RTO Madurai

RTO Madurai is in charge of various services mentioned in the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. Some of the major functions include registration of motor vehicles, collecting road tax, issuing permits, driving licenses, fitness certificates and much more. There are three Regional Transport Offices in Madurai which operate under the codes TN64, TN59, and TN58.

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List of Madurai RTO Codes and Address

Here is the list of RTO offices in Madurai, their timings, contact numbers and codes:

Madurai RTO Code

RTO Madurai Address

RTO Madurai Timings

Madurai RTO Numbers


Madurai South RTO, TNSTC-Madurai Division, Bypass Road, Madurai 625016.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

0452 - 2381560


Madurai North RTO, Opposite Mattuthavani Bus Stand, Near Pudukulam, TNSTC Depot, K.Pudur, Madurai - 625007.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

0452 - 2569182


SETC Complex, Mattuthavani Bus Stand Road, Madurai ‒ 625 020.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

0452 - 2567835

Services Provided by the Madurai RTO Office

Services Provided by the Madurai RTO Office

The major services offered by the Regional Transport Office Madurai are as follows:

  •  Vehicle Registrations

RTO Madurai is responsible for registering all kinds of motor vehicles within the city limits. It also manages all aspects related to motor vehicle registration, such as issuing and renewing vehicle RC, transfer of vehicle ownership, updating registration details, removal of hypothecation, and conducting fitness checks for vehicles. 

  •  Issue of Driving License

The regional transport offices in Madurai are also in charge of issuing different types of licenses, such as driving licenses, learner's licenses, commercial licenses, or international driving permits. 

  •  Issue of Permits

The RTO issues permits to tourist and commercial vehicles within the region. 

  •  Collection of Taxes

The Madurai RTO is also responsible for collecting taxes from the citizens on behalf of the state government and using that for the development and infrastructure of the region. 

  •  Mechanical Inspection of Vehicles

Madurai Regional Transport Office also conducts thorough mechanical inspections of vehicles to determine their fitness, emission rate, and insurance validity and issue Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates.

  • Issuance of Permits

It is also responsible for the issuance of various road permits, including-

  • International Driving Permits
  • Inter-state and national permits for commercial vehicles
  • Permits for passenger-carrying vehicles such as school buses.
  • Authorization for All India Tourist Vehicles.

Process of Vehicle Registration at Regional Transport Office Madurai

You can get your vehicle registration done at Madurai by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the nearest RTO office in Madurai with your vehicle. 

Step 2: Fill in the application form and attach the required documents. One can also collect this form online through the Parivahan portal.

Step 3: Your motor vehicle will be inspected for safety and verification. Upon approval, your registration will be sanctioned. 

Step 4: Your Vehicle Registration Card or smart Card will be delivered to the registered address within 30 days.

Documents Required to Register Vehicles in Madurai RTO Office

Here is a list of the documents required for vehicle registration at RTO Madurai:

  • Invoice of the motor vehicle
  • Insurance certificate of the vehicle
  • PUCC
  • Fitness Certificate
  • Receipt of road tax payment
  • ID Proof of the vehicle owner (Aadhaar Card, Passport, Voter ID Card, PAN Card)
  • Registration application form
  • Temporary Registration Certificate
  • Registration Fees
  • Form 22/Roadworthiness Certificate (Issued by the manufacturer of the vehicle.)
  • Form 34/Hypothecation Clearance (If the vehicle was bought on loan, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the financing bank is required)
  • Passport-size Photographs of the vehicle owner

Note:In case of company-owned vehicles, the company's registration documents and authorization letter are required for registration.

RTO Madurai Fees for Vehicle Registration

Listed below are the fees for vehicle registration at the Regional Transport Office, Madurai:

Types of Vehicles

Madurai RTO Fees

Two-wheeler registration

Rs. 300

Invalid Carriage

Rs. 50

Three wheeler

Rs. 600

Light Motor Vehicle

Rs. 600

Medium Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,000

Heavy Motor Vehicle

Rs. 1,500

Imported Bike

Rs. 2,500

Imported Car

Rs. 5,000

How to get an RTO Driving License in Madurai?

The steps to obtain a driver's license in Madurai are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the mParivahan portal

Step 2: Select "Online Services" > "Driver License Related Services".

Step 3: Choose "Tamil Nadu" from the drop-down menu. Select the RTO as “Madurai”.

Step 4: Proceed to "Apply Online" > "New Driving License".

Step 5: Fill in the application form online and upload the necessary documents.

Step 6: Submit the application online.

Step 7: Print out the application form and acknowledgement.

Step 8: Schedule a driving test slot and pay the application fees online.

Step 9: Visit the RTO office in Madurai and submit the printed application form. 

Step 10: Take the driving test. The applicant will get their driving licence within 2-3 weeks if they pass the driving test.

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Documents Required to Apply for a Driving License in Madurai RTO Office

The mandatory documents required to apply for a driving license in Madurai are as follows:

  • ID Proof
  • Address Proof
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Age Proof
  • Valid Learner's License

RTO Madurai License Application Fees

Types of License

Madurai RTO Fees

Learner’s License

Rs. 150

Driving License (DL)

Rs. 200

Renewal of DL

Rs. 200

International Driving Permit

Rs. 1,000

How to get an NOC from the Madurai RTO Office?

One can follow the steps mentioned below to get a NOC from the RTO Office, Madurai:

Step 1: Apply for a no objection certificate (NOC) under section 48 of Form 28.

Step 2:  Submit the form to the registering authority where the vehicle was previously registered.

Step 3: Pay the application fee and submit the required documents. For a transport vehicle, additional documents such as permit surrender, challan clearance, tax clearance, and fitness clearance certificate are required.

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