RTO Jammu and Kashmir

Regional Transport Office or RTO Jammu and Kashmir is a government organisation that facilitates the issuance of registration certificates (RC) and driving licenses to vehicles plying in Jammu and Kashmir. Find RTO Jammu and Kashmir details and office address by simply entering your car number.

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List of Jammu & Kashmir RTO Code

Jammu & Kashmir has more than 22 RTOs that carry out all transport-related activities in the state. Below is an RTO Jammu & Kashmir list along with their respective RTO codes.
RTO City RTO Code
Srinagar JK01
Jammu JK02
Anantnag JK03, JK05
Budgam JK04
Baramulla JK06
Kargil JK07
Kathua JK08
Kupwara JK09
Leh JK10
Rajouri JK11
Poonch JK12
Pulwama JK13
Udhampur JK14
Bandipora JK15
Ganderbal JK16
Kishtwar JK17
Kulgam JK18
Ramban JK19
Reasi JK20
Samba JK21
Shopian JK22
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Documents Required for Permanent Registration in Jammu and Kashmir RTO

Permanent registration is a mandatory requirement for every vehicle purchased to be driven in Jammu and Kashmir. Thus, if you have purchased a vehicle in J&K, make sure to apply for permanent registration within 7 days of taking delivery of the vehicle. Here are the documents you will need for the same:

Form 20

Road worthiness certificate in Form 22

Sales certificate in Form 21

Valid insurance certificate

Proof of address

Original sales certificate in case of ex-army vehicle

Customs certificate in case of imported vehicle

Temporary registration if any,

Form 34 (in case of hypothecation)

Copy of PAN or Form 60/61

Passport size photographs

Proof of DOB

Chassis & Engine pencil print

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How to Get a Permanent Registration Certificate in Jammu and Kashmir?

Applying for a permanent RC in Jammu and Kashmir is not a complicated process. All you need to do is follow the steps mentioned below:

To register a vehicle in JK RTO, first visit your nearest RTO office

Duly fill and submit the application in Form 20

Submit the rest of the forms and documents required by the RTO

Submit the prescribed fees and taxes if any,

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How to Renew Registration Certificate in Jammu and Kashmir RTO?

A vehicle’s registration certificate is valid for 15 years after which a vehicle owner has to get it renewed before the expiry of its tenure. Thus, a vehicle registration needs to be renewed within 60 days of its expiry. Here is how you can renew your registration certificate in Jammu and Kashmir RTO:

Duly fill and submit the renewal application in Form 25 to the concerned RTO authority

Submit the rest of the documents and forms as required

Submit renewal fees or any due taxes.

Once, all the documents are verified, the vehicle will be inspected by the concerned RTO authorities after which the registration certificate will be renewed for the next 5 years.

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Documents Required for Registration Certificate Renewal

Documents required to renew a registration certificate in Jammu and Kashmir RTO are mentioned below:

Renewal application in Form 25

R.C. Book

PUC certificate

Fitness certificate

Certificate of registration

Proof of up-to-date payment of road tax

Copy of PAN card or Form 60/61

Valid insurance certificate

Signature identification of vehicle owner

Chassis and Engine Pencil print

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Documents Required for Ownership Transfer in Jammu and Kashmir

A vehicle’s ownership in J&K can be transferred in three major scenarios. These include normal sale, the sale of vehicle in a public auction or transfer due to the death of the owner. Under any of these scenarios, the vehicle’s registration is also transferred to the party acquiring the ownership of the vehicle. Here are the documents required for ownership transfer in any of the cases:

Normal Sale

Form 29

Form 30

PUC certificate

Registration certificate

Insurance certificate

Chassis and Engine pencil print

Proof of DOB of the purchaser

PAN card/ Form 60

Address proof

Passport size photos

Tax clearance certificate

Purchaser's undertaking

NOC by the registering authority

Death of the owner of the vehicle


Valid insurance certificate

Form 31

Death certificate of the registered owner

PUC certificate

RC Book

Declaration by the applicant and other legal heirs of the deceased owner

Photograph of the applicant

PAN card or Form 60

Proof of succession

Proof of DOB of successor

Signature identification of the seller

Chassis & Engine Pencil Print

Sale of the vehicle in a public auction

Form 32

Registration certificate

Certificate of insurance

PUC certificate

Certified copy of the order of the Govt. authorising the auction of vehicle

Order confirming the sale of vehicle duly signed by the person authorising the auction

PAN card or Form 60

Proof of DOB of the purchaser

Proof of address

Passport size photograph

RC Book 

Purchaser's undertaking

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How to Buy Vehicle Insurance in Jammu and Kashmir?

As per the Indian Motor Vehicles Act 1988, it is mandatory for every motor vehicle owner to at least own third-party motor insurance for his/her vehicle. Vehicle insurance can be purchased via offline and online methods. However, purchasing it online is a more convenient and beneficial option. 

Below we have mentioned a step-by-step process for purchasing car insurance online from Policybazaar.com. Take a look:

Select the ‘Car Insurance’ tab from the homepage of Policybazaar Insurance Brokers Private Limited

Enter your car number or select the ‘Brand New Car’ option

Select the RTO from where you got your car registered

Now select your car details like car model, variant, fuel type and registration year

Now from the given car insurance plans, select the plan that suits your budget

Select additional covers that you wish to add to your plan

Pay the premium amount via desired payment mode

Once you have paid the premium, your car insurance policy document will be sent to your email.

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Frequently asked question about RTO

To get a duplicate RC in Jammu and Kashmir, you will be required to submit the following documents to the J&K RTO:

  • Form 26
  • PUC certificate
  • Police certificate (FIR)
  • Valid vehicle insurance certificate
  • Address proof
  • Challan and Tax clearance in case of commercial vehicles
  • Attested copy of PAN or Form 60,61
  • Signature identification of the owner
  • Chassis and Engine pencil print
  • Affidavit stating that RC is lost and has not been impounded

To check the status of your driving license in Jammu and Kashmir, visit the official Parivahan Sewa portal and select the ‘Know your License Details’ option from the ‘Informational Services’ option.

Yes, you can check your vehicle’s RC details from the ‘Know your Vehicle Details’ section of the Parivahan Sewa portal.

To change the address in the registration certificate in Jammu and Kashmir, you will need to submit the following documents to the RTO:

  • Form 33 (application form)
  • Registration certificate
  • Proof of new address
  • PUC certificate
  • Valid insurance certificate
  • NOC from the financier (if hypothecated)
  • Smart card fee
  • Attested PAN copy or Form 60 and 61
  • Chassis and Engine Pencil Print
  • Signature identification of the owner

Yes, as per the motor vehicle rules, it is mandatory for every vehicle bought in Jammu and Kashmir to get registered under JK RTO.

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