RTO West Bengal

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

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List of West Bengal RTO Code

West Bengal has more than 96 RTOs that carry out all transport-related activities in the state. Below is an RTO West Bengal list along with their respective RTO codes.
RTO City RTO Code
Kolkata WB01, WB02, WB05, WB06, WB07, WB08, WB09, WB10
Barrackpore WB03, WB23, WB24, WB24
Barasat WB11, WB15, WB25, WB26
Howrah WB12, WB13, WB14
Hooghly WB16, WB17, WB18
Alipore WB19, WB22, WB69, WB70
South 24 parganas WB20
Basirhat WB21
Bangaon WB27, WB28
Tamluk WB29, WB30
Contai WB31, WB32
Midnapore WