The interior Ministry has proposed to raise the fees on passports and driver’s license


Plastic driver’s license for Russians will rise in half — from the current 2000 to 3000 rubles, follows from the interior Ministry prepared the draft amendments to the Tax code (published 29 Aug on the portal of projects of normative acts). The cost of the certificate of registration of the car will increase threefold — from 500 RUB. to 1500 RUB.

The fee for a passport of a new generation (with electronic chip) will increase from 3500 RUB to 5000 RUB for the same passport for a child under 14 years — from 1500 to 2500 rubles.

The fee will be increased only on the documents of the new sample, the price of paper will be saved, follows from the project of the Ministry of interior.

In the explanatory note to the draft law, the Ministry reminds that, paying the fee, citizens compensate for the budget expenses for production of documents. His proposal of the Ministry of interior justifies the appreciation of the value of production of these papers: in particular, the cost of making the passport with the electronic data carrier (chip) is increasing annually by more than 10% cite the example of the authors of the document. In addition, 1,000 RUB will increase the actual costs of the Federal budget for the conduct of examinations for the right to drive a car, issuing driving licences, registration of vehicles and for processing and issuance of the Russian passports of the new sample. State fees proposed to increase in proportion to the actual costs of the Federal budget, stated in the explanatory note to the bill.

New documents are supposed to enter a month after the official publication of the law, says the project.

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