RTO Bihar

The far-grown population of Bihar reached over 12 crores over the past few years, with over 8.5 million registered under the regional transport authority. At a fast-growing pace, the transport department has incorporated 39 RTOs in Bihar to ensure the safety, regulations, and laws to follow that are related to all of the transport-associated activities.


The basic goal of the RTO Bihar stands to serve the rules and laws of the Motor Vehicles Act. These RTOs function offline with 39 physical offices and online through the https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html.

Role of RTO Bihar

Bihar RTO’s major responsibility is to carry out the laws outlined in the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. The principal functions of this state’s RTO are to issue driving licenses, and vehicle permits, regulate pollution checks, collect taxes, enforce road transport rules, etc.

List of Bihar RTO Code

This is the current BR RTO code list enlisted in detail:

District/Location

RTO Code of Bihar

Patna

BR01

Gaya

BR02

Bhojpur

BR03

Chapra

BR04

Motihari

BR05

Muzaffarpur

BR06

Darbhanga

BR07

Munger

BR08

Begusarai

BR09

Bhagalpur

BR10

Purnea

BR11

Saharsa

BR19

Nalanda

BR21

Bettiah

BR22

Dehri

BR24

Jehanabad

BR25

Aurangabad

BR26

Nawada

BR27

Gopalganj

BR28

Siwan

BR29

Services Offered at BR RTO

The major services provided by RTO Bihar are as follows:

  • It provides permanent and temporary registration certificates, trade certificates, driving licenses, commercial licenses, renewal and duplicate registration copies, ownership transfer, NOC, etc.
  • It is in charge of executing road safety projects and initiatives, supervising the provision and maintenance of traffic amenities such as traffic signs, reducing vehicle pollution, and directing traffic during key events.
  • It oversees auto rickshaws, prepaid taxis, the International Driving Permit (IDP), and interstate and national commercial vehicle permits.
  • It is responsible for collecting motor vehicle and road tax.
  • It is also responsible for inspecting automobiles for mechanical fitness and pollutants to guarantee that pollution is under control and the vehicle is not negatively impacting the environment.

Registration of Vehicle in RTO Bihar

The Bihar RTA is in charge of the automobile registration procedure in the state. Vehicle owners must register their vehicles with the state’s RTO under the Act of Motor Vehicles Act to legally operate a vehicle in the region.

Bihar vehicle registration is divided into two types: Temporary and Permanent.

  • Temporary Registration

It is only valid for a limited time. The registration can be obtained from the vehicle's dealer in this case. Provide the required documents to the dealer, and they will issue you a temporary number via point registration. It will then be submitted to the RTO.

  • Permanent Registration

It is possible to get permanent registration through the Bihar Regional Transport Office, with a 15-year validity period. You can also apply online at https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html.

Documents Required for a Motor Vehicle Registration with the Regional Transport Office of Bihar

Below-mentioned is the list of documents required for Bihar automobile registration-

  • Form 20
  • Form 21
  • Form 22A, or the manufacturer's roadworthiness certificate for the vehicle
  • If the vehicle is financed, the financer must furnish Form 28 or a No Objection Certificate (NOC).
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Form 34 (in the event of loan hypothecation)
  • Form 60 or PAN card
  • Certificate of insurance for a vehicle
  • The STA design approval is necessary if the vehicle is a trailer or semi-trailer.
  • Certificate of temporary registration (where appropriate)
  • The Customs Clearance Acknowledgement will be required if the car is imported
  • If the older owner of the vehicle was an ex-army member, the sale certificate must be presented

Bihar RTO Fees and Charges for Registration

Here is the list of charges of the RTO of Bihar:

Type of Service

Charges

New Registration

Rs. 60 - Rs. 800 (depending on the vehicle)

Renewal of Registration

Rs. 360 (two-wheeler) and Rs. 500 (four-wheeler)

Driver's License

Rs. 150 - Rs. 500 (based on the kind of license)

Application for a Driver's License Online in Bihar

Here are the steps to apply for a DL in RTO Bihar online-

  • Step 1: Visit parivahan.gov.in/parivahan.
  • Step 2: Select 'Driving License Related Services' from the 'Online Services menu.
  • Step 3: While selecting your state's name, choose Bihar.
  • Step 4: Click ‘Apply Online’, then choose a new driver's license.
  • Step 5: Select the state and transaction, then hit the continue button.
  • Step 6: Enter your learner's permit number and date of birth.
  • Step 7: Fill out the form, then upload your documents online.
  • Step 8: Pay the fees.
  • Step 9: A unique online application number will be assigned.
  • Step 10: Next, visit the nearest RTO and submit the original paperwork.
  • Step 11: Show the RTO official your application number to schedule a slot for your driving test.
  • Step 12: Attend the driving test.

Once you are approved, you will receive your DL within 3 - 4 weeks.

Documents Required to Apply for DL in Bihar

To apply for a driving license in Bihar, an applicant must present the following documents:

  • Proof of Age 
  • Proof of Address
  • Learner's license
  • Application Form 4
  • 3 passport-size photographs
  • Certificate issued from driving school for application for commercial vehicle
  • Application Form 5 for a commercial license

Fees Applicable for Driver's License in Bihar

International Driver's License

500

Driving Licence Test

50

Driving Licence Fee

200

Driver's Licence Renewal

200

Issue of Duplicate License

200

Renewal of Driver's License

300

Contact Details of Bihar RTO

Post: Transport Commissioner, Bihar Vishwesaraiya Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800 015, Patna, Bihar - 800001.
Telephone: 0612-223333.

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