Pakistan Bans These Vehicles from Motorways Starting Feb 5: Details and How to Get M-Tag Registration?

The National Highway and Motorway Authority (NHMA) has declared that automobiles will be prohibited from using all motorways without an M-Tag registration beginning February 5, 2024.

The NHMA has a crackdown on traffic rules violators by banning vehicles to use motorways that do not have M-Tag registration.

In a statement, the authority stated that the move sought to reduce waiting time at highway entry and departure locations, where vehicles previously had to queue to pay tolls.

This move will enhance the smooth exit and entry of the vehicles on motorways.

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To use the extensive network of motorways, including the Peshawar-Islamabad-Lahore Motorway (M1), Pindi Bhattian-Multan Motorway (M4), Hakla-DI Khan Motorway (M14), Lahore-Abdul Hakeem Motorway (M3), Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M5), and Hassanabdal-Mansehra Expressway (E35), all vehicles must obtain an M-Tag.

Motorists can obtain an M-Tag by visiting the customer care center with their vehicle registration book/card and CNIC.

So, with this development now motorists are eligible to use motorways for longer routes.

In light of the new law, the National Highway and Motorway Police (NHMP) and the NHA have issued many recommendations to motorists.

How to Get M-Tag for Using Motorways

To get an M-Tag for vehicles to use motorways for a smooth and convenient journey you must follow the following procedure.

  • You must identify a nearby booth, which is often found near large toll plazas and service areas on highways.
  • To start with the application, you’ll need your original CNIC and a copy of your vehicle’s registration certificate.
  • At this point, you will complete the application form, which may be obtained from the booth, and provide all necessary information.
  • Fill out the application form and send it to the booth attendant, along with the needed documentation. They will validate the information on the form.
  • If your application is granted, you will be issued an M-Tag. The sticker will be applied to the vehicle’s windshield.
  • You may check the status or replenish the balance using NHA’s One Network mobile phone app.
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