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To use your e-scooter on public paths, you must ensure that it is registered with LTA, with its Registration and Identification Marks properly affixed and displayed.

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Mandatory registration of e-scooters

From 2 January 2019, owners of electric scooters (e-scooters) can register their devices online or at any Post Office (except Thomson and Whampoa Post Offices). To encourage owners to register their e-scooters early, the registration fee of $20 will be waived for e-scooters registered by 31 March 2019. E-scooter registration is aimed at deterring reckless riding and facilitating enforcement efforts against errant riders to improve public safety for all path users. 

 

Owners who have registered their e-scooters will be issued with a unique registration number, and they are required to fabricate an Identification Mark bearing this unique registration number. LTA will also issue a separate Registration Mark to the registrant. Owners will be given a grace period of 14 calendar days from the date of registration to affix the LTA Registration Mark and an Identification Mark (bearing the unique registration number assigned to the e-scooter) prominently on the e-scooter to help identify it easily. 

 

It is an offence to ride a registered e-scooter on public paths without the Identification Mark or LTA Registration Mark beyond the grace period. 

Registering your e-scooter

1.  Before registering your e-scooter for use on public paths, check if your device needs to be registered.

 

2.  Next, check if its maximum weight, width and speed are within the permitted limits, and if it is UL2272-certified. You will have to declare whether your device meets these criteria as part of the registration process.

3.  If you are at least 16 years old, you can register your e-scooter online, or at any Post Office (only from 2 January to 30 June 2019).

 

4.  Fabricate an Identification Mark bearing the unique registration number  assigned by LTA.

 

5.  After registering, you will receive a Registration Mark bearing the unique registration number.

 

6.  Affix the LTA Registration Mark and the Identification Mark on your e-scooter within 14 calendar days after registration.

 

Transferring and deregistering your e-scooter

You can transfer your registered e-scooter to another rider who is at least 16 years old.

 

If you are no longer using your e-scooter, please submit your deregistration request via www.lta.gov.sg/feedback

 

Related digital services

Register E-scooter

Transfer E-scooter

 

Registering Your E-scooter


To encourage greater rider responsibility and improve safety for all path users, owners who wish to ride their e-scooters on public paths must register their devices with LTA from 2 January 2019.   

Enjoy a $20 registration fee waiver when you register by 31 March 2019.


1. Check if your e-scooter needs to be registered

You are required to register your e-scooter if it:

  • Has an electric motor
  • Has a handlebar

Examples of e-scooters that need to be registered:

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Examples of devices that do not need to be registered:

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2. Check if your e-scooter meets the device criteria

Device criteria

Before you register, ensure that your e-scooter complies with the device criteria under the Active Mobility Act:

  • Maximum device unladen weight of 20kg
  • Maximum device width of 70cm
  • Maximum device speed of 25km/h

You are required to declare if your device meets the above criteria as part of the registration process.

Announcement Shout-out

If there are false declarations, the registration of the e-scooter could be cancelled and the registration fee forfeited. Offenders can be fined up to $5,000 and/or face an imprisonment up to 12 months. If a non-compliant e-scooter is used on public paths and roads, it could be impounded, seized and forfeited.



Adoption of UL2272 Standard for Improved Fire Safety

As part of the registration process, you will need to declare if your e-scooter has the UL2272 certification.  LTA strongly encourages the use of UL2272-certified devices to reduce the risk of fires.

To determine if your e-scooter is UL2272-certified, check if your e-scooter carries any one of these certification marks:

List of recognised certification marks

certifications
 

You can also refer here for an indicative, non-exhaustive list of motorised PMDs certified to UL2272 in Singapore.

If your e-scooter is not UL2272-certified, you can still register it with LTA if you bought it before 1 July 2019. However, you can only use e-scooters without UL2272-certification until end-December 2020.  From 1 January 2021, they will be automatically deregistered and can no longer be used on public paths. 

Non-UL2272 certified e-scooters (new and second-hand) purchased from 1 July 2019 onwards cannot be registered with LTA.

Retailers will also be prohibited from selling non-UL2272-certified motorised personal mobility devices from 1 July 2019.
 

3. Register your e-scooter online or at any Post Office


You must be at least 16 years old to register an e-scooter. A parent or guardian may register for e-scooter users who are below 16 years of age.

