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Vehicle Registration Number Plates In Pakistan: Comprehensive Guide

Written by Ahmad A.R
(Last Updated On: 24/05/2016)

Registration of vehicles or vehicle registration plates of motor vehicles in Pakistan come under the jurisdiction of the respective territories and provinces. Eight types of number plates are being used in the country. Registration of number plates is itself considered as the registration of number plates in Pakistan. In fact it is one of the major sources of income for the excise and custom authorities working in the respective provinces and territories.

Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Punjab

Documents required for Motor Vehicle Registration ( New and Post Registration Transaction )

(Locally Manufactured Vehicles)

  1. In case of registration in the name of original purchaser
  • Application for registration of vehicle – Form-F.
  • Copy of National Identity Card of Owner (In case of individual).
  • Original Sales Certificate of Vehicle.
  • Original Sales Invoice of Vehicle.
  • Payment of registration fee, number plate fee and other leviable taxes.
  1. In case the original purchaser disposes of the vehicle unregistered.
  • Application for Registration of Vehicle Form F.
  • Copy of National Identity Card of Owner (in case of individuals).
  • Original Sales Certificate of Vehicle.
  • Original Sales Invoice of Vehicle.
  • Payment of registration fee, number plate fee and other leviable taxes.
  • T.O. (Transfer Order) Form.
  • Documents showing sale of vehicle by original purchaser.
  • Copy of National Identity Card of original purchaser (In case of individual).

(Imported vehicles)

 

  1. In case of registration in the name of Importer
  • Application for Registration of Vehicle in Form-F.
  • Copy of National Identity Card or Owner (in case of individual) .
  • Copy of Import Permission issued by Customs Authorities.
  • Duplicate copy of GD in original showing payment of all taxes / duties.
  • Copy of Invoice (In case of direct purchase from manufacturer).
  • Copy of Bill of Lading.
  • Payment of registration fee, number plate fee and other leviable taxes.
  1. In case the Importer disposes of vehicle unregistered:
  • Application for Registration of Vehicle in Form-F.
  • Copy of National Identity Card of Owner (In case of individual).
  • T.O (Transfer Order) Form.
  • Document showing sale of vehicle by Importer.
  • Copy of National Identity Card of Seller (In case of individual).
  • Copy of Import Permission issued by Customs Authorities.
  • Duplicate copy of GD in original showing payment of all taxes/duties.
  • Copy of Invoice (In case of direct purchase from manufacturer).
  • Copy of Bill of Lading.
  • Payment of registration fee, number plate fee and other leviable taxes.
  1. Transfer Of Ownership
  • T.O. Form (prescribed)
  • Photo copy of Seller’s CNIC.
  • Photo copy of Purchaser’s CNIC.
  • Photocopies of Witnesses.
  • Original Registration Certificate containing update payment of Token Tax.
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  1. Duplicate Registration Certificate.
  • Application in Prescribed Form
  • In case of misplaced / stolen RC, “Police Rappat”.
  • In case the R.C. has been damaged or torn, the same will be enclosed with application mentioned at Sr.No. 1
  • Photo copy of Applicant’s CNIC
  • Update Token Tax Certificate in case of Non-Tie-up vehicles (except Motorcycles)
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  1. Termination Of Hire Purchase Agreement
  • Application for termination of HPA on plain paper from Lessee
  • NOC/Clearance Certificate from Lessor
  • Photo copy of Applicant’s CNIC
  • Original Registration Certificate containing update payment of Token Tax
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  1. Change Of Engine Number (Alteration)
  • Receipt regarding purchase of New Engine
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s CNIC
  • Form “F” containing particulars of vehicle including New Engine Number
  • Original Registration Certificate containing update payment of Token Tax
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  1. Conversion
  • Form “F” containing particulars of vehicle containing an endorsement about nature of conversion from Motor Vehicle Examiner
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s CNIC
  • Original Registration Certificate containing update payment of Token Tax
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  • Fitness Certificate from Motor Vehicle Examiner in case of Tie-up Vehicles.
  1. Ownership Certificate
  • Application from recorded owner in plain paper
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s CNIC.
  • Original Registration File in case of vehicles registered under the “File Return Scheme”
  • Original Registration Certificate containing update payment of Token Tax.

