The Transport Department of Uttarakhand or RTO Uttarakhand functions under the provisions of Section 133 A of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939. The department is headed by the Transport Commissioner to carrying out the enforcement of the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The main responsibilities of the department include-registration of vehicles, issuance of DL, issuance of national permits etc.
The various functions of Uttarakhand RTO include:
There are 20 RTOs actively functioning in the different cities of Uttarakhand. The list of RTOs is attached below:
|S No.||RTO Name||RTO Code||RTO Location|
|1||RTO Almora||UK 01||Almora|
|6||Udham Singh Nagar||UK 06||Udham Singh Nagar|
The state of Uttarakhand has made it mandatory for every vehicle to be registered with concerned city RTOs for successful enforcement of the provisions laid down in the MV Act 1988. One can register a vehicle either with temporary registration or with permanent registration. However, the temporary registration card is valid for a limited period of 7 days to a maximum of one month. So, avail permanent RC is essential to avoid penalties on road.
Availing temporary registration is easy and can be obtained at the time of purchasing the vehicle at the dealer’s point. The authorised dealers provide temporary RC through ‘Online Dealer Point Registration System’, where the application form and relevant documents are submitted by the vehicle owner. The dealer further submits the essentials to RTO Uttarakhand in order to avail approval. Upon receiving the documents and verification, the Registering Authority allots the RC number for a limited period.
As per the prevailing rules in Uttarakhand, a vehicle has to be registered with RTO Uttarakhand within 7 days of purchase. The process can be initiated by filing an application and submit along with the following documents. A vehicle inspection is done at the RTO point and after verification of every document, the Registering Authority offers the available options of RC number. One can also apply for a fancy number at an additional cost. The registration card can be availed as Smart Card, which contains information such as Registration number, registration date, chassis number, model of the vehicle etc.
The below documents are to be submitted to complete the application process:
Timely renewal of Registration Card is important as it helps one to avoid penalties. A registration card is valid for 15 years only and after that, it has to be renewed. A vehicle owner can renew the RC for another 5 years if it is expired. To renew the RC, an application shall be made in Form no 25 and submit to the RTO Uttarakhand along with the supporting documents.
The application has to be submitted along with the following documents:
As one can’t afford driving without or with an invalid RC, applying for duplicate RC is essential if it is lost or owner has misplaced it. A duplicate RC can be availed by making an application Form no. 26 and submitting to the RTO Uttarakhand. The below documents are also required to complete the process:
Transfer of vehicle owner is essential in case a vehicle is sold or bought from a state other than Uttarakhand. In order to transfer the ownership, an application shall be made in Form 29 and 30 and submit along with the relevant documents:
In case the transfer of ownership initiated in case of the death of the first owner, the same needs to be intimated to RTO Uttarakhand by the person willing to take the ownership. The application shall be made and submit along with the below documents:
Change in address needs to be updated in the Registration Certificate without a fail. To update a new address in the RC Book, one has to fill an application and submit along with the relevant documents to the RTO Uttarakhand.
The application has to be submitted along with the below documents.
Availing vehicle insurance in Uttarakhand can be easy if approaching in a proper way. Vehicle insurance is essential to offer the optimum protection to the prized possession. An insurance cover protects the vehicle against unfortunate event, damages and mitigates those unplanned expenses on the insured. One can buy either online or offline to insure a vehicle. Online insurance comes with the online comparison, which enables a person to compare various plans and buy. This way one will know the premiums of different plans, coverage, and features of motor insurance plans offered by different insurers.
A: It is essential to register a vehicle before plying on the roads of Uttarakhand, as per the provision of section 39 of Motor Vehicle Act 1988. Registration can be done either temporary or permanent basis by approaching RTO Uttarakhand.
A: In case a vehicle is bought from another state, it is required to be re-register with the RTO Uttarakhand d again by following a proper registration process and submitting an application with relevant documents such as:
A: A private vehicle needs to be re-registered as the first registration expires after 15 years. The vehicle owner has to produce the vehicle for inspection to the Registering Authority and apply for renewing the registration card. An application has to be made and submit along with the below documents.
A: The applicant must be at least 16 years old. Parent’s or guardian’s consent is also required if he/she is less than 18 years old.