RTO Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s population goes over 13 Lakhs, whereas its motor vehicle population exceeds 11 Lakhs and is still growing at a swift pace. To cater to the growing motor vehicle ownership, the transport authority has established six fully functional RTOs in Chandigarh.

These RTOs assist with various functions, such as vehicle registration, license application, finding the RTO Chandigarh vehicle registration details, and much more. These services can also be accessed online through the official website of Chandigarh Transport Department (chdtransport.gov.in/).

Services Provided at RTO Chandigarh

Here are the key services offered and functions performed:

  • The RTO is responsible for administering driving tests and certifying drivers by issuing valid driving licenses. Note renewal of a driving license is also possible at the Regional Transport Office in Chandigarh.
  • The RTO is also in charge of implementing road-safety education programs to reduce the number of vehicle accidents.
  • The procedure of automobile registration is another vital role performed by the RTO. It also issues NOC, vehicle fitness certificates, commercial vehicle licenses, etc.
  • It is responsible for collecting road taxes, fines, and governmental costs relating to vehicles.
  • The RTO places checkpoints on various city highways and conducts vehicle inspections to ensure no traffic rules or norms are infringed.

List of Chandigarh RTO Code


RTO Code


CH 01


CH 02


CH 03


CH 04

Motor Vehicle Registration at RTO Chandigarh

It is necessary to register your vehicle to move around the city of Chandigarh. To register your vehicle with the Chandigarh Regional Transport Office, you must first complete a few formalities.

To finish the registration procedure for your vehicle, simply follow these simple steps.

  • Step 1: Have your car inspected by the appropriate RTO officer.
  • Step 2: After your car has been inspected, you must submit an application form.
  • Step 3: Once your application has been duly filled, submit all the essential papers and required fees to finish the application process.

The documents will be validated after your application is submitted. The Registering Authority will then assign you a registration number for your vehicle. The original registration certificate will be mailed to your registered mailing address. However, to drive legally on Indian roads, you must also obtain a motor insurance policy for your freshly purchased vehicle.

Documents Needed to Register a Motor Vehicle in RTO Chandigarh

The following documents are necessary for the automobile registration process in Chandigarh:

  • Copy of car insurance policy that has been attested
  • Affidavit of address evidence, if applicable
  • If the car was purchased on loan, Form 34 must be signed by both the owner and the financier
  • Form 20
  • Form 21 (Dealer's sale certificate_
  • Form 22 - Pollution Certificate
  • Copy of address proof that has been self-attested
  • Dealer-provided a temporary RC
  • Pencil print of a chassis
  • Proof of birth date
  • Receipt of payment for road taxes
  • PAN Card or Form 60 and 61, as applicable
  • Dealer and manufacturer invoice
  • If the vehicle is registered more than a month after receiving Temporary Registration, the Undertaking for Delayed Registration will be required
  • If the vehicle is to be registered beyond three months, an NCRB/MOB report from the police headquarters in Sector 9, Chandigarh, must be presented

Chandigarh Vehicle Registration Charges


Rs. 300

Quadricycle/Three-Wheeler/LMV (Transport/Commercial)

Rs. 1,000

Medium Passenger Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,000

Heavy Passenger Vehicle

Rs. 1,500

Imported Motor Vehicle Registration

Rs. 5,000

Duplicate Registration Certificate

50% of the above-mentioned fees

Address Change

50% of the above-mentioned fees

Endorsing Lease/Hire Purchase/Hypothecation Agreement

Motorcycle - Rs. 500

Quadricycle/Three-Wheeler/Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) (Private/Non-Transport)

Rs. 600

Medium Goods Vehicle

Rs. 1,000

Heavy Goods Vehicle

Rs. 1,500

Imported Motorcycle Registration

Rs. 2,500


Rs. 3,000

Transfer of Ownership

50% of the above-mentioned fees

Recording Alteration in RC

50% of the above-mentioned fees

LMV/Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle - Rs. 1,500

Motorcycle - Rs. 500

Applying for a License at RTO Office in Chandigarh

The methods below will assist you in applying for a Driving License offline in CH RTO.

  • Step 1: Go to your nearest local RTO and get the LL application. You can also get it through the Chandigarh RTO website.
  • Step 2: Complete the application form and keep all necessary documents handy.
  • Step 3: Book a test slot, go to the RTO, fill out the form and paperwork, and pay the LL fees.
  • Step 4: Take the LL test and obtain your Learner's License once it has been cleared.
  • Step 5: After 30 days, schedule a driving test appointment.
  • Step 6: Pay the driving license and driving test fees and receive your payment receipt.
  • Step 7: Go to the RTO and take a driving test.

Once you pass the driving test, you will receive the driving license within a stipulated time.
Alternatively, you can apply for a driving license through parivahan.gov.in/parivahan as well.

Documents Required to Apply for DL in Chandigarh

To apply for a DL in Chandigarh RTO Office, the following documents are necessary.

  • Form 1 (Physical Fitness Certificate)
  • Form 1A (Medical Certificate or Commercial Vehicle Driving Licence for applicants over the age of 40)
  • Form 2 (Application for a Driver's License)
  • Valid Learner's Permit
  • Proof of age and address (Aadhaar card, Passport, Voter ID card, birth certificate, and so forth)
  • Photographs in passport size

Fees and Charges of Getting a DL in RTO Chandigarh

Driving Licence (DL)

Rs. 950

Renewal of DL

Rs. 420

Renewal of DL (Post grace period)

Rs. 1,520

Replacement/Alteration of DL

Rs. 420

Renewal of DL (After 5 years of expiry of the grace period)

Rs. 1,520 (Late fee Rs. 1,000)

Smartcard (DL)

Rs. 200

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