Fee for Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Punjab

CategoryRate
Motorcycle / Scooter, Tractors, Trucks, Buses, Rickshaws and Taxies1% of the values of the vehicles
Combined Harvesters, Rigs, Fork Lifters, Road Rollers, Excavators, Sewerage Cleaning Plants etc.Rs. 300/- Each
Other vehicles with engine Power:-
·         Not exceeding 1000cc1% of the value of vehicle
·         Exceeding 1000cc but not exceeding 2000cc2% of the value of vehicle
·         Exceeding 2000 cc4% of the value of vehicle

Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Sindh

Get the form from the regional directorates Excise and Taxation at Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana and Mirpurkhas. Fill it along and attached the required documents.

The fee payable at the time of registration of a new vehicle is at the following rates:

S. No Category of Motor Vehicles Rate of Fee 
1Motor Cycle/ Scooters1% of the value of the vehicle.
2M/Cars, Jeeps,Vans, Double Cabin/ Single Cabin Pickups, etc. upto 1300 cc Engine Power1% of the value of the vehicle.
3M/Cars, Jeeps,Vans, Double Cabin/ Single Cabin Pickups, etc. from 1300 cc to 2500 cc Engine Power2% of the value of the vehicle.
4M/Cars, Jeeps,Vans, Double Cabin/ Single Cabin Pickups, etc. of above 2500 cc4% of the value of the vehicle.
5Trucks/ Busses and commercially used Vans, Single Cabin Pickups, Motor Cab Rickshaws and Motor Propelled Tricycles, etc.1% of the value of the vehicle.
6Tractors1% of the value of the vehicle.
7Number Plate Fee :

Motor Cycles Rickshaws Scooter and Motor Cycles

Rs. 300/- per Single plate
     8Number Plate Fee :

Commercial and Non Commercial Vehicles

Rs. 500/- for a Set of two plates
9Fee for DCRC(Duplicate Registration Copy) for all types of vehiclesRs. 200/-

Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Motor vehicle registration fee is payable at the time of registration of new vehicle at the following rates.

S.NoItem DescriptionPackage CategoryPer Unit PricePackage Price
1Number Plates for all Cars, Vans, Small Pickups Size 305x155mmi. Pair of Number Plates

ii. Registration Book

iii.3rd Number Plate

iv. scanning & Archiving

Rs:782 /-

Rs: 308 /-

Rs: 182 /-

Rs :198 /-

Rs: 1215 /-
2Number Plates for Trucks, Buses, Coasters,Coaches and Tractor Size 400x200mmi. Pair of Number Plates

ii. Registration Book

iii.3rd Number Plate

iv. scanning & Archiving

Rs: 1175 /-

Rs: 308 /-

Rs: 182 /-

Rs: 198 /-

Rs: 1587 /-
3Motorcycle, Scooter and Ricshaw ( 2 and 3 wheelers) size175x155mmi. Pair of Number Plates

ii. Registration Book

iii.3rd Number Plate

iv. scanning & Archiving

Rs: 461 /-

Rs: 308 /-

Rs: 182 /-

Rs:198 /-

Rs: 892 /-

Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Pakistan

S.NoTransactionCategoryFORM TYPERequired DocumentsDocuments Issued
1New RegistrationNon-CommercialFORM-F
Computer FORM (Except GOVT Vehicle)
3. FORM I
Auction Letter ( for auctioned vehicles)
Bill of Entry (Imported Vehicle)
Sale
Invoice ( if purchased from Dealer)
seizer cases
Case Detail
Release Order
Bank Challan Original
NIC (Photocopy)
Registration Book
·   Number Plates (for computerized numbers only)
Commercial1.FORM-F
2.Computer FORM
Auction Letter ( for auctioned vehicles)
Bill of Entry (Imported Vehicle)
Sale Invoice ( if purchased from Dealer)
NIC (Photocopy)
seizer cases
Case Detail
Release Order
Bank Challan Original
NIC (Photocopy)
All vehicles would be physically checked by motor vehicle examiner and their particular would be verified by him.
·   Registration Book
·   Number Plates (for computerized numbers only)
2Transfer of OwnershipNon-Commercial1. Transfer Letter 2. TO FORM Note:- All above documents should duly be attested by the auth commissioner·   Sale Deed
·   NIC Current Owner
·   NIC New Owner
Note:- All above documents should duly be attested by the auth commissioner
 

