RTO Gwalior

The state government of Madhya Pradesh has established a Regional Transport Office in Gwalior due to the increasing percentage of motor vehicular population. RTO Gwalior plays a major role in vehicle registrations, license issues, and traffic law enforcement in the city. 

The citizens can also avail of a few of these RTO services through the RTO Gwalior official website. Given below are the functions, vehicle registration and license application process of RTO Office Gwalior. 

List of RTO Offices in Gwalior

The city of Gwalior has one Regional Transport Office under the MP government. The table below highlights the necessary details about the RTO Office Gwalior:

Gwalior RTO Code

MO RTO Gwalior Address

Gwalior RTO Office Contact Number

RTO Gwalior Timing


RTO, Aamkho Road, Vakil Colony, Kampoo, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh - 474001.


10 am - 5 pm

Functions of RTO Gwalior

There are several functions carried out by the Regional Transport Offices of Gwalior on a daily basis, such as vehicle registration, issuing driving licenses, road permits, etc. Given below are the several functions and services of the Regional Transport Office of Gwalior:

  • Issuance of Driving License.
  • Issuance of International Driver's License.
  • Issuance of Conductor license.
  • Motor vehicle registration and issuance of Vehicle Registration Certificate.
  • Renewal/Re-registration of vehicle registration certificate
  • Issuance of Vehicle Fitness Certificate after conducting thorough inspections and vehicle check-ups.
  • Vehicle Ownership Transfer.
  • Providing Pollution Under Control Certificates (PUC) after conducting pollution tests of motor vehicles.
  • Issuance of various permits such as interstate permits, goods carriage permits, etc.
  • Providing No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for vehicle re-registration in another state.
  • Maintaining Road safety regulations.
  • Revenue and tax collection for the state government.

Vehicle Registration Process in RTO Gwalior

The step-by-step procedure to register a vehicle in the Regional Transport Office Gwalior has been listed below:

  • Step 1:Visit the RTO Office in Gwalior along with the new vehicle.
  • Step 2: Fill out the vehicle registration form or form 20 along with the required documents. One can also download the registration form through the RTO Gwalior website (https://transport.mp.gov.in/). 
  • Step 3: The user must also pay the vehicle registration fees and the payable taxes (if applicable). 
  • Step 4: As a next step, the Regional Transport Office officer will inspect the vehicle and the submitted documents.
  • Step 5: After successful verification of all the data, the officer will approve the Vehicle Registration.
  • Step 6: The RTO office will start the Smart Card Vehicle RC procedure, and once completed, it will be mailed to the applicant's registered mailing address.

Types of Vehicle Registrations in RTO Gwalior

There are mainly two types of vehicle registrations that are done for every kind of motor vehicle in the Gwalior RTO Office. Both of them are explained in detail below:

a) Temporary Vehicle Registration

The temporary vehicle registration is a unique number used to recognize a new vehicle that is yet to be permanently registered by the RTO of Gwalior. Complying with the Motor Vehicles Act - a vehicle driven on public roads needs to have a permanent registration number issued by the RTO. Since permanent registrations can take some time, it is mandatory to have a temporary registration number for new vehicles.

b) Permanent Vehicle Registration

Any vehicle needs to be permanently registered before it is operational on Indian roads, and the time limit to submit an application for the registration of a new vehicle or transferred vehicle is seven days. 

Documents Required for Vehicle Registration in Regional Transport Office Gwalior

Here is the list of documents required during vehicle registration in Gwalior RTO:

  • Form 20: It is an application filed by the owner for the first time the vehicle is registered. A duplicate copy of Form 20 signed by the financier is also necessary if the vehicle is under a hire/hypothecation/lease agreement.
  • Form 21: This sale certificate must be completed by the individual selling the vehicle to the buyer. 
  • Form 22: This is a form that includes the applicant's statement of conformity with environmental and safety regulations, as well as roadworthiness.
  • ID Proof.
  • Address Proof.
  • Insurance Certificate.
  • Billing or Receipt Invoice.

Fees to Register Motor Vehicles in Gwalior RTO

Here are the Gwalior RTO registration fees for different types of vehicles:

Vehicle Type

Gwalior RTO Fee


Rs. 300


Rs. 600


Rs. 600 - Rs. 1000

Light Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,000

Medium Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,000

Heavy Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,500

Imported Bike

Rs. 2,500

Imported Car

Rs. 5,000


Rs. 3,000

Process to Apply for RTO Gwalior Driving License

One can apply for a driver's license in Gwalior either offline or online.  A permanent driver's license can only be availed when you hold a valid learner's license. This learner's license can be availed through RTO Gwalior online or offline.

Offline Process to Apply for an RTO Gwalior Driving License

One can apply for a permanent driver’s license offline after 30 days of receiving the learner’s license. Here are the steps that must be followed:

  • Step 1: Visit the Regional Transport Office in Gwalior and collect the application form.
  • Step 2: You would have to fill in the forms and submit the required documents at the RTO.
  • Step 3: After successful verification, you will have to take the driving test. Select a slot for your driving license test. 
  • Step 4: Take the driving test at the selected time slot. 
  • Step 5: The RTO will issue a permanent driving license if you pass the driving test. It generally takes 15 days to 1 month to get your driving license.

Online Process to Apply for a License in Gwalior

One can also apply for a Driving License in Gwalior through the Parivahan RTO Gwalior website. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of Parivahan RTO Gwalior (https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/).
  • Step 2: Choose 'Gwalior' from the given options.
  • Step 3: Once you have selected ‘Gwalior’, you would have to click on the option 'Apply for Driving License.'
  • Step 4: Choose to continue and enter the needed details.
  • Step 5: Fill out the application and upload the required documents (which have been listed below.)
  • Step 6: After you have uploaded your documents, you will have to choose a slot for your driving test that will be held at the RTO office.
  • Step 7: Choose a date and time and book your driving test appointment. After successfully passing the driving test, you will be provided with a permanent driving license within 15-30 days.

Types of Licenses issued by Gwalior RTO

There are four types of licenses issued in Gwalior, and they are:

  •  Learner's License: The RTO of Gwalior issues a learner's license to applicants before providing the permanent driving license. This license is valid for six months.
  •  Permanent Driving License: The RTO issues a permanent driving license after the completion period of the Learner's license when the applicant meets the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are: the applicant needs to be a minimum of 18 years of age and needs to pass the driving test. If the applicant has failed the driving test, they can re-appear for the test after one week.
  •  Commercial Driving License: A commercial driving license is particularly issued to heavy vehicle drivers, like trucks and vans.
  •  International Driving Permit: The international driving permit is for individuals who want to drive motor vehicles in foreign countries. This permit confirms that the individual holds a valid driving license and is authorized to drive. 

Documents Required to Apply for a Driving License in Gwalior

Here is the list of essential documents that are required to apply for a driving license in Gwalior:

  • Age Proof: Birth Certificate/PAN/Passport/10 Mark Sheet/School TC.
  • Address Proof: Passport/Aadhaar/House Agreement/Utility Bill/LIC Bond/Voter ID/Ration Card.
  • Application form.
  • Application fee.
  • Passport-size photos.
  • Medical Certificate.
  • Learner's License.

Fees of License Issue in Gwalior Regional Transport Office

Here are the fees for different types of license applications in Gwalior RTO:

License Type

Gwalior RTO Fee


Rs. 150


Rs. 200

International Driving Permit

Rs. 1,000

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