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Bihar RTO Details

Driving your own vehicle is nearly the dream of every other person we come across. Not only does owning a vehicle give us comfort and simplify our lives but also helps in redefining our status in society. Driving is required to be learned these days to complete the essential chores of day-to-day life and also in case of some emergency situation. Also, people are considered independent enough if they can drive in the present-day environment.

However, the vehicle owner has to keep in mind to follow the traffic rules and regulations at all times. If not done so, it can invite a challan being issued in the name of the vehicle owner and a penalty to be paid according to the offense made.

Bihar is a big state with a huge population. There are certain rules and regulations to be followed in Bihar in order to drive safely according to the traffic department. If followed diligently, it becomes easy for the driver to drive and a challan is not issued but if not followed properly, a challan such as E-Challan can also be issued. Let us discuss how can the status of E-Challan can be checked and paid in Bihar.

Also Read: How to Check Driving Licence Application Status Online?

What is E-Challan?

When a driver breaks traffic rules and regulations and an electronic challan is generated for the violation of traffic. This is called E-Challan. The E-Challan can be paid online or offline and can be checked on the Parivahan official website.

What are the penalties in case of traffic violation in Bihar?

For every traffic violation, there is a penalty that one has to pay to the government, and for repeated offense amount increases. So it is advisable to every one to follow traffic rules.

Traffic ViolationPenalty
Driving without the Driving LicenseRs.5000
Driving without InsuranceRs.2000
Two-wheeler triple ridingRs.1000
Two-wheeler pillion without a helmetRs.1000
Traffic signals disobeyingRs.1000
Driving on the wrong sideFirst offense: Rs.5000;
Second offense: Rs.10000
Using a phone while drivingFirst offense: Rs.5000;
Second offense: Rs.10000
Over speedingLight Motor Vehicle: Rs.2000;
Medium Passenger vehicle: Rs.4000
The disqualified person driving a vehicleRs.10000
Minor driving a vehicleRs.5000
Excess luggage carriedFirst offence: Rs.500;
Second offence: Rs.1500
Driving without a fitness certificateFirst offence: Rs.5000;
Second offence: Rs.10000
RacingFirst offence: Rs.5000;
Second offence: Rs.10000
Dangerously drivingFirst offence: Rs.5000;
Second offence: Rs.10000
Parking in the “No Parking Zone”Rs.500

Also Read: Driving Licence Fees in Bihar

How to check the status of E-Challan online in Bihar?

The following steps help in checking the status online in Bihar for E-Challan:

  1. Visit the website https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html
  2. Scroll down to the “Online Services” section
  3. Click on “Challan Details”
  4. You will be redirected to parivahan official page https://echallan.parivahan.gov.in/
  5. Click on the “ Get Challan Details” option
  6. Enter the Challan number/Vehicle number/Driving License number
  7. Enter the captcha code
  8. Click on Get Details
  9. A list of E-challans will be shown on the screen
  10. You can check the individual status of all the challan and pay later

Also read: Process to Transfer Ownership of Vehicle in Bihar

How to pay for the E-Challan online in Bihar?

The following steps help in paying online in Bihar for E-Challan:

  1. Visit the website https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html
  2. Search for the “Online Services” section
  3. Click on the Challan Details
  4. You will be redirected to parivahan official page https://echallan.parivahan.gov.in/
  5. Click on the Get Challan Details option
  6. Enter the Challan number/Vehicle number/Driving License number
  7. Enter the captcha code given on the screen
  8. Click on Get Details
  9. A list of E-challans will be shown on the screen
  10. Pay for the challan by choosing the mode of payment
  11. Pay the fine amount and later a receipt will be generated which can be used for future reference.

How to pay for E-Challan offline in Bihar?

An E-Challan can be paid offline as well as online. Offline E-Challan payment can be done instantly to the traffic police who issued the E-Challan and a receipt for future reference can be taken. Or the vehicle owner can directly go to the traffic police station in the area where the challan was issued and pay the fine. Both ways offline E-Challan payment is acceptable in the state of Bihar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you pay E-Challan on Paytm app in Bihar?

No, you cannot pay E-Challan on the Paytm app in Bihar as the facility of paying through Paytm is available in selective states.

Is there an app for E-Challan in Bihar?

No, there is no app for E-Challan in Bihar. You can pay the E-Challan through Parivahan website.

What is the deadline for paying E-Challan?

The E-Challan is to be paid within 60 days of the issuance of the challan.

What happens if you do not pay the E-Challan in Bihar?

If you do not pay the E-Challan in Bihar, a police constable will be sent to the address provided to collect the fine and if not paid even then, a notification from the court for clarification will be issued. If not cleared, the driving license can get suspended.

Can we pay E-Challan offline?

Yes, we can pay E-Challan offline by visiting the Traffic Police Station in the area where the challan was issued.

Bihar Vehicle Registration Details

Location RTO CodeLocation RTO Code
Patna RTOBR-01Gopalganj RTOBR-28
Gaya RTOBR-02Siwan RTOBR-29
Bhojpur RTOBR-03Sitamarhi RTOBR-30
Chapra RTOBR-04Vaishali RTOBR-31
Motihari RTOBR-05Madhubani RTOBR-32
Muzaffarpur RTOBR-06Samastipur RTOBR-33
Darbhanga RTOBR-07Madhubani RTOBR-34
Munger RTOBR-08Sahebganj RTOBR-35
Begusarai RTOBR-09Godda RTOBR-36
Bhagalpur RTOBR-10Kishanganj RTOBR-37
Purnia RTOBR-11Araria RTOBR-38
Bilaspur RTOBR-12Katihar RTOBR-39
Hazaribagh RTOBR-13Deoghar RTOBR-40
Ranchi RTOBR-14Gumla RTOBR-41
Palamu RTOBR-15Lohardaga RTOBR-42
Jamshedpur RTOBR-16Madhepura RTOBR-43
Dhanbad RTOBR-17Buxar RTOBR-44
Chaibassa RTOBR-18Bhabua RTOBR-45
Saharsa RTOBR-19Jamui RTOBR-46
Bokaro RTOBR-20Koderma RTOBR-47
Nalanda RTOBR-21Supaul RTOBR-50
Bettiah RTOBR-22Banka RTOBR-51
Giridih RTOBR-23Sheikhpura RTOBR-52
Dehri RTOBR-24Lakhisarai RTOBR-53
Jehanabad RTOBR-25Sheohar RTOBR-55
Aurangabad RTOBR-26Arwal RTOBR-56
Nawada RTOBR-27Rohtas RTOBR-57
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By Sakshi Srivastava

I am Sakshi Srivastava. I am pursuing Masters of Commerce from Amity University, Lucknow. I have completed my Bachelors in Commerce from Amity University, Lucknow as well.