Set up under the Department of Transport, Delhi, the Regional Transport Office or RTO in Delhi operates under The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 213. Being the capital of India, the city of Delhi experiences heavy traffic all year long. To maintain a smooth traffic system in the city, the RTO implements all the standard regulations and issues legal documents for vehicles and vehicle users.
Here is a Delhi RTO code list with the respective locations.
|RTO Location||RTO Code|
|Sarai Kale Khan||DL-06|
Here are the contact details with helpline numbers of RTO offices in Delhi.
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Mall Road RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Deputy Director’s Zonal Office, Mall Road, Delhi - 110009|
|Office Timings||8:30 AM to 1:00 PM|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Tilak Marg RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Deputy Director’s Zonal Office 3, Tilak Marg in New Delhi|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Sheikh Sarai RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||DDA Market, Sheikh Sarai, South Delhi, Delhi.|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Janakpuri RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Janakpuri, West Delhi, Delhi|
Here are the contact details and code of Loni Road RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Loni Road, Shahdara, East Delhi, Delhi|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Sarai Kale Khan RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Sarai Kale Khan, Delhi|
Here are the contact details and code of Mayur Vihar RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Mayur Vihar, East Delhi, Delhi|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Wazirpur RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Wazirpur, North West Delhi, Delhi|
Here are the contact details and code of Dwarka RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Dwarka, South West Delhi|
Here are the contact details and code of West Delhi RTO.
|Office Address||Raja Garden, Delhi|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Rohini RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Rohini, North West Delhi, Delhi|
Here are the contact details and code of Vasant Vihar RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Vasant Vihar, South West Delhi, Delhi|
The following table showcases the contact details and code of Surajmal Vihar RTO in Delhi.
|Office Address:||Surajmal Vihar, East Delhi, Delhi|
Here are the major functions as per the Delhi RTO official website.
To carry out various administrative services as per The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
To issue and/or renew a learning licence, driving licence, and international driving permit.
To register different classes of vehicles as per the rules.
To issue a trade certificate to vehicle dealers.
To issue a local and national permit.
To issue the countersignature for vehicles belonging to other states.
Create awareness about road safety, especially for school buses.
Enforcing vehicle norms related to emission and safety.
Manage inter-state bus terminals.
Integrating Metros, Airports, and Railways with road transport.
Here are further details of the responsibilities and services of Delhi RTO.
The RTO offices in Delhi are authorised to issue Learners and Permanent Driving Licence to individuals.
One can apply for the grant of a new or old Registration Certificate (RC) at a Delhi RTO either online or by visiting the nearest RTO physically. Depending on the reason for the RC application, an RTO can provide temporary or permanent vehicle registration. After applying, you may have to wait for a while to get your vehicle registration. During this time, you can use the online Parivahan platform to check RC status in Delhi.
One can apply for commercial transportation permits and tourist authorisations for vehicles at an RTO in Delhi.
Each RTO in Delhi overlooks the collection of road tax and other taxes within their area of operation.
The structure for RTO fees in Delhi is described in this section. Read on to understand the amount you need to pay to attain each of the following services.
Here is a list of fees for different services related to driving licence in Delhi.
|Learner’s license for 1 class of vehicle||500|
|Learner’s license for 2 classes of vehicle||950|
|Learner’s license for 3 classes of vehicle||1400|
|Learner's license test (Each attempt).||50|
|Issuing the driving license.||400|
|Adding a class of vehicle to an existing driver's licence.||1150|
|Endorsement or renewal for carrying hazardous goods in a vehicle.||100|
|Issuing the International Driving Permit.||1000|
|Driving licence renewal||400|
|Duplicate driving license||400|
|Driving licence renewal after the grace period.||1500|
|Conductor's licence renewal||200|
|Duplicate Conductor's licence||200|
It is mandatory by law to get a vehicle registered under an RTO. An unregistered vehicle can attract penalties and/or lead to jail time. You can get your vehicle registered by paying the applicable fees. Here are the payable RTO charges for a new car and two-wheelers in Delhi based on the type of registration.
|Registration Type||Price Of The Vehicle||Fuel type||Registration Fee (% of Price)|
|Individual||Up to 6 Lakhs||Petrol||4%|
|Individual||Up to 6 Lakhs||Diesel||5%|
|Individual||From 6 to 10 Lakh||Petrol||7%|
|Individual||From 6 to 10 Lakh||Diesel||8.75%|
|Individual||More than 10 Lakh||Petrol||10%|
|Individual||More than 10 Lakh||Diesel||12.5%|
|Company||Up to 6 Lakhs||Petrol||5%|
|Company||Up to 6 Lakhs||Diesel||6.2%|
|Company||From 6 to 10 Lakh||Petrol||8.75%|
|Company||From 6 to 10 Lakh||Diesel||10.94%|
|Company||More than 10 Lakh||Petrol||12.5%|
|Company||More than 10 Lakh||Diesel||15.6%|
Here are the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) parking charges based on the cost of a vehicle.
|Cost of Vehicle||MCD Parking Charges (Rs.)|
|Less than 4 Lakh||2000|
|More than 4 Lakh||4000|
The following is a list of payable road tax amounts per year for passenger vehicles.
|Passenger Vehicle Type (excluding driver and conductor)||Road Tax Per Year (Rs.)|
|Not exceeding 2||305|
|From 2 to 4||605|
|From 4 to 6||1130|
|From 6 to 18||1915|
|More than 18||1915+280/passenger|
Having a fitness certificate for commercial vehicles is mandatory as per The Motor Vehicles Act. The registration of a vehicle will be deemed valid only if it has a valid fitness certificate. Here are the charges one needs to pay to receive a fitness certificate for different types of vehicles.
