, Jakarta Jabodetabek Transportation Management Agency (BPTJ) launched online licensing for the special rental or taxi online in Jabodetabek.

Plt Head of BPTJ, Bambang Prihartono said, the purpose of the utilization of online licensing application is to facilitate the owners of the online taxi fleet in applying for permission to operate and operational license of the vehicle.

“This makes it easier for companies to control the status of the vehicle permits that join,” he said at the Office of BPTJ, Jakarta, Sunday (16/07/2017).

In addition, Bambang continued, this system also facilitates the Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) for online taxi supervision in the field, arranging the availability of special rental vehicles in accordance with the needs of the community. In addition, also disconnect the practice of levies in the field of road transport licensing and implement the regulatory mandate governing the special lease transport.

“Utilization of online-based licensing system will facilitate all parties, both rental companies and government as the supervisor,” he said.

Bambang explained that a number of licenses can be arranged through this system, among others, operating licenses, realization of new vehicles or additions, vehicle rejuvenation, extension of operational licenses, extension of permit card (PPP), reprints, PPP reprints and changes in corporate data .

“In addition, the advantage of this online licensing system is non-vest, where the system has been integrated with the SIMPONI system (Information System PNBP Online) of the Ministry of Finance, so that the carrier directly receives e-billing PNBP via e-mail and can pay directly without having to Office BPTJ, “he explained.

Meanwhile, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi states, through this system, then Kemenhub as a regulator can know the number of online taxis that operate today. He targeted in December 2017 all companies online taxi owners can be registered so that it becomes legal.

“Regarding the amount, we expect it to take place well, so now we do not know how many, whether 1.213 or 1,020. So, in this way we will do it, so this is our way to control,” he said.

In addition to Jakarta, Budi hopes the online licensing system can also be applied in other areas. For that, he asked the government of other districts / cities to apply licensing system like this.

“Jakarta is a model of all the systems we give Jakarta must be an example because of the number, complications, operators, users, the most in Jakarta.We will apply this in the city government such as Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Semarang , Bali and others, “he said.