Permanent driving licences are issued by the government and are valid for a limited period of time. Vehicle owners are required to hold a valid driving licence to drive their vehicles in their respective states. This is in accordance with most state laws, and owners are required to stay compliant with the law.
To be able to drive legally, the vehicle owner must have a valid driving licence that has not expired. Upon the expiry of the driving licence, owners are required to renew it for further usage.
A driver's licence has a limited time period. The owner must renew it online or in-person to drive legally. Some states have different criteria for renewals. For example, Orissa Government requires 3 years of validity for commercial vehicles, up to 50 years from the date of renewal for non-transport vehicles, and 20 years from the issued date of the DL.
The renewal process starts when the verification team is done with the form. It takes at least 5 days to process the certificate. You can check the DL renewal application status easily and conveniently on the online portal of Parivahan Seva.
Follow the below process to apply to renew your driving licence online:
People who wish to apply for DL renewal through offline mode can do so by visiting the concerned RTO Office. RTO driving licence renewal is a time-consuming process, unlike the online medium which can be done at the comfort of home.
Applicants are required to follow the steps below to apply for renewing DL via offline mode:
Following are the documents necessary for DL renewal online and offline:
|Driving Licence renewal||Rs.200|
|Renewal of Driving Licence after expiry (30 Days)||Rs.50|
|Late fine (1st Year)||Rs.100|
|Per year late fine||Rs.200|
|Per year late fine, in case of 5 years||Rs.50|
The driver's licence needs to be renewed online or offline when it expires. You can renew it offline by visiting your concerned RTO or online through the Parivahan Sewa Online portal. Parivahan Sewa is the government's online portal that allows you to renew your driver's licence online. We hope that this article on the renewal of your driving licence was informative and helpful to you. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.