You can choose to register online or at any Post Office (except Thomson and Whampoa Post Offices):

(a) Online

Log in to www.onemotoring.com.sg/escooter with your SingPass or CorpPass 2FA, and have the following ready:

  • Make/model of your e-scooter, as well as its specifications (i.e. presence of seat(s), number of wheels, colour of e-scooter)
  • Softcopy colour photograph of your e-scooter (max. upload file size: 5MB)
  • Soft copy colour photograph of the certification mark on your e-scooter if it is UL2272 certified (max. upload file size 5MB)
  • e-NETS (Internet Banking Account with Citibank, DBS/POSB, OCBC/Plus!, Standard Chartered Bank or UOB) or credit/debit card (VISA or MasterCard only) to make payment for the $20 registration fee (waived if you registered from 2 January to 31 March 2019)  
     

(b) Apply in person at any Post Office (only from 2 January to 30 June 2019)

Bring along the following:

  • A completed copy of the registration form (Form PMD01) 
  • Identification document (original NRIC/FIN for individuals, printout of ACRA business profile for businesses)
  • Hardcopy colour photograph of your e-scooter
  • Hardcopy colour photograph of the UL2272 certification mark on your e-scooter (if your e-scooter is UL2272-certified)
  • Registration fee of $20 by cash or NETS (waived if you register from 2 January to 31 March 2019)

Note: Registration is not available at Thomson and Whampoa Post Offices.

 

4. Fabricate Your Identification Mark

If your registration is successful, LTA will immediately inform you of the e-scooter's unique registration number.  You must fabricate an Identification Mark with the registration number assigned by LTA within 14 calendar days of registration. Below is a list of signcraft shops where you can fabricate the Identification Mark:

Signcraft Shops

 

The Identification Mark must conform with the following specifications:

Identification Mark Specifications


5. Receive LTA Registration Mark


After registering, you will receive an LTA Registration Mark (see sample image below) with a registration number assigned by LTA. You will receive the Registration Mark via registered mail (for online applications), or over-the-counter at the Post Office.

LTA Registration Mark
 

6. Affixing the LTA Registration Mark and Identification Marks on your device

Announcement Shout-out

You must affix the LTA Registration Mark and the Identification Mark on your e-scooter within 14 calendar days after your registration is confirmed.


Read these instructions before affixing the Registration Mark and the Identification Mark. Both marks need to be affixed permanently on the non-detachable stem of the e-scooter. The marks should be affixed upright on the front, or if not possible, on either side of the stem of the e-scooter. Both the Registration Mark and Identification Mark must not be blocked from view at all times (refer to example below).

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Announcement Shout-out

From 1 July 2019, it will be an offence to ride an unregistered e-scooter on public paths. Offenders can face a maximum penalty of $5,000 fine and/or 6 months’ jail term. It is also an offence to tamper with or remove either the LTA Registration Mark or Identification Mark. First-time offenders can be fined up to $1,000 and/or imprisoned up to 3 months, with heavier penalties for repeat offenders.

 

Transferring ownership of your e-scooter


If you are transferring ownership of your e-scooter, you must initiate the transfer process online within 7 calendar days of the e-scooter physically changing hands. The next owner has 5 calendar days to confirm the transfer or it will lapse and you will remain the registered owner.

Once the new owner confirms the transfer, he/she will have to pay a non-refundable transfer fee of $7.

Before you can start the transfer of your e-scooter, ensure that:

  • The next owner is at least 16 years old
  • Your e-scooter is registered

Registered e-scooters that are non-UL2272-certified cannot be transferred from 1 July 2019.


Steps to transfer ownership of your e-scooter

Step 1: The current owner initiates the transfer

Step 2: The next owner confirms the transfer

 

Deregistering your e-scooter


If you no longer wish to use your e-scooter, you may deregister it. Please submit your deregistration request via www.lta.gov.sg/feedback.

Once your e-scooter is deregistered, ensure it is not kept or used on any public paths.

Announcement Shout-out

Do not use a deregistered e-scooter on public paths.


Personal liability insurance


Consider protecting yourself from personal accident expenses and third-party injury claims by buying e-scooter insurance. Here are some products available on the market:

This list is not meant to be exhaustive, nor does it mean that LTA endorses or recommends these products. You should make your own assessment on the product that best meets your needs.