New Registration Book (for Computerized Numbers Only)

Commercial
3ArrivalAll Categories1. Arrival Application·   Photocopy of the Registration Book.
·   Last Tax Report (Photo copy)

·   NIC (Photocopy)

· N.O.C from E&T Office of which Registration Number is placed on the Vehicle.
·   Confirmation of particular (In case of suspected vehicle)·   Intimation Letter 4Duplicate Registration BookAll Categories1. C.R.L.D Forms1. NIC of the owner(Original)
2. FIR original
3. News Paper Cutting
4. Tax Position Report
5. Affidavit
6. Physical Verification of vehicle (Non- Commercial)·   Duplicate Registration Book 5N.O.CAll Categories1.Handwritten Application   NIC (Photo Copy)
·   Registration Book

N.O.C

6N.O.C CancellationAll Categories1.Handwritten Application

Original N.O.C (FIR if original N.O.C is Lost)

verification from concerned MRA office about non-utilization of N.O.C

·   N.O.C Cancellation Intimation 7Engine AlterationAll CategoriesEngine Alteration ApplicationEngine Alteration ReceiptEngine Number is altered on the same registration Book. 8Body AlterationAll Categories1.Handwritten ApplicationPhysical verification report of Motor Vehicle ExaminerType of Body is altered on the same registration Book.

 

Vehicle Registration Number Plates in Islamabad

STEP I

All necessary forms regarding new vehicle registration can be downloaded from here or can be obtained from information counter situated within the premises of Excise Department, Islamabad. Fee can be calculated with the help of information desk or website link here.

STEP II

Following documents shall be required from the applicant:

  1. Photocopy of CNIC of the applicant.
  2. Application to the Excise & Taxation Officer for new vehicle registration.
  3. Proof of purchase, which can be either of the following:
    • Incase of locally manufactured vehicle, Sale Invoice, Sale Certificate and related documents will be required.
    • Incase of imported vehicle, Bill of Entry, Bill of Lading, old registration book and related documents will be required.
    • Incase of auctioned vehicle, auction voucher and related documents shall be required.
  4. Proof of residence, which can be either of the following:
    • Utility Bills (i.e, electricity, sui-gas, etc.), CNIC, Lease Agreement, Registry, Allotment letter, office card/appointment letter (incase of Government servant) shall be acceptable as residential proof in Islamabad.

STEP III

In initial step, before initiating the one window operation, applicant will produce vehicle and documents before designated excise inspector for physical inspection and documents verification, inspector will report it on manual form ‘F’ as well as initial on application.

STEP IV

After verification of documents (if doument found complete in all aspects then further process will be executed, otherwise designated Data Entry Operator -DEO indicate the imbiquties in the document to the applicant), computerized form “F” will be issued, which will be signed by applicant for the athentication of particulars and due fee amount will be submit on same window to the designated DEO (Data Entry Operator). DEO will take the vehicle document file and issue the vehicle registration receipt to the applicant.

STEP V

Number plates fee (in cash) shall be deposited to Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Number plates will be issued from designated place.

Relevant fee shall be estimated through following formula:

  1. Registration fee + Advance Tax + Token Tax + Income Tax ( + Professional Tax for Commercial Vehicle). Different fee rates can be views from here.
  2. Late fee shall be implemented after 60 days delay in registration (starting from invoice date).
  3. Incase of special number allocation, special number fee shall be deposited. The schedule of the special number fee is available here or can be obtained from information counter.
  4. The rates of Income Tax and Token Tax (mentioned in schedule) shall be applicable for whole year starting from 1st July and ending to 30th June. Although applicant shall pay Income tax and Token tax for the rest of the months according to the registration date.

  FEE SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE FOR REGISTRATION FEE:

S No.Vehicle CategoryEngine CapacityValue of vehicle
1Private999 cc and Below01 %
2PrivateFrom 1000 cc to 1999 cc02 %
3Private2000 cc and Above04 %
4Commercial999 cc and Below01 %
5Commercial1000 cc and Above

02 %

 

About the author

Ahmad A.R

Ahmad A. is professional I.T guru and Blogger from Pakistan and he hold Computer Sciences degree from LUMS and serves many multinational organizations. His technology review remain quite popular in past.
He holds Masters Degree in Computer Science from Leeds University, United Kingdom.

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