Here are the new car license fees for Gauteng, the Western Cape and KZN in 2019

The Gauteng, KZN and Western Cape provincial governments have gazetted their motor vehicle licence (MVL) fee increases for 2019.

These fee increases officially came into effect on 1 April 2019 and are traditionally a tax used by the government to improve road conditions.

The Western Cape said that it relies on vehicle licence fees to:

  • Build, upgrade and maintain the provincially-owned road network.
  • Assist municipalities to fund the maintenance of their more strategic roads.
  • Continue to reduce the maintenance backlog, which has been decreased by over 16% over the last 7 years.

You can find the list of the most important proposed fees detailed below.

In addition to car licence fees, motorcycle, trailer and caravan licence fees are also included.

Type Western Cape  Gauteng KZN
Vehicle registration fee R220 R192 R135
Motorcycle licence fee R192 R216 R372
Car licence fee (0-250 kg) R288  R216 R252
Car licence fee (251-500 kg) R300  R324 R300
Car licence fee (501-750 kg) R306  R360 R372
Car licence fee (751-1000 kg) R336  R384 R456
Car licence fee (1001-1250 kg) R408  R432 R516
Car licence fee (1251-1500kg) R558  R600 R648
Car licence fee (1501-1750kg) R624  R708 R780
Car licence fee (1751-2000kg)  R708  R900 R912
Car licence fee (2001-2250kg)  R966  R1 044 R1 092
Trailer licence fee from R108 from R216 from R252
Caravan licence fee R294 R348 R372
Specially classified motor vehicle licence fee R120 R348 R348

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Here are the new car license fees for Gauteng, the Western Cape and KZN in 2019