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New Motor Vehicle Fees

New Motor Vehicle Fees

October 8, 2020

The general public is hereby notified that the following amendments to the Motor Vehicle & Road Traffic Act, Cap. 51:02 (First Schedule), will take effect from October 1, 2020:

 

DESCRIPTION

NEW Rates ($)
Vehicles solely for private use in carrying persons or for broadcasting purposes:

1.      For each motor cycle-

(a)   Having 2 wheels and not exceeding 200 pounds (lbs)

(b)   Having 3 wheels

(c)   Having 2 wheels and exceeding 200 pounds (lbs)

1,250

1,875

2,500

2.      For each motor vehicle other than a motor cycle:
(a)   Not exceeding 2,240

(b)   Exceeding 2,240 lbs and not exceeding 3,000 lbs

(c)   Exceeding 3000lbs and not exceeding 4000lbs

(d)   Exceeding 4000lbs and not exceeding 5000lbs

(e)   Exceeding 5000lbs

2,500

3,125

5,000

7,500

12,500

Passenger vehicle for hire or reward:

3.      For each motor cycle-

(a)   Not exceeding 2,240

(b)   Exceeding 2,240 lbs and not exceeding 3,000 lbs

(c)   Exceeding 3000lbs and not exceeding 4000lbs

(d)   Yellow cabs (corporate yellow)

5,000

5,625

6,250

NO FEES

4.  (a) For each motor bus used solely in Georgetown or New Amsterdam and seating –
        i.            Not more than 14 passengers

ii.            More than 14 passengerS

6,187

11,700

(aa) For each motor bus used in Barima-Waini, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Potaro-Siparuni and Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo NO FEES
        i.            Not more than 14 passengers

ii.            More than 14 passengers

6,187

11,700

Goods Vehicles For each goods vehicle –
(a)  Not exceeding 1120lbs unladen weight

(b)  Exceeding 1120lbs but not exceeding 2240lbs unladen weight

(c)  Exceeding 2240lbs but not exceeding 4480lbs unladen weight

(d)  Exceeding 4480lbs but not exceeding 8960lbs unladen weight

(e)  Exceeding 8960lbs but not exceeding 13440lbs unladen weight

(f)   Exceeding 13440lbs unladen weight

Provided that:

3,125

5,625

11,250

13,750

31,250

37,500

  i.  For a motor lorry exceeding four tons but not exceeding six tons payload, the licence fee shall be

ii. For a motor lorry exceeding six tons payload, the licence fee shall be

iii. For an articulated vehicle the unladen weight which exceeds 11200lbs the licence fee shall be

31,250

37,500

35,000

OTHER MOTOR VEHICLES
5.      (a) For any agricultural motor tractor and trailer which are used for the sole purpose of carrying agricultural machinery, appliances and produce or any of them to or from, or to and from, any cultivated plantation, lot or farm within a radius of 6miles thereof but not in Georgetown or New Amsterdam

(b)   For any agricultural motor tractor used alone for the said purpose

4,500
6.  For each motor hearse

7. For each motor vehicle used solely for the serving of equipment or machinery

8. For each mechanically propelled crane, hoist, compressor, bulldozer or similar vehicle used in connection with construction, which is not in itself designed or constructed to carry any load other than those loose tools and equipment.

9.   (a) For trailer used in connection with a motor car: –

i.  Having two wheels

ii.   Having more than two wheels

(b)   For each trailer capable of being attached to any vehicle, other than a motor tractor or motor car and not constructed as a permanent attachment to that vehicle

1,500

3,750

 

1,500

 

 

450

750

 

900

10.  For each ATV

Provided that:

(a)   No licence fee shall be payable in respect of any invalid carriage;

(b)   No licence shall be required for any motor vehicle or trailer if used only within the bounds of any sugar cane plantation, wood cutting grant, cattle farm under cultivation, cocoa estate, rubber estate, private grant, mining or placer claim

(c)   In item 4, “passengers”, include the driver;

(d)   The Minister may, by order, define districts in which the fee for any trailer used in connection with a motor car shall be one half of the appropriate amount set out in item 10 (a);

(e)   For any trailer fitted with tyres other than pneumatic tyres, the fees shall be twice the appropriate amount set out in item 10;

(f)    No licence fee shall be payable for any motor vehicle or trailer kept for use exclusively on roads and trails, or any of them, in any district defined by the Minister by order, which shall come or be deemed to have come into operation on such day, being the first day of any quarter, not earlier than the commencement of the year in which the order is made, as shall be specified therein. Where there has been payment for any motor vehicle or trailer of a licence fee from which the motor vehicle or trailer is, upon application of the licence holder shown to the satisfaction of the licensing officer to have, by virtue of any such order published in the Gazette after the payment in question, been exempted to the extent of any amount so paid in respect of any period commencing on or after the coming into operation of the order, such amount shall pursuant to the said application, and upon surrender of the licence if such period is unexpired, be refunded by or on the authority of the Licensing Authority and any decision of the licensing officer with which the applicant is dissatisfied shall be subject to appeal, which shall lie in the like manner as an appeal under the proviso to section 18 (3) against refusal to issue a licence.

1500
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