RTO Bhopal

RTO Bhopal operates to abide by the Motor Vehicles Act 1988 and cater to all motor-vehicle-associated needs of the citizens of Bhopal. The Regional Transport Office of Bhopal undertakes the role of an administering body that acts according to all the rules and regulations of Section 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. It is also responsible for collecting taxes on behalf of Madhya Pradesh and issues driving licenses, vehicle registration certificates, and several road permits for transportation throughout the region.

A few of the services offered by the Regional Transport Office of Bhopal can also be availed online through the official website of Bhopal RTO. This post covers the list of RTO Offices in Bhopal, their services and contact numbers.

List of RTO Offices in Bhopal

There is currently one operating RTO in Bhopal and the details of the RTO office are listed below:

RTO Code

RTO Bhopal Address

RTO Bhopal Contact Number

RTO Bhopal Working Hours


6, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh - 462016.


10 AM to 5 PM

Services Offered by Regional Transport Offices in Bhopal

There are several roles and responsibilities that are carried out by the MP RTO, Bhopal. A few of the major functions of Bhopal RTOs are mentioned below:

  • The Bhopal Regional Transport Offices are responsible for conducting vehicle registrations, and they are mainly of two kinds - temporary vehicle registration and permanent vehicle registration. 
  • The Regional Transport Offices of Bhopal issues permits for commercial vehicles and tourist vehicles to travel in the state or interstate regions.
  • It also provides driving licenses, learner's licenses, and even international driving permits. 
  • The Regional Transport Offices of Bhopal also conduct vehicle inspections and fitness checks to check the safety standards of the vehicles. It also issues PUC certificates and vehicle fitness certificates for the vehicles.
  • Vehicle owners can transfer ownership online through the official Parivahan portal (https://parivahan.gov.in) or by visiting the Bhopal Regional Transport Office in Bhopal.
  • The RTO of Bhopal also collects road taxes from the citizens on behalf of the Madhya Pradesh Government.
  • You can also renew your driving license and do the Vehicle RC re-registration through the Regional Transport Office of Bhopal. In case of theft/loss of a driving license, one can also request a duplicate driving license.

Vehicle Registration Process through RTO Bhopal

For Bhopal RTO Registration of Motor Vehicles, you need to visit the Regional Transport Office in Bhopal along with the essential documents. Fill out the vehicle registration application form and submit it to the counter along with the registration fee. The RTO Officials will inspect the vehicle and supporting documents. Upon successful verification and approval, you will be provided with a permanent vehicle RC and number.

You can check the status of your vehicle RC through the RTO Bhopal website (http://mis.mptransport.org). You will have to enter the vehicle registration number, engine number and chassis number to check the RTO Bhopal vehicle information.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Bhopal Regional Transport Office

Given below are the two types of vehicle registration provided by the Regional Transport Office, Bhopal:

  • Temporary Registration: This type of registration is valid for a period of 7 days and is provided by the dealer while purchasing the vehicle.
  • Permanent Registration: This registration is valid for a period of 15 years and needs to be renewed after the expiry period. 

Documents Required to Register a Motor Vehicle in Bhopal

In order to register a vehicle in Bhopal, you will require the below-mentioned documents:

  • Road taxes
  • Passport-size photos of the owner
  • Age proof
  • Address proof
  • PUC certificate of the vehicle
  • Application fee
  • Form 21/sale certificate (if the owner is selling the vehicle)
  • Form 22/Vehicle Roadworthiness Certificate
  • Vehicle Insurance details.

Fees for Vehicle Registration in Bhopal

Given below are the vehicle registration fees for motor vehicles in the Regional Transport Office, Bhopal:

Type of Vehicle

RTO Bhopal Registration Fee


Rs. 300


Rs. 1,000

Light Motor Vehicle

Rs. 600

Medium Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1000

Heavy Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1500

Imported Bikes

Rs. 2500

Imported Cars

Rs. 5000

How to Apply for a Driving License in Bhopal RTO?

The RTO of Bhopal also allows citizens to apply for a driver's license, learner's license, and an international driving permit. In order to apply for a license in Bhopal, you will have to follow the steps that are listed below:

  • Step 1: Go to the official Parivahan portal (https://parivahan.gov.in).
  • Step 2: Choose online services, and click on driver's license - select the kind of license you are applying for.
  • Step 3: Choose Bhopal.
  • Step 4: Fill out the form for license application.
  • 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 for a driving test.
  • Step 8: Pay the license fee.
  • 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.

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

Given below are the essential documents required for the RTO Bhopal license application:

  • Learner's license
  • Address proof
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo of the applicant
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • ID Proof
  • PAN Card

Fees for License Application in Bhopal RTO

Given below are the fees that must be paid while applying for a license in Bhopal Regional Transport Office:

Type of License

RTO Fee for License Application

Learner's License

Rs. 150

Driver's License

Rs. 200

International Driving Permit

Rs. 1000

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