Now You Can Pay Road Tax Online

Road Tax Online

What is an online method of payment?

In online payment mode, one does not use cash or cheque for any transaction. It is made mainly using different types of payment portals directly via your bank account. It is a hassle-free way of making payments and does have the risk of carrying cash everywhere you go.

What is a road tax?

In India, when someone purchases a car, irrespective of whether new or old, one has to pay the road tax mandatorily. It is a tax meant to be paid for allowing the vehicle to be driven on the roads of any city inside the country. It is a major source of funding for the Government for making sure the roads and highways of India are safe to drive on and take required measures to make it happen.

How can a vehicle owner pay the road tax?

The concerned person must visit the nearest district RTO office and fill the required form mentioning details about the car and attach other documents like identity proof and car documents and submit it in the office. After everything is verified, one can proceed and make the payment offline.

For example, if a person has to make the Delhi road tax payment, the vehicle owner can submit the road tax in the Delhi zonal RTO while getting his car registered. According to Section 3 of the Delhi Motor Vehicle Taxation Act 1962, a vehicle owner has to make the Delhi road tax payment irrespective of whether it is a two-wheeler or four-wheeler while registering the vehicle. It is a one-time payment.

However, recently, with the growth of technology, one can opt for the online payment mode.

How is the road tax payment made online?

The Parivahan Seva portal is the portal made for this job. It is a portal developed by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India. If a person has to make the Delhi road tax payment, they must log in to the portal and fill in the details. After confirmation from the sight, they can proceed with their payment. It is an easier and fast way of payment. The payment is updated on their server.

 What is a PUC certificate?

A PUC certificate is essential for every vehicle owner in this country. It stands for “Pollution under Control.” It indicates that your vehicle’s carbon emission is under control. It is a time-bound certificate and needs to be updated from time to time. 

How to get a PUC certificate online?

Here are complete details if you wish to know how to get PUC certificate online:A PUC centre is present in almost every petrol pump across the country. The applicant needs to visit the nearest PUC centre and apply for the Parivahan Seva Portal certificate. After filling in the required details like the registration number of your vehicle and the last five digits of the vehicle’s chassis number, you will be required to fill in a captcha code. When the code is verified, you will be redirected to a page that contains the PUC certificate. If it is updated and still working, you can download it and print it. 


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