The applicant who has held a valid learner’s licence for a period of at least 30 days or within 180 days from the date of issuance of learner’s licence can apply for the permanent driving licence
The Application forms given below in Schedule I II III IV V should be downloaded and submitted. The application should be accompanied by the prescribed documents.
Your valid learner’s licence
Three copies of recent passport size photo
Proof of age and residence
In case of Transport Vehicle certificate in Form given in Form 5 issued by a driving training school/establishment
In case of endorsements of categories your original licence
After the scrutiny of your documents you have to appear a test of competence to drive a vehicle as per the procedures laid down under Rule – 15 of Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. For this driving test you have to bring your vehicle along with you to the District Transport Office and here the M.V.I.’s will test your driving skills, knowledge of traffic rules and regulations and familiarization with the vehicle. The candidate who passes the test of competence successfully will be issued with a driving licence.
Generally a licence is valid for 20 years from the date of issue or till you turn 50 years of age which ever is earlier. But the driving licence issued for Transport Vehicle will be valid for 3 (three) years.
Renewal of your licence has to be applied within 30 days of expiry of your permanent driving licence to avoid any penalty. The following documents are required for renewal of a driving licence:
Application in Schedule III
Rs. 100.00 for fees and penalty if any as prescribed in Rule – 32
2 copies of recent passport size photograph
Proof of age and residence
Medical Certificate in Schedule II
In case of Commercial / Transport, H.M. Vehicle a driver refreshing Training Certificate.
In case of destruction or loss of the original driving licence a duplicate licence can be obtained. The application for the duplicate licence has to be made to the District Transport Officer who had issued the original licence.
The following documents are required for issuing a duplicate licence.
Application Form in Schedule III
FIR of Police report of the lost licence
Original licence in case of torn, destruction or defaced
Fees of Rs. 20.00
If you are a holder of a valid driving licence for Motor Cycle/Scooter you may apply for an addition of light Motor Vehicle (LMV). For a addition of another class of vehicle you have to apply to the District Transport Office where you resides with the following documents:
Your valid driving licence
Valid learner’s licence for the category
Application Form in Schedule IV
In case of an application for addition of a transport vehicle the driving certificate in Form – 5
Medical Certificate Form in Schedule II in case of Transport Vehicles
International Driving Permit means a driving licence issued by the District Transport Officers. International Driving Permit will be issued to those who holds a valid Indian Licence and who is a resident of India. With this licence or permit you can drive a motor vehicle prescribed in the permit in the areas or territories of countries other than India but excluding the countries with whom there are no diplomatic relations. Following documents are required at the time of applying an International Driving Permit.
Current Indian Driving Licence and this licence must be valid for at least another one year.
Photocopy of passport and Visa
Application Form V
Fee of Rs. 500.00
Medical Form II
Five copies of Passport size photograph
Attested copies of address proof
|Schedule I||Form of Application for License to drive a Motor Vehicle||Download|
|Schedule II||Medical Certificate||Download|
|Schedule III||Form of application for the renewal of Driving License||Download|
|Schedule IV||Application for the addition of a new class of vehicle to a Driving License||Download|
|Schedule V||Form of application for issue of International Driving permit to drive a motor vehicle in other countries||Download|
|Schedule VI||Form 5||Download|