RTO Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, the biggest city of Odisha - with its growing vehicular population has two well-established RTOs to cater to all its needs. The RTO Bhubaneshwar functions under the codes - OR-02 and OR-33. They have been set up according to the Motor Vehicle Act and carry out all the roles and responsibilities enlisted in it. 

The Regional Transport Offices of Bhubaneswar are in charge of planning, implementing, and regulating transport schemes in the city. Individuals can also access these RTO services through the official portal of RTO Bhubaneswar.

List of RTO Offices in Bhubaneswar

Given below are the details of Bhubaneshwar RTO Offices, including contact details, address, timings and codes:

Bhubaneswar RTO Code

RTO BBSR Office Address

RTO Bhubaneswar Contact Number

RTO Office Bhubaneshwar Timing 


RTO Bhubaneswar OD 02 address: Bhoinagar Basti, Acharya Vihar, Near Maharaja Cinema Hall, Bhoi Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha - 751022.


10 am - 5 pm


RTO Bhubaneswar OD 33 address: Sikharchandi Vihar, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha - 751024.

0674-272 5900

10 am - 5 pm

Note: Since the state name of Orissa has been changed to ‘Odisha’, the Bhubaneshwar RTO codes have been updated to OD-02 and OD-33. However, one can also search with the older codes ‘OR-02’ and ‘OR-33’ to get the same result.

Functions of Bhubaneswar RTO

All motor vehicle or transport-related services and functions in Bhubaneswar are carried out by the Regional Transport Offices of Bhubaneshwar. Here are few of the major services offered by the RTO Office Bhubaneshwar:

1) Vehicle Registration for all Motor Vehicles

All private and commercial vehicles within the Jurisdiction are registered in the RTO of Bhubaneswar. Every vehicle is issued with a unique registration number and number plate through vehicular registrations. This registration number serves as an identification number for the vehicle.

2) Issuing a Permanent Driving License 

  • Individuals from within the Jurisdiction of Bhubaneswar can also apply for driving licenses through the RTOs. The types of driving licenses offered in the RTO of Bhubaneswar are - Learner’s License, Driving License, International Driving Permit, and Commercial license.
  • Licenses can also be renewed or updated through one of these RTOs easily.

3) Providing Vehicle RC

Every vehicle owner is provided with a permanent vehicle Registration Certificate from the Regional Transport Offices of Bhubaneswar.  One can also apply for vehicle ownership transfer for these RCs through the RTO.

4) Tax and Fee Collections

Bhubaneswar RTO Offices collect the vehicle or road tax from vehicle owners on behalf of the Odisha state government.

5) Issuing Permits

Permits of various kinds are issued in the RTO of Bhubaneswar, such as commercial vehicle permits and inter-state permits.

6) Environmental Norms

The RTO of Bhubaneswar ensures that the environmental norms stated in the Motor Vehicles Act are followed. It also provides PUCC (Pollution Under Control Certificates) to vehicles that comply with the safety standards. These certificates are provided by conducting emission tests to ensure vehicles are within the permissible limits of pollution.

7) Vehicle Inspections

Before the registration of any vehicle, the RTO officials conduct thorough vehicle inspections and vehicle fitness checks to make sure the vehicle is roadworthy. Only after the approval of the inspection, the vehicle will be allowed for registration and will be provided with a Vehicle Fitness Certificate.

8) Traffic Law Enforcement

The RTO collaborates with the Department of Law to enforce traffic and safety rules throughout the city. These rules and regulations, when broken, are penalized and punishable.

How to Apply for a Driving License through RTO Office Bhubaneshwar?

In order to apply for a license in Bhubaneshwar, you will have to follow the steps that are listed below:

  • Step 1: Visit the RTO Bhubaneshwar official website (http://odishatransport.gov.in/), where you will be directed to the Parivahan portal.
  • Step 2: On the Parivahan portal (https://vahan.parivahan.gov.in/), choose ‘Online Services’ and click on ‘Driving License Related Services’.
  • Step 3: Enter the state name as ‘Odisha’ and choose the city name as ‘Bhubaneshwar’.
  • Step 4: Fill out the application form for driving license.
  • 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 the driving test.
  • Step 8: Pay the license application 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 to the registered address in Bhubaneshwar.

Types of License Issued by Regional Transport Office of Bhubaneshwar

The RTO Offices in Bhubaneshwar issue four types of licenses, and they have been explained below:

  • Learner's License: This is the type of provisional license issued to drivers who are learning to drive. It is valid for 180 days. 
  • Permanent Driving License: This form of driving license is permanent and qualifies the holder as a competent driver and permits them to drive legally on Indian roads.  
  • International Driving Permit: When an individual wishes to drive vehicles in foreign countries and holds an Indian driving permit, they are eligible to apply for an international driving permit. This license allows the individual to legally drive abroad.
  • Commercial Driving License: A commercial driver's license is issued to an individual who drives for commercial purposes, and the license is issued based on the type of vehicle. This kind of license is mostly issued to bus and truck drivers. However, this license can also be used as a private driving license document.   

Documents Required to Apply for a DL in Bhubaneshwar

Given below are the essential documents required to apply for a driving license in Bhubaneshwar Regional Transport Office:

  • Learner's License 
  • ID Proof - Aadhaar, Voter ID, or Passport
  • Address Proof - Utility Bill, Ration Card, or Aadhaar
  • Age Proof - Birth Certificate or School Certificate 
  • PAN
  • Passport Size Photo
  • Application Charges
  • License Application

Fees to Apply for a License in RTO Bhubaneswar

Given below are the RTO Bhubaneshwar fees for license application:

License Type

RTO Bhubaneshwar Fee

Learner’s License

Rs. 150

Driving License

Rs. 200

International Driving Permit

Rs. 1,000

Vehicle Registration Process in Bhubaneswar RTO

There are mainly two types of vehicle registrations done in the Regional Transport Office of Bhubaneshwar: Temporary Registration and Permanent Registration. Temporary registration is only valid for a period of 7 days. Therefore, you will be required to get a permanent vehicle registration soon after the purchase of the vehicle.

The following is the procedure for registering a vehicle with the RTO Office Bhubaneshwar:

  • Step 1:Visit the nearest Regional Transport Office in Bhubaneshwar 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 Parivahan website (https://vahan.parivahan.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 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.

Documents Required to Register a Vehicle in Bhubaneswar

Here is the list of documents that must be submitted to register a vehicle in Bhubaneshwar:

  • Form 20
  • Form 22
  • Form 22A
  • ID Proof - Aadhaar, Voter ID, or Aadhaar.
  • Passport Size Photos - recent
  • Address Proof - Ration card, Passport, Aadhaar, or Utility Bill.
  • Insurance Policy of the Vehicle - validity will be verified.
  • Temporary Registration
  • Clearance Certificate - If the vehicle is imported.

Fees for Vehicle Registration in Bhubaneswar

The table below shows the registration fees for different types of vehicles in Bhubaneshwar:

Vehicle Type

RTO Bhubaneshwar Registration 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

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