Comparison of Passenger Car Registration Across Multiple States in India. Know Taxes, Fees with Cheapest and Maximum RTO Charges before buying New Car in India
RTO Charges are based on the Ex-showroom Price in India. The discounts, as received by the customer are not taken into account, but a flat fees basis the applicable slab is applied on to the Ex-showroom Price to calculate Registration Cost on New Car
Below are the RTO Charges presented in tabular format across various States, Cities in India
New Car Registration Slabs
|City / State||Road Tax Fees for New Car Registration|
|Delhi||Price Upto Rs. 6 Lac - Petrol Cars - 4%, Diesel Cars - 5%|
|Price between 6 Lac - 10 Lac - Petrol Cars - 7%, Diesel Cars - 8.75%|
|Price > Rs. 10 Lac as Exshowroom Cost - Petrol Cars - 10%, Diesel Cars - 12.5%|
|+ MCD Parking Charges of Rs. 2000 for cars priced under 4 Lakh and Rs. 4000 for rest of the vehicles. Visit My car helpline for best deals|
|U.P (Uttar Pradesh)||8% of ex-showroom price. No separate classification of hatchback, sedan, petrol, diesel|
|Ghaziabad, Noida, Kanpur, Meerut, Agra etc||Additional Temporary Charges of Rs. 1500|
|For used cars >15 years, new Green Tax Introduced in UP, Chargeable at time of renewal of registration. Green Tax Slabs yet to be known, it will be in addition to charges for Re-Registration + Smart Card|
|Haryana||Price Upto Rs. 6 Lac - 3%|
|Faridabad, Gurgaon etc||Price between Rs. 6 Lac - 10 Lac - 6%|
|Price between Rs. 10 Lac - 20 Lac - 8%|
|Price Above 20 Lac - 9%|
|Additional Temporary Charges + Road Tax (Rs. 2000 for all cars below Price of 4 Lakh, 1% of car price, if priced between 4 Lakh - 10 Lakh. 1.5% of Ex-showroom for all cars priced above 10 Lakh)|
|Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai etc||Price < 10 Lakh - CNG @ 5%, Petrol @ 9%, Diesel @ 11%|
|Price between 10 Lakh - 20 Lakh - CNG @ 6%, Petrol @ 10%, Diesel @ 12%|
|Price Above 20 Lakh - Petrol @ 11%, Diesel @ 13%|
|Additional Octroi @ 4.5% for cars registered in Mumbai. If car bought in Company Name or bought by any Ltd or Pvt Ltd company, RTO Slabs would be double the slabs above|
|Andhra Pradesh||Price < 10 Lakh - 12%|
|Hyderabad, Vijayawada ect||Price > 10 Lakh - 14%|
|Additional : 2% RTO Tax, if buying 2nd Vehicle in same name and getting it Registered in A.P|
|Kerala||Price < 5 Lakh - 7%|
|Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Thrissur etc.||Price between 5 - 10 Lakh - 10%|
|Price > 10 Lakh, but Less than 15 Lakh - 12%|
|Price > 15 Lakh - 17%|
|Karnataka||Price < 5 Lakh - 15%|
|Bangalore, Mysore||Price between 5 - 10 Lakh - 16%|
|Price between 10 - 20 Lakh - 19%|
|Price > 20 Lakh - 20%|
|Chandigarh||All Cars Priced uptil 20 Lakh - 6%|
|Above 20 Lakh - 8%|
|Punjab||Flat 6% of Ex-showroom price of car, irrespective of Value or Fuel Type|
|Gujarat||For CBU Cars - 6%. However, in cars getting registered in company name 12%|
|Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara etc||For CKD Cars - 12% (Imported Cars). In cars getting registered in company name 24%|
|Rajasthan||Price upto 3 Lakh - 3%|
|Jaipur, Alwar, Bikaner, Ajmer etc||3 Lakh to 6 Lakh - 6%|
|Above 6 Lakh - 8%|
|Uttarakhand||Price Upto 10 Lakh - 4%|
|Dehradun, Rishikesh||Above 10 Lakh - 5%|
Other Cities / States - missed in above list
- 8% for cars priced upto Rs. 6 Lakh. 9% for price in between 6 Lakh - 10 Lakh. 10% for price >= 10 Lakh
Additional:- Infrastructure Cess applicable on High End Cars Priced above 10 Lakh. Rs. 12,000 < 20 Lakh. 40,000 < 40 Lakh. 75,000 < 60 Lakh. 1,00,000 > 60 Lakh
> MP (Madhya Pradesh)
Indore and Other Cities - 7% of the Price of the Vehicle
Disclaimer Though have tried to put in correct figures, still the figures are subject to change and could not be 100% Authenticate due to manual error
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There have been instances in the past (even though few) including high end luxury cars like Porsche been impounded as resident of the state have taken registration mark of another state. This is due to the fact of Section 47 of Motor Vehicle Act, due to which vehicle owner had to apply for registration of his home state by again paying for RTO Charges.
Section 47 States : When a motor vehicle registered in one State has been kept in another State, for a period > 12 months, the owner of the vehicle need to apply in respective local RTO in State for the assignment of a new registration mark of that state
However its exception in some states, For example: Section 3 of Karnataka Motor Vehicle Act says that if you owe a vehicle in state for 6 months or more, the vehicle owner need to pay applicable Road Tax, and required to get the vehicle re-registered with Karnataka number. So - its advisable to check on, with local state laws - if you planning to move your car to a different state.
Excerpt from Press Release on 35th Meeting of TDC (Transport Development Council) held in October 2013 - Release ID - 100216 stating - resolution passed in the meeting
- On 2-wheelers, on interstate movement of vehicles permanently, full tax will be levied in new state if vehicle is less than 2 year old with refund from original state, but no tax in new state will be levied if vehicle is more than 2 year old. Whereas, on interstate movement of vehicle temporarily, no tax will be levied.
On cars and LMV, on interstate movement of vehicles.
- Full tax in new state will be levied if vehicle is less than 2 year old with refund from original state.
- Tax will be levied on luxury car / LMV (having sale price of Rs. 10 Lakhs or more) at a discounted rate depending on age of car with refund from original state.
- Refund and tax calculation structure will be common across the states with suitable common discount rates.
Documents for Car Registration
Basic and Most Important Document is Address Proof. Some States ask for 1 copy of address and some even ask for 2 copies of Address Proof
However - Address Proof means a Valid Address Proof as per RTO Office definition - a residence proof document as issued by Centre / State or Utility Bills.
Some of them are :- Electricity Bill, Water Bill, Election Card, Aadhaar UID Card, 6 Month Old Nationalized Bank Account Statement having Address, Passport, Telephone Bill Copy of BSNL or MTNL. LIC Policy Copy etc
Along with it is required Valid ID Proof - which could be one of above having Photograph or Driving License, PAN Card copy etc.
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