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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 vehicleFees leviedPeriod of which permit is valid
Light goods vehicle (LGV)Rs.20005 years
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV)Rs.25005 years
For authorisation in case of a Light Goods VehicleRs. 5001 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 vehicleFees leviedPeriod of which permit is valid
Light goods vehicle (LGV)Rs.20155 years
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV)Rs.25155 years
For authorisation in case of a Light Goods VehicleRs. 5001 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 numberName of the stateNational permit fees
1HaryanaRs.5000
2RajasthanRs.5000
3Madhya PradeshRs.5000
4Uttar PradeshRs.5000
5Himachal PradeshRs.5000
6Jammu and KashmirRs.5000
7PunjabRs.5000
8BiharRs.5000
9GujaratRs.5000
10MaharashtraRs.5000
11OrissaRs.5000
12West BengalRs.5000
13KeralaRs.5000
14AssamRs.5000
15MeghalayaRs.5000
16Tamil NaduRs.3000
17Andhra PradeshRs.3000
18ChandigarhRs.1500
19PondicherryRs.1500

Other fees and charges for different permits

Type of permitPermit feesPeriod for which permit is valid
Light Goods Vehicle (LGV)Rs.1215For 5 years
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)Rs.1615For 5 years
Contract Carriage Permit for busesRs.1100For 5 years
All India Tourist Permit for busesRs.500For 1 year
Stage Carriage Permit for Red line, Blue lines, Suvidha and Interstate Permits (Renewal fee)Rs.1100For 5 years
Point to Point PermitRs.500For 4 months
Counter signature for Haryana & Punjab State
LGVRs.1500For 5 years
HMVRs.2500For 5 years
Counter Signature for other State Stage CarriageRs.2500For 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:

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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  1. Who should be opting for a permit?Any individual who is a registered owner of any transport vehicle can opt for a permit subject to the restrictions as per the notification of the Government.
  2. What are the different forms which are required for application of a permit?The different forms which are required for the application of a permit are prescribed under the Motor Vehicles Rules. They are Form 45, Form 46, Form PCA, Form P.G.A., Form P. TEMP., Form P.S.A., and Form P.R.A.
  3. What kind of action is taken in case of violation of the conditions in relation to permits?For offenders who violate conditions in regard to permits for commercial vehicles have to face actions which is taken by the STA against them under Section 86 of the Motor Vehicle Act.
  4. Who is responsible for the enforcement of conditions in relation to permits?The conditions in relation to permits are enforced by the Enforcement Wing of Transport Department as well as the local traffic police.

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