Manipur Road Tax Guide: Rates & Online Payment

A Comprehensive Guide to Road Tax in Manipur

Manipur Road Tax

Manipur, a picturesque State known for its natural beauty and cultural diversity, understands the significance of well-maintained roads for seamless transportation. Being familiar with the Manipur road tax system is essential for the residents of the State.

As a proud resident of Manipur, staying updated on road tax regulations is important. In this article, we have simplified the process for you to easily pay road taxes online. Keep reading to discover how you can fulfil your road tax obligations conveniently and efficiently!

How is Road Tax Calculated in Manipur?

The Manipur road tax or transport vehicle tax has several components basis which taxes are imposed on vehicles within the State.

The actual road tax amount is levied based on the following:

  • Vehicle types, such as 2-wheeler, 3-wheeler, 4-wheeler, bus, tractor, trailer, or other State vehicles. 
  • Purpose of use, such as for personal transportation, goods transportation, or passenger transportation. 
  • Vehicle Model
  • The vehicle’s seating capacity 
  • The vehicle’s engine capacity
  • The vehicle’s ex-showroom price
  • Fuel Type (Diesel or Petrol)
  • Vehicle Age
  • Additional Cess (if applicable)

Here’s how much road tax you need to pay in Manipur:

Road Tax for Two- and Three-Wheelers

Vehicle Type and Engine CapacityOne Time TaxTax per 5 years (after 15 years)
Two-Wheelers/Three-Wheelers (50 cc-100 cc)₹150 or ₹1,700₹800
Two-Wheelers/Three-Wheelers(100 cc-200 cc)₹250 or ₹2,700₹1,500
Two-Wheelers (250 cc-350 cc)₹300 or ₹3,000₹1,500
Trailer/Sidecars of Two-Wheelers₹100 or ₹1,100₹500
Three-Wheelers ₹300 or ₹3,000₹1,500
Vehicles for People with Disabilities₹100 or not Applicable Not Applicable 
Used Vehicle Registered in Other StatesOne-time tax after deducting 10% depreciationNot Applicable 

Road Tax for Four-Wheelers

Vehicle DescriptionOne Time Tax (for the first 15 years)Tax per 5 years (after 15 years )
Original Cost Less Than ₹3 lakh3% of the Original Cost₹5,000
Original Cost Between ₹3 lakh-₹6 lakh4% of the Original Cost₹8,000
Original Cost Between ₹6 lakh-₹10 lakh5% of Original Cost₹10,000
Original Cost Between ₹10 lakh-₹15 lakh6% of the Original Cost₹15,000
Original Cost Between ₹15 lakh-₹20 lakh7% of Original Cost₹20,000
Original Cost More Than ₹20 lakh8% of the Original Cost₹25,000
A Used Vehicle Registered in Other StatesOne Time tax after deducting 10% depreciationNot Applicable

Road Tax for Commercial Vehicles

Here’s a breakdown of the road tax for commercial vehicles based on their weight:

Vehicle Type (Limits in Weight)Annual Tax
Up to 1,000 kg₹800
1,000 kg-3,000 kg₹2,080
3,000 kg-5,000 kg₹3,360
7,500 kg-9,000 kg₹6,640
8,000 kg-10,000 kg₹6,560
More than 10,000 kg₹6,560 (+ ₹640 for every 10,000 kg) 

Here’s a breakdown of the road tax for commercial vehicles based on their seating capacity:

Vehicle TypeTax per Year
3 seater Auto Rickshaws ₹300
6 seater Auto Rickshaws ₹600
Small Vans₹680
6 Seater Cabs₹600
7-12 Seater Cabs ₹1,200
12-23 Seater Minibus₹2,000
23-34 Seater Medium Bus₹3,000
34-50 Seater Regular Bus₹5,000
Interstate Goods Transporting VehiclesAdditional 10% per year
Emergency Vehicles₹1,000 (for vehicles weighing less than 7,500 kg) and ₹1,500 (for vehicles weighing more than 7,500 kg)

Road Tax for Used Vehicles

Vehicle WeightTax per Year
Less Than 1,000 kgOne-time taxation and deduction of 10% depreciation
1,000 kg-1,500 kg₹4,500 (+ ₹2,925 for every 1,000 kg)
1,500 kg-2000 kg₹4,500 (+ ₹2,925 for every 1,000 kg)
More than 2,250 kg₹4,500 (+ ₹2,925 for every 1,000 kg)
Trailer (Less Than 1,000 kg Unloaded Weight)₹250 per year (or ₹2,850 one-time payment)
Trailer(More Than 1,000 kg Unloaded Weight)₹450 per year (or ₹5,100 one-time payment)

How to Pay Road Tax Online in Manipur?

Paying road tax online in Manipur is quite simple using the Vahan 4.0 portal. To get started, read these steps and pay up within minutes!

  1. Visit the Vahan Citizen Services Portal.
  1. Enter your vehicle’s registration number, State, and RTO.
Visit the Vahan Citizen Services Portal
  1. Click on ‘I accept’ followed by ‘Proceed’.
Click on ‘Pay Your Tax on Vahan Citizen Services Portal
  1. Click on ‘Pay Your Tax.’
  1. Enter your registration number.
Enter your registration number on Vahan Citizen Services Portal
  1. Now you can pay your road tax through the payment gateway that appears on your screen.
  1. Once you’ve made your payment successfully, you can print or download the receipt.

What is the Road Tax Penalty in Manipur?

If you’ve failed to pay your road tax within the stipulated time, you will be penalised a certain additional amount based on the extent of the delay.

Period Penalty(% of the road tax)
Up to 30 days5%
31 days- 60 days10%
61 days-90 days15%
91 days-120 days20%
121 days and above25%

The Bottom Line

As we wrap up this guide on paying your road tax online in Manipur, we are confident that you now have all the essential information to complete the process smoothly. If you ever feel confused at any point, you can always revisit this blog and go through the steps again for clarification!


Q. What vehicles are exempted from paying road tax in Manipur?

Two and four-wheeled electric vehicles are exempted from paying road tax in Manipur.

Q. How often do I need to pay road tax in Manipur?

You need to pay the road tax only once when you purchase a new vehicle. If you delay the payment beyond the specified window, you may incur penalties. If you transfer your vehicle from one State to another, you need to re-register your vehicle and pay the road tax in the new State.

Q. Which State in India has the highest amount of road tax?

Karnataka charges the highest amount of road tax in India.

Q. Is the road tax refund process online? 

Unfortunately, the road tax refund process is not online. If you wish to apply for a road tax refund, you need to visit the nearest RTO and complete the process of applying for a road tax refund.

Q. Where can I check the status of road tax in Manipur?

You can check the road tax status in Manipur on the Parivahan website. You only require the registration number of your vehicle to check and pay road tax online.

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