Motor vehicle owners planning to go for re-registration of their vehicles should be prepared for a hefty hike in the registration charges and heavy penalties for any delay in applying for re-registration, before the expiry of the life period of the vehicle, with effect from April 1.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) issued a Gazette notification (Dt. 04/10/2021) amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, to be known as the Central Motor Vehicle Rules (23 rd Amendment) Rules,2021.
The new rules provide for a steep hike in the re-registration charges for motor vehicles, which have completed 15 years of service. The re-registration fee for two-wheeler has been increased to ₹1,000 from the existing ₹300, for light motor vehicles(cars) to ₹5,000 from the existing ₹600 and for imported four-wheeler to ₹40,000 from the existing ₹15,000.
The renewal of registration for three-wheeler will be ₹2,500 and for imported two or three-wheeler would be…