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TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP

 

Attention

 

Under section 13(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, any application of vehicle ownership transfer should be forwarded to the respective State RTD Director within 7 days of the transaction. Failure to do so, the seller and buyer can be fined not exceeding RM 1000 or imprisoned not exceeding 3 months or both. For the second and consequent a fine not exceeding RM 2000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both.

 

 

Responsibility of the car seller

 

  1. When you selling a vehicle, you as the registered owner are compulsory to inform the State RTD Director regarding the ownership transfer by filling and signing up Section A, of the JPJ K3 Form.

 

   2.  The JPJ K3 form have to be forwarded to the buyer inclusive of other documents as follows:

  • Original vehicle registration card (RC)

  • Verified photocopy of National Identity Card

  • Letter of Indemnity

 

  1. You have to confirm that ownership transfer have been registered with RTD by the buyer within 7 days of the transfer. Failure to do so will result in you prosecuted under Section 13(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. You are still responsible if anything shall happen to the vehicle even though it is not within you keep.

 

 

Responsibility of the car buyer

 

1.        When you are buying a used vehicle, you should get the following documents from the seller

·        JPJ K3 Form that have been filled and signed by the registered owner.

·        Verified photocopy of IC of the registered owner.

·        Original registration card (RC).

·        Letter of Indemnity.

 

2.        You need to fill and signed the Section B, of the JPJ K3 Form.

 

3.       If you have any doubts about the real identity of the vehicle, you can bring it to PUSPAKOM for inspection before buying it.

 

4.       The buyer has to confirm that ownership transfer have been registered with RTD within 7 days of the transfer. Failure to do so will result in you prosecuted under Section 13(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

 

 

 

Documents that are required for vehicle ownership transfer

 

 

1.      Private car ownership transfer

 

  • JPJ K3 Form that have been filled and signed by the registered owner and new owner (buyer).

  • Verified photocopy of IC of the registered owner and buyer or photocopy business/company registration certificate.

  • Indemnity Release letter.

  • Original vehicle registration card (RC).

  • Letter of Indemnity (if seller has taken car loan from financial instruction).

  • Letter of Indemnity (if buyer has taken car loan from financial institution).

  • Insurance cover note/ Insurance policy on buyer’s name.

  • Payment.

 

 

2.       Commercial vehicle ownership transfer.

 

For commercial vehicle ownership transfer, all the documents as 1-8 above apply. Apart from that there are some additional documents:

 

Seller:

 

Should submit the following documents to be cancelled

 

  • Public service vehicle license that was issued by Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board

  • Road tax that is still valid

  • The special identification plate in cause if the vehicle is a taxi or rented car

 

Buyer:

 

The buyer can use the vehicle as a private car or commercial vehicle. If it is to be used as a commercial vehicle, the buyer must take the following step

 

 

  • Produce approval letter/ license issued by Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board.

  • Install the special identification plate in cause if the vehicle is to be used as a taxi or rented car.

  • Bring it to PUSPAKOM for an initial inspection.

 

Note: If a taxi or rented car is to be changed for private car, the buyer should first pay up the custom duty.

 

Payments for ownership transfers

 

 

 

Peninsular Malaysia

 

 

 

 

i

All vehicles except vehicles for disable people, motorcycle, tricycle, tractor or commercial vehicles

RM 100.00

ii

Motorcycle or three wheeled motorcycle

RM    3.00

iii

Moving machinery, tractors or commercial vehicle 

RM   40.00

iv

Vehicles for disable people

FREE

v

Vehicles controlled by pedestrian

FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sabah

 

 

 

 

i

All vehicles except vehicles for disable people or motorcycle 

RM 40.00

ii

Motorcycle

RM   5.00

iii

Vehicles for disable people   

FREE

iv

Trailer

RM 20.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarawak

 

 

 

 

i

All vehicles except vehicles for disable people or motorcycle 

RM 40.00

ii

Motorcycles

RM 20.00

iii

Vehicles for disable people   

FREE

iv

Trailer

   - 2 tyre

   - more than 2 tyre

RM 10.00

RM 20.00

v

Vehicles controlled by pedestrian

FREE

 

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