative at the service desk.
  9. Your application and payment receipt will be verified by an official. If the application is correct, your substitute motor vehicle certificate will be prepared and issued.

Required Documents For Replace a Lost Motor Vehicle Certificate of Registration

  • Police report
  • Number for certificate registration
  • Valid insurance
  • Evidence of ownership
  • A valid Certificate of Fitness
  • The applicable Fees and Taxes
  • Identification (Driver’s License, Passport, or Elector Registration ID Card)

Find Office Locations and Contact

Tax Administration Jamaica – Head OfficePCJ Bldg. 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5
Tel: 922-5905
Fax: 754-9593
1-888-Tax Help (829-4357) Customer Care Centre
Website: Link

Tax Administration Jamaica Business Office – Oxford Road
NCB Towers, 6th and 9th Floors, North Towers
2 Oxford Road Kingston 5.
Tel: 920-2310/920-2906
Fax: 929-7496

Tax Administration Jamaica Business Office Ocean Blvd.
Office Centre Bldg. 12 Ocean Blvd. Kingston
Tel: 967-0000 Digicel: 619-1112
Fax: 948-0374

Tax Administration Jamaica Business Office – East Street
116 East Street Kingston
Tel: 922-3470
Fax: 967-4750

Contact details for all offices: Link


  • Vehicle owners who have lost the registration certificate of their vehicle are eligible to apply


  • For details on fees, please contact the Tax Office.


  • The vehicle registration certificate is valid throughout the life of the vehicle, or until the vehicle’s ownership is changed.

Useful Documents

  • Link Application Form for Motor Vehicle Transaction

Processing Time

  • Within one working day, the application will be processed

Requirements Information

  • Names
  • Contact details
  • Payment details
  • Vehicle details

You will need the document

  • This shows that the vehicle has been registered and is yours.

External Links




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