RTO Vijayawada

Vijayawada is one of the major urban centres in Andhra Pradesh and is known to be a central hub for trade and commerce. Therefore, RTO Vijayawada has been established as an administrative body to manage the transportation system in the region. The RTO office in Vijayawada operates under one prominent code (AP-16), playing an important role in regulating traffic rules and services as per the Motor Vehicles Act. 

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List of RTO Offices in Vijayawada

The region of Vijayawada has only one fully functional Regional Transport Office. Refer to the table below to know the Vijayawada RTO code, office address, phone number and timings.

Vijayawada RTO Code

Vijayawada RTO Office Address

RTO Vijayawada Contact Number

RTO Timings for Vijayawada


Vijayawada Road, Punammathota, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - 520010


10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Functions of RTO Vijayawada

The primary roles and services provided by the Vijayawada Regional Transport Office or RTA Vijayawada include:

1) Vehicle-related Services

  • Issuing vehicle registration certificate (RC) for both private, transport and commercial vehicles.
  • The RTO office in Vijayawada is also responsible for motor vehicle registration. In addition to Registration Certificates for new vehicles, the RTO also provides temporary and duplicate RCs. 
  • Transfer of vehicle ownership along with issuing transfer certificates for used vehicles.
  • Issuing No Objection Certificate (NOC) for private and transport vehicles.
  • Issue of trade certificate for commercial vehicles.
  • To help in the termination of lease or vehicle hypothecation in case of vehicles purchased on loan.
  • To grant temporary, national and regular permits for transport vehicles.
  • To conduct vehicle fitness checks and issue a Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate.

2) License-related Services

  • Issuing or renewing of Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) or International Driving Permit (IDP).
  • Conducting driving tests for the applicants.
  • Renewal or updation of the existing license.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Vijayawada

Here are the different types of vehicle registration provided by the Vijayawada RTO:

  • Private Vehicle Registration - It is used for vehicles that are designated for personal usage.
  • Commercial Vehicle Registration - This is for vehicles used for business purposes, including taxis, trucks, and buses.
  • Temporary Vehicle Registration - Provisional enrollment for vehicles awaiting permanent registration.
  • Permanent Vehicle Registration - Registering vehicles intended for permanent use and ownership.

How to Register a Vehicle through RTO Vijayawada?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to register a vehicle through RTO Vijayawada:

Step 1: Visit the Vijayawada RTO office with the vehicle.

Step 2: Fill out and submit Form 20 for vehicle registration. You can also download the application form from the Pariavahan website.

Step 3: Provide the necessary documents along with the application form.

Step 4: Submitted documentation will undergo a verification process.

Step 5: Pay the registration fee at the Vijayawada RTO cash counter.

Step 6: The smart card for the vehicle's Registration Certificate (RC) will be dispatched to the owner's address by post upon completion of the registration process. One can also find the RTO Vijayawada vehicle details through the official Parivahan website.

Documentation Required for Vehicle Registration at RTO Vijayawada

The documents needed for Vehicle Registration at RTA Vijayawada:

  • Identification proof, residential address, and age verification of the applicant
  • Passport-sized photographs of the applicant
  • Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate
  • Road tax payment receipt
  • Vehicle insurance certificate
  • Invoice slip for the vehicle
  • Form 21
  • Form 22
  • Customs Clearance Certificate (for imported vehicles)

RTO Vijayawada Fees for Vehicle Registration

Listed below are the fees for vehicle registration at the Regional Transport Office, Vijayawada:

Types of Vehicles

Vijayawada RTO fees





Three-wheelers/Four-Wheelers/Quadricycles (Commercial/Transport)


Imported Motorcycles/Two-Wheelers


Medium Goods Motor Vehicles


Medium Passenger Vehicles


Heavy Goods Vehicles


Heavy Passenger Vehicles


Imported Motor Vehicles (Four-Wheelers and Others)




How to get an RTO Driving License in Vijayawada?

The driving licence application process in Vijayawada is simple, accommodating both online and offline applicants.

Step 1: Visit the Parivahan Portal or the nearest RTO office in Vijayawada.

Step 2: If you are applying online on the website, navigate to the “Licence” section and choose "Permanent Driving License". 

Step 3: Now, provide your learner's licence number and date of birth. Fill in your applicant details online on the portal.

If you are applying offline, collect the driving license application form and fill out the necessary details.

Step 4: One can choose to upload the required documents online or submit them along with the form at the RTO office.

Step 5: Schedule a slot for the driving test online or during your visit to the RTO office.

Step 6: Attend the driving licence test at the appointed time and date.

Step 7: Upon passing the test, the RTO will provide you with a permanent DL. You can collect your DL from the RTO office or get it delivered to your registered address.

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Fees for Licence Application in Regional Transport Office Vijayawada

RTO Driving License Fees in Vijayawada

Type of License

RTO Fees

Learner’s Licence (LL) Application

₹150 (Per vehicle class)

LL Test/Repeat Test


Repeat Test for LL

₹300 (Per vehicle class)

Driving Licence (DL) Issuance


DL Renewal


DL Renewal (Post Grace Period)

₹300 (₹1,000 for each additional year)

Inclusion of New Vehicle Class in DL


International Driving Licence/Permit (IDP) Issuance


Address Change in DL


Smart Card Fee (DL)


Road Tax Charges in Vijayawada

The RTO authorities charge road tax in accordance with the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The road tax is calculated based on the vehicle's type, engine capacity, seating capacity, age, and usage.

Given below is the percentage of road tax charged by the Andhra Pradesh Regional Transport Office:

Vehicle Road Tax Charges in Vijayawada

Type of Vehicles

RTO VJA Road Tax Charges


8% - 12% of the vehicle's cost


8% - 12% of the vehicle's cost

Commercial Vehicles (Taxis)

8% - 12% of the vehicle's cost

Commercial Vehicles (Buses)

₹550 - ₹1300 per seat

Commercial Vehicles (Goods Carriages)

₹600 - ₹750 per tonne per year 

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