All drivers and vehicle owners ensure eNaTIS system has correct details

AUGUST 7, 2015

The Department of Transport has reminded the public that regulation 32A, which provides for the verification of address particulars on the eNaTIS system, will come into effect in November.

This comes as the department on 31 October 2014 published amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 under the government gazette 38142 for commencement.

One of the amendments is the insertion of regulation 32A which provides for the verification of address particulars on the eNaTIS system for purposes of making sure that all people registered on the eNaTIS timeously receive their vehicle and driving licence renewal notices and any other road traffic related communique.

The regulations were amended to request a person or body of persons who is/are registered on the eNaTIS or wishes to make use of the eNaTIS services to, after a period of 12 months from the date of publication of the regulation in the government gazette, to submit proof of their full names, identity number and residential and postal address.

The department said one must submit full names, identity number and business registration number and any form of acceptable identification. In the case of a company or close corporation, the full names, identity number or nationality of the proxy or the manager of the company; and or a person who is authorised to represent the company in all business relationships.

Also, proof of postal and residential address and any utility, clothing, cell phone or telephone account not older than three months must be submitted.

In the case where the person is not the person in whose name the utility account is issued, the person in whose name the utility account is issued must make an affidavit or affirmation declaring that the person resides at the address.

If a person resides at an informal settlement or in a rural area, a letter with an official date stamp from the ward councillor or local tribal authority confirming the postal and residential address of such person and or an affidavit confirming proof of residential address must be submitted.

According to the department, the regulation comes into effect on 1 November 2015 and will apply to all the drivers of a motor vehicle and all persons registered on the eNaTIS or wish to make use of the eNaTIS services be it because they are holders of a valid South African driving licence or they are motor vehicle owners.

“Non-compliance will result in non-receipt of important vehicle and driving licence renewal notices and any other road traffic related communique which are central to efficient communication with the eNaTIS users.” – SAnews.gov.za

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