RTO Patna

Patna, the capital of Bihar, has experienced significant growth and is currently one of India's fastest-growing urban centres. This has led to an increased number of motor vehicles in the city. Therefore, RTO Patna serves as a vital hub for transportation-related services within the city. It operates in accordance with the regulations outlined in the Motor Vehicles Act and caters to services related to vehicle registration, driving licenses, permits, etc.

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List of RTOs in Patna

Check the table below to know the details regarding Patna RTO office timings, code, address and contact details:

Patna RTO Code

Patna RTO Office Address

RTO Patna Contact Number

RTO Timings for Patna


DTO Office Patna, Bank Road, West Gandhi Maidan, Raja Ji Salai, Chajju Bagh, Patna, Bihar - 800001


10.00 AM – 05:00 PM

Services Offered by the Patna Regional Transport Office

The primary functions and services provided by the Patna Regional Transport Office include:

  • Issue of temporary or permanent Registration Certificates (RC) for private/commercial vehicles.
  • Granting or renewal of Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL), and International Driving Licence.
  • Conducting tests for LL and DL issuance.
  • Issuance of temporary and regular permits for commercial/transport vehicles.
  • Collection of service fees and road tax.
  • Additional services include class addition, correction of details, and conducting theory and driving tests.
  • Registration of new vehicles.
  • Vehicle ownership transfer and addition/removal of hypothecation in RC.
  • Provision of various permits such as national, state, local, contract carriage, and tourist permits for transport and commercial vehicles.
  • Issuance of essential documents like No Objection Certificate (NOC), Fitness Certificate (FC), and Trade Certificate (TC).

Vehicle Registration Process in RTO Patna

Below are the steps that an individual must follow to register their vehicle under the Patna Regional Transport Office (RTO):

Step 1: Visit the Patna RTO office with the new vehicle.

Step 2: Fill out the vehicle registration form/form 20 and submit it along with the required documents. You can also download Form 20 online through the Parivahan portal.

Step 3: The submitted documents and the vehicle will be inspected by the RTO officials.

Step 4: Pay the registration fees and road tax (if applicable) at the cash counter.

Step 5: Now, the IMV (Inspector of Motor Vehicles) will inspect the vehicle for roadworthiness and vehicle fitness. 

Step 6: After successful verification, the RTO officials will approve the vehicle registration.

Step 7: The RTO will send the Vehicle RC to the applicant by post at the registered address.

This vehicle RC is valid for 15 years from the date of registration (for private vehicles). For transport vehicles, it remains valid as long as the fitness certificate is valid. The owner must apply for renewal within 30 days of expiry for vehicle re-registration.

Supporting Documents for Vehicle Registration at RTO Patna

Here is the list of documents required for vehicle registration in the Regional Transport Office in Patna:

  • Vehicle Insurance Policy Documents
  • Address Proof of the vehicle owner
  • Passport-size photographs of the owner
  • Form 20: Vehicle registration application form
  • Form 21: Vehicle sale certificate filled by the seller
  • Form 22: Owner's declaration of compliance with safety/emission norms
  • Temporary or Trade Registration Certificate (if applicable)
  • Import Clearance Certificate (For Imported Vehicles)
  • Agriculturalist Certificate (Form 60/61) (if applicable)

How to Apply for a License in Patna?

The steps to obtain an RTO Driving License in Patna are listed below:

Step 1: Go to the Parivahan portal.

Step 2: Go to “License Related Services” and click on “Driver’s/Learner’s license” 

Step 3: Choose the state as ‘Bihar’ from the drop-down menu. 

Step 4: On the next page, select the kind of license you are applying for.

Step 5: Choose the category of your license, i.e., general/OCI, Ex-Servicemen, etc and the RTO Office.

Step 6: Upload the essential documents, such as address proof, ID proof, and Learner’s License number (if applying for a DL).

Step 7: Book a slot for the driving test.

Step 8: Pay the required application fees.

Step 9: Visit the Patna RTO office during the selected slot and appear for the driving test.

Step 10: The RTO will process your license applicationonce you pass the driving test.

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Documents Required to Apply for a Driver's License in Patna

The documents needed to apply for a driving licence in Patna include:

  1. Documents for Identity Proof
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card
  • PAN Card
  1. Documents for Address Proof
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Utility Bill (Electricity, Water, Gas)
  • Rent Agreement
  1. Documents for Age Proof
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • School Leaving Certificate
  1. Passport-size Photographs: Recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant.
  2. Learner's Licence: Copy of the learner's licence issued by the Patna RTO, if applicable.
  3. Application Form: Duly filled application form for the driver's licence.
  4. Other Required Documents: Any other documents as specified by the Patna Regional Transport Office (RTO) for the driver's licence application process.

Patna RTO Office - Fees and Charges

The Regional Transport Office in Patna implies certain fees and charges for vehicle registration and license application. It also collects road tax from all two-wheelers, four-wheelers, and commercial vehicles. Refer to the tables below to know the fees and charges in detail.

RTO Patna Fees for Vehicle Registration

Below are the fees for vehicle registration at the Patna Regional Transport Office:

Types of Vehicles

RTO Patna Fees

Motorcycle Registration


Private Vehicle Registration (Three-Wheeler/Four-Wheeler/Quadricycle)


Commercial Vehicle Registration (Three-Wheeler/Four-Wheeler/Quadricycle)


Imported Motorcycle Registration


Medium Goods Vehicle Registration


Medium Passenger Vehicle Registration


Heavy Goods Vehicle Registration


Heavy Passenger Vehicle Registration


Imported Vehicle Registration (Four-Wheelers and Others)


Registration for Other Vehicle Types


Fees for Licence Application in Regional Transport Office Patna

Given below are the fees that must be paid by the applicant while applying for a license in Patna:

Type of License

RTO Patna Fees

Driving License Renewal


International Driving Permit


Learner's Permit for Various Vehicle Classes


Permanent Driver's Licence


Fee for Smart Card for Driving Licence

₹ 200

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