The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape has this week gazetted an increased fee structure for motor vehicle registration and licenses.
The notice affects license fees for cars, motorcycles, trucks, trailers and caravans in the entire provice. The average incrase is 4.5% across all categories.
These new fees, according to the notice, will come into effect on April 1, 2020.
These license fees are important for the provincial government as they help build and upgrade roads under provincial ownership, as well as fund their maintenance.
Here’s a list of what you can expect to pay in Cape Town and in the Western Cape province.
|Type||Current fee||New fee|
|Vehicle registration fee||R220||R240|
|Motorcycle licence fee||R192||R204|
|Car licence fee (0-250 kg)||R288||R294|
|Car licence fee (251-500 kg)||R300||R312|
|Car licence fee (501-750 kg)||R306||R318|
|Car licence fee (751-1000 kg)||R336||R348|
|Car licence fee (1001-1250 kg)||R408||R420|
|Car licence fee (1251-1500kg)||R558||R576|
|Car licence fee (1501-1750kg)||R624||R642|
|Car licence fee (1751-2000kg)||R708||R732|
|Car licence fee (2001-2250kg)||R966||R1002|
|Trailer licence fee||R108||R114|
|Caravan licence fee||R294||R306|
|Specially classified motor vehicle licence fee||R120||R138|