Seamless Vehicle Ownership Transfer Service in Brazil

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What is it?

The vehicle transfer service in Brazil allows you to legally and efficiently change the ownership of a vehicle. This service ensures that all legal requirements are met, providing a hassle-free way to update vehicle registration under a new owner’s name.

Who needs it?

This service is essential for anyone looking to buy or sell a vehicle in Brazil. Ideal customers include both local residents and foreigners who need guidance through the bureaucratic process. It is also for anyone who has acquired a vehicle through inheritance, gift, or purchase and requires legal confirmation of ownership.


  1. Gather the required documents: Identification, proof of address, proof of purchase, and others.
  2. Visit an authorized vehicle inspection center to obtain a vehicle inspection report.
  3. Pay the associated transfer fees at an approved bank or via online payment portals.
  4. Submit all documents and receipts to the local Detran office.
  5. Wait for the review and approval process by the Detran.
  6. Receive confirmation of vehicle ownership transfer and update the vehicle registration documents.

Required documents

  • Identification: Valid ID or passport
  • Proof of Address: Utility bill or rental agreement
  • Proof of Purchase: Sales contract or receipt
  • Vehicle Inspection Report: Obtain from an authorized inspection center
  • Proof of Payment: Receipts for all associated fees

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure all documents are up-to-date and accurate to avoid delays.
  • Fees may vary depending on the state and type of vehicle.
  • Foreigners must have a valid residence status to transfer a vehicle in their name.
  • Check the local Detran website for specific requirements and additional steps.


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