A driving licence, or DL, is an official document necessary to drive two and four-wheeler vehicles in India. It is issued by the Government of India's Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and its validity varies from state to state-. It is usually issued upon completion of a driving education course and provides the holder with the right to drive all types of vehicles. The DL is required to operate all types of road vehicles, including cars, two- and four-wheelers, and motorized rickshaws.
Legal Document required for Driving: For people who wish to drive their vehicle legally in India, it is mandatory to carry a valid driving licence.
For Personal Identification: A driving licence is an important document, often required at high-security places, and is generally accepted as a personal identification card.
Permanent Driving Licence
Commercial Driving Licence
Without Gear Vehicles such as scooters - FGV
With Gear or Without Gear Motorcycles - MCWG
With Gear 50cc plus engine capacity vehicles - MC EX50cc
With Gear 50cc or less engine capacity vehicles - MC 50cc
Commercial Vehicles with All India Permit - HPMV
Non-transport class vehicles - LMV-NT
The criteria for eligibility for a driving licence in India are as follows:
1) Gear Vehicles
2) Non-Gear Vehicles with 50cc plus engine capacity
3) Commercial Vehicles
1. Proof of Age (Anyone)1.Certificate of Birth
2.Address Proof1. Aadhaar Card
3. Application Form
4. Medical Certificate - Form 1A and 1 (Issued by Govt Certified Doctor)
5. A medical certificate is mandatory for applicants over the age of 40.
Following are the fees charged for Driving Licence and Learners’ Licence services:
|Driving Licence Fees||200|
|Driving Licence Test||300|
|Driving Licence Renewal||200|
|RTO appealing Fees||500|
|Duplicate Driving Licence for Driving Licence||5000|
|International Driving Licence||1000|
|Leaners' Licence Application||200|
|Leaners' Licence Renewal||200|
|Issue and Renewal of Driving Licence School||10,000|
|Issue of Renewed Driving Licence||200|