Proof of Ownership Certificate: FG Imposes N1,000 Fee on Motorists

The Federal Government has introduced a fee of N1,000 to be paid by all motorists annually for Proof of Ownership Certificate (POC) verification.

Lagos State is kick-starting the collection of the fee for POC from motorists beginning from July 2023.

At a joint news conference in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos Ministry of Transportation, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola, said the state government had begun the implementation of the new initiative that aimed to streamline and enhance the process of vehicle ownership verification which is the “annual Proof of Ownership Certificate (POC) in line with compliance with legal requirement fundamental to transparency, security and accountability within transportation network.