The service Â«Online Car RegistryÂ» allows performing the mandatory car registries online, trough a web site, with no need to go to any public service. In Portugal whenever a vehicle is sold it is mandatory to ask for the registry in the new owner with 60 days. With this service this registries are now entirely done trough the net in www.automovelonline.mj.pt
This case is part of a much larger program of red tape reducing, by the elimination of administrative burdens â€“ The SIMPLEX (http://www.ucma.gov.pt/simplex
) â€“ and aims the promotion of the use of new technologies, purpose pursuit by the PLANO TECNOLÃ“GICO (http://www.planotecnologico.pt
) , a program of the XVII Portuguese Government. These programs integrate themselves in the European Policies in this area.
Description of target users and groups
Citizens who own cars and enterprises in carsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ selling business
Main results, benefits and impacts
Performing the registry trough internet is 50% cheaper than the regular way, which implies going to the register office or send the request form and documents by mail. This service will allow great savings among citizens and companies. Numbers are expected soon.
Return on investment
Return on investment: Not applicable / Not available
The first lesson must be that a project can be money saving to the administration and to the companies as well. In fact, in spite of the registry being cheaper, the more efficient way of using human and technical resources means a great deal of saving to public administration.
Second, egov and new information technologies can be a add value to the efficiency of the public registries.
Use of information technologies can improve the efficiency of communications between public services and citizens and companies.