Daman and Diu is a union territory (UT) located in western India. It is the smallest federal division of India on the mainland. In 2019, a legal bill was passed to merge the union territory of Daman & Diu with its neighbouring territory Dadra & Nagar Haveli. Currently, both the UT has merged and became one.
The roads in the UT are well connected with the other states. The road tax is imposed under the Directorate of Transport of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (DNHDD).
The road tax is calculated on the Basis of the vehicle age, model, manufacturer, pricing, fuel type, engine capacity, seating capacity etc.
The Tax Rate for two-wheeler and four-wheeler is charged per year. They are as follows:
The tax for two-wheeler is calculated based on the engine capacity of the vehicle.
Currently, the Vahan tax for two-wheelers is Rs. 150.
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The tax for four-wheeler is calculated based on the seating capacity of the vehicle. The vehicle includes auto-rickshaw, taxi, etc.
Fuel vehicle other than diesel is charged on every 100 kg, which are registered in laden weight - Rs.20
Vehicles are driven on diesel is charged on every 100 kg of registered laden weight- Rs. 25
Tax on motor vehicles, other than those covered above-
ULW: Unladen Weight
All buses are charges Rs. 1.50 per seat, per km, annually of the total daily permitted or Rs. 24 per seat per month.
Tax on non-transport vehicles is calculated based on the cost of the vehicle.
Tax rates are as follows:
|Vehicle Age||Motorcycles||Other than Diesel||On Diesel|
|At the time of registration||2.5% of the vehicle cost||2.5% of the vehicle cost||The vehicle below Rs. 10 lakh- 2.5%|
|Below two years||Rs. 95.8||Rs. 97.2||Rs. 97.2|
|Between 2 to 3 years||Rs. 91.3||Rs. 94.3||Rs. 94.3|
|Between 3 to 4 years||Rs. 86.7||Rs. 91.2||Rs. 91.2|
|Between 4 to 5 years||Rs. 81.8||Rs. 87.9||Rs. 87.9|
|Between 5 to 6 years||Rs. 76.6||Rs. 84.5||Rs. 84.5|
|Between 6 to 7 years||Rs. 71.2||Rs. 81.0||Rs. 81.0|
|Between 7 to 8 years||Rs. 65.6||Rs. 77.2||Rs. 77.2|
|Between 8 to 9 years||Rs. 59.6||Rs. 73.3||Rs. 73.3|
|Between 9 to 10 years||Rs. 53.4||Rs. 69.1||Rs. 69.1|
|Between 10 to 11 years||Rs. 46.8||Rs. 64.8||Rs. 64.8|
|Between 11 to 12 years||Rs. 39.9||Rs. 60.2||Rs. 60.2|
|Between 12 to 13 years||Rs. 32.7||Rs. 55.4||Rs. 55.4|
|Between 13 to 14 years||Rs. 25.1||Rs. 50.4||Rs. 50.4|
|Between 14 to 15 years||Rs. 17.2||Rs. 45.1||Rs. 45.1|
|Between 15 to 16 years||Nil||Rs. 39.6||Rs. 39.6|
|Between 16 to 17 years||Nil||Rs. 33.8||Rs. 33.8|
|Between 17 to 18 years||Nil||Rs. 27.7||Rs. 27.7|
|Between 18 to 19 years||Nil||Rs. 21.2||Rs. 21.2|
|Between 19 to 20 years||Nil||Rs. 14.5||Rs. 14.5|
Green tax is imposed on older vehicles because an old engine is harmful to the environment. Thus, the owner of the old vehicle is liable to pay a green tax. This tax is imposed on both private and commercial vehicle.
Non-transport vehicles completed 15 years from the date of registration at the time of renewal of a certificate of registration as per Sub-Section (10) of Section 41 under the Vehicle Act 1988 are charged as follows-
Transport vehicles completed 15 years from the date of registration at the time of renewal of fitness certificate under Section 56 of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 are charged as follows -
|Class and age of the vehicle||Tax Rate|
|Motor Cycle||Rs. 200 p.a|
|Auto- Rickshaw (goods and passenger)||Rs. 300 p.a|
|Motor cab and Maxi cab||Rs. 400 p.a|
|Light commercial vehicles (goods and passenger)||Rs. 500 p.a|
|Medium commercial vehicles (goods and passenger)||Rs. 600 p.a|
|Heavy Vehicles (goods and passenger)||Rs. 1000 p.a|
To pay road tax you can simply visit the nearest Regional Transport Office (RTO). Fill the form and pay tax along with the documents. After the payment, you will receive a payment Receipt, keep it safe for the future references.
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