The Regional Transport Department of Vadodara or RTO Vadodara comes under the jurisdiction of Gujarat Transport Department and functions under the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The department is mainly responsible for registering various vehicles plying on the roads of Vadodara. The other responsibilities include issuance of DLs, implementation of policies to control pollution, issuance of permits and so on. RTO Vadodara is headed by the Transport Commissioner who is also Head of the Transport Department of Gujarat.
The various functions of RTO Vadodara include:
Transport Dept. of Vadodara involves:
Issuance of License
Issuance of Permits
RTO Vadodara involves in
Introduction of Safety Measures
Track of Data
There are 36 offices including RTO and ARTO in the different locations of the state of Gujarat, where RTO Vadodara is one of them. The location is:
|RTO Name||RTO Code||RTO Address||RTO Contact Details|
|RTO Vadodara||GJ06||RTO Office, Near Golden Chokdi NH 8, Darji Pura,
Vadodra - 390006
In order to drive a vehicle freely on the roads of Vadodara, every vehicle owner needs to register their cars or bikes with RTO Vadodara. The process includes:
To register a vehicle in Vadodara, the applicant needs to furnish the below documents at concerned RTO along with the application form:
Driving a vehicle without a valid RC may lead to huge penalties. Registration Certificate indicates a particular vehicle is duly registered with the concerned RTO. RC can be availed as Smart Card which contains the following information:
That goes without saying that it is impossible to fool a cop, so registering a vehicle is a must in India.
In order to avail a Permanent Registration Card, the applicant has to fill Form no 20 and submit the RTO Vadodara. If the owner is allotted with a temporary RC then the request for the Permanent RC needs to be sent before the Temporary RC expires. If the vehicle is bought on loan, the applicant will require to submit the required proof as well. The owner can select the registration number and the usages of HSRP/smart card. Finally, on payment of the registration fee and submission of the relevant documents, a permanent registration number is allotted by the RTO Vadodara.
The documents to be produced are:
Form 20/application form to get a permanent registration number
Form 21/Sales Certificate containing all the details of the sale of the vehicle obtained from the dealer
Form 22/Road Worthiness Certificate obtained by the manufacturer stating that the vehicle is at per all norms of road safety and perfect for plying on the roads
Form 22/in case of a fabricated vehicle
Address proof of the vehicle owner
A copy of design approved from the STA is required to be furnished in case of a trailer or semi-trailer vehicles
If the vehicle belonged to army previously, the Sales Certificate needs to be submitted to the RTO Vadodara
A temporary registration card can be availed by the vehicle owner from the dealer at the time of purchasing the vehicle. This RC is valid until he/she gets the permanent one. As the name suggests, Temporary RC is offered for a limited period, within which the owner needs to apply for the permanent RC and register his/her vehicle with RTO Vadodara.
A vehicle can be registered for 15 years only. After that, it needs to be renewed for another 5 years. The responsibility of renewing the RC is given to the concerned RTO of a particular city or state. In Vadodara, one has to approach the RTO Vadodara to renew an RC. The process demands to submit an application to the RTO office along with relevant documents such as:
On submission of aforementioned documents, the concerned RTO will do a vehicle inspection. After verifying everything, the RC will be renewed and given to the vehicle owner.
In case the original RC is lost or misplaced, the owner can apply for a duplicate copy of the same. The process can be started by applying in an application form and submit the same to the Vadodara RTO. The below documents are required to submit along with the application form:
Transfer of vehicle ownership is essential when a vehicle is purchased or sold outside the city or state. This process is called RC Transfer. Thorugh RC Transfer, the previous vehicle owner can ensure that every related liability is transferred to the buyer. The process can be initiated by making an application to concerned RTO. The RC transferee should be initiated within 14 days of the delivery of the vehicle. The applicant has to submit a set of documents in order to complete the process. These include::
The reasons for changing address could be manifold. He/she may have changed the job or relocate to somewhere else. Whatever it is, the same has to be updated on the RC Book as well. To do so, the vehicle owner has to make an application to the RTO Vadodara and submit along with the following documents:
India is home to countless vehicles, which indicates the prolific growth of the motor industrial sector. Every year, the manufacturers come with a new model and designs to attract the consumers. With the growing rise of vehicles, the popularity of motor insurance has also been growing at a rapid pace.
In India, motor insurance being mandatory by the law, every vehicle owner urges to avail one. Though insurance is a familiar term, the ratio of registered vehicles and insured vehicles still shows a huge gap. Motor insurance comes handy in case of an emergency that may arise out of an accident or damage to the vehicle due to man-made or natural disasters. During this situation, the out-of-pocket expenses can cost you a bomb. With a vehicle insurance, one can mitigate those unplanned expenses that arise all sudden.
Vadodara is the centre city in Gujarat for commercial and industrial deals. The rising economy due to urbanisation has impacted on the lifestyle. People start earning well and prefer to live a luxurious life. This fuels up the numbers of vehicles plying on the roads of the city. But it also has its sheer contribution to road accidents. Hence, those who are living in Vadodara should ensure their vehicles are surely insured with a valid motor insurance cover. One can buy coverage such as
However, it is recommended to compare every single policy rather zeroing down randomly.
It is advised to keep the original copy of registration certificate while taking the vehicle out on the roads. You can keep the photocopies at home. It is illegal to drive without an original RC.
No, interchange of the registration number is not allowed. That means, one vehicle will have only one registration number and no other vehicle can be associated with this number.
In case a vehicle is bought from another state to be used for more than one year, the re-registration of the vehicle is essential, despite it is already registered with the RTO of the other state.
Any registered owner of a commercial vehicle can avail a permit. However, the terms and conditions can be applied as per the government rule.
The action taken by the STA as per the provision of Motor Vehicles Act against these offenders is either suspension or cancellation of vehicle permit.
Six types of permits are functional in India:
The procedure of availing new vehicle registration requires physical inspection of the vehicle at RTO office. The vehicle owner has to fill an application requesting for the recitation number and submit along with the supporting documents, which include:
Usually a temporary registration card can be used for 7 days, however, it is extendable. The used can extend the validity up to one month by making an application. In the case of a transport vehicle, the validity can be extended some more period with the consent of registering authority. As it takes time to construct the body of the vehicle over the chassis in case of a commercial vehicle, the temporary registration is required for an extended period.
You will require registering the newly bought vehicle with the RTO within 7 days from the date of delivery. Until then you can use the temporary registration card while driving.
If a vehicle is bought from another state to kept or be used for more than one year, it has to be reregistered with RTO Vadodara. A re-registration mark will be generated after completion of required formalities with the Registering Authority. Only after being re-registered, the vehicle can be driven freely.