RTO Srinagar

RTO Srinagar plays a vital role 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.

Some of the major functions carried out by the Regional Transport Office of Srinagar include vehicle registration, driving license issue, RC transfer, providing vehicle NOC, collection of road tax, etc.

The city has one main RTO, operating under the code JK-01. One can also access these services online through the RTO Srinagar website.

Functions of RTO Srinagar

Here is an outline of the distinct functions carried out by the Srinagar RTO:

  • Registration of New Vehicles: One can register new vehicles and request a permanent vehicle registration certificate by visiting the RTO office in Srinagar. The RTO officers will inspect the vehicle and provide the applicant with a unique registration number. 
  •  Transfer of Vehicle Registration Certificate: Motor vehicle owners can also change the ownership details on their RC book through the Regional Transport Office of Srinagar. 
  • Issuance of  Vehicle NOC for Another State: Srinagar RTO also issue a no-objection certificate or an NOC to transfer your motor vehicle registration to another state.
  • Providing Learning Licenses and Driving Licenses: It also offers licenses, such as learner's licenses, driver's licenses, and international driving permits.
  •  License Renewal and Updation: You can also change the details of your license or even renew the license after expiration through the Regional Transport Office of Srinagar.
  • Road Tax Collection: It also collects road taxes on behalf of the Gujarat state government.
  • Renewal of Vehicle Registration: As per the Motor Vehicle Act, a permanent Vehicle RC is only valid for a period of 15 years. Therefore, the owners of the vehicle must apply for the vehicle re-registration to renew their registration certificates.
  • Issuance of Permits: Vehicle owners can also avail of permits for inter-state travel and national transits.
  • Conducting Vehicle Fitness Check: RTO Srinagar is also responsible for conducting emission testing for vehicles and issuing Vehicle Fitness Certificates and PUCs.

List of RTO Offices in Srinagar

Given below are the contact number, address, code and timings of the RTO Office Srinagar:

Srinagar RTO Code

RTO Office Srinagar Address

RTO Srinagar Contact Number

Srinagar RTO Working Hours


RTO Office Srinagar, Chattabal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir - 190010


10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Process of Vehicle Registration in RTO Srinagar

The Srinagar RTO is responsible for registering all kinds of vehicles, including cars, motorbikes, or any other automobile. 

  • Step 1: Go to the Regional Transport Office in Srinagar.
  • Step 2: Collect the application form for new vehicle registration. You can also download the form through the Parivahan website (https://parivahan.gov.in/).
  • Step 3: Fill out all of the information in the application form and attach all the necessary documents.
  • Step 4: Submit the filled application form and pay the registration fee.
  • Step 5: You will be asked to bring the vehicle along for further inspection and approval. After the registration process, you will be provided with a number plate and permanent registration number for your vehicle.

Vehicle Registration Fee at Srinagar Regional Transport Office

One need to pay the below-given fees to register their vehicle through Srinagar Regional Transport Office:

Types of RTO Vehicles

RTO Srinagar Fee

Motorcycles or Two-Wheelers

Rs. 50

Light Weight Vehicles

Rs. 600

Lightweight Commercial Vehicles

Rs. 1000

Medium Weight Goods Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Medium Weight Passenger Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Heavy Weight Goods Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Heavyweight Passenger Vehicles

Rs. 1500

Imported Vehicles

Rs. 5000

Other Vehicle Types

Rs. 300

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration in Srinagar

Here is a list of essential documents required for vehicle registration in Srinagar:

  • Custom Clearance Certificate (for imported vehicles)
  • Roadworthiness Certificate (if applicable)
  • Proof of Identity
  • Sales Invoice of the Vehicle
  • Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
  • Form 21
  • Address Proof of the Vehicle Owner
  • Form 30
  • Form 22A (if applicable)
  • Temporary Registration Certificate (if applicable)
  • Vehicle Insurance Certificate
  • Customs Clearance Certificate (for imported vehicles)
  • Proof of Age (if applicable)
  • Form 22
  • Form 35 (if applicable)
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Financier (if applicable)
  • Form 20
  • Passport-sized Photographs of the Vehicle Owner
  • Proof of Address

How to Get a Driving License through RTO Srinagar?

The RTO of Srinagar also issues driving licenses for the citizens of Srinagar. The driving license also serves as a valid photo and ID proof document. The process to apply for a driving license through RTO Office Srinagar is mentioned below:

Step 1: You will have to visit the Srinagar RTO website (https://jaktrans.nic.in/index.html). Select ‘Driving License’ under the ‘Services’ tab. Now, click on ‘Apply Now’. 

Step 2: You will be directed to the official Parivahan portal (https://vahan.parivahan.gov.in). Choose ‘Online Services’, and click on driver's license - select the kind of license you are applying for.

Step 3: Choose the state as ‘Jammu and Kashmir’ and select the city as ‘Srinagar’.

Step 4: You will further be asked to fill in the application form.

Step 5: Choose the category of your license.

Step 6: Upload the essential documents, such as address proof, ID proof, date of birth proof, LL if required, and more.

Step 7: Book an appointment in the RTO Office Srinagar for a driving test.

Step 8: Pay the application fees.

Step 9: After the payment, your slot will be confirmed.

Step 10: Once the driving test has been cleared successfully, your license will be delivered to the registered address.

Fees for Licence Application at Srinagar RTO

Given below are the fees for license application in Srinagar Regional Transport Office:

Type of License

RTO Srinagar Fees

Learner's Licence (LL)

Rs. 150

Permanent Driving Licence (DL)

Rs. 200

Driving Licence Test

Rs. 300

Duplicate DL Issuance

Rs. 200

Addition of New Vehicle Class to DL

Rs. 500

Conductor Licence Application

Rs. 200

Documents Required for Driver’s License in Srinagar

Here's a list of essential documents required for obtaining a driver's licence in Srinagar:

  •  Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Address
  • Age Proof
  •  Passport-size Photographs (usually 3 to 4)
  • Learner's Licence (if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate (if required)
  •  Form 1 (Self-declaration of physical fitness)
  • Form 1A (Medical certificate for commercial vehicle licences)
  • Educational Qualification Certificate (if applicable)
  • Driving School Certificate (if training completed from a recognized school)
  •  Proof of Citizenship (for foreign nationals)
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Financier (if applicable)
  • Other relevant documents, as requested by the RTO
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