RTO Dhanbad

Dhanbad is the second most populated city of Jharkhand and stands 33rd most populated in the entire country. With its growing population and increased number of motor vehicles, the government has developed a regional transport office in the city. RTO Dhanbad, which comes under the code JH-10, cater to all kinds of motor vehicles and transport needs in the city.

Latest Update

Beginning June 1, 2024, any eligible person can take the driving test from any private driving training centres instead of the RTOs. However, the application process should be done online via Parivahan website or through the RTO.

Source: parivahan.gov.in

Dhanbad RTO Office Code and Address

The table below shows all the necessary details related to the Dhanbad RTO code, office address and contact number:

RTO Dhanbad - Important Details

Dhanbad RTO Code


Dhanbad RTO Office Address

Dhanbad, Jharkhand - 826001. 

RTO Dhanbad Contact Number


Dhanbad RTO Office Timings

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Functions of RTO Dhanbad

The major functions of the Regional Transport Office of Dhanbad are as follows:

  • Registration of Motor Vehicles: One of the major functions of the Dhanbad RTO is to register new vehicles in the city. All motor vehicles must be registered under the RTO to be driven legally on Indian roads. 
  • Issue of Driving Licenses: The Dhanbad RTO office is also in charge of issuing driving licenses to individuals, along with conducting driving tests for the applicants. 
  • Issue of Permits: It issues permits for tourist and commercial vehicles for inter-state, inter-state, and national travel or delivery of goods. 
  • Collection of Road Tax: The Regional Transport Office of Dhandbad collects road tax from the vehicle owner on behalf of the state government. 
  • Issue of Motor-Vehicle Associated Certificates and Documents: It issues all kinds of motor vehicle-associated certificates, such as Pollution under control certificates, vehicle fitness certificates, vehicle RC and also NOC (No Objection Certificate) for vehicles moving to other states.
  • Ensuring Road Safety: The RTO actively promotes road safety awareness through campaigns, education, and enforcement.

Procedure to Register Vehicles in Dhanbad RTO

The process to register your vehicle at RTO Dhanbad is as follows:

Step 1: Visit the Dhanbad RTO with your motor vehicle and ask for the vehicle registration form. You can also download the form online from the Parivahan portal.

Step 2: Fill in the registration form and attach all the necessary documents.

Step 3: Submit it at the counter along with the vehicle registration fee.

Step 4: Your vehicle will be inspected by the RTO officer for verification purposes.

Step 5: After the successful verification and approval, you will be issued with a permanent registration certificate and number plate. 

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration at Dhanbad

The required documents to register your vehicle in Dhanbad are as follows:

  • Invoice of your vehicle. 
  • Insurance copy.
  • ID Proof of the owner.
  • Registration forms and fees. 
  • Fitness certificate
  • Pollution under control certificate. 
  • Temporary registration. 

RTO Dhanbad Vehicle Registration Charges

The table below highlights the different fees charged by RTO Office Dhanbad for vehicle registration:

Dhanbad RTO Registration Charges

Types of Vehicles

Dhanbad RTO Charges



LMV/three-wheeler/quadricycle registration (Private)


LMV/three-wheeler/quadricycle registration (Transport)


Imported motor vehicles


Medium goods vehicles


Heavy goods vehicles


Heavy passenger vehicles


Medium passenger vehicles


Other Vehicles


Note: The charges mentioned above are subject to change. It is advised to refer to the RTO Dhanbad online website or visit the RTO office to know the latest charges.

How to Renew Vehicle RC in Dhanbad RTO Office?

Your permanent registration must be renewed 60 days before it expires. The procedure to renew your vehicle is as follows:

Step 1: Drive your vehicle to the nearest RTO and ask for the renewal of vehicle registration forms.

Step 2: Fill in Form 25 or the RC renewal application forms with the required information

Step 3: Submit the form with the necessary documents, such as vehicle invoice, permanent RC, vehicle insurance details, etc. 

Step 4: Proceed for the vehicle inspection round, where your vehicle will be inspected to ensure it passes the standard fitness and emission level. 

Step 5: If the renewal of registration is sanctioned, you will be provided with a renewed vehicle RC.

How to Apply for a Driver’s License in RTO Dhanbad?

You can apply for a driving license in Dhanbad by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official Parivahan portal and click on ‘Online services’. 

Step 2: Under online services, choose ‘Driving license-related services’. 

Step 3: Select the state name as ‘Jharkhand’ and click on ‘RTO Dhanbad’. Now, choose the type of license you want to apply for.

Step 4: Fill out the application form for driver’s license and choose a suitable appointment date and time for your driving test. 

Step 5: Attend your test, and on passing the driving test, you will be sanctioned to get a driver's license.

Documents Required for License Application in Dhanbad

The documents required to apply for a license in Mysore are as follows:

  • ID Proof (Voter ID, aadhaar card, PAN card, passport)
  • Address Proof 
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Learner's License
  • Driving license fees or charges

RTO Dhanbad Fees for Driving License

The table below highlights the different fees charged by Dhanbad RTO Office for license-related services:

License-related Services

RTO Dhanbad Fees

Issuance of Learner’s License (LL)


Issuance of Permanent Driving License (DL)


LL test and repeat test


Issuance of International Driving Licence


Renewal of permanent DL


Inclusion of another class of vehicle in the DL


Address Change in Driving License


Issuance of Smart Card DL


Road Permit Charges in Dhanbad

The table below shows the application fees and charges levied by the Regional Transport Office of Dhanbad for road permits. This permit is applicable for a period of five years:

RTO Dhanbad Permit Charges


Permit Charges

Application Fees

Within Jharkhand



For one region



For two regions



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