Every state in India has a different website where people can go and pay their traffic challans. You will have to visit your state’s transport official website to pay a traffic challan.
Steps to pay traffic challan online
- Visit your City’s official transport website. For example: For Bangalore the official website where you can pay your challans online is https://btp.gov.in/Defaultkannada.aspx .
- You will find a section dedicated to pay violation fines.
- You will be allowed to choose if you want to pay violation notices, parking charges, or spot fines, or any other charges.
- Choose on the appropriate link and you will be asked to enter certain details depending on the type of traffic violation.
- Generally, you will be asked to enter your new vehicle registration number, old registration number, or your parking violation tag number (If you know).
- Enter the details and the current outstanding amount.
- You will be allowed to make the payment using your Master or Visa Card.
- Do not forget to enter the Captcha in the space provided and before clicking on “Submit”.
- You will be redirected to a safe page to make your payment.
How to pay traffic challan online using Paytm
Paytm is one of the leading Indian e-payment companies in our country. Since its introduction, the way people make their payment has changed. With Paytm, people can go cashless anywhere and still make payments using the app. A new feature has been added to this app which allows users to pay their traffic challans online.
Steps to make traffic challan payment online using Paytm
- Visit Paytm.com or download the app.
- Login with your user credentials.
- You will be able to see “Pay Traffic Challan” option.
- Enter your city name.
- Enter the traffic challan or your vehicle number.
- Choose your payment method. You can make the payment using your debt/ credit card, net banking, or your Paytm balance.
- Once you choose the payment method, you will be redirected to a safe and secure page where you can process the payment.
- Once you have made the payment, you will receive an email and SMS to your registered email ID and phone number instantly.
Steps to pay traffic challan offline
You can pay your traffic challan at any traffic police station in your city. If you have received a letter for traffic violation, carry that with you and visit the nearest traffic police station.
If you are caught for any traffic violation, you can request the Traffic Inspector to check for previous dues and pay ut together. As all your details are saved on the Blackberry device used by the traffic police, they can trace your previous fine details.
It is not advisable to have pending traffic violation fines. If you have any traffic fines and penalties to be paid, please go ahead and pay it today and drive safe.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How can I pay my e-challan payment using the Parivahan website?
You can visit the official Parivahan website and use the payment portal to make the payments for your e-challans.
What happens if I skip the payment of my e-challan?
If an e-challan is not paid on time, the challan is sent forward to the court. In such cases, you will be required to visit the court and make the payment.
Within how many days does an e-challan needs to paid?
An e-challan has to be paid within a period of 60 days from the day it is issued. Non-payment of the challan will lead to the challan being forwarded to the court.
An e-challan can be issued for what kind of violations?
An e-challan can be issued for any kind of traffic violation.
Can I be fined for not carrying one or all the necessary documents at the time of driving or riding?
Yes, you can be fined for not carrying one or more than one document which is prescribed in the traffic rules. In India, the traffic rules state that an individual driving or riding on public roads will be required to carry the following documents – driving licence, PUC certificate, vehicle insurance policy, vehicle registration certificate, vehicle fitness certificate, etc. The traffic police can fine you for not carrying any one of these documents at the time of commute.