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The Regional Transport Offices in Kolkata have been formed to perform transport-related activities as per The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Each RTO in the city provides its services within its area/zone. Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal, is a cultural, educational and business hub, which is why people travel in and out of the city on a daily basis. The role of the Kolkata RTO is to maintain a systematic transport system for citizens and visitors.
Here’s a table with the list of Kolkata RTO codes.
|RTO Location||RTO Code|
|Beltala||WB-01, WB-02, WB-03, WB-04|
|Salt Lake||WB-07, WB-08|
Located at strategic locations across the metro city of Kolkata, here are the RTO Codes and their respective office address and phone numbers.
Here are details such as Beltala RTO codes, contact details and office timings.
|RTO Code/Number||WB-01, WB-02, WB-03, WB-04|
|Office Address||Beltala Road, Garcha, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West-Bengal -; 700020|
|Office Timings||10 AM - 5 PM|
Here are the contact details of the Kasba RTO office.
|RTO Code/Number||WB-05, WB-06|
|Office Address||Sector C, East Kolkata Twp, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700107|
|Office Timings||10 AM - 5 PM|
Here are the contact details of the Salt Lake RTO office.
|RTO Code/Number||WB-07, WB-08|
|Office Address||CM Block, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West-Bengal - 700020|
|Office Timings||10 AM - 5 PM|
The following are the primary services offered at Kolkata RTOs.
Issuance and renewal of Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) and International Driving Permit.
Issuance and renewal of temporary and permanent Registration Certificate (vehicle number) for private and commercial vehicles.
Issuance and renewal of permits for commercial and transport vehicles.
Issuance of Fitness Certificates (FC) for private and commercial vehicles.
Collection of fees and road tax.
Here are further details on the Kolkata RTO services.
Each RTO office in Kolkata provides Registration Certificates (RC) to the vehicles that fall within their jurisdiction. One can apply for temporary or permanent RCs and get a duplicate RC issued in case of losing or damaging the original. The authorities also accept requests regarding the renewal of vehicle registration for appropriate reasons.
The RTO offices in Kolkata are authorised to provide different licences such as a Driving Licence, Learning Licence and even an International Driving Licence to applicants. However, you must approach the RTO that serves the class of vehicle you want to get a licence for.
The permits are offered to commercial/transport vehicles that need to carry goods or passengers. There are certain RTO offices in Kolkata dedicated only to providing services to commercial vehicles.
Each RTO office is responsible for collecting road taxes from the vehicles registered within their jurisdiction. This tax is usually collected at the time of registration or while preparing for the NOC for the transfer of vehicle.
The following are the RTO fees in Kolkata for different offered services.
Here is the fee structure for the services related to Learning and Driving Licences at Kolkata RTO.
|Learners Licence (LL)||Rs. 150|
|LL Test Fee/Repeat Test Fee||Rs. 50|
|Driving Licence (DL)||Rs. 200|
|Addition of another class of vehicle to DL||Rs. 500|
|International Driving Permit||Rs. 1,000|
|Renewal of DL||Rs. 200|
|Renewal of DL after the grace period||Rs. 300 (Additional fee of Rs. 1,000 for delay of each year)|
|Change of Address (DL)||Rs. 200|
|Smartcard (DL)||Rs. 200|
Here are the charges for registration of private and commercial vehicles at Kolkata RTOs.
|Vehicle Type||Fees (Issue/Renewal)|
|Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) / Quadricycle / Three-Wheeler (Private)||Rs. 600|
|LMV / Three-Wheeler / Quadricycle (Commercial)||Rs. 1,000|
|Medium Goods Vehicle||Rs. 1,000|
|Medium Passenger Motor Vehicle||Rs. 1,000|
|Heavy Goods Vehicle||Rs. 1,500|
|Heavy Passenger Vehicle||Rs. 1,500|
|Imported Motor Vehicle||Rs. 5,000|
|Imported Motorcycle||Rs. 2,500|
|Duplicate Registration Certificate||Half of the fees mentioned above.|
|Transfer of Ownership||Half of the fees mentioned above.|
|Change of Residence||Half of the fees mentioned above.|
|Recording alteration in Registration Certificate||Half of the fees mentioned above.|
|Endorsing Hire Purchase/Lease/Hypothecation Agreement||Two-Wheeler - Rs. 500|
|Endorsing Hire Purchase/Lease/Hypothecation Agreement||Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/LMV - Rs. 1,500|
|Endorsing Hire Purchase/Lease/Hypothecation Agreement||Medium or Heavy Vehicle - Rs. 3,000|
Here is the Kolkata RTO fee for the grant and renewal of Fitness Certificate.
