RTO Punjab

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

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List of Punjab RTO Code

Punjab has more than 90 RTOs that carry out all transport-related activities in the state. Below is an RTO Punjab list along with their respective RTO codes.
RTO City RTO Code
Amritsar PB02, PB17, PB89
Bathinda PB03, PB45, PB51
Faridkot PB04
Ferozepur PB05
Gurdaspur PB06
Hoshiarpur PB07, PB24
Jalandhar PB08, PB37, PB90
Kapurthala PB09, PB57
Ludhiana PB10, PB91
Patiala PB11
Ropar PB12, PB16, PB71
Sangrur PB13, PB64
Ajnala PB14
Abohar PB15
Batala PB18
Barnala PB19
Nawanshahr PB20, PB32
Dasuya PB21
Fazilka PB22
Fatehgarh sahib PB23, PB52
Jagraon PB25
Khanna PB26
Kharar PB27
Malerkotla PB28
Moga PB29, PB69
Muktsar PB30
Mansa PB31
Nakodar PB33
Nabha PB34
Pathankot PB35
Phagwara PB36
Patti PB38
Rajpura PB39
Rampura phul PB40
Sultanpur lodhi PB41
Samana PB42
Samrala PB43
Sunam PB44
Tarn taran PB46
Zira PB47
Amloh PB48
Khamanon PB49
Budhlada PB50
Malout PB53
Mukerian PB54
Payal PB55
Raikot PB56
Dera baba nanak PB58
Dhuri PB59
Gidderbaha PB60
Jalalabad PB61
Jaitu PB62
Khadoor sahib PB63
Mohali PB65, PB70
Nihal singh wala PB66
Shahkot PB67
Dhar kalan PB68
Pattran PB72
Tappa mandi PB73
Nangal PB74
Lehragaga PB75
Ahmedgarh PB76, PB82
Guru har sahai PB77
Banga PB78
Kotkapura PB79
Maur PB80
Majitha PB81
Dudhan sadhan PB83
Bhawanigarh PB84
Kalanaur PB85
Dirba PB86
Morinda PB87
Bhikhiwind PB88
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Documents Required for Temporary Registration of Vehicle in Punjab

As soon as you purchase a vehicle in Punjab, you need to register under the Punjab RTO. Following are the documents required for temporary registration of a vehicle in Punjab:

Sales certificate in Form 21

Road worthiness certificate in Form 22

Applicable road tax as specified in the schedule of Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act.

Valid insurance certificate

Proof of address (Ration card, electricity bill etc)

Pollution under control certificate

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How to Register a Vehicle in Punjab RTO?

Follow the below-mentioned steps to register a vehicle in Punjab RTO:

Visit your nearest RTO with your motor vehicle

Fill in the application forms for the Registration certificate.

Submit all the aforementioned documents

Pay the relevant registration fees as mentioned in Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1988

The same will be verified by the registering authority of Punjab, on basis of which a temporary registration number will be provided.

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Documents Required for Permanent Registration in Punjab RTO

It is necessary to get your vehicle permanently registered in Punjab RTO. You will need the following documents for the same:

Sale Certificate in Form 21

Valid insurance certificate

Roadworthiness certificate in Form 22

Original Sale certificate

Proof of address

Pollution Under Control Certificate

Temporary registration, if any

Custom clearance certificate

Appropriate fee as per rule 81

Specified tax as per Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act

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How to Get a Permanent Registration Certificate in Punjab?

Follow these instructions to get a permanent RC for your vehicle from RTO Punjab:

Fill in Form 21 for permanent registration

If you have temporarily registered the vehicle, then apply before the temporary registration expiry date

If the registration involves hypothecation, refer to Hypothecation

Now confirm the type of registration number

Confirm smart card related requirements

Pay appropriate fees as per the Punjab RTO

Pay required tax as per Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989

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How to Renew Registration Certificate in Punjab RTO?

As per the rules, a motor vehicle is registered for a maximum of 15 years after which it has to be renewed. For the continuous use of a motor vehicle, a vehicle's registration certificate is required to be renewed within 60 days of its expiry date. Here is how you can renew your registration certificate in Punjab RTO:

Fill the Form 25 to apply for the renewal of RC to the respective RTO

Submit all the required documents to the RTO

Pay vehicle taxes if any

Pay appropriate renewal fees as per the Central Motor Rules

The vehicle will then be inspected at the zonal office for its roadworthiness. If found fit, the re-registration certificate will be issued.

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Documents Required for Registration Certificate Renewal

Mentioned below are the documents required to get your registration certificate renewed in Punjab:

Application on Form 25

Original Registration certificate

Valid Insurance Certificate

Pollution Under Control Certificate

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Documents Required for Ownership Transfer

Usually a vehicle’s ownership is transferred in three major scenarios. These include the death of the owner, theft of the vehicle, or during the normal sale of the vehicle. For transfer of ownership of a vehicle under the Punjab RTO, you will be required to submit the following documents:

Certificate of Registration in original

Form 29 duly filled up in duplicate

Form 30 duly filled up in duplicate

Attested copy of valid vehicle insurance policy

Attested copy of PAN Card or Form 60 & 61(as applicable)

Attested copy of valid Pollution Under Control Certificate

Attested copy of address proof of purchaser of the vehicle

Prescribed fee for registration

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How to Buy Vehicle Insurance in Punjab?

Every vehicle owner in Punjab must have a valid motor insurance policy for his/her vehicle. Third-party insurance is mandatory coverage while comprehensive vehicle insurance is the recommended one.

To purchase a motor insurance policy for a car registered in Punjab, you can follow these steps:

Visit Policybazaar.com and select ‘Car Insurance’ page from the homepage

Enter your motor vehicle number on the given form and proceed further

From the list of RTOs in Punjab, find your desired RTOs

Select your vehicle make, model, fuel type, variant and registration year

From the given vehicle insurance plans, choose the desired policy along with additional covers

Pay the premium amount as per chosen payment mode.

The policy copy will be sent to your registered email address.

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Frequently asked question about RTO

To download your RC in Punjab, you can visit the Parivahan website and follow these steps:

  • Select 'Vehicle Online Services' from the top menu
  • Select RTO of the vehicle and enter the vehicle registration number
  • Click on Proceed
  • You can now view and download the RC of your vehicle in save in on your device.

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No, having a vehicle insurance policy in India is a mandatory requirement as per the motor laws of India. Thus to legally drive on Indian roads, you must at least have a third party insurance policy.

You will need the following documents to update your address on your RC:

  • Application in form 33A
  • Registration Certificate
  • Affidavit
  • Valid Insurance Certificate
  • No-objection Certificate
  • Proof of new address ( Ration card / Voter ID / LIC Policy)
  • Valid Aadhaar card
  • Pollution under control certificate
  • School certificate / Birth certificate

You will find a complete list of RTO and their respective codes on Policybazaar.com.

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