Islamabad administration announces staggering increase in driving licence fees

Increase in driving licence fees in Islamabad will be implemented immediately, says notification

By
Ayaz Akbar Yousafzai
A woman adjusts back mirror while driving her car in Islamabad, Pakistan December 7, 2016. — Reuters
  • Increase in fees to be implemented immediately. 
  • Driving licence permit fees increased to Rs1,000.
  • Fees of licence restoration increased to Rs20,000.

The Islamabad administration announced a staggering increase in the driving learner permit, licence and renewal fees.

According to a notification issued by the administration, the increase in driving licence fees in Islamabad will be implemented immediately. 

The fee for the driving licence permit for six months has been increased from Rs349 to Rs1,000. 

Meanwhile, the non-professional licence fees has been hiked from Rs1,800 to Rs3,000. 

The fees for professional licence (LTV and HTV) has been increased from Rs2,100 to a staggering Rs10,000. 

Moreover, the fees for digital driving licence card has been increased to Rs2,000 and renewal fees has been fixed at Rs2,000 while renewal fees for three years is fixed at Rs3,000. 

The notification showed that the restoration fees for a suspended licence has been increased to Rs20,000.