How to Pay and Check Traffic E-Challan Status in Mumbai

What is an E-Challan

The system of the e-Challan had been introduced in October, 2013. This had replaced the paper challan system. An e-challan mixes state-of-the-art technology and also the Traffic Police of the city services. An ANPR camera will record the violation and immediately send the screen grab to the nearest police room.

Traffic Rules and Regulations in Mumbai

  • When the traffic light turns amber, you should stay alert. This light means that you will need to start the vehicle and the light will change soon.
  • When the traffic light turns red, you have to come to a stop and not cross the line. If your vehicle crosses the stop line, it will be an offence.
  • When the light is flashing red, you need to stop vehicle before you check if the road is clear and then proceed.
  • When the traffic light is green, you need to move your vehicle forward.
  • If the light is at an intersection, then, you have to move forward slowly.

Pay Your Mumbai Traffic E-Challan Online

Via the Website

  • Step 1:Visit the website and type in your registration number and last 4 digits of the chassis number.
  • Step 2:After you log in, you will be taken to a page with all the fines.
  • Step 3:Choose the fee and make payment via debit or credit card.

Via Paytm

  • Step 1:Go to the Paytm app and choose 'More’.
  • Step 2:Select ‘City Services’ and click on 'Other Services' and choose ‘Challan’.
  • Step 3:Choose the traffic authority.
  • Step 4:Key in details like registration certificate number, e-challan number, driving licence, and vehicle number.
  • Step 5:Choose ‘Proceed’
  • Step 6:Enter the fine amount and complete the payment.

Via the Parivahan Website

  • Step 1:Visit the website
  • Step 2:Key in vehicle number, challan number, and DL (Driving Licence) mumber.
  • Step 3:Enter the captcha code and click on ‘Get Details’
  • Step 4:Verify details of the traffic offence and make payment.

How to Check Traffic Fine and e-Challan Status Online

  • Step 1:Go to
  • Step 2:Choose ‘Check Challan Status’
  • Step 3:Enter your challan number or vehicle number or driving licence (DL) number.
  • Step 4:Enter the captcha code and chose ‘Get Detail'.
  • Step 5:You will be directed to a page with all violations detail.
  • Step 6:Make the payment for the required transaction ID.

Mumbai Traffic Police Challan Fees

Traffic Offence New Traffic Fine
No PUC copy while driving Rs.2,000
Violation of Air Pollution Standards or excess black smoke emission Rs.10,000
No Driving Licence while driving Rs.5,000
No valid Insurance while driving Rs.2,000
Going through a Red light Rs.1,000
Over-speeding or going over the speed limit Rs.1,000 – Cars Rs.2,000 – Commercial vehicles
Over-speeding along with dangerous driving Rs.5,000 and suspension of licence for 3 months
No seatbelt while driving Rs.1,000
No seatbelt is worn by passengers in the rear seat Rs.1,000
Driving a bike, scooter, or scooty with sandals or flip-flops Rs.1,000
Driving with more than a single passenger on 2-wheeler Rs.1,000
No helmet while driving/pillion on a 2-wheeler Rs.1,000 + suspended licence for 3 months
Jumping a Red light and driving dangerously Rs.5,000 and suspended licence for 3 months
Disobeying the directions of a police officer Rs.2,000
Over-speeding with dangerous driving as well as disobeying a police officer Rs.7,000
Not allowing an Emergency Vehicle to pass-through Rs.10,000
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Rs.10,000 and a Court Challan
Use of mobile phone while driving Rs.5,000 and suspended licence for 3 months
No High Security Number Plate while driving Rs.2,000
Taking selfies while driving Rs.2,000
Using a private car for commercial purposes Rs.2,000
Minor driving Rs.25,000 and imprisonment for 3 years
Driving without a front or rear bumper guard Rs.1,000
Driving on the opposite side on a one-way road Rs.500

How to Pay Traffic Challan Online in Mumbai FAQs

  1. What will happen if I do not pay the amount of my e-challan in Mumbai?

    If you do not pay the E-Challan, a police officer will visit your registered address and collect it. If the payment has still not made, then, then, you will be called to court and justify yourself.

  2. Who has been authorised to collect traffic fines in Mumbai?

    The Mumbai Traffic Police has been authorised to collect fines in Mumbai.

  3. How can I check my traffic challan online in Mumbai?

    You can check your traffic challan by visiting the official website You can check for fines and make payments through the website as well.

News About How to Pay and Check Traffic E-Challan Status in Mumbai

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    There has been a revision in rules pertaining to accredited driving schools where candidates who have cleared the driving courses will be exempted from a driving test for obtaining a driving licence. This has been notified by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH). These training centres will be equipped with dedicated driving test tracks and state-of-the-art simulators. Industry-specific specialised training will be provided in these centers to bridge the gap in the shortage of trained drivers in India. These rules will be effective from 1 July 2021. The accreditation granted to such driver training centres will be valid for a period of five years and is renewable. The time duration for training for light motor vehicle driving in these accredited driver training centres will be over one month for a span of 29 hours. It will have theory component and practical component. The duration for training for medium and heavy motor vehicle driving in these accredited driver training centres will be spread over 6 weeks for a span of 38 hours. It will also be divided into theory and practical sections. Training will also be imparted on driver etiquette to ensure courteous behaviour with other vehicle users on the roads.

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