The Tax Administration, div: Receiver’s office, hereby informs the general public that in cooperation with Police Dept. (KPSM), controls on payment for Motor vehicle taxes 2021 will commence as of Monday, March 29 2021. Before this time, all vehicles must carry the 2021 number plates and must be visible to the police. In accordance with art.25 of the Motor Vehicle tax ordinance, drivers/owners of vehicles who are non-compliant with the above-mentioned legislation can be fined up to Naf. 300.00. In addition to the fine, drivers will have to endure the inconvenience of having their vehicles confiscated.
What to do in the event your vehicle is confiscated.
In the event your vehicle is confiscated, you must go to the Receivers office with valid insurance and inspection card and pay the motor vehicle tax for the vehicle. Be informed that due to Covid -19 it is mandatory to wear your mask and keep a social distance from others when visiting the office.
After making payment to the Receiver, you proceed with your motor vehicle tax receipt to the Police Department. The Police Dept. will provide you with a release form, with which you will go to the towing company specified on the release form in order to retrieve your vehicle.
How much will this cost?
In order to retrieve your vehicle, you will first have to pay to the towing company up to $ 90.00 towing charges and $ 20.00 per day storage fee.
Based on art. 25 of the Motor Vehicle tax ordinance, you will also have to pay the fine up to Naf. 300.00, issued by the police. This must be paid at the Receivers office.
Taxpayers who made use of the online payment method and have not picked up their number plates are urged to do so to avoid unnecessary inconveniences the abovementioned cost.