RTO Nagaland

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) Nagaland is a government organization that operates under the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act. It functions under the Transport Department of the Government of Nagaland and is responsible for various tasks related to the issuance of driving licenses, vehicle registration, and the implementation of transport-related rules and regulations in the state.

These services are also available online through the official portal of Nagaland RTO (https://mvd.nagaland.gov.in/).

Role of RTO Nagaland

Nagaland RTO performs a wide range of responsibilities and activities, including the following:

  • Vehicle Registration: RTO Nagaland is responsible for the registration of vehicles within the state. This process involves issuing unique registration numbers and providing registration certificates to vehicle owners.
  • Driving License Issuance: RTO Nagaland conducts tests and issues driving licenses to eligible individuals who pass the required tests and fulfill the necessary criteria.
  • Road Tax Collection: The RTO collects road taxes and other fees from vehicle owners, which are essential for maintaining the state's road infrastructure.
  • Fitness Certification: RTO Nagaland ensures that all vehicles on the road meet the prescribed safety and emission standards by conducting periodic fitness tests.
  • Permit Issuance: It issues permits for commercial vehicles that allow them to operate within and outside the state's borders legally.
  • Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Rules: RTO Nagaland is responsible for enforcing various traffic and motor vehicle-related rules and regulations to ensure road safety and smooth traffic flow.
  • Vehicle Transfer of Ownership: The RTO facilitates the transfer of ownership for vehicles that are sold or transferred between individuals.
  • Promoting Road Safety: RTO Nagaland plays a significant role in promoting road safety awareness through various campaigns, workshops, and initiatives.

List of Nagaland RTO Code and Offices

Given below are the current Nagaland RTO Offices and Codes:

Nagaland RTOs

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How to Register a Vehicle with RTO Nagaland?

Here are the steps that should be followed to register a vehicle through Nagaland Regional Transport Office:

  • Bring the vehicle to the Nagaland Regional Transport Office.
  • Fill out Form 20 (Vehicle Registration application form). This form can be obtained from the RTO or can also be downloaded from Vahan Nagaland portal (https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/). 
  • Submit it to the registration authority, together with the required documents.
  • Pay the registration fee at the RTO's cash counter.
  • Proceed for vehicle inspection. The RTO officials will inspect the vehicle to ensure the performance and fitness of the vehicle.
  • After successful verification, RTO will issue a Vehicle Registration Certificate for the vehicle.

Documents Required to Register Your Vehicle in Nagaland

Here are the essential documents that must be presented during the vehicle registration process in Nagaland:

  • Certificate of purchase.
  • Certificate of roadworthiness.
  • PAN card.
  • Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate.
  • Invoice of the vehicle.
  • Photo ID proof.
  • Address Proof.
  • Road Tax Receipts.
  • Passport-sized photos of the applicant.
  • Vehicle insurance certificate.
  • A customs clearance certificate is required for imported autos.

Vehicle Registration Charges in Nagaland Regional Transport Office

The table below includes the charges that is required to register  vehicle through Nagaland RTO:

Type of Vehicles

Registration Charges

Motor cycle


Invali Carriage


Light Motor Vehicle 


Medium Motor Vehicle


Heavy Motor  Vehicle


Imported motor vehicle


Other vehicles


The above-mentioned registration charges can change over time. Hence, it is advisable to check the updated charges from the official website of Vahan Nagaland (https://mvd.nagaland.gov.in/).

How to Get a Driving License from RTO Nagaland?

Follow these steps to apply for a driver's license with the Nagaland Regional Transport Office:

Step 1: Visit the official portal of Vahan Nagaland (https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/)

Step 2: Choose 'Nagaland' from the given options.

Step 3: Once you have selected Nagaland, 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.

Step 7: Choose a date and time and book your driving test appointment. 

Step 8: You will receive a driving license once you pass the driving test.

How to Check the Driving License Status in Nagaland Online?

One can check the progress of their driving license application online in Nagaland through the official website of Nagaland Transport Department. Here are the steps that should be followed:

Step 1: Go to the Nagaland Transport Department's website (https://mvd.nagaland.gov.in/).

Step 2: Select 'DL and LL registration.'

Step 3: A new page will appear - click on 'Know your application status.'

Step 4: Enter your application reference number.

Step 5: When you click the 'Submit' button, you will see the status of your application.

Documents Required to Apply for the License in RTO Nagaland

The following are the documents that must be supplied in order to apply for a DL in Nagaland:

  • Three passport-sized photos.
  • Learner's Permit (original.)
  • Form 5 must be filed if you are applying for a commercial driver's license.
  • Passport, educational certificate, or birth certificate as proof of age.
  • Form 4
  • Proof of address, such as a LIC policy, ration card, voter identification card, or passport.

Fees for Driving License

Given below are the fee details for driving license application through Nagaland RTOs:

Type of License


Fees for Learners Driving License Test


Issue of Learner’s License


Issue of Driving License


International Driving License permit


Renewal of Driving License


Duplicate Driving License


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