IPVA 2022 – See who is exempt from the tax and how to consult it.


Did you know that it is possible to be exempt from IPVA 2022? Is it really possible to get total exemption from this tax that has weighed heavily on Brazilians' pockets? Let's see the details and how this whole process works for people who want to apply for tax exemption.

It is well known that we Brazilians have a huge tax burden, one of the largest in the world. Among the taxes we pay every year, IPVA, vehicle licensing, as well as IPTU, are taxes that end up weighing heavily on the budget of Brazilian families, so it is worth getting to know the law better to find out if you can have exemption or not.


The rate of IPVA 2022, will remain the same as in 2021, however, what we are going to address in this article is not how to pay IPVA, not even how to know the value of your IPVA, we will try to show readers the basic requirements to have total exemption of the tax. Remember that this is a very specific audience. Let's show next.

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IPVA 2022 - Basic requirements

If you have a vehicle, did you know that the IPVA rate varies between 1 and 4 %, which is why the amounts can vary a lot. However, the newer and more expensive the vehicle, the higher the tax rate. However, Brazilian states have very specific rules regarding IPVA, so depending on where you live, you may be completely exempt, or you will have to pay tax.

It is worth remembering that some users who have comorbidities can also get full exemption from IPVA, however, it is necessary to prove that the vehicle is properly adapted. Illnesses such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, amputations, osteoarthritis, arthrodesis, autism, visual impairment, mental disability, may result in total tax exemption.

But the list does not stop there, people who have neurological diseases, degenerative diseases, multiple sclerosis, severe scoliosis, lymphomas, injuries with physical sequelae, mastectomy, rotator cuff, diabetic neuropathies, dwarfism, paraplegia, cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis, parkinson, prostheses internal and external, spinal problems, renal fistula, thalidomide quadrantectomy, carpal tunnel syndrome and chronic tendinitis.

IPVA 2022 - Brazilian states and exemptions

  • São Paulo, Paraná, Alagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul and Acre: exempt the driver from IPVA for the next year, in the case of vehicles with more than 20 years of manufacture. 
  • Rio Grande do Norte, Amapá: the driver is exempt from the IPVA for the next year, in the case of vehicles with more than 10 years of manufacture.
  • Bahia, Amazonas, Federal District, Ceará, Maranhão, Espírito Santo, Paraíba, Rio de Janeiro, Piauí, Rondônia, Tocantins and Sergipe: it has tax exemption for vehicles that have been manufactured for 15 years or more. 
  • Mato Grosso: exemption from IPVA for vehicles manufactured more than 18 years ago.
  • Minas Gerais: only cars that have a black license plate will be totally exempt from the tax.
  • Santa Catarina and Pernambuco: IPVA exempt for vehicles that are more than 30 years old.
  • Roraima: Exemption only for agricultural vehicles, motorcycles with a maximum capacity of 160 cylinders, as well as PCD vehicles, taxis and ambulances.

other details

The tax on ownership of motor vehicles, that is, the famous "IPVA", is a tax of the utmost importance and mandatory, because if you do not have your vehicle documentation up to date, you may have your car seized, that is, It is mandatory to pay this tax every year.

However, what is the purpose of the money raised from this boost? First, it is necessary to understand that half of the resource collected in relation to the IPVA is destined to the state where the vehicle is registered, and the other half, goes to the municipality where the driver resides, therefore, it is fully entitled to charge for improvements in streets, roads and highways together with municipal and state governments.

It is also worth remembering that many of these processes, in the case of PCD vehicle drivers or drivers who need to adapt their car, is a somewhat costly battle, but it is worth it, because nothing is better than having the tax exemption, which in some cases it can be a good money.

How to pay IPVA

Currently, due to the pandemic, almost all vehicle-related processes can be done on the state Detrans website, i.e. services such as; Vehicle licensing, payment of taxes, as well as CNH renewal, can be done directly on the Detran website of your respective state.

On the Detran website, it is possible to issue the guides and make the payment through banking applications, that is, through the ”Internet Banking”, or directly in the ”app” of your bank, however, if you have not adapted to the digital language , you can go directly to the Detran to request the guides and make the payment at lottery outlets, or directly at the bank in question.

It is worth remembering that the digital process is much simpler, in addition to being fast, it avoids crowds and queues, so if you don't know how to do the process on the internet, call someone you trust, preferably your son, brother or someone else. closer, to help you do the process digitally.

How to get the exemption

If you want to request tax exemption, you need to pay attention to the details, if it is for the year of manufacture, you are already automatically exempt according to your state, it is worth remembering that some states grant total exemption and other states do not grant exemption for age of the vehicle, such as the state of Minas Gerais, for example.

If you have any comorbidity, or are still part of the PCD public, just go to the "Cras" closest to your home, so you can find out which documents are needed to file the IPVA exemption request. It is worth remembering that it is a somewhat laborious process, but it ends up working out in the end, you just need to have a little patience.

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