According to the Motor Vehicles Act, every vehicle owner must have certain essential documentation in order to lawfully operate a car in India. One such important document is a Vehicle Fitness Certificate (FC).
A Fitness Certificate is a document that verifies that the vehicle is roadworthy in every way. A new car includes a Fitness Certificate that is valid for a set number of years. Following that term, the FC must be renewed in order to comply with the laws and regulations of The Motor Vehicles Act. The RTO conducts a thorough vehicle check as part of the renewal process (Regional Transport Office).
You can learn more about the four-wheeler/car Fitness certificate by reading the points listed below.
Further information on the 2-wheeler Fitness Certificate can be found below:
The FC is one of the essential documents for a commercial vehicle because it establishes how safe (from a fitness standpoint) the vehicle is to drive on public roads. Here are some further thoughts on the subject.
Here are a few reasons as to why a vehicle fitness certificate is important for automobiles in India:
Now, here's what you need to do to finish the procedure from the comfort of your own home:
Remember that in order to execute these procedures successfully, you must first be eligible for a car FC. Anyone can generally obtain a fitness certificate when their car or bike has passed all of the necessary fitness tests. There may be other requirements you must complete before applying for this, so contact your RTO for further information, including document needs.
Given below are the steps to apply for a Vehicle FC offline:
You can download the Fitness Certificate online by following the instructions outlined in this section:
Here's how to verify your vehicle's fitness condition online: