RTO Patiala

Patiala stands to be one of the fastest-growing cities in Punjab. It is the 4th largest city in the state, with a growing vehicular population. To cater to this increased number of vehicles, the state government has set up a Regional Transport Office in the city. RTO Patiala has the code PB11 and provides a wide range of services related to vehicle registration, driver license and permits.

Latest Update

Beginning June 1, 2024, any eligible person can take the driving test from any private driving training centres instead of the RTOs. However, the application process should be done online via Parivahan website or through the RTO.

Source: parivahan.gov.in

Patiala RTO Code, Address and Other Details

The records of Patiala RTO are mentioned in the table below:

RTO Patiala - Important Details

Patiala RTO Code


RTO Office Patiala Address

280, Nabha Rd, MaharajaYadvindra Enclave, Century Enclave, Majithia Enclave, Patiala, Punjab 147005.

RTO Patiala Contact Number


Office Timings

9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Functions of RTO Patiala

The major functions of Regional Transport Office, Patiala are as follows:

  • Vehicle registration and issuance of registration certificates.
  • Collection of road taxes and issuance of tax receipts.
  • Conducting driving tests and issuance of driving licenses.
  • Monitoring and enforcing traffic rules and regulations.
  • Implementing road safety initiatives and awareness campaigns.
  • Inspecting and regulating commercial vehicles for compliance.
  • Managing and controlling vehicle pollution through emission testing.
  • Registration and regulation of transport vehicles and permits.
  • Handling various administrative and legal aspects related to transportation.

Motor Vehicle Registrations in Patiala RTO

Given below are the step-by-step instructions to register your vehicle under the Patiala Regional Transport Office:

Step 1: Visit the RTO of Patiala with your vehicle. 

Step 2: Ask for the vehicle registration form, and fill it out. You can also download the form online through the Parivahan portal.

Step 3: Attach the form with the required documents and submit it. 

Step 4: Your vehicle will be inspected, and on approval for roadworthiness of the vehicle, you will be granted registration. 

Documents Required for RTO Patiala Vehicle Registration

Given below are the essential documents that are needed for vehicle registration in RTO Patiala:

  • Form 20 (duly filled and signed)
  • Sales certificate (Form 21) from the vehicle dealer
  • Roadworthiness certificate (Form 22) from the vehicle manufacturer
  • Valid vehicle insurance papers
  • Address proof (Aadhar card, passport, utility bills, etc.)
  • Identity proof (Aadhar card, voter ID, passport, etc.)
  • Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate
  • Customs clearance certificate (in case of imported vehicles)

Charges for Vehicle Registration in Patiala RTO Office

The table below includes the vehicle registration charges applicable on RTO Patiala:

Vehicle Type 

Patiala RTO Registration Charges

Light Motor Vehicle


Light Commercial Vehicle


Imported Motor Vehicle


Two-wheeler Vehicle

Rs.300 - Rs1000

Four-Wheeler Vehicle

Rs.600 - Rs.5000

Imported Motorcycle


The above charges can change and may not include additional fees or taxes that might apply during registration. One must check with the RTO or visit the Parivahan portal for the updated registration charges.

How to Transfer Vehicle RC from Another State to Patiala RTO Office?

The following steps are required to transfer your vehicle RC to the PB11 RTO office from another state RTO:

Step 1: The present owner of the car must file an application with the Patiala PB11 RTO to change ownership.

Step 2: The completed application, along with the appropriate documentation, must be sent to the Transport Department.

Step 3: After receiving the application and supporting documentation, the Transport Department will issue a new registration certificate that has the name of the new owner.

Step 4: The owner must then pay the associated fees and taxes, as well as submit the necessary papers to the Patiala RTO (Regional Transport Office).

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