DfT starts consultation into issuing online certificates

The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a consultation paper to a number of relevant bodies to discuss whether it is feasible to start issuing motor insurance certificates electronically.

A spokesman for the DfT said: "We are releasing the consultation paper in response to suggestions from within the industry that it would be useful to have documents dispatched electronically.

"However, the current issuing form - by paper and post - is a legal requirement, so we have to go through the co