E-Challan Karnataka - Check & Pay Traffic Challan

E-Challan Karnataka - Check & Pay Traffic Challan

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How to Check Challan Status in Karnataka?

You can quickly check your online challan status in Karnataka using the CARS24 platform or the Parivahan Sewa website.

Here's how you can quickly locate your pending challans on the CARS24 platform:

  • Visit the CARS24 website and navigate to the E-challan section
  • Enter your vehicle number in the input box
  • Locate any pending challans associated with your vehicle

If you want to locate your pending challans using the Parivahan portal, these are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Visit the Parivahan e-Challan webpage
  2. Enter your Challan number/vehicle number/ Driving licence number.
  3. A list of your e-challans shall be displayed.
  4. Click on any challan to check its status.

How to Pay Traffic Challan Online in Karnataka?

Once you have the details, you have three options for paying your Karnataka traffic police challan online: using the CARS24 platform, using the Parivahan website, or through the Karnataka Government's official website.

Using the CARS24 Platform:

Once you've successfully located your pending challans, here's how you can easily manage and settle them through the CARS24 website:

  • Make the payment for the due amount on the CARS24 platform

  • CARS24 takes care of settling the challans on your behalf

  • You will receive a notification from CARS24 once the settlement is completed

Using the Parivahan Website:

To pay your Karnataka challan online, you can utilise the Government of India's official e-challan website called Parivahan Sewa:

  • Visit the Parivahan e-challan webpage

  • Enter your username and password

  • Provide your challan number, vehicle number, or driving licence number

  • Enter the Captcha code and click on the appropriate button

  • You will see a list of e-challans; select the one you want to pay

  • Details of the offence and the pending fine will be displayed

  • Proceed with the payment

  • After completing the challan payment, you will receive a confirmation through an SMS alert, along with the transaction ID

Using Karnataka Government's Online Challan Portal:

To pay your Karnataka challan online, you have the option of using the Karnataka Government's official website, which is the official web portal of the Karnataka Government.

  • Visit the Karnataka Traffic Police website.

  • Login with your username and password if you have one. Or, enter the username and password as "guest" to sign in as a guest user.

  • Select "Police Fees" followed by "Challenging of Vehicles".

  • Then select District, Treasury, Office Name, and Period as applicable.

  • Fill in the due amount alongside "Receipts from traffic challans".

  • Enter your name, address, email address, and mobile number.

  • Select the payment details if you wish to make the payment online.

  • Upon successful payment, you can save/print a copy of your e-challan receipt.

Paying Karnataka Traffic e-Challan Offline

If you prefer the offline experience or don't have access to online payment methods, you can still pay your Karnataka police traffic challan using offline methods.

1. Visit Karnataka Traffic Police Headquarters

  • Go to the Karnataka Police Headquarters located at #05, Infantry road, near Indian Express Building.
  • Bring your Driving Licence, Address and Identity Proof, and the letter regarding the traffic violation
  • Submit the fine amount in cash at the headquarters

2. Approach a Karnataka Traffic Police Officer

  • Look for a Karnataka traffic police officer equipped with an e-challan machine
  • Provide them with your vehicle details, including the registration number, challan number, and driving licence number
  • Make the payment to the officer using the preferred method

3. Demand Draft

  • You can send a demand draft or cheque by courier to the Karnataka Traffic Police headquarters

Traffic Rules and Regulations in Karnataka

1. Keep left

Drive on the left side of the road and allow the traffic on your right to pass safely, especially in the absence of dividers or lanes

2. Overtake from the right

When overtaking, use your indicator and overtake from the right side. Avoid overtaking on narrow lanes to ensure the safety of others

3. Follow traffic signals

It's crucial to respect traffic signals and not jump red lights. Wait for pedestrians to cross before proceeding

4. No parking in prohibited zones

Avoid parking in designated No Parking zones, busy corners, or in the middle of the road. Illegally parked vehicles can cause accidents and disrupt traffic flow.

5. Give way to emergency vehicles

When emergency vehicles such as ambulances, police cars, or fire engines need to pass, give them the right of way. Blocking their path is a punishable offence

6. Carry necessary documentation/identification

Always carry the necessary documents, either in physical or electronic mode via the DigiLocker application.

7. Observe speed limits

Adhere to the specified speed limits, both in city areas and on highways.

8. Proper use of lights

Use indicators when changing lanes or making turns. In adverse weather conditions like rain or fog, use fog lights and emergency lights to signal other drivers and maintain a safe distance

9. Avoid phone usage while driving

Refrain from using mobile phones while driving. If you receive an urgent call, park your vehicle on the side of the road before attending to it

10. Don't drink and drive

Drunk driving is a serious offence that can result in hefty fines, imprisonment, or a revoked licence.

11. Accompany learners

Learner drivers should always be accompanied by someone with a valid driving licence sitting in the passenger seat.

12. Only one pillion rider

Two-wheelers are permitted to have only one pillion passenger along with the driver. Triple riding is not allowed.

13. Wear helmets

Both the driver and the pillion rider must wear approved safety helmets.

14. Always wear seat belts

Wear seat belts while travelling in a car. Children in the back seat should be properly secured with a harness or belt.

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Frequently asked questions

What happens if I don't pay challan in Karnataka?arrow

If you don't pay a challan in Karnataka, your vehicle registration may be suspended or your driving licence may be revoked. You may also be issued a warrant for your arrest.

What is the time limit to pay an e-challan in Karnataka?arrow

The time limit to pay an e-challan in Karnataka is 30 days from the date of issue.

Can I contest or dispute a traffic challan in Karnataka?arrow

Yes, you can contest or dispute a traffic challan in Karnataka. You must file a written appeal with the traffic court within 30 days of the date of issue of the challan.

How to pay a court challan in Karnataka?arrow

To pay a court challan in Karnataka, you can either pay it in person at the court or you can pay it online using the Karnataka Traffic Police website.

How to check the fine traffic receipt issued by Karnataka police?arrow

To check the fine traffic receipt issued by Karnataka police, you can use the Karnataka Traffic Police website or you can call the Karnataka Traffic Police helpline.

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