Features

Basic vehicle information and stolen status check
Free

Just enter the plate or VIN into the form in the top panel and press the Check button!

Full report
$10.45

Our system gets the information from the government registers, runs dozens of checks and clearly indicates detected problems and potential issues requiring caution.

View our sample vehicle report to get the idea how it looks like and how the issues are revealed.

Money owing check

If there's a registered security interest, the vehicle may be seized by the interested party even after you become the new owner. It’s very important to do a thorough check before you buy.

To detect money owing on the vehicle, our system automatically searches for debts registered against the current plate, past plates, VIN and/or chassis number.

Vehicle fitness records

Imported damaged? Water/fire damage? Statutory write-off?

Last WOF/COF inspection date, result and expiry date.

Importation details

Is the vehicle NZ new or imported used? Where has it been previously registered? Estimated date of importation.

Registration details

Is the vehicle currently registered? When was it registered in New Zealand? Has the registration been cancelled? Has it been re-registered after registration cancellation?

Licence details

Is the vehicle licenced for normal road use? Is the licence current?

Vehicle usage types history

Has the vehicle been used as a taxi, rental, to transport goods or for agricultural operations in the past?

Road User Charges (if applicable)

RUC licence details. Is the licence current? Hubodometer details for vehicles having a hubodometer.

Vehicle plates history

All plates that have been attached to the vehicle in New Zealand. We also use this information as part of our money owing check.

Ownership history

How many owners? When did change of ownership happen? Is the owner selling the vehicle suspiciously soon? Names and addresses of non-individual owners.

Odometer history

Odometer readings recorded at the border check and WOF/COF inspections. Is odometer officially known to be unreliable? Are the readings consistent?

A report on That Car may save you time and money.