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A vehicle identification number must be permanently displayed and legible on a vehicle first used on or after 1 August 1980

VIN number

Not more than one different identification number should be present on a vehicle first used on or after 1 August 1980. However, the same number may be displayed in more than one place.

The Vehicle identification Number is a number that is specific and unique to your car. The VIN number is also referred to as a chassis number. The VIN number will be located in any of the following locations. Under the bonnet attached to the slam panel or bulkhead. Typically the VIN plate will be riveted into the slam panel. The VIN plate should be secure and legible.

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