UP transport dept. creates online facility for payment of road taxes

Tax collection barriers on the State borders of UP have been causing inconvenience to tourists, MoT wanted them to be shifted to interiors in UP to have freedom of movement for tourists in NCR

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Ministry of Tourism had taken up the matter with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh regarding shifting of tax collection barriers from the State borders of Uttar Pradesh into the interiors. The vehicle tax collections center on the UP border have been causing inconvenience to tourists.

The Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India in its letter to ADTOI informed that that Secretary, Director General & Managing Director, Department of Tourism Govt. of Uttar Pradesh has conveyed that the Transport Department, Uttar Pradesh has created a website for payment of taxes and issuance of permit online. 

The road taxes for vehicles online can be deposited  on a 24 x 7 basis.  However, it is mandatory for depositors to have internet banking facility with the State Bank of India. The online tax collection facility has been provided for the following categories of vehicles: 

i) Other State Commercial vehicles which come to Uttar Pradesh

ii) Contract Carriage Vehicles which operate in NCR

website for the above is https://vahan.up.nic.in/upcheckpost/