In simple words in order to drive your vehicle one has to pay road tax. Every state has a different rate and formula to calculate Road Tax and if you are living in Karnataka then be prepared to pay much higher road tax than your friend from another state would pay. Karnataka imposes highest road tax amongst all categories of vehicles. Road Tax FAQs.
Step 1: (1 Day)
1. Send your documents at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Pay motolic service/ incidental charges online
3. Documents will be forwarded to RTO to get estimation on road tax
Step 2: (3-4 Days)
1. Get the estimation of road tax from motolic
2. Make a DD in favour of "RTO Bangalore"
3. Send your DD to motolic headquarter in Bangalore
The most important thing to do is to pay the Karnataka road tax at the earliest. This has to be done within one month of moving to Karnataka. It is good to preserve toll receipts or any other evidence of the date when your vehicle entered the state however these are not mandatory. The govt. trusts that the date of entry you declare on the tax payment forms is correct. In case you have already arranged an NOC from your home state, the date of NOC is considered as the date of entry. If this date is more than a month old, you have to pay a late fine. After paying road tax, one has to go for re-registration (Change of Address and Number Plate).
RTO gives you one month time to pay road tax after you move your vehicle in Karnataka. After one month of moving, you may get penalized or worse your vehicle papers might get seized if you are caught driving a vehicle without paying Road Tax.
Its mandatory to pay life time Road Tax in Karnataka. You cannot drive non-Karnataka-registered vehicle for more than 30 days in Karnataka after you brought your vehicle from any other states. You might get caught and asked to pay life time road tax with penalty and found defaulter.
You have 1 month to register your vehicle after paying road tax.
The Road Tax, which vehicle owner pays is exclusive of any registration cost. After paying Road Tax, you have 1 month to apply for Re-Registration. Once re-registration is done, vehicle owner has to wait for minimum 90 days to get new number plate.
Without Invoice also one can pay road tax, required documents will be Vehicle Insurance, RC Book Original, PUC & NOC (If there) as well.
Road tax is calculated by the RTO based on the price of the vehicle in invoice and on age of the vehicle.
Price of Vehicle on the Invoice: Rs. 4,00,000
Current Depreciated Valuation: 3,24,000
Date of Purchase: 01/10/2012
Estimated Road Tax: 46,753
There is no provision of yearly / periodic tax payment for private vehicles(White board) for personal use in Karnataka. The tax collected is life time tax (LTT) prorated based on the age of the vehicle.
It is very important. Change of address has to be applied for within a month of entry and the Karnataka number should be obtained within one year. So once you have paid the Karnataka road tax, you can drive for a few months on the old number on the premise that you would soon be moving out of the state
It's estimated road tax amount based on the calculation chart issued by RTO. Road tax calculator is created to help customers to know the tentative Road Tax amount. Final Road Tax amount is calculated by RTO officer and might be different than the amount calculated on our portal.
You can use our road tax calculator to estimate the road tax or call our support team @+91-8317 404 881.
The reason of very existence of motolic is to help customers by providing them high quality services with complete transparency. We take care of customer's each and every problem very seriously and once we identify the area of concern we try to address that. On road tax, our executives get many calls from vehicle owners who have no easy means and ways to find out how much road tax they need to pay and how to pay. Worst they may end up paying hefty amount to pay road tax. Having identified this as a big pain area we took this initiative to make this whole process transparent and simple for our customers. Feel free to send your comments and feedbacks at email@example.com so that we can improve it even further.