RTO Jammu

The Regional Transport Office of Jammu, or RTO Jammu, is recognized by the code JK-02. It plays in handling the Jammu and Kashmir Transport Department to implement traffic and transportation rules under the Motor Vehicles Act. It is also responsible for enforcing road safety rules and providing motor vehicle-related services in the city.

To ensure the ultimate convenience of the residents, the RTO services of Jammu are also accessible through its online website. Some of the major functions carried out by the Regional Transport Office of Jammu include vehicle registration, driving license issue, RC transfer, providing vehicle NOC, collection of road tax, etc. 

Functions of RTO Jammu

The Regional Transport Office in Jammu has several roles and responsibilities related to transport and vehicle-related services. Given below are some of the major functions of Jammu RTO:

  • Vehicle Registration: According to the Motor Vehicles Act, all motor vehicles need to be registered under the Regional Transport Office of that particular city or region in order to travel freely in the state. It provides permanent registration of the vehicle along with a unique vehicle registration number.
  • Driving License Issue: There are various kinds of driving licenses that are issued by the RTO of Jammu, and among them are the learner's license, driver's license, international driving permit, and conductor license. Citizens of Jammu can apply for the licenses either by visiting the nearest RTO Office in Jammu or through the official portal (https://sarathi.parivahan.gov.in/).
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate: According to the Motor Vehicles Act, every motor vehicle is required to abide by the environmental rules and carry out pollution tests. The Jammu RTO conduct pollution checks for vehicles and provides pollution under-control certificates after inspection.
  • Road Tax Collection: The Regional Transport Office of Jammu also collect road and other taxes from motor vehicle owners for the state government.
  • Transfer of Vehicle Ownership and RC: The ownership of a motor vehicle can be transferred through one of the RTO in Jammu. 
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC): It also provides no-objection certificates for ownership transfers if the vehicle is transferred from the current Regional Transport Office to another.
  • Issuing Road Permits: It also provides permits for commercial, goods, and tourist vehicles to travel throughout the state, inter-state, or nationwide.
  • Vehicle Re-Registration: Every motor vehicle registration will be valid for a period of 15 years; thus, the Jammu RTO are also responsible for the re-registration or renewal of the Vehicle RC after the registration has expired.
  • License Renewal: Expired driving licenses can also be renewed through the RTO of Jammu.
  • Issue of Duplicate License: You can apply for a duplicate license through the Regional Transport Office of Jammu in case your license has been lost or stolen.
  • Providing Vehicle Fitness Certificates: RTO Jammu also does regular vehicle inspections to check vehicle fitness and roadworthiness. They also issue a vehicle fitness certificate if the vehicle meets safety standards.

List of Jammu RTO Offices

Given below are the details related to the RTO Office of Jammu:

Jammu RTO Code

Jammu RTO Office Address

RTO Jammu Contact Number

Jammu RTO Working Hours


Jammu RTO Office, Transport Nagar, Narwhal Bala, Jammu & Kashmir - 180006

+(91)-191-2435476 or 2479802

10:30 AM - 04:30 PM


Vehicle Registration Process at Jammu Regional Transport Office 

Here is a step-by-step guide to the vehicle registration process in Jammu:

Step 1: Visit the Parivahan Jammu Portal (https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/).

Step 2: Select the ‘Vehicle Registration’ option.

Step 3: Choose the ‘Vehicle Type’ based on the type of vehicle you want to register.

Step 4: Fill in the required information on the online registration form.

Step 5: Upload scanned copies of necessary documents, such as proof of identity, proof of address, and other such required documents. Double-check all the entered details and uploaded documents to ensure accuracy.

Step 6: Make the required payment for the vehicle registration process according to the applicable fee structure.

Step 7: Submit the application form after carefully filling out all the fields and uploading the necessary papers. You will be given an acknowledgement or application reference number after submitting the form.

Step 8: Schedule Vehicle Inspection (if required) - Depending on the type of vehicle and its category, you may need to schedule a vehicle inspection by an RTO official. On the scheduled date, take your vehicle to the designated RTO location for the inspection. Ensure your vehicle meets the necessary safety and compliance standards.

Step 9: Receive Registration Certificate (RC) - Once your application is successfully processed and verified, you will receive the Registration Certificate (RC) by post at the address provided during the application process.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Jammu

Here are the various types of vehicle registrations available in Jammu:

  •   Out-of-State Vehicle Registration
  •   Temporary Registration
  •   Vintage and Classic Vehicle Registration
  •   Commercial Vehicle Registration
  •   Special Number Plate Registration
  •   Transfer of Ownership
  •   Government Vehicle Registration
  •   Private Vehicle Registration 

Vehicle Registration Fee at Jammu Regional Transport Office

Given below are the vehicle registration fees at the Regional Transport Office of Jammu:

Types of RTO Vehicles

Jammu RTO Fee

Lightweight Commercial Vehicles

Rs. 1000

Imported Vehicles

Rs. 5000


Rs. 50

Medium Weight Passenger Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Medium Weight Goods Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Light Motor Vehicles

Rs. 600

Other Unlisted Vehicles

Rs. 300

Heavy Goods Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Heavy Passenger Vehicles

Rs. 1500

How to Apply for a Driver's License in RTO Jammu?

Below are the key details and steps for applying for a driver's licence in Jammu:

  • Step 1: Obtain the Application Form - Applicants can acquire the necessary driver's licence application form from the official RTO Jammu website. This form is the initial requirement for commencing the application process.
  • Step 2: Complete and Submit the Form - Fill out the application form with precise personal details and other essential information. Attach all mandatory documents as indicated in the form.
  • Step 3: Submit Required Documents - Hand in the duly completed application form along with the essential supporting documents at the RTO office in Jammu. This step confirms the legitimacy of the applicant's identity and eligibility.
  • Step 4: Select a Driving Test Slot - After confirming the documentation, the applicant must secure a time slot for the driving test. This evaluation assesses the applicant's practical driving skills and comprehension of road regulations.
  • Step 5: Attend the Driving Test - Participate in the scheduled driving test at the designated RTO location in Jammu. Successfully clearing the driving test indicates the applicant's proficiency in safely operating a vehicle.
  • Step 6: Issuing Driver's Licence - After passing the driving test, the applicant's driver's licence application will be processed. The licence will be issued within several weeks, permitting the individual to legally navigate the roads of Jammu.

Licence Application Charges at Jammu RTO

Given below are the RTO Jammu fees for different types of licence:

Type of License

RTO Jammu Driving  License Fee

Grant or Renewal of Learner’s Licence (LL)

Rs. 150

Addition of New Vehicle Class to DL

Rs. 500

Driving Licence (DL) – Issue or Renewal

Rs. 200

Duplicate DL Issuance

Rs. 200

Driving Licence Test (Per Class)

Rs. 300


Documents Required to Apply for Driver’s License in Jammu

In Jammu, you would need to provide the following documents to the licensing authority while applying for a driver's licence:

  • Driving Licence Application Form (Form 4)
  •  Medical Certificate (Form 1A)
  • Valid Learner's Licence
  • Three Passport-Size Photographs 
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