6th August, 2021
The Joint Tax Board (JTB), has approved hike in prices of number plates and drivers licence nationwide.
The board has given the states the go ahead to charge the new rates, which kicked of from August 1, 2021.
A statement issued by the General Manager, Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA), Mrs. Lape Kilanko thus announced the revised rates for the procurement of vehicle number plates and drivers’ licences as approved by the board.
Kilanko disclosed that the new rates for Standard Private Number Plates and Standard Commercial Number Plates, among others is now N18,750 while Drivers Licence for three years and five years will cost N10,350 and N15,450 respectively.
She said the approval was conveyed in a letter issued by the Joint Tax Board, dated 30th July 2021, and addressed to Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
According to her, the letter implored all State Boards of Internal Revenue to ensure strict adherence to the approved rates for uniformity in the administration of road taxes in Nigeria.