RTO Delhi

Delhi RTO  is a government body under the Transport Department of Delhi that regulates road transport and associated services in the state. There are 18 RTO offices in Delhi providing a wide range of services such as issuing driving licences, vehicle registration certificates, vehicle permits and trade licences, pollution control certificates, etc.

Latest Update

The Delhi Transport Department has installed special AI-powered cameras to identify vehicles without valid pollution under control (PUC) certificates.

Source: The Economic Times

Functions of RTO Offices in Delhi

The main role of  Delhi RTO is to ensure that all the road disciplines are maintained along with collecting road taxes.  Given below are the major functions of Regional Transport Offices, Delhi:

  • To issue and renew a driver’s licence.
  • To provide permanent and temporary Vehicle Registration.
  • Renew Registration Certificate.
  • Granting permits to vehicles.
  • Enforcing safety measures.
  • Controlling vehicle pollution.
  • Vehicle ownership transfer
  • Re-registration of the vehicle.
  • Issuing No Objection Certificate.
  • Issue Vehicle Fitness Certificate.
  • Collecting motor vehicle tax
  • Enforcement of motor vehicle acts 
  • Road safety measures
  • Pollution control measures

List of RTO Delhi Codes and Offices

Given below are the various Regional Transport Offices in Delhi, along with the Delhi RTO Codes:

RTO Locations

Delhi RTO Codes

Mall Road, Delhi North


Tilak Marg, New Delhi


Sheikh Sarai, South Delhi South


West Janakpuri, West Delhi West


Loni Road, North East Delhi


Sarai Kale Khan, Central Delhi


Mayur Vihar, East Delhi


Wazir Pur, North West Delhi


Janakpuri, South West Delhi


West Delhi


Rohini, North West Delhi


Vasant Vihar, South West Delhi


Surajmal Vihar, Delhi












Delhi Vehicle Registration Process

To register their vehicle with Delhi RTO, one has to go through the following steps:

Step 1: Go to any nearby RTO in Delhi.

Step 2: Gather the application form for vehicle registration.

Step 3: Finish the application form and submit it to the RTO.

Step 4: Submit copies of all RTO-required documents.

Step 5: Once the essential documents and application form are submitted to the RTO, the vehicle will be verified and physically inspected by an Inspecting Authority at the zonal office. If all the information is found to be correct, the vehicle will be successfully registered under RTO.

Applicants can also visit the Vahan Delhi official website (https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/) for more information on the registration process.

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration in Delhi RTO

The below-mentioned documents are mandatory for registration with the RTO:

  • Passport-size photos of the vehicle.
  • Form 20: It is an application filed by the owner for the first time the vehicle is registered. A duplicate copy of Form 20 signed by the financier is also necessary if the vehicle is under a hire/hypothecation/lease agreement.
  • CMVR Form 21: This sale certificate must be completed by the individual selling the vehicle to the buyer.
  • Form 22 of the CMVR: This form includes the applicant's statement of conformity with environmental and safety regulations and roadworthiness.
  • CMVR Form 22-A: Form 22-A of the CMVR is the same as Form 22, but it is only valid if the vehicle's body is built independently.
  • Insurance of the vehicle
  • Applicant's address proof
  • If the applicant temporarily registers the car prior to registration, he or she must present the registration certificate. Also, if the dealer has issued a trade certificate, it must be presented.
  • If the applicant is an NRI, they need to provide proof of residence in the country.
  • If it's an imported vehicle, the clearance certificate must be provided.
  • If the applicant is an agriculturist, Form 60 or Form 61 must be submitted.
  • If the vehicle is a tractor, a Tehsildar certificate must be submitted.
  • If the vehicle is a caravan, a document stating the Commissioner of Transport's approval of the design must be submitted.

Charges for Vehicle Registration in Delhi

The charges applicable on new vehicle registration in Delhi are mentioned in the table below:

Registration Charges (For all cars)


Temporary Registration Charges (for upto 1 month)

Rs.1200 - Rs.1500

Number Plate Charges

Rs.230 - Rs.400 

Fast Tags Charges

Rs.500 - Rs.600

How to Get a Driving Licence from RTO Delhi?

To apply for the driving licence online in Delhi, please follow the steps below:

  • Download and fill out the application form. Upload all required documents online.
  • The applicant will be given an application number, which must be presented during the driving test.
  • Schedule a driving test slot and pay the application fees online.
  • Visit the RTO office to take the driving test. The applicant will get their driving licence within 2-3 weeks if they pass the driving test.


Documents Required to Apply for a Driving Licence in Delhi

The applicant needs to submit the following documents while applying for a driving licence in Delhi:

  • Passport-size photos
  • Vehicle documents if you own a vehicle
  • Age Proof: SSLC, PAN, Voters, Aadhaar, and more
  • Address Proof: Ration card, lease agreement, utility bill, etc
  • Valid ID Proof: Photo with signature, PAN, Aadhaar, or Passport
  • Driving licence Application Form.

How to Check the Driving Licence Status in Delhi Online?

You can check the progress on the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways official website. The following steps could be taken to accomplish the same thing:

Step 1: Go to the Delhi Transport Department's official website.

Step 2: Select 'DL and LL registration.'

Step 3: A new page will appear; click 'Know your application status.'

Step 4: Enter your application reference number.

Step 5: Click the 'Submit' button to see the status of your application.

Fees for licence Application

Type of Licence Process


Issuing Driving Licence 

Rs. 200

Driver's Licence Renewal

Rs. 200

Driver's Licence Test

Rs. 100

Learner's Licence Application

Rs. 150

Renewal of driving licence 

Rs. 200

International driver's licence 

Rs. 1000

Issue of Duplicate licence for Driving Schools

Rs. 10,000

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