Buying used Car - Car Insurance

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Buying used Car - Car Insurance

Post by tsarpoet » Fri, 20 Dec 2019 6:04 pm

Hi,
I am married to a Singaporean guy for 10 yrs married and have lived in Jakarta. We are now back in Singapore for good and am now about to apply LTVP or LTVP+.

We are planning to buy a used car and will be using my international driving license till i convert to local license within a year as the law requires.

The issue I face today, as my husband are not be able to drive, i will be the name driver for the car. But I am having problem getting car insurance for myself since i have not gotten my LTVP for my FIN which they need to fill in the form. The LTVP process could take as long as 6 months.

Help needed:
1) Do anyone knows any insurance company can insured my case
2) Do i need to do anything else on my international license to be valid here like report to TP or register to?

Thanks in advance.

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Post by tsarpoet » Sun, 22 Dec 2019 8:23 am

Anyone can share any help especially on the car insurance?

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Post by h0nd4l3g3nd » Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:47 am

Car insurance is so so important. I actually crashed my car and didn't get car insurance and paid a hefty amount for it. I would recommend getting car insurance from car dealers because they really compare to get the best price for you.

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Re: Buying used Car - Car Insurance

Post by emergency234 » Tue, 10 Nov 2020 7:14 am

tsarpoet wrote:
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 6:04 pm

We are planning to buy a used car and will be using my international driving license till i convert to local license within a year as the law requires.

2) Do i need to do anything else on my international license to be valid here like report to TP or register to?

Thanks in advance.
Quoting from the Sixt website :
Foreigners who are staying in Singapore for less than 12 months will have to produce a valid foreign driving license and an International Driving Permit (IDP) issued by Automobile Association in Singapore.
If an International Driving Permit is not available, a translation of your foreign driving license to the English Language is required
If you are from any ASEAN member countries, then a valid foreign driving license is sufficient. IDP is not required.

Also :
https://www.directasia.com/blog/convert ... g-licence/

You don't need to report to anyone regarding your foreign license.

Regarding Q1. as far as I know u need to have a valid Singapore residency document to get car insurance - either FIN or NRIC

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Re: Buying used Car - Car Insurance

Post by emergency234 » Wed, 16 Jun 2021 4:27 pm

Mclaughlinrl wrote:
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 3:50 pm
Auto insurance is important because it is financial protection in case you get into a car accident that damages someone else's vehicle or injures them. Auto insurance can also protect your vehicle from damage caused by an accident or other insured risks such as falling objects, fire or theft.

Get a car
=with insurance is indeed very necessary.

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wrong country.and this is an ad

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