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Pay Traffic Fines and Check E-Challan Online in Bangalore

Team AckoJul 27, 2023

Bangalore is one of the busiest cities in India. The development of the IT (Information Technology) industry has resulted in the rapid growth of the city.

With growth came more people, more vehicles and increased traffic congestion/violations.

The rise in traffic violations (like driving/riding without valid car/bike insurance) leads to more traffic challans, and paying them on time is crucial.

Here, the digital infrastructure makes paying traffic fines and checking e-challan online in Bangalore very convenient

Read on to learn more about the same, including how to check Bangalore traffic fines and how to pay them.



How to check e-challan status online in Bangalore?

Checking Bangalore e-challan status has become easy, thanks to the convenient online options. The following sections will highlight various ways to check Bangalore traffic fines online.

Through ACKO app

You can check Bangalore traffic fines online through the ACKO mobile application. The following steps will help you with the same.

  • Step 1: Download and install the ACKO smartphone application from Play Store or App Store.

  • Step 2: Log in to the app and click on “RTO info”.

  • Step 3: Click on “e-Challan status” on the following page.

  • Step 4: Enter your vehicle registration number and hit the search button.

  • Step 5: On the next page, you can view the pending and paid challans against your vehicle. 

Through Parivahan portal

You can also check Bangalore traffic fines online through the official e-Challan portal of Parivahan. The steps shared below explain the same.

  • Step 1: Visit the e-Challan Parivahan website.

  • Step 2: Enter the challan number or vehicle registration number, or DL number.

  • Step 3: Fill in the captcha code and click on “Get Detail”.

  • Step 4: You can view all the e-challans against your vehicle, including pending and already paid fines.

Alternatively, you can also download the mParivahan mobile app and check Bangalore traffic fines by providing the challan number/DL number/vehicle number.

How to pay traffic fines online in Bangalore

Now, you know how to check traffic fines in Bangalore. But how do you pay them? This section answers all your questions related to traffic fines payment in Bangalore, including online and offline ways. You can refer to the following sections to learn more about the same.

Steps to pay your traffic e-challan online in Bangalore

Here are the steps to pay Bangalore traffic fines online.

  • Step 1: Log on to the official website of the e-Challan Parivahan portal.

  • Step 2: Enter the challan number/DL number/vehicle registration number.

  • Step 3: Enter the displayed captcha code and click the “Get Detail” button.

  • Step 4: You can view all the pending challans.

  • Step 5: Click on the traffic fine you wish to pay, enter the required details and hit the “Pay Now” button.

  • Step 6: Choose the digital payment mode (debit/credit card, net banking, etc.) and complete the transaction.

  • Step 7: Note down the transaction number and download the receipt for future reference.

Please note that you can also download the mParivahan mobile application to pay traffic fines online through similar steps that are mentioned above.

You can also pay traffic fines online in Bangalore through the Karnataka One portal. You can follow the below-mentioned steps for the same.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the Karnataka One portal.

  • Step 2: Click on “Online Services” and select “Police” from the category list.

  • Step 3: Click on “Pay Traffic Violation Fine” and select “Avail Online”.

  • Step 4: Select the city “Bangalore” from the available options and click on “Pay Now”.

  • Step 5: Sign in or create an account and proceed by following the instructions.

  • Step 6: Select the violation, enter basic details such as the mobile number and DL/RC details and proceed to payment.

  • Step 7: Select the payment mode and complete the transaction.

Steps to Pay Your Traffic Police Fine (e-Challan) Offline in Bangalore

You can also pay the Bangalore traffic fines via traditional offline mode. In this section, we explain how to pay e-challan offline in Bangalore.

  • You can pay the Bangalore traffic challan to a traffic police officer with an e-challan device. You provide the DL/RC details, and the officer will provide the challan details and amount. Pay the fine and collect the receipt.

  • Alternatively, you can also walk into the nearest Traffic Police Station and pay traffic fines through cash or other available modes of payment.

Apart from the methods mentioned above, you can also pay traffic fines in Bangalore via Karnataka One/Bangalore One centre spread across the city. The following steps will guide you through the process of finding the centre near you.

  • Step 1: Log on to the Karnataka One website.

  • Step 2: Click on “Services Offered”.

  • Step 3: Select “Police” from the service category menu.

  • Step 4: Next, click on “Pay Traffic Violation Fine”.

  • Step 5: On the following page, select “Avail at Bangalore One/Karnataka One Centres”.

  • Step 6: Select “Bangalore” and click on “View Centres”.

  • Step 7: On the following page, you can view all the centres across the city. Find one near you, and you can walk into the centre and make the payment for traffic fines.

Please note that you can pay traffic fines in Karnataka One/Bangalore One centres through various payment methods such as cash, Demand Draft, Cheque, credit/debit cards. UPI, etc.

Here are some of the most common questions and their answers related to paying and checking Bangalore traffic fines.


How can I check traffic fines by car number in Bangalore?

Log on to the e-challan portal of Parivahan, enter your car number to check vehicle fines in Bangalore. Alternatively, download the ACKO app on your smartphone, enter your vehicle number to check traffic fines in Bangalore.

How long are traffic fines valid in Bangalore?

Traffic fines will be valid unless you pay them. Ideally, you should clear traffic fines within the mentioned due date. A delay in paying traffic challans may result in an additional penalty.

How can I reduce my traffic fine in Bangalore?

Once a traffic challan is issued, it cannot be reduced. Ideally, you should be paying the traffic fines in Bangalore within the due date to avoid additional penalties.

What should I do if I get the wrong traffic challan in Bangalore?

If you believe that the traffic challan you received is because of an error or wrongly issued, you can contact the respective authorities and raise a concern regarding the same. The authorities will verify the challan along with other details and may consider revoking it if there is valid supporting evidence.

What happens if I do not pay traffic fines in Bangalore?

If you fail to pay the traffic challan in Bangalore, you may face additional penalties such as a court summons, suspension of DL or suspension of vehicle registration.

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