Steep Hike In Driving Licence, Vehicle Registration Fee; Central Govt Issues Notification [Read Notification]

Steep Hike In Driving Licence, Vehicle Registration Fee; Central Govt Issues Notification [Read Notification]

The Central government has hiked the fee for application of driving licence and vehicle registration.

In a notification issued in official Gazette, the fee for issuing licence, its renewal etc. has been doubled or tripled.

Fee for issuance or renewal of licence to a have been quadrupled. The Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty-second Amendment) Rules, 2016, also hiked the Vehicle registration fee by 10 times.

According to the new Rules, states may levy additional amounts to cover the cost of automation and technology utilised for conducting the testing or providing value added service.





























































ItemNew Fee
Issue of learner’s licence in Form 3 for each class of vehicle150
Learner’s licence test fee or repeat test fee :50
For test, or repeat test, as the case may be, of competence to drive (for each class of vehicle)300
Issue of a driving licence200
Issue of International Driving Permit1000
Addition of another class of vehicle to driving licence500
Endorsement or renewal of authorisation for vehicle carrying hazardous goods100
Renewal of driving licence200
Renewal of a driving licence for which application is made after the grace period300
Issue or renewal of licence to a school or establishment for imparting instructions in driving :10000
Issue of duplicate licence to a school or establishment for imparting instructions in driving :5000
An appeal against the orders of licensing authority referred to in rule 29500
Any application for change in address or any other particulars recorded in the driving licence e.g. address etc.200

Read the notification here.



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