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RTO Vijayawada


The Vijayawada RTO comes under the Jurisdiction of AP Transport Department and performs various responsibilities laid down under the provisions of section 213 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.

The department is supervised by the Transport Commissioner. The main aim is to provide its assistance towards the developmental initiatives of Andhra Pradesh Transport Department to provide the common people with effective and economical transport services.



Functioning of RTO Vijayawada

The various functions of RTO Vijayawada include:

  • Issuance of driving licenses, both learners and permanent
  • Renewal of driving license
  • Conducting driving tests
  • Issuance of temporary/permanent registration
  • Renewal of permanent registration
  • Application for extension of temporary registration
  • Collection of road tax
  • Issuance of national permits
  • Transfer of ownership
  • Issuing NOC for vehicle transfer
  • Issuance of duplicate registration certificate
  • Updating new address to RC
  • Issuance of fitness certificate to the transport vehicles
  • Implementation of road safety and pollution control measures

RTO Vijayawada Details

RTO Name

RTO Location

RTO Code

RTO Vijayawada

Vijayawada

AP 16

How to Register a Vehicle with RTO Vijayawada

Registering a vehicle with RTO Vijayawada is mandatory to avoid penalties or any ticket form the traffic police. It can be initiated by following a proper application process by approaching the concerned RTO. The registration card can be availed as Smart Card which contains various details like Registration date, Registration number, Vehicle model, Colour of the Vehicle, Chassis Number etc.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Vijayawada

In order to drive a vehicle freely, one needs to register a vehicle with RTO Vijayawada. Usually, there are 2 types of registration- temporary and permanent registration through which a vehicle is registered. Temporary registration is offered for a limited period, a maximum of one month. The vehicle owner can’t carry temporary RC after.

The vehicle owner has to apply for Permanent Registration Certificate before the temporary one expires. The process requires filling the application Form 20 for both the registration process and submit along with the relevant documents to the RTO Vijayawada.

Documents Required for Temporary Registration

  • Form 20/application form
  • Form 21/Sales Certificate from the dealer
  • Form 22/Roadworthiness certificate by the manufacturer
  • From 22/if the vehicle is not body build
  • Valid insurance documents of the vehicle
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)
  • Address proof of the owner (Utility bill, adhaar card, DL, passport etc.)
  • In case of Trailer or semi-trailer vehicle, STA approval of design is required
  • Form 21/original Sales Certificate in case of an ex-army vehicle
  • Imported vehicle will require Customs Clearance Bills
  • Applicable fee under the provision of Rule no. 81. M.V Act
  • Tax as per AP Motor Vehicles Transport Act
  • Applicable fee to the temporary registration or its extension of Rs. 15

Permanent Registration in Vijayawada

In order to register a vehicle and to avail permanent registration card, an application shall be made in Form 20 within the 7 days from the date of the vehicle delivery.  AP RTO vehicle information also can be availed online.

Documents Required for Availing Permanent Registration

  • Form 20/Registration Application Form
  • Form 21/Sales Certificate
  • Form 22/Roadworthiness certificate
  • From 22/for the bodybuilder
  • Valid insurance documents of the vehicle
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)
  • Address proof of the owner such as Utility bill, adhaar card, DL, passport etc.
  • Temporary registration card, if any
  • If it is a Trailer or semi-trailer vehicle, STA approval of design is required
  • Form 21/original Sales Certificate in case of an ex-army vehicle from the concerned authority
  • Customs clearance bills in case of an imported vehicle
  • Applicable fee under the provision of Rule no. 81. M.V Act
  • Tax as per AP Motor Vehicles Transport Act

Renewal of Registration Certificate in Vijayawada

A registration card is valid for 15 years only and requires to be renewed by approaching the concerned RTO. When in Vijayawada, an application shall be made in order to renew an RC to the RTO Vijayawada. Form 26 can be download from the official website of AP Transport Department, fill and submit along with relevant supporting documents. To renew the registration card, an application shall be made in Form no. 25 within 60 days of its expiry date. Upon verification, the Registering Authority renews the RC.

Documents Required for RC Renewal in Vijayawada

  • Assessment of the Vehicle at RTO office
  • Original Registration Certificate
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)

How to Issue Duplicate RC with RTO Vijayawada?

As one can’t drive without an RC, in case of loss or misplacement, a duplicate RC can be applied by approaching the RTO Vijayawada. The vehicle owner will need to fill the Form 26 and submit along with the below documents:

Documents Required to Issue Duplicate RC in Vijayawada

  • Police FIR if the original RC is lost
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)

Updating New Address in Registration Certificate

A change in address may be required for many reasons. However, the new address needs to be updated in the RC as well by approaching RTO Vijayawada and submit along with the below documents:

Documents Required to Change Address in RC

  • Form 33
  • Registration Certificate
  • Proof of address of the vehicle owner
  • Applicable fee of Rs. 20 for address change

Registration Process in Case of Vehicle transfer to Another State

A new registration mark is required in case a vehicle is sold or purchased from another state. An application shall be made in Form no 27. It must be submitted along with the NOC from the concerned RTO where it was registered and submit the duly filled form to RTO Vijayawada.

Documents Required

  • Registration Certificate
  • Proof of address of the owner
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC)
  • Insurance document of the vehicle
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)
  • Tax payment receipt

How to Transfer a Vehicle Ownership in Vijayawada

In case a vehicle is bought from another state or sold to a third party, the ownership is also transferred. With RC transfer all the liabilities related to the vehicle are also transferred. It requires applying an application form and submit along with the following documents to the RTO Vijayawada:

  • Form 29 and Form 30/ as vehicle transfer application
  • Form 31/if the vehicle is transferred because of inheritance
  • Form 32/in case of a public auction
  • The original imprint of the chassis number of the vehicle
  • An affidavit saying the purchase of the vehicle
  • No objection certificate (NOC) from the concerned RTO in case of inter-state purchase
  • NOC from the financer for loan hypothecation
  • Original copy of the Registration certificate
  • Vehicle insurance document
  • Pollution Under Control certificate
  • Age proof/address proof of the owner

How to Avail Motor Insurance in Vijayawada?

To ensure a safe ride, one must insure his/her vehicle with adequate motor insurance. In fact, having vehicle insurance in India is mandatory. The people in Vijayawada can avail insurance by visiting the official website of the insurers or physically visit the nearest branch. Usually, motor insurance comes with two basic plans, Third party liability, which is mandatory in India and Comprehensive Insurance that is optional. One must consider his/her requirements at the time of buying. Moreover, add-on covers are also available to boost the basic policy cover. Again buy this type of cover only you need it, else there is no point of paying extra premiums for a cover that is unnecessary. Moreover, at the time of buying, the online comparison is essential which enables one to compare the plans and make a fair decision.