What are the Car Registration Charges in UP

by Vivaan Khatri | 14/01/2020
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What vehicles need to pay road tax in Uttar Pradesh and how much? IndianAuto will help you answer these questions with a detailed guide on car registration charges in UP

Some car owners might get confused during the car registration process and easily fall victim to scamming due to lack of knowledge. Unlike the initial impression, the process of car registration is not as complicated as you think it might be. With help from IndianAuto, you can follow simple steps and get through this process of paying Road Tax in Uttar Pradesh and also know the Car Registration Charges in UP. 

1. Car Registration - Introduction

Before getting into the real process of registration, the car owner should know some basic information regarding what is the car registration and why car registration is necessary.

What is car registration in India?

For a car to legally run on Indian roads, the owner of the vehicles must register their car with the government. To get your car registered, you will have to pay registration charge which will increase the total cost of ownership and add an extra number to the ex-showroom price of the car. Car registration is made mandated by both the State Government and the Central Government. Moreover, it is also known by different names from state to state. Car owners in Uttar Pradesh might be familiar with the name “road tax”. Registration will not come as free. The owner will be charged to get their car registered. The registration charge is determined by different factors.

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Every car entering Uttar Pradesh must pay the car registration charge to the state government

Why car registration is necessary?

The registration of a vehicle will make the car legal and gain a unique identity under government law. The registration details of the car will come as handy under the circumstance of investigation. For example, if a car gets involved in a crime, the registration number will help the law enforcement to trace back to the registered owner of the car.

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Besides, the registration charge or road tax is a form of paying tax to the government. Collecting registration charge is one way for the government to raise money for road construction and road maintenance. The registration fee paid by the car owner will be used to improve and keep the road in good condition. Along with that the government also allocated the road tax money into highway security. Currently, robbery on highways is a worrying issue that requires stricter road security.

2. Which vehicles have to pay Road Tax in Uttar Pradesh?

The registration charge is compulsory to all vehicles owned by Indian citizens. The charges might be different from state to state, vehicles to vehicles. Two main factors in play in charge of the registration fee including the types of vehicles (2-wheeler or 4-wheeler) and the main purpose of vehicles (private or commercial vehicles). Under the law of Uttar Pradesh, the car owner has to complete the road tax payment during the registration of the vehicle.

3. RTOs in Uttar Pradesh?

RTO (Regional Transport Offices) in Uttar Pradesh allows car owners to pay road tax when they come to the state. Here is the list of the important offices in Uttar Pradesh that you can process your vehicle registration. Each of the RTO has different codes. You can refer to the following list to find the most convenient location to register your car.

RTO Offices Codes

Ambedkar Nagar  

UP45

Amethi District  

UP36

Ayodhya  

UP28

Azamgarh  

UP50

Badaun  

UP24

Baghpat  

UP17

Bahraich  

UP40

Balrampur  

UP47

Barabanki  

UP41

Bareilly  

UP25

Basti  

UP51

Bijnor  

UP20

Bulandshahar  

UP13

Deoria  

UP52

Faizabad  

UP42

Ghaziabad  

UP14

Gonda  

UP43

Greater Noida  

UP18

Hapur  

UP37

Hardoi  

UP30

Jyotiba Phule Nagar  

UP23

Kheri  

UP31

Lucknow  

UP32

Meerut  

UP15

Moradabad  

UP21

Muzaffarnagar  

UP12

Noida  

UP16

Pilibhit  

UP26

Raebareli  

UP33

Rampur  

UP22

Saharanpur  

UP11

Sambhal  

UP38

Shahjahanpur  

UP27

Shamli  

UP19

Shrawasti  

UP46

Sitapur  

UP34

Sultanpur  

UP44

Unnao  

UP35

Yusuf  

UP29

4. How to pay car registration charges in UP (Uttar Pradesh) online?

4.1. What is Online Vehicle Registration in UP?

In our modern days, most paperwork can be alternatively done online. Online payment for registration charges can help the car owners to save time and limit the complexity of the process.

As per the Motor Taxation Rules of Uttar Pradesh, for commercial vehicles to run in Uttar Pradesh within a finite period of time, the owner of the vehicle must pay the “other state vehicle tax”. The tax will usually be collected at the check posts. You can find these posts along the borderline of the state. However, since the traffic flow from other states keeps flooding into these check post, there is usually a long row of vehicles waiting outside these check posts to register.

One solution is to use the online application platform. Making use of the secured website and internet banking, the online registration system allows the car owner to file request and pay road tax online at any time of the day. This online platform is a result of the joint attempt between National Informatics Center and UP Transport Department.

The fee which can be paid via Net Banking or owner’s bank is decided by the parameters of the vehicle. The receipt generated by the system can be printed either by yourselves or official at the check post. At the check posts, the official in charges can access the website and verify the vehicle owner’s payment.

4.2. Steps To Pay Registration Charge Online

With the online registration platform, the car owner can pay tax for their car which travels to Uttar Pradesh in a limited time span. To register online, you should follow the below steps:

  • Log in to the website of the transport department

  • Send the required information about your vehicles. The software will calculate the fee you need to pay

  • Process payment via internet banking

By doing these simple steps, you can complete the registration process at home, even before you enter Uttar Pradesh. The online platform also provides a more convenient and less time-consuming alternative for car owners than spending hours in queues at RTOs.

5. What are the Car Registration Charges in UP (Uttar Pradesh)?

5.1. Car Registration Charges in Uttar Pradesh

For cars, the yearly road tax is required as following:

Value

Per cent of car value

Under 6 lakh

3%

Above 6 lakh and under 10 lakh

6%

Above 10 lakh and under 20 lakh

8%

Above 20 lakh

9%

5.2. Commercial Vehicle Registration Charges in Uttar Pradesh

Loading capacity is the main factor deciding the registration charge for good vehicles in Uttar Pradesh.

Loading Capacity

Charge

 

Under 1 ton

Rs.665.00

Above 1 ton and under 2 ton

Rs.940.00

Above 2 ton and under 4 ton

Rs.1430.00

Above 4 ton and under 6 ton

Rs.1915.00

Above 6 ton and under 8 ton

Rs.2375.00

Above 8 ton and under 9 ton

Rs.2865.00

Above 9 ton and under 10 ton

Rs.3320.00

Above 10 ton

Rs.3320.00+ Rs 470 for each extra ton

6. Important Notes for Travelling in Uttar Pradesh

After you finish the payment for registration, here are some important documents that you should keep by your side when driving in the state.

  • Valid Driving license

  • Vehicle Registration Certificate or Form 23

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)

  • Vehicle permit

  • Vehicle fitness certificate

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