Vehicle Emissions Levy

Vehicle Emissions Levy

Explore the amount vehicle (car) owners have to pay for the Emissions Levy in Ghana. Here are the steps to follow to pay for your Emissions Levy.

Vehicle Owners Emissions Levy

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to inform the general public, especially vehicle owners, that the Emissions Levy Act, 2023 (Act 1112) has been passed to impose a levy on carbon dioxide equivalent emissions on internal combination engine vehicles.

The implementation of the Emission Levy is in line with the Government’s effort aimed at tackling greenhouse gas emissions to promote the use of eco-friendly technology and green energy, improving environmental management while controlling general levels of air and water pollution.

GRA Fees for Vehicles Emission Levy

From 1st February 2024, all vehicle owners are required to pay the Emissions Tax at the amount provided in the schedules to Act 1112 as reproduced below:


Type of EmissionsMotor Vehicles


1.Emissions from Motor VehiclesInternal Combustion Engine Vehicles:
Motorcycles and TricyclesGH¢ 75 per annum
Motor Vehicles, Buses, and Coaches up to 3000 ccGH¢ 150 per annum
Motor Vehicles, Buses, and Coaches above 3000 ccGH¢ 300 per annum
Cargo Trucks and Articulated TrucksGH¢ 300 per annum

How to Pay for Vehicle Emission Levy

All persons required to pay the Vehicle Emissions Levy are to register and pay the levy on the Ghana.Gov Portal.

Under section 4(4) of Act 1112, a person required to issue a road use certificate (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) and other testing centers) shall demand evidence of payment of the levy before issuing a Road Use Certificate.

All vehicle owners are therefore to take note and comply with this directive accordingly.

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