Levy on Singapore-registered cars entering Johor to be capped at "not more than RM50", says minister
Published on Jul 25, 2014 3:48 PM
JOHOR BARU - A Malaysian minister has said the government will cap the levy for Singapore-registered vehicles entering Johor at not more than RM50 (S$20), a newspaper reported on Friday, just days after he reportedly said the fee would be at least this amount.
Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Aziz Kaprawi said any decision on the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) charge would not be made at the expense of tourist arrivals and the Visit Malaysia Year campaign, New Straits Times reported.
He said Malaysia would not follow the same VEP quantum imposed by Singapore, although it had the liberty to do so.
The entry fee for foreign-registered vehicles entering Singapore is currently S$20 but it will increase to S$35 or about RM89.50 from Aug 1.
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