It is mandatory for all commercial goods vehicles to get a national permit for transportation and logistics services.
The government of India has prescribed certain rules and regulations for the vehicle movements on Indian roads, the vehicles that are used for passenger and goods carrier need to get a permit from the transport department. There are two types of permits issued by the government for vehicles – State Permit and National Permit.
The national permit is officially called as All India National Permit, it the document authorizes vehicles to carry goods in India. The permit is issued under the Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989 under sections 86 and 87 of the act. The National Permit is issued minimum for four states, in addition as per the vehicle owner’s request.
It is mandatory for all goods carrier vehicles to have a valid national permit document to carry the load and movement on Indian roads. In general, the vehicle permit is issued 9 years for the motor cab and 8 years for the other types of vehicle such as heavy vehicles trucks, trailers, and containers.
To apply for the national permit for the vehicle, the below-mentioned documents are required:
The national permit will be issued by the respective Regional Transport Office (RTO) after submitting the proper documents. To get the national permit the vehicle owner needs to submit the form online using the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has launched parivahan sewa portal for national permit online application. After proper inspection of documents and online fee payment, the RTO official issues the National permit to the vehicle.
To check the status of the National permit status for the vehicle on online after completing the inspection procedure, documents submission and fee payment, the vehicle owner need to wait for few days to process the application. After few days the national permit status of the vehicle can be checked by following the below-mentioned steps.
By following the above steps the users can check the status of their national permit status on the parivahan portal.
The national permit fee varies according to the vehicle type – light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. The fee structure is mentioned below:
|Type of Vehicle||Fee||Permit period|
Goods vehicle LCV
Goods vehicle HCV
To get the national permit for the vehicle, the owner needs to the requisite fee to get the permit certificate from the transport official. In the era of digitalization, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched the parivahan sewa portal to make transportation department digitalization. To pay the fee for national permit, the vehicle owners can pay online via parivahan portal,
To make a national permit fee online payment, the vehicle owner need to follow the below-mentioned steps:
Before you get a public grant for your vehicle, you should check public license rules in the country. The guidelines for public license for vehicles, or public grant for bikes are unique in relation to traveler vehicles moving highway or public grant for trucks rules. As indicated by the public license framework, the principles to follow and conditions to be met to get a public grant are: