Road Transport Department Malaysia

The Road Transport Department Malaysia, (Malay: Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia, abbreviated JPJ), is a government department under the Malaysian Ministry of Transport. This department is responsible for issuing Malaysian number plates. Its head office is in Level 1-5, Block D4, Complex D, in the Federal Government Administrative Centre in Putrajaya.[1]

Road Transport Department Malaysia
Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia
Crest of the Road Transport Department Malaysia
Agency overview
Formed1 April 1946 (1946-04-01)
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
HeadquartersNo. 26, Level 1-5, Block D4, Complexs D, Federal Government Administrative Centre, Jalan Tun Hussein , Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
MottoDigitalisation Towards Integrity
(Digitalisasi ke Arah Integriti)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Ybhg. Dato' Sri Shaharuddin Khalid, Director General of Road Transport Department Malaysia
Parent departmentMinistry of Transport
Key document
  • Road Transport Act

The department is charged with the responsibility of undertaking registration and licensing of drivers and all motor vehicles and trailers in Malaysia. According to the Road Transport Act, the enforcement and regulatory duties are under the roles and responsibilities of JPJ. The current director general of the department is Dato' Sri Shaharuddin bin Khalid.[2]

KEJARA system

Demerit Points System or Sistem Merit Kesalahan Jalan Raya (KEJARA) is a road offenders demerit point system.

Main purpose

  • To reduce road accidents
  • To take action against traffic offenders

See also


  1. "Background." Road Transport Department. Retrieved on 5 April 2012. "Level 1-5, Block D4, Complexs D, Federal Government Administrative Centre"
  2. "Official Portal of Road Transport Department Malaysia". Archived from the original on 2013-10-12.
  • Adopted from Kurikulum Pendidikan Pemanduan (KPP), Panduan Pembelajaran textbook by Malaysian Road Transport Department (JPJ)

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