Types of permit and fees for motor vehicles in India

There are two different type of permits available for motor vehicles in India. They are national permit and local permit. The fees levied by the registering authority for different class of vehicles is different.

Local permit fees for different category of vehicles

If the owner of a motor vehicle wants to apply for a local permit, the charges levied for different categories of vehicles is as follows:

Class of the vehicle Fees levied Period of which permit is valid
Light goods vehicle (LGV) Rs.2000 5 years
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) Rs.2500 5 years
For authorisation in case of a Light Goods Vehicle Rs. 500 1 year

National permit fees for different category of vehicles

 

If the owner of a motor vehicle wants to apply for a national permit, he has to apply for at least 3 states in the country with the exception of Delhi. The charges levied for different categories of vehicles is as follows:

Class of the vehicle Fees levied Period of which permit is valid
Light goods vehicle (LGV) Rs.2015 5 years
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) Rs.2515 5 years
For authorisation in case of a Light Goods Vehicle Rs. 500 1 year

National permit for different states in India 

The national permit fees for different states in India varies. In the table mentioned below, the national permit for a few of the states have been provided.

Serial number Name of the state National permit fees
1 Haryana Rs.5000
2 Rajasthan Rs.5000
3 Madhya Pradesh Rs.5000
4 Uttar Pradesh Rs.5000
5 Himachal Pradesh Rs.5000
6 Jammu and Kashmir Rs.5000
7 Punjab Rs.5000
8 Bihar Rs.5000
9 Gujarat Rs.5000
10 Maharashtra Rs.5000
11 Orissa Rs.5000
12 West Bengal Rs.5000
13 Kerala Rs.5000
14 Assam Rs.5000
15 Meghalaya Rs.5000
16 Tamil Nadu Rs.3000
17 Andhra Pradesh Rs.3000
18 Chandigarh Rs.1500
19 Pondicherry Rs.1500

Other fees and charges for different permits

Type of permit Permit fees Period for which permit is valid
Light Goods Vehicle (LGV) Rs.1215 For 5 years
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Rs.1615 For 5 years
Contract Carriage Permit for buses Rs.1100 For 5 years
All India Tourist Permit for buses Rs.500 For 1 year
Stage Carriage Permit for Red line, Blue lines, Suvidha and Interstate Permits (Renewal fee) Rs.1100 For 5 years
Point to Point Permit Rs.500 For 4 months
Counter signature for Haryana & Punjab State    
LGV Rs.1500 For 5 years
HMV Rs.2500 For 5 years
Counter Signature for other State Stage Carriage Rs.2500 For 5 years
  • Temporary Permit will be issued at Rs. 20 per day which is subject to tax paid to Borders.
  • The charges levied for authorisation of AITPs for other states with minimum of two states being issued is decided by the states involved at the home state of the applicant or the state border.

Renewal of permit and charges levied for it

  • A permit other than a temporary permit or a special permit issued under subsection (8)of section 88 is valid for a period of 5 years.
  • The renewal charges for a permit are same as the fee levied for issuance of a new permit.
  • For renewal of a permit, the applicant has to submit application (PRA) in addition to the fee required for renewal and other requirements 15 days prior to the expiry of the permit. If the applicant does pay the fee by the due date, the late fee is payable by the applicant for the renewal of permits as follows:
  • Type of vehicle Charge levied for late payment of permit renewal fee
      Up to permit’s expiry After permit’s expiry
    Auto Rickshaw Rs.50 Rs.50 + Rs. 3 per day
    Local Taxis Rs.100 Rs.100 + Rs.10 per day
    Light Motor Vehicles/ Medium Motor Vehicles/ Deluxe Taxis/ All India Tourist Taxis Rs.200 Rs.200 + Rs.50 per day
    Heavy Motor Vehicles/ Heavy Goods Vehicle Rs.300 Rs.300 + Rs.20 per day
  • The charge for the issue of a duplicate renewal permit is half that of the charge of issue of a permit renewal.

Replacement of a vehicle

  • The government of India provides the owner of a vehicle with a permit to replace the vehicle with another of the same nature and keep the permi intact.
  • A four month period for replacement of the vehicle is provided by the government when the owner of the vehicle gets it registered in replacement mode.
  • The four month period starts from the date of deposit of the permit.
  • If the four month period expires, the late charges levied on the holder of the permit are as follows:
  1. For first 30 days after the expiration of four month replacement period, the charges levied stand at Rs.10 per day.
  2. From 31st to 60th day after the expiration of four month replacement period, the charges levied stand at Rs.20 per day.
  3. From 61st to 120th day after the expiration of four month replacement period, the charges levied stand at Rs.20 per day.
  4. From 121st to 180th day after the expiration of four month replacement period, the charges levied stand at Rs.60 per day.
  5. From 181st day after the expiration of four month replacement period, the charges levied stand at Rs.100 per day.

News About Types of permit and fees for motor vehicles in India

  • New rules for driving license to be introduced in October

    The new rules for driving license are set to be introduced from October. As per the new norms introduced by the government, every driving license that will be issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will have the same appearance and security features which will also a QR code. This QR code will capture the fines and penalties of the driver and will also have a record of the previous 10 years of data. The backside of the license will have the emergency contact number of the candidate.  

    The new regulation has been created keeping in mind the creation of an online database that will help MoRTH keep a track of the data related to driving license. The QR code will help the traffic department catch the past offenders. The state government will also be allowed to install chips on the driving license and add features such as Near Field Communication (NFC). The license will include details such as whether a driver is differently abled or not and what are his or her limitations and whether any modification has been done to the vehicle or not.

    13 March 2019

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