RTO Kanpur

Adhering to the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, RTO Kanpur operates in two major zones, the urban and rural zonal codes, which are UP 77 (Rural Kanpur) and UP78 (Urban Kanpur.) The RTO Kanpur acts as the sole source of transport management, vehicle registration, license issue, tax collection, and more throughout Kanpur. The RTO of Kanpur also caters to its citizens online through the Kanpur RTO official website.

List of RTO Office Kanpur

Kanpur RTO Code

Kanpur RTO Office Address

Kanpur RTO Number

Working Hours

UP78 (Urban)

RTO Kanpur Office, Sarvodaya Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh - 208005.

0512 - 2241047

10 am - 5 pm

UP77 (Rural)

RTO Office, Kripalpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh - 209101.

0512 - 2297786

10 am - 5 pm

Functions of RTO Kanpur

The RTOs of Kanpur carry out some major functions that establish the rules of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, and they have been enlisted below:

  • Issue of learner's license.
  • Issue of Driver's License.
  • Issue of international driver's permit.
  • Issue of conductor's license.
  • Permits for interstate, state, and city travel of tourist and commercial vehicles.
  •  Enforcement of the laws, regulations, and rules of the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.
  • No objection certificate issue.
  • Vehicle registrations and transfer of RCs.
  • Collections of taxes on behalf of the state government.
  • Online services through the Vahan portal.
  • Vehicle inspections and the issue of PUCC and vehicle fitness certificates.
  • Update and renewal of registrations and licenses.

Obtaining a Driving License from RTO Kanpur

The RTO of Kanpur issues three different kinds of driving licenses, and they are:

  1. Learner's License: This is a learning permit for applicants who seek to learn to drive and ensure to be safe and competent drivers. It is only valid for a period of three months.
  2. Driver's License: This is the driving license that is issued to competent drivers on the approval of their driving test by the RTO of Kanpur.
  3. International Driving Permit: This is the license that is issued to applicants who are qualified to drive motor vehicles internationally.

Online Driving License Application Process in RTO Kanpur

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

Step 1: You would have to visit the official page of Kanpur RTO, where you will be directed to Vahan.

Step 2: Choose online services, and click on driver's license - select the kind of license you are applying for.

Step 3: Choose Kanpur.

Step 4: You will be asked to fill in the application form.

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 in Kanpur for a driver's test in the case of DL.

Step 8: Pay the required amount of fees.

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.

Renewal of Driving License in RTO Kanpur

The RTO Kanpur driving license renewal needs to be done every ten years; when the license expires, you can follow the steps mentioned below to do so:

Step 1: Visit RTO Kanpur and get the DL renewal application form.

Step 2: Fill out the form, attach all of the required documents, and submit it to the RTO.

Step 3: You will have to pay the fee of license renewal to the RTO Kanpur.

In a few days, your DL will be renewed and delivered to the registered address.

Documents Required for Driver's License Application and Renewal in Kanpur RTO

  • Passport Size Photos
  • Age Proof
  • Address Proof
  • ID Proof
  • Driving License Application form
  • LL
  • Form 2 (In case of renewal)
  • Original DL (In case of renewal)

Fees and Charges for License Issue in Kanpur RTO

License Type






International Driving Permit


Vehicle Registration in RTO Kanpur

There are mainly two types of vehicle registrations that are done in the RTO of Kanpur, and they are:

  1. Temporary Vehicle Registration: This type of vehicle registration is done by the seller or the dealership during the sale of the vehicle, and it is only valid for a period of 7 days.
  2. Permanent Vehicle Registration: This is the kind of vehicle registration that can be done by the owner or the dealership and is valid for a period of 15 years. Upon permanent registration, the vehicle will be officially registered and provided with a registration number/code.

Process to Register a Vehicle in RTO Kanpur

A person must register any vehicle purchased in Kanpur. The following is the online procedure for registering a vehicle with an RTO in Kanpur:

Step 1: Visit the official site of Kanpur.

Step 2: Go to the 'Vahan Over Web Identity' area.

Step 3: In the section, fill out all of the information in the application form that appears on your screen.

Step 4: After filling out all of the details, print the application form and send it to your local RTO of Kanpur.

Here, you will be asked to bring the vehicle along; it will be inspected and further approved for registration. After the registration, you will be provided with a number plate and registration number.

Documents Required to Register a Vehicle in Kanpur RTO

  • Form 22
  • Form 22A
  • Address and ID Proof
  • Invoice of the Vehicle
  • Insurance Copy of the Vehicle
  • Passport size Photos
  • PUCC
  • Registration Fee

Fees and Charges of Vehicle Registration in Kanpur's RTO

Vehicle Type







600 - 1000

Light Motor Vehicle


Medium Motor Vehicle


Heavy Motor Vehicle


Imported Bike


Imported Car




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