Road Tax 2020 Reminder

Vehicle owners are urged to pay the 2020 Road Tax or face a penalty.

The Ministry of Finance issued a notice on February 15, 2019, which designated January to March every year as the period for road tax payment (Deadline 31st March). This means traffic police will begin checking vehicles for payment in April.

It also noted that drivers who didn’t pay the tax would be fined as stipulated in an Order issued by the ministry in 2017.

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Those who have not yet paid the 2018 tax will be fined 60% of the value, and a 40% fine will be imposed on those who haven’t paid the 2019 tax.

The road tax can be paid at various banks including BCEL, where payments can be made through five bank channels, namely over the counter, BCEL One and BCEL I-Bank online mobile applications, ATMs, BCOME, and the bank’s franchises.

Important: Vehicle owners who have not paid road tax will not be permitted to cross the border into other countries, under a new measure that has been introduced to force people to pay the annual tax … read more here.

According to the President’s Ordnance on Road Tax dated September 20, 2017, the road tax for a motorbike with a 110cc or smaller engine is 15,000 kip, while it is 100,000 kip for a bike with a 200cc or bigger engine. Cars with a 1,000cc or smaller engine are charged 100,000 kip, while the road tax for vehicles with engine sizes ranging from 3,001 to 4,000cc is 350,000 kip.

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