Vehicle sale and transfer will soon be done online to eradicate car scams

LTA's fast and secure online process from July is expected to cut down to car scams

The new secure and seamless access also offers vehicle owners "the flexibility to perform a range of vehicle-related transactions online, any time and anywhere", said a Land Transport Authority spokesman. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Car buyers will soon have to go online to complete the sales transaction and vehicle transfer - a move that is expected to eradicate car scams.

They can do so as early as July, by logging into the Land Transport Authority's (LTA) vehicle-related digital platforms using their SingPass or CorpPass accounts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 30, 2018, with the headline Vehicle sale and transfer will soon be done online to eradicate car scams. Subscribe