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Car registration lookup #API in #SouthAfrica


Now on our sixteenth country, and our first African nation, we now support car registration lookups via our API in South Africa at http://za.carregistrationapi.com/

Car registration plates in South Africa use the /CheckSouthAfrica endpoint and return the following information:

  • Make, Model & Variant
  • Registration date
  • Engine Number
  • HPI asset number
  • Introduction date
  • Mead & McGrouther code
  • Number of Axles
  • Engine CC
  • Engine Cylinders
  • Number of Doors
  • Gross Combination Mass
  • Gross Vehicle Mass
  • Engine Power in Kilowatts
  • Tare
  • Tyre size (Front & Rear)
  • Wheel base
  • Vehicle identification number


Sample Json:

{“Description”:”TOYOTA CONDOR”,”RegistrationYear”:”2005″,”CarMake”:{“CurrentTextValue”:”TOYOTA”},”CarModel”:{“CurrentTextValue”:”CONDOR”},”MakeDescription”:{“CurrentTextValue”:”CONDOR”},”ModelDescription”:{“CurrentTextValue”:”CONDOR”},”Extended”:{“DiscDate”:”\/Date(1125525600000)\/”,”EngineNo”:”2RZ3256364″,”HpiAssetNo”:38571175,”IntroDate”:”\/Date(1057010400000)\/”,”MMCode”:”60051365″,”Make”:”TOYOTA”,”Model”:”CONDOR”,”RegNo”:”NU44128″,”Specs”:[{“Code”:”1″,”Name”:”Axle”,”Value”:”4X2″},{“Code”:”2″,”Name”:”Body Type”,”Value”:”MPV”},{“Code”:”4″,”Name”:”CC”,”Value”:”2438″},{“Code”:”35″,”Name”:”Cyl”,”Value”:”4″},{“Code”:”7″,”Name”:”Doors”,”Value”:”5″},{“Code”:”11″,”Name”:”GCM”,”Value”:”3305″},{“Code”:”14″,”Name”:”GVM”,”Value”:”2030″},{“Code”:”16″,”Name”:”kW”,”Value”:”85″},{“Code”:”15″,”Name”:”Tare”,”Value”:”1462″},{“Code”:”9″,”Name”:”Tyre Size (Front)”,”Value”:”195/70 R14″},{“Code”:”48″,”Name”:”Tyre Size (Rear)”,”Value”:”195/70 R14″},{“Code”:”13″,”Name”:”Use”,”Value”:”GEN”},{“Code”:”85″,”Name”:”Wheel base”,”Value”:”2650″}],”Type”:”Auto”,”TypeCode”:”A”,”VIN”:”AHT12UF8000010135″,”Variant”:”CONDOR 2400i ESTATE TX (2003 – 2005)”}}

Data is also returned in XML format.

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