|Type of Vehicle||Fee (Rs.)|
|Heavy Motor Vehicle||500|
|Medium Motor Vehicle||400|
|Light Motor Vehicle||300|
|Duplicate Fitness Certificate||250|
There is a late fee associated with delaying the process of obtaining a fitness certificate for commercial vehicles. The following are payable late fees depending upon the duration of delay in the process.
|Type of Vehicle||Late Fee (Rs.)|
|First 15 days||10/day|
|After 15 Days||20/day|
The table below highlights the RC renewal fees in Delhi for different types of vehicles.
|Type of Vehicle||Re-registration Fee (Rs.)|
|Heavy Motor Vehicle||600|
|Medium Motor Vehicle||400|
|Light Motor Vehicle||300|
|Imported Motor Vehicles||800|
Apart from carrying a driving licence, the vehicle that transports passengers and/or goods, needs to seek special authorization from suitable authorities. This permission is granted in the form of a permit. Permits can be of various types depending upon the type of goods/number of passengers, or the geographical stretch in which the vehicle will ply. Here is the list of charges for local and national permits.
|Type of Permit||Type of Vehicle||Permit Charges (Rs.)||Duration (Years)|
|Local||Light Goods Vehicle||2000||5|
|Local||Heavy Goods Vehicle||2500||5|
|National||Light Goods Vehicle||2015||5|
|National||Heavy Goods Vehicle||2515||5|
Here is a list of services provided by RTOs in Delhi and the time required for processing them. Note that these figures are subject to changes.
|Grant of Driving Licence||Same day|
|Grant of Learner’s Licence||7 days|
|Grant/Renewal of CC Permit (Buses)||5 Working Days|
|Grant/Renewal of Local Permit for Goods Vehicle||5 Working Days|
|Grant/Renewal of National Permit||5 Working Days|
|Hypothecation Removal||30 Days|
|NOC (No Objection Certificate)||3 Days|
|Transfer of Ownership||30 Days|
RTOs in Delhi provide online services via their official website: https://transport.delhi.gov.in/home/transport-department
Disclaimer: The information mentioned on this page is compiled from different websites and government sources. The information may be updated from time to time. Hence, please refer to the respective government websites and verify before making any RTO-related decisions.
How many RTOs are currently active in Delhi?
There are a total of 13 RTOs currently functioning in Delhi.
Can I drive a car from another state in Delhi?
You can drive a car from another state in Delhi for 30 days without re-registering it. However, for any longer period, you must transfer the vehicle registration from another state to Delhi RTO to avoid any associated penalties. You can check the RC transfer fees online in Delhi via the Parivahan portal or the official website of Delhi Transport.
What is the process of getting NOC from RTO Delhi?
What is the process of getting NOC from RTO Delhi?
If you need to transfer a vehicle’s registration from Delhi to another state, you must obtain a No Objection Certificate or NOC from Delhi RTO. The procedure will involve the submission of the following documents.
Duly filled Form 28
Receipt of paid road tax till date
Self-attested registration certificate
Valid vehicle insurance
Copy of valid Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
I got my learner's license from Delhi RTO, but I wish to learn driving outside of Delhi. Is it possible?
Yes, a learner’s license is valid all over India. You can learn to drive in any Indian state.
I need more time to learn to drive a vehicle. Is it possible to renew the learning license?
Yes, it is possible to renew a learning licence provided a renewal request is made before the date of expiry.
What is the process for obtaining a driving license?
You need to first get a learning license and learn the vehicle you wish to drive for 30 days. Then you can apply for a driving license with proper documentation and reach the office with your vehicle. Your documents will be verified and you need to undergo a driving test. After successfully passing the test and verification of documents, you will receive your permanent driving license on the same day.
I am familiar with driving a vehicle and wish to apply for a license. Is it necessary that I enrol in a driving school?
No, if you wish to drive a private vehicle you can directly approach the RTO and apply for a driving license. However, it is necessary to enrol and avail training from a driving school in case of commercial vehicles.
Is passing a driving test very hard in India? What should I do to prepare for a driving test?
The difficulty level of a driving test is not extremely high in India. However, you need a thorough knowledge of two things: first is how to drive a vehicle and second is knowledge of roads, road signs, traffic rules, etc. You can take up online mock tests for practice.
Can anyone fail the driving test? What should one do if he/she fails the driving test?
Yes, people can fail a driving test. However, one should learn the skill of driving more thoroughly and apply for a retest. You can do so seven days after an unsuccessful test. Use these seven days to master the driving skills.
The details printed on my driving license are incorrect. What should I do?
All applicants are shown the details that will be printed on their driving license at the time of data entry. One should check all these details thoroughly at this time. If the details printed are incorrect, you need to pay the printing fees once again and get the details corrected. It is very important to have correct details on your driving license.
I forgot to renew my driving license. Do I need to pay any fine now?
Yes, you need to pay a fine of Rs. 300 and an additional amount of Rs. 1000 per year for the number of years you delayed the renewal. For example, if Mr A’s license had expired in the year 2015, he needs to pay Rs. 5300 as penalty while getting the license renewed in 2020.
What is the validity of a learning license?
A learning license in India is valid for six months. And the license holder can apply for a driving license anytime after 30 days of obtaining a learning license.
Which documents are required to get a vehicle registered in India?
Depending on the type of vehicle, you will require the following documents for registration:> Forms 20, 21, 22.> Insurance policy> Address proof> Road Tax receipt> PAN card of the applicant> M.C.D parking fees> Etc.
|RTO Offices in Chennai||RTO Offices in Bengaluru|
|RTO Offices in Hyderabad||RTO Offices in Mumbai|
|RTO Offices in Delhi||RTO Offices in Ahmedabad|
|RTO Offices in Pune||RTO Offices in Kolkata|
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