RTO Mysore

Mysore, the traditional hub of Karnataka, is a popular spot of attraction for tourists and travellers around the world. This has increased the transportation facilities and the number of motor vehicles in the area. Hence, RTO Mysore was established under the state transport department to cater to the needs of the public.

The regional transport office of Mysore looks after all the transport and vehicle-related services in and around Mysore. Vehicle registration, issuing of national/international permits, conducting driving tests, etc., are some of the major functions of the RTO.

Latest Update

The Karnataka State Transport Department has made it mandatory for all vehicles registered prior to April 1, 2019 to have high-security registration plates (HSRP).

Source: The Economic Times

List of RTOs in Mysore

There are two regional transport offices in Mysore, i.e., RTO Mysore West (KA-09) and RTO Mysore East (KA-55). Refer to the table below to know about its timings, contact details and address.

Mysore RTO Code

Mysore RTO Address

Mysore RTO Office Timings

RTO Mysore Contact Number


Mysore West, Chamaraja Puram, Mysore West-570005.

10 am - 5:30 pm



Mysore East, Triveni Circle, Dr.RajKumar Road, Mysore-570019.

10 am - 5:30 pm


Vehicle-Related Services Offered by RTO Mysore

Here is the list of services offered by the RTO office, Mysore, related to vehicle registration:

  • Issuing vehicle registration certificates for newly registered vehicles.
  • Renewal of vehicle RC after expiry.
  • To provide national permits.
  • Issuance of PUC and Fitness certificates.

1. Registration of Motor Vehicles

Motor vehicle registration is compulsory in every state in order to legally drive it on Indian roads. You need to follow the steps mentioned below to register your motor vehicle with Mysore Regional Transport Office:

  • Visit the RTO office in Mysore with your motor vehicle.
  • Fill out the vehicle registration form. One can also download the form from the Parivahan website.
  • Attach the required documents and submit the application. Pay the registration fee at the counter.
  • Your motor vehicle will be inspected by the RTO officials.
  • On successful inspection and approval, the RTO will sanction your vehicle registration RC. 

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration

  • ID Proof
  • Vehicle Invoice
  • Temporary Registration
  • Vehicle Registration Form
  • Insurance Certificate
  • Vehicle Fitness Certificate
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate
  • Address Proof 
  • Passport-size photos

2. National Permit Authorization

Mysore RTO is also responsible for issuing several national permits for all commercial and tourist vehicles. It can issue a national permit for:

  • Goods transfer
  • Stage Carriage
  • Contract Carriage
  • All India tourist permit
  • Private services vehicle's permit

Applicants can also apply for the national permit online through the Parivahan portal

3. Renewal of Vehicle Registrations 

A vehicle's registration is valid for 15 years, after which the owner must renew it at the regional transport office.

Also know about the process of vehicle re-registration for inter-state transfer.

4. Issue of PUC and Fitness Certificates

  • Mysore Regional Transport Office is also responsible for conducting emission tests for vehicles and providing PUCC (Pollution Under Control Certificate) to vehicles that meet the standard emission level. 
  • It also conducts regular inspections and fitness checks for vehicles to ensure they are fit to be driven on roads.

License-Related Services Offered by Mysore RTO

  • Issuing Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) and International Driving Permit (IDP).
  • Conducting driving tests for the applicants. 
  • Renewal or updation of the existing license.

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

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

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

Step 2: Under online services, choose to ‘apply for a driving license’. 

Step 3: Fill out the driver's license application form and choose a suitable appointment date and time for your driving test. 

Step 4: 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 Mysore

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 Mysore Vehicle Registration Charges

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

Mysore RTO Registration Charges

Types of Vehicles

Mysore RTO Charges



Four-wheeler/three-wheeler/quadricycle registration (Private)


Four-wheeler/three-wheeler/quadricycle registration (Transport)


Imported bikes


Medium goods vehicles


Heavy goods vehicles


Heavy passenger vehicles


Imported vehicles/cars/four-wheelers


Medium passenger vehicles


Other Vehicles


RTO Mysore Fees for Driving License

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

License-related Services

RTO Mysore 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


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