Update news vehicle registration
Following Circular 24/2023 by the Public Security Ministry about the grant and revocation of registration certificates and number plates of motor vehicles, many people have come to vehicle registration offices for the owner’s name change procedure.
The Ministry of Transport just released Circular 08/2023, with effect from June 3, which revises and supplements some provisions of its Circular 16/2021 on vehicle safety inspection and environmental protection.
The Vietnam Register (VR) has estimated that the brand-new car first- registration waiver policy will help people and enterprises save VND130 billion in 2023 for 570,000 cars.
Vehicle registration centers still don’t have enough officers to undertake their workload. The images of long queues of cars waiting for registration have again appeared in Hanoi.
Wrongdoings were found recently when police inspected vehicle registration centers. The director of one registration center was illiterate.
The bribery and forgery case was discovered after HCM City’s traffic police officers discovered a mismatch between the actual dimensions of a truck and the figures in the database of the registration centre earlier in October.
Regarding the Ministry of Public Security’s proposal to install cameras and impose fines for traffic violations on highways, experts said this should have been done a long time ago.
The number of registration centres responsible for testing and certifying vehicles’ roadworthiness has increased after the private sector was allowed to provide transport administration services two years ago.
VietNamNet Bridge – The new regulation on examining trucks’ unloaded weight at registration stations has caused problems for transport firms because they cannot fulfill registration procedures within one week.
A new service which helps local people to find the original owner of their second, or third-hand vehicle has mushroomed in Hanoi after Decree 71 on vehicle ownership was announced in November 2012.
VietNamNet Bridge – Police are soon to be prohibited from stopping travelling motorbikes in order to check ownership documentation and may only pull vehicles over if they have just cause to do so.