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Odisha Road Tax

As per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, every state government in India has got authority to develop and implement a road tax as per their rural/urban transportation department.

Road Tax in Odisha

The state of Odisha, formerly known as Orissa, has also created road tax for those who have their own vehicles in the state. The road tax rate is not a single flat tax rate, it is depended on multiple factors such as ex-showroom price, registration charges and certificate, driving license, insurance certificate, tax payment receipt etc.

Calculating Road Tax in Odisha

The road tax in Odisha is levied by both, the central as well as central government. The calculation is based on the following factors:

  1. Make/model of the vehicle
  2. Laden weight of the vehicle
  3. Use of the vehicle - Commercial/personal
  4. Luxury/SUV

Odisha Road Tax Rates

One time tax for New Motor Cycle, with or without attachment, at the time of its first registration.

Price of the Motorcycle (₹)Tax Rate (%)
0-5 lakhs6% of the cost
5-10 lakhs8% of the cost
10-20 lakhs10% of the cost
20-40 lakhs12% of the cost
40 lakhs and above20% of the cost

New Vehicles - Onetime tax for Motor car, jeep, private service vehicle and Educational Bus which is constructed or adapted to carry not more than twelve persons excluding driver, Omni buses motor cab and maxi cab, at the time of its first registration.

Price of the vehicle (₹)Tax Rate (%)
0-5 lakhs6% of the cost
5-10 lakhs8% of the cost
10-20 lakhs10% of the cost
20-40 lakhs12% of the cost
40 lakhs and above20% of the cost

As per the configuration:

CriteriaTypeTax
WeightMotor vehicles, not themselves constructed to carry any load other than water, fuel accumulators and other equipment’s used for the purpose of propulsion, loose tools and loose equipment used for haulage solely and weighing together with the largest number of trailer proposed to be drawn.
(More than 9,500 kgs laden)
₹3,675 plus ₹180 for every 500 kilograms or part thereof in addition to 9,500 kgs.
CapacityFor seating more than 25 persons, for every person which the vehicle is permitted to carry excluding the drive.Min ₹768

Max ₹1,900

₹2,470(for Deluxe Contract Carriage)

₹3,458 (for Air-conditioned Deluxe Contact Carriage and Air-conditioned Deluxe Sleeper Contract Carriage)

₹3,952 (for fully built Air-conditioned Sleeper Contract Carriage)
WeightExceeding 16,200 kilogram but not exceeding 25,000 kilogram in weight laden₹14,000
Exceeding 25,000 kilogram but not exceeding 31,000 kilogram in weight laden₹19,000
Exceeding 31,000 kilogram but not exceeding 35,200 kilogram in weight laden₹23,000
Exceeding 35,200 kilogram in weight laden₹23,000.00 plus ₹500 for every 500 kilogram or part thereof in excess of 35,200 kilogram

Payment of Road Tax in Odisha

The most convenient mode of paying road tax is online from the official website of the Odisha Motor Vehicle Department. Simply enter the vehicle registration number, chassis and the location of the RTO where the vehicle was registered. The payment can be done via net banking.

For vehicles of the state or from outside the state, road tax can be paid in advance to the respective Regional Transport Organization.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is road tax applicable for a used car for which the tax has already been paid?

No, road tax for this car would not be applicable because the original owner has already paid the one time road tax while purchasing the car.

Can I claim road tax refund online?

No, you can only claim road tax refund by submitting the relevant documents at the respective RTO.

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