RTO Belagavi

Belgaum/Belagavi is situated in the northern region of the Western Ghats range, known for its historical forts, waterfalls, and Jain and Hindu temples. Therefore, Belgaum, also commonly known as Belagavi, is a famous tourist destination. The vehicular operations within this city are controlled by its Regional Transport Office (RTO), RTO Belgaum, which is identified by the code KA-22.

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List of RTO Offices in Belgaum/Belagavi

There is one official RTO office in Belgaum, which operates under the code KA-22. Here are the details related to Belgaum RTO code, office address and contact number.

Belagavi/Belgaum RTO Code

RTO Office Belgaum Address

RTO Belgaum Contact Number

RTO Timings for Belgaum


Sangolli Rayanna Circle, PB Road, RTO Office Compound, Shivanagar, Belgaum - 590016


09.30 AM – 06:30 PM

Services Offered by RTO Belgaum/Belagavi

The Belagavi Regional Transport Office (RTO) provides various services related to vehicle ownership and registration. These include:

  • Motor Vehicle Registration

RTO Belgaum manages all aspects related to motor vehicle registration, such as issuing and renewing vehicle RC, transfer of vehicle ownership, updating registration details, removal of hypothecation, and conducting fitness checks for vehicles.

  • Motor Vehicle Tax Collection (MVTC)

Collecting motor vehicle taxes, commonly known as road tax, in accordance with the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. 

  • Issuance of Driving Licence

RTO Belagavi provides comprehensive services related to driving licences, such as issuing a learner's license and conducting driving tests before issuing a permanent DL. It also provides licences for driving instructors, conductors (for commercial vehicles), and professional motor vehicle driving schools.

  • Mechanical Inspection of Vehicles

Belagavi Regional Transport Office (KA-22) also conducts thorough mechanical inspections of vehicles to determine their fitness, emission rate, and insurance validity and issue Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates.

  • Issuance of Permits

It is also responsible for the issuance of various road permits, including-

  • International Driving Permits
  • Inter-state and national permits for commercial vehicles
  • Permits for passenger-carrying vehicles such as school buses.
  • Authorisation for All India Tourist Vehicles.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Belgaum

Here are the two types of vehicle registration that can be done at the Regional Transport Office of Belagavi:

  • Permanent Registration: This type of registration is for vehicles intended for long-term use and is issued once all necessary documentation and formalities are completed. It provides the vehicle with a permanent registration number, which, by law, must be displayed on the vehicle's number plate.
  • Temporary Registration: Temporary registration is provided for vehicles yet to undergo the complete registration process or those awaiting certain documentation. It allows the vehicle to be legally driven on the roads for a limited period until permanent registration is obtained. However, the temporary registration number must be displayed on the vehicle's number plate during this interim period.

How do you register a vehicle through RTO Belgaum/Belagavi?

Step 1: Go to the designated RTO centre in Belgaum with your new vehicle.

Step 2: Collect Form 20 or the vehicle registration form from the RTO centre. One can also collect this form online through the Parivahan portal.

Step 3: Fill out the application form and hand it to the authorities along with the required documents. The RTO officials will verify the submitted documents. 

Step 4: Pay the registration fees at the payment counter.

Step 5: Your vehicle will be inspected by an RTO agent for safety and accuracy.

Step 6: The vehicle information will be entered into the RTO's database after the inspection.

Step 7: After successful verification, the RTO officials will start the registration process upon approval.

Step 8: Your Vehicle Registration Card/Smart Card will be delivered to the registered address within 30 days.

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration at RTO Belgaum/Belagavi

Here is a list of the documents required for vehicle registration at the Belgaum Regional Transport Office:

  • Proof of Identity (Aadhaar Card, Passport, Voter ID Card, PAN Card)
  • Proof of Address (Aadhaar Card, Utility bills (electricity, water, gas), Rental agreement, Passport)
  • Vehicle Documents (Sale invoice from the dealer, Temporary registration certificate (if applicable), Insurance certificate, Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate, Roadworthiness certificate)
  • Proof of Tax Payment (Receipt of road tax payment)
  • Form 20/Application Form
  • Form 21/Sales Certificate
  • Form 22/Roadworthiness Certificate (Issued by the vehicle manufacturer.)
  • Form 34/Hypothecation Clearance (If the vehicle was bought on loan, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the financing bank is required.)
  • Passport-size Photographs

Note: In case of company-owned vehicles, the company's registration documents and authorization letter are required for registration.

RTO Belgaum/Belagavi Fees for Vehicle Registration

Listed below are the fees for vehicle registration at the Regional Transport Office:

Types of Vehicles

RTO Fees 

Motorcycle/Scooter/Two Wheelers


Light Motor Vehicles (Non-TPT)


Light Motor Vehicles (TPT)


Medium Goods Vehicle




Medium Passenger Motor Vehicle


Heavy Goods Vehicle (Stage Carriers and lorries)


Heavy Passenger Motor Vehicle


Imported Motor Vehicle


Imported Motorcycle


How to get an RTO Driving License in Belgaum?

The steps to obtain a driver's license in Belagavi are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the mParivahan portal

Step 2: Select "Online Services" > "Driver License Related Services".

Step 3: Choose "Karnataka" from the drop-down menu. Select the region as “Belgaum (KA-22)”.

Step 4: Proceed to "Apply Online" > "New Driving License".

Step 5: Fill in the application form online and upload the necessary documents.

Step 6: Submit the application online.

Step 7: Print out the application form and acknowledgement.

Step 8: Schedule a driving test slot and pay the application fees online.

Step 9: Visit the RTO office in Belagavi and submit the printed application form. 

Step 10: Take the driving test. The applicant will get their driving licence within 2-3 weeks if they pass the driving test.

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Documents Required to Apply for a Driver's License in Belgaum

The documents required to apply for a driver's licence in Belgaum are as follows:

  • Passport-size photos
  • DL Fees
  • PAN Copy 
  • Birth of Date proof
  • Address Proof
  • Application form
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • LL Copy

Fees for Licence Application in RTO Office Belgaum

RTO Driving License Fees in Belgaum

Type of License

RTO Fees

Learner's Licence


Permanent License for a single class of vehicle


Permanent License for more than one class of vehicle


International Driving Permit


How to Pay Belgavi Road Tax Online?

You can pay the Belgavi/Belgaum road tax online by visiting the official Parivahan website. Here are the detailed steps that need to be followed:

  • Visit the Parivahan website.
  • Go to ‘Vehicle Related Services’ and select ‘Other Services’.
  • Choose ‘Tax and Other Fees’ from the list of services.
  • Enter your state as ‘Karnataka’ and choose ‘RTO Belgaum’.
  • Enter the vehicle registration number and log in to the website.
  • Select the 'Pay Your Tax' option.
  • You will be directed to the payment gateway to make the payment.
  • A receipt will be generated on successful payment.

Traffic Fines and Charges in Belgaum

Here is the list of traffic violations and offences that can lead to severe consequences and even imprisonment in Belgaum:

Traffic Fine Structure in Belgaum

Traffic Fines

Charges against rash driving


Driving without a helmet


Violating road regulations

₹1000 - ₹5000 (along with probable 6 to 12 months of imprisonment and license seizure)

Drink & drive

₹10000 (along with probable 6 to 12 months of imprisonment and license seizure)

Charges for getting in the way of emergency vehicles


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