Major function of
S.T.A include Grant/Renewal of Permit for commercial Vehicles
(Passengers & Goods). Fare fixation of Taxi, Auto, Stage
carriage bus including MST Bus as well as Bazar Bus.
Any vehicle which
is to be used for carrying goods or passengers for commercial
purpose essential purpose essentially requires the permission
(Permits) under the provision of M.V. Act, 1988 and rules framed
there under. Permits are issued by S.T.A to control and to
regulate operation of Commercial Vehicles.
to approach for permits ?
- For all kind of Permit for
commercial vehicles -
Mizoram, Aizawl - 796 001
Phone No. 2324635
a Permit: The steps for obtaining the permit are as
of various Permits
for Passenger Vehicles:
and Taxi Permits: Such permits are issued from S.T.A.,
Aizawl for carrying passengers for a specific area. Fare is
charged at the rate determined by S.T.A.
Such permits are issued from S.T.A. to the vehicles for carrying
passengers to various parts of Mizoram as per the rate fixed by
the S.T.A. Total sitting capacity of such vehicles should not
exceed more than 12 passengers excluding Driver. Permits for
Inter-State Maxi Cab are also introduced by S.T.A. for a minimum
of 3 States.
Carriage Permits: The permit holders can operate their
Bus under their allotted routes for picking up passengers from
one place to another.
Permits: The contract carriage, taxi or local goods
permits are issued to ply vehicles within allotted routes.
Further, if a permit holder intends to take his vehicle on other
State/other jurisdictions, a temporary permits is issued for a particular time and
Stage Carriage Permits: The different States mutually
decides a number or buses to operate as stage carriage permits
to pick and drop passengers within different States on a
Fess and Permit Period:
Who is eligible for Permit ?
owner of a vehicle can apply for permit. However there are
restrictions or permits are made available only after
notification of Government.
When can Permits be applied ?
can be applied anytime. However the state carriage permits are
only issued at the time of notification as per policy.
Who enforced the permit
staff of Transport Department inspect the permit conditions. The
Traffic Police are also sometimes given responsibility to check
as per guidelines by Court or Transport Department.
What is the action taken
against violation of permit condition especially by State
Carriage Buses ?
Action is taken by
State Transport Authority against these offenders U/S 86 of M.V.
Act for suspension/consolation of permits.
Where do I
have to apply for different permits ?
Permits are issued
from the Office of S.T.A., Aizawl, Mizoram.
What are the
different kind of goods permits ?
To control the
vehicles in accordance with the requirement of public, the
various kinds of goods permits are issued for different types of
vehicles for their specific purposes. The broad classifications
of permits are as explained briefly under :-
for Goods Vehicles:
Permits: Such permits are granted to the vehicles
operating within States. Permits granted to a particular vehicle
for carrying load has to be applied for that particular area
Goods Permits: Such permits are granted to the vehicle
to carry goods from one State to another subject to meeting the
respective tax liabilities with the concerned State and other
Permits for Goods : These are the permits which are
initially issued by one State and later on endorsed in another
State by the concerned State Transport Authority.
Permits: Such permits are issued for a minimum four (4)
States to minimize the liability of the permit holder with
regard to different tax structure and other formalities of the
concerned State. For obtaining such permits the maximum age of
particular vehicle should not exceed 12 years. However, maximum
age in case of null axle vehicle should not exceed15 years.
are the forms of permits application and formats ?
information are required in different kinds of permits, State
Transport Authority, Mizoram from time to time keep on changing
the formats of applications and permits. However the forms of
permits for following categories as per CMVR, 1989 are enclosed.
Here to download Form 48-Application for National permits.
Here to download Form 45- Application for permit
of Tourist vehicle.
Here to download Form 46- Authorization of
Here to download Form 47-Authorisation for