Know about Revs check 2

Are you planning to buy a new car? If yes, then REVs check is the first thing that you should do before purchasing any vehicle.

What is revs check? Register of Encumbered Vehicles or REVs  is the search for reliable and

Credible information about a car that one is planning to buy. Any car that is registered under PPSR will have all of their information under this vehicle register.

PPSR stands for Personal Property Securities registration which covers the whole of Australia. REVs check was changed into PPSR on the second last day of January in the year 2012.



How do I search for REVS checkhe history of the car?

 It’s simple! It’s easy! All you need to do is get the VIN or the Chassis number of the car. In case you don’t get hold of these numbers, the serial number of the car will also help.

Then you need to visit a website that provides the REVs services. Enter the VIN or chassis number or the serial number of the car and click on “continue”. Then they will conduct a thorough search from the Australian State and Territory REVs Databases. Need not worry, because it won’t consume much of your time.

After the results have been located the PPSR will email the search certificate to your mail-id. In case you don’t have a mail id of your own, you can easily select the “view search certificate “option and can smoothly print or download the search certificate. Too simple and easy, right?

What is the information that I can gather from REV’s?

Well, REVs check contains all the information about the registered vehicle. Starting from whether the vehicle has some defects to the vehicle Identification, REVs check will present to you all the information that you need to know before purchasing a vehicle in Australia.

How much do I need to pay to perform REVs? 

Not much unless you are trying to find all the nitty-gritty information about the vehicle.

For VIN you will be charged somewhere around $5.80 and $8.89 by Rego. But all depends on the website that you are using to find information about the car. The more the information they provide the higher the price goes up.


It is a wise decision to gather all the information about a vehicle before purchasing. This will indeed cost you a few dollars but will help to secure your thousand dollars.