Easy & Complete Guide to Malaysian Road Tax Renewal

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It's that time to the year again to replace that thing sticking on windscreen. No, it's not the chewing gum you stuffed on your windscreen last year. We’re talking about the road tax disc. 

In this article, we’re walking you through on your yearly journey and options of renewing your road tax.


Open for renewal

Your car is open for renewal within 60 days before the expiry date of your car’s road tax. That gives you ample time to renew your road tax and there shouldn’t be any reason otherwise.

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So pop by your windshield occasionally and have a look at the expiry date glaringly printed on your road tax disc. Quickly estimate if it is time again to renew. As the first thing you learn in legal education says, “Ignorance of the law is not excusable”. 


Renew car insurance


Once it is open for renewal, the next thing to do is to renew the car insurance.

If you have not had slightest clue about Comprehensive Car Insurance and Third Party Car Insurance you can .

Before you commit to a car insurance, it is advisable to compare your options between insurers to get the best deals that suits you and your car. Fortunately, we have just the right stuff for you to easily compare your options.

Another thing to consider is the coverage type - Comprehensive Car Insurance or Third Party Car Insurance.

When you have found the perfect one with the most suitable price and coverage for you, buy it and receive the policy cover note. Once you have purchased, you may proceed to renew your road tax.


Renew road tax


Road tax isn’t just for governments to make money off you. It is to ensure that you and your car are road-worthy. So, after your car is insured, you are half way there.

While you renew your road tax, most of us law abiding citizens who pays for our traffic offenses wouldn’t have a problem getting our road tax renewed. However brazen law-breakers would. That’s when you need to settle your summonses before you are road-worthy for road tax renewal.

In any case, here are your options in renewing your road tax

  • MYEG (online & delivered to your doorstep)
  • POS Malaysia (on the spot in any post office nationwide)


Sticking a road tax disc

It may sound silly to include this but we believe many have faced the same problem. It gets tricky because if you did not do it right, it’ll fall off the windscreen or some parts will roll back out.


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First you will notice that the car insurance company will usually provide a frame sticker with their brand and emergency contact number. This is where you stick your road tax on so that you can peel it off easily when it expires. Otherwise you may have to stack up your road tax on your windscreen. Besides, the sticker is handy when you are in an emergency as it usually comes with the 24-hour emergency contact number printed on it.