The regional transport office of Gandhinagar or RTO Gandhinagar was established to carrying out the provisions laid down in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The main responsibility of the department is to ensure efficient transport facility for the common people. It functions under the jurisdiction of Gujarat Transport Department and headed by the Transport Commissioner. Among the various undertakings, registering every vehicle plying on the roads of the city is the foremost task of RTO Gandhinagar.
The various functions of RTO Gandhinagar include:
The details of Gandhinagar RTO is as mentioned below:
|RTO Name||RTO Code||RTO Address||RTO Contact Details|
|RTO Gandhinagar||GJ-18||The Regional Transport Officer ( ARTO ), Sec-3A, Near G0 Circle, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382421||91-79232-40954/61976|
Carrying a Registration Certificate is compulsory in India while driving. RC is an essential document that indicates that a vehicle is registered with the concerned RTO, against which a Smart Card is allotted to the vehicle owner. This card contains the below information
This means it is impossible to fool a cop. So, it is better having a registered vehicle.
In order to avail a permanent RC, the following steps are to be followed:
The documents to be produced are:
A temporary RC can be availed at the time of buying a vehicle. The application process can be done with the dealer itself through Dealer’s Point Registration. Temporary RC is given for a limited period within which the owner has to apply for the permanent one.
In order to remain in the good book of the traffic police or avoid penalties, one has to renew the RC on time. As per the rule of Motor Vehicles Act, no one can drive a vehicle with an expired RC. To renew a registration certificate, an application shall be made in Form no 25 and submit to the RTO Gandhinagar with the following documents:
A vehicle owner can obtain a duplicate copy of RC Book if the original copy has been lost. To apply for a duplicate RC Book, the owner needs to fill the Form 26 and submit the below documents to the RTO Gandhinagar:
Transfer of vehicle ownership is called as RC Transfer, which is necessary if a vehicle is bought from a state other than Gujarat. The process of transfer should be initiated within 14 days of vehicle delivery by directly approaching the RTO Gandhinagar. A proper application form is required to be submitted along with the relevant documents:
Reasons for changing an address can be manifold. However, the new address needs to be updated in the RC Book as well. To update a new address in the RC book the below documents are required:
Being a commercial and industrial hub, the state of Gujarat has left no stone unturned when it comes to follow the rules and regulations. If talking about vehicles rules, having insurance for the vehicle is mandatory and the state has made every possible measure to ensure that maximum of vehicle has been insured. Availing vehicle insurance is not difficult in the various city of Gujarat. When the economy of the state is growing and due to the upshot of liberalization, this place is home to many top industries. When in Gandhinagar, there are a number of insurance companies offering their services actively. One can approach these companies by visiting the official website or by visiting the nearest branch and inquire about the insurance plans. However, online insurance will benefits with the comparison option, where one can buy after being fully informed about the company and a plan.
Those who are under the age 50 years don’t require a medical certificate to avail learner’s driving license in case of non-transport veachicles. However, applicants above 50 years will have to produce medical certificate confirming their health condition to avail learner’s DL. The medical certificate should be produce in Form 1A. In case of transport vehicles, all the applicants are required to present the medical certificate.
The eligibility criteria as follows:
The fee for Learning License and Driving License has to be paid together. Learning license: Rs. 25 for driving test and Rs. 30 per category vehicle to obtain DL Smart Driving License: Rs. 200 for the card and Rs. 50 per category of vehicle to avail driving license.
If a vehicle is bought on loan to motion the same in the RC, an application in Form 34 should be made along with the chassis print. In case the loan amount is paid, to cancel the hypothecation you will have to make an application in Form 35 and submit with the other documents such as original R.C. Book Certificate of Insurance and P.U.C. Certificate. A fee of Rs. 100 is required as well.
If you are planning to stay for more than 3 months, it’s time to introduce your vehicle to the concerned RTO of the area and get it registered again. Without registering the vehicle you can’t ply it there. To register, visit the office of the RTO, file an application and submit along with the supporting documents. A vehicle inspection will be done and registration number will be allotted accordingly.
If the registration authority of your area offers an e-sewa facility where every service regarding registration is available online, in that case, you can apply online. Else, you will have to visit the RTO office to renew the RC.
When a vehicle is registered with an RTO and registration number is offered, an official number plate is also assigned. It is unique in nature and no other vehicle in India will have the same number.
You might have noticed a TR sticker in some vehicles, especially in the newly purchased vehicles. It is nothing but a temporary registration number that stands for ‘To Register’. During the phase when you are carrying a TR tag, be careful while driving the vehicle to avoid road penalties.