The road tax framework in West Bengal operates under the governance of the Motor Vehicle Taxation Act 1924, alongside the associated Rules and Collection of Tax. Road tax is a legally mandated fee imposed on vehicles traversing the roads of West Bengal. The revenue generated through this road tax plays a pivotal role in supporting the state’s transportation infrastructure, enabling the maintenance and enhancement of its road networks and related amenities.
Notably, one of the primary functions of the RTO is the allocation of unique RTO codes to various geographical regions within West Bengal. The state accommodates over 95 RTOs, collectively contributing to maintaining an extensive vehicle database.
|TYPE OF CHARGE||AMOUNT|
|Registration Charges||Rs. 600 – For all cars|
|Hypothecation Charges||Rs. 1,500 – If the car is purchased on a loan|
|Number Plate Charges||Rs. 230 – 400 – Same for HSRP Number Plate|
|Parking Fee/State Development Charges||Rs. 2,000 – MCD Parking Fees for cars under Rs. 4 Lakh Rs. 4,000 – MCD Parking Fees for cars above Rs. 4 Lakh (Applicable in some States)|
|Temporary Registration Charges||Rs. 1,200 – 1,500 – Temporary Registration for up to 1 month|
|West Bengal – Kolkata (One Time Tax for 5 Years) – whichever higher||5.5% or Rs 17500 in 800 cc Cars 5.5% or Rs 25000 in between 800cc to 1490cc Cars 5.5% or Rs 35000 in between 1490 to 1999cc Cars 5.5% or Rs 45000 in above > 2000cc Cars|
|West Bengal – Kolkata (LifeTime Tax for 15 Years) – whichever higher||10% or Rs. 40,000 for 800cc Cars 10% or Rs. 55,000 for Cars between 800cc – 1490cc 10% or Rs. 80,000 for Cars between 1490cc – 1999cc 10% or Rs. 1.0 Lakh for Cars higher than 2000cc|
|FasTag Charges||Rs. 600 FasTag fees payable on purchase of the vehicle|
|Also Check – New Car registration charges in Delhi – Road Tax|