Work Permit Holders Cannot Use Foreign-Registered Vehicles In S’pore From 1 Jul

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Work Permit Holders Cannot Keep & Use Foreign-Registered Vehicles In Singapore

For the past few weeks, the land checkpoints between Malaysia and Singapore have seen traffic jams spanning long hours and hindering movement.

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Perhaps in light of this increasingly common phenomenon, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be taking action to curb the number of vehicles entering Singapore. From 1 Jul, work permit holders (WPHs) will no longer be able to use foreign-registered vehicles here.

As a result of the regulation, local auto dealerships have also reported a 30% increase in the number of vehicles purchased.

Work permit holders cannot use foreign-registered vehicles

According to 8world News, WPHs cannot use foreign-registered vehicles within Singapore after 1 Jul.

The LTA had previously warned vehicle owners about this in a press release on 6 May, where they announced the upcoming withdrawal of the exemption for WPHs “to keep and use their foreign-registered vehicles perpetually in Singapore”.

Prior to the changes, LT...

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