Replacing of Circulation License Plates by Generalized Change

Requirements
1Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the owner (if you do not have it see special cases).
2 Passport in case of a foreign person.
3The Buyer’s Boleto de Ornato (Municipal tax on urban maintenance) of the current year (not required for persons older than 65 years)
4 Vehicle circulation card (if not available see special cases).
5Title Certificate (if not available see special cases).
6Vehicles Circulation Tax cancelled to the current year, if not, you have to make the payment through SAT-4091 Form in Declaraguate.
7 Complete the physical SAT-2033 form, Vehicle Registration Declaration, its Modifications, Replacements and Value Added Tax Payment, which must be signed by the Owner.
8You have to pay for the Process of the Generalized Change of Circulation Plates at the authorized banks: 1-plate vehicle Q. 60.00; 2-plate vehicle Q.120.00 with SAT-8209 Form payment slip.
9Before going to the Tax Administration, you must perform the expert or physical inspection of the vehicle at the authorized headquarters of authorized venues and requirements of the DEIC-PNC and complete the process in the Tax Registry of Vehicles within a period of 15 working days from the day of the inspection.
10To make the Generalized Change of Plates of rental or urban license use, submit the authorization of the concession of the line issued by the Municipality where the service will be provided.
11In case of the registration of the date of death of the owner (see special cases.)
12 If the procedure is made by a person authorized for negotiations in the RFV, he/she must submit the requirements of the Third Parties.
1Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the Legal Representative (if you do not have it, see special cases).
2 Passport in case of a foreign person.
3Appointment of the Legal Representative and photocopy or certified copy by an Authorized Notary.
4 Circulation card (if you do not have it, see special cases).
5Title Certificate (if you do not have it, see special cases).
6Vehicle’s Tax Circulation paid to the current year, if not, you must pay through SAT-4091 form in Declaraguate.
7 Complete the physical SAT-2033 form, Declaration for Vehicles’ Registration, its Modifications, Replacements and Value Added Tax Payment, which must be signed by the Legal Representative.
8You have to pay for the Process of the Generalized Change of Circulation Plates at the authorized banks: 1-plate vehicle Q. 60.00; 2-plate vehicle Q.120.00 with SAT-8209 Form payment slip.
9Before going to the Tax Administration, you must perform the expert or physical inspection of the vehicle at the authorized headquarters of authorized venues and requirements of the DEIC-PNC and complete the process in the Tax Registry of Vehicles within a period of 15 working days from the day of the inspection.
10To make the Generalized Change of Plates of rental or urban license use, submit the authorization of the concession of the line issued by the Municipality where the service will be provided.
11 If the procedure is made by a person authorized for negotiations in the RFV, he/she must submit the requirements of the Third Parties
1Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the Legal Representative (if you do not have it see special cases).
2 Passport in case of a foreign person.
3Appointment of the Legal Representative and photocopy or certified copy by an Authorized Notary.
4 Vehicle’s Circulation card (if you do not have it, see special cases).
5Vehicle’s Tax Circulation paid to the current year, if not, you must pay through SAT-4091 form in Declaraguate.
6 Complete the physical SAT-2033 form, Vehicle Registration Declaration, its Modifications, Replacements and Value Added Tax Payment; signed by the Legal Representative.
7You have to pay for the Process of the Generalized Change of Circulation Plates: 1-plate vehicle Q. 60.00; 2-plate vehicle Q.120.00 with SAT-8209 Form payment slip.
8Before going to the Tax Administration, you must perform the expert or physical inspection of the vehicle at the authorized headquarters of authorized venues and requirements of the DEIC-PNC and complete the process in the Tax Registry of Vehicles within a period of 15 working days from the day of the inspection.
9Resolution issued by the Directorate of the State Assets.
10 If the procedure is made by a person authorized for negotiations in the RFV, he/she must submit the requirements of the Third Parties.
Steps to follow

1. Request the physical SAT-2033 Form at the Tax Agency or Tax Office.

2. Pay at the authorized Banks:

  • Circulation Plates Replacement: 1-plate vehicle (Motorcycle) Q. 60.00; 2-plate vehicle Q.120.00
  • Replacement of Title Certificate: Q60.00.

3. Go to a Tax Agency or Tax Office with the requirements and payments made

4. After the procedure, enter your Virtual Agency to reproduce your electronic badges.

What do I get?
  • The electronic decal is reproduced through the portal of SAT, in the Decal Printing option.
  • The plates will be delivered to the Tax Agency or Office where you made the procedure.
  • You can obtain the Circulation Card and the Title Certificate through the Virtual Agency (Title Certificate is not issued to State Entities). If you do not have Virtual Agency, click here to request it.

Special Cases

1. If you do not have the Personal Identification Document (DPI).

  • Attach the document issued by RENAP, certifying the process for the obtainment of this document, provided that, the Unique Identification Code (CUI) is displayed, with or without photography.

2. If you do not have the Circulation Card, you must pay for the process for the replacement thereof at the Authorized Banks, the amount of Q60.00.

  • If by theft or robbery: attach the original of the complaint filed before the Public Ministry.
  • If by loss or misplacement: attach the notice filed with the National Civil Police or the document issued by the Public Ministry, showing the original seal.

3. If you do not have the Title Certificate, you must pay for the process of the replacement thereof at the Authorized Banks, the amount of Q60.00.

  • If by theft or robbery: attach the original of the complaint filed before the Public Ministry.
  • If by loss or misplacement: attach the notice filed with the National Civil Police or the document issued by the Public Ministry, showing the original seal.
  • If by loss, misplacement or deterioration, you have to complete the Annex of SAT-2033 Form – Replacement of Vehicle´s Title Certificate certified by an authorized Notary.

Additional requirements for special cases:

4. In case of the registration of a date of a death of the owner, you must attach:

  • Appointment of the Representation of the Death formalities and its photocopy.
  • Identification document: DPI or passport in case of being a foreigner the Representative of the Death Formalities and its photocopy.

5. For plates for urban, commercial, agricultural, construction or cargo transportation use, you must be registered in the Unified Tax Registry (RTU) and have an establishment and/or commercial activity in operation related to the use of the vehicle and authorized invoices and in force.

Offices or Agencies for
perform the procedure

Central Region

  • Galerías Prima
  • Plaza San Rafael
  • Pacific Villa Hermosa
  • Chimaltenango
  • El Progreso
  • Sacatepéquez

Procedure for authorized third parties:

  • Plaza San Rafael (Anexo)

Western Region

  • Quetzaltenango
  • Huehuetenango
  • San Marcos
  • Quiche
  • Sololá
  • Totonicapán

Northeast Region

  • Zacapa
  • Baja Verapaz
  • Alta Verapaz
  • Jalapa
  • Petén
  • Izabal
  • Chiquimula

Southern Region

  • Escuintla
  • Retalhuleu
  • Jutiapa
  • Santa Rosa
  • Suchitepéquez