|Conducting test for grant or renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC)||Two-Wheeler - Rs. 200 (Rs. 400 for automated)|
|Conducting test for grant or renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC)||Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/LMV - Rs. 400 (Rs. 600 for automated)|
|Conducting test for grant or renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC)||Medium/Heavy Vehicle - Rs. 600 (Rs. 1,000 for automated)|
|Grant / Renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC)||Rs. 200 (Additional Rs. 50 for each day of delay after the expiry)|
|Grant / Renewal of Letter of Authority||Rs. 15,000|
|Issuance of Duplicate Letter of Authority||Rs. 7,500|
Here are the RTO permit charges in Kolkata.
|Vehicle Type||Fee||Permit Period|
|Light Goods Vehicle||Rs. 2,000 (Rs. 500 for authorisation)||5 years (1 year for authorisation)|
|Heavy Goods Vehicle||Rs. 2,500||5 years|
|Light Goods Vehicle (LGV)||Rs. 2,015 (Rs. 500 for authorisation)||5 years (1 year for authorisation)|
|Heavy Goods Vehicle||Rs. 2,515||5 years|
The services of Kolkata RTO are available via the official West Bengal Transport Department website: https://transport.wb.gov.in/
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.
Here are some of the common queries about RTOs in Kolkata.
Who is the licencing authority of Kolkata RTO?
The Director of PVD, Kolkata or any officer authorized by him is the licencing authority in the metro city of Kolkata.
What is the validity of the Learner’s Licence (LL)?
The LL is valid for a period of 180 days, after which one needs to renew the LL. Also, one can apply for a DL after the lapse of a minimum period of 30 days from when the LL was issued.
What happens if I fail the DL test in Kolkata?
You can apply for the DL test again after 7 days given that your Learning Licence is still valid. Otherwise, you need to get a new LL and hold it for at least 30 days before applying for a Driving Licence.
Can I apply for a Duplicate Driving Licence in Kolkata if it gets destroyed?
Yes, you can apply for a duplicate DL at Kolkata RTO. Ensure that you produce an FIR along with supporting documents to get the duplicate driving licence.
Is it mandatory to undergo driving school training to obtain a DL in Kolkata?
For a non-transport/private vehicle, no need to get trained at any of the driving schools. However, for non-transport vehicles, the applicant should receive training at MTS (Motor Training School) and should get a certificate through Form 5.
What is the age to apply for an international driving license in India?
The legal age to apply for an international DL or international driving permit, you should be 18 years of age.
What is the validity of the Registration Certificate?
For private two and four-wheelers, the RC is valid for a period of 15 years. Thereafter it has to be renewed every five subsequent years. As for transport vehicles, generally, it is 2 years after which one needs to obtain the Fitness Certificate (FC) and has to be renewed every year.
How do I get my impounded documents released?
Upon paying the related fine or penalty, you will receive a release order. Then, you have to approach the custodian and pay the custodial fees to get your impounded vehicle released in Kolkata.
How do I get my impounded vehicle released?
Once the related fine or penalty is paid, you will receive a release order and then you will have to approach the custodian, pay the custodial fees to get your impounded vehicles released.
How can I get the case disposed of against the impounded vehicle in Kolkata?
The case can be disposed of in two ways: by compounding or in court. You need to appear and apply in writing before the compounding officer and pay the stipulated fine. The other way is to appear at the court that has the jurisdiction to get the case dissolved.
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