Driving License Fee in Bihar go costly (Oct 2017 Update)


The fee for driving licence in biharhas been almost doubled in the recent revisions
Bihar Government has almost doubled the driving license fee in the recent revision.

In a yet another hike in driving license fee in Bihar , People of the state will  need to pay more to get a driving license , change of address , conductor’s license , ownership transfer of the vehicle , duplicate documents of the vehicle and other works .

The government of Bihar has increased  the surcharge thereby increasing rates which have already come to an effect .

Driving License fee in Bihar is doubled

Now Rs 790 is being charged at the place of Rs 480 for making your learning License ( two wheeler and LMV) .Rs 2250 will be charged at the place of Rs 1290 for making driving license of 4 LMV-wheeler .Under the new driving license fee in Bihar if you need to change address in the license then you will have to pay Rs 300 at the place of Rs 50 . In a similar way , you will have to pay Rs 500 extra to transfer vehicle ownership.

The Bihar Motor Rules 1992 was modified to apply the new driving license fee in Bihar .A revenue of Rs 15 CR as a growth is expected by the transport department with the increased surcharge. The proposal was prepared for increasing the surcharge .

Navin Chandra Jha , the then state transport commissioner had organized a committee . The committee had passed the proposal .After that the objections and suggestions sought from the people . But before increasing the surcharge of the state government , the Central government increased in fees . Due to this this reason the proposal was stopped immediately .

Driving License fee New Rates Vs Old Rates

Updated Driving License Fee in Bihar (Jan 2017)
Work Old Fees New Fees Increase (Rs)
Learning license Rs 480 Rs 790 310
Permanent License Rs 1290 Rs 2250 960
Address Change Rs 50 Rs 300 250
Ownership Transfer (4 wheeler’s) Rs 500 Rs 1000 500
Conductor’s License Rs 20 Rs 170 150
Duplicate Conductor’s License Rs 20 Rs 170 150
Duplicate Driving License Rs 30 Rs 200 170
Duplicate Copy document Rs 30 Rs 210 180
Change of Photo in Driving License Rs 10 Rs 160 150

2nd Increase in Driving License amount this year

These fees has been increased for the 2nd time this year. Earlier , Government of India had amended in the Central Motor Vehicle Rule 1989 and released the notification on December 29 , 2016 . The Transport department implemented it on January 17 , 2017 . The fees for other things including license had also increased .

Now Bihar Motor Vehicles Rules 1992 have been also changed and the surcharged also increased on on January 17 , 2017 . The increase in the fee does not come under the purview of the state government . So , the state government increased the amount on the name of surcharge .

Author: Team MithilaConnect

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3 thoughts on “Driving License Fee in Bihar go costly (Oct 2017 Update)

  1. Dear Sir,
    I needed to licence for two wheeler,
    So, kindly suggest me whats the required supporting document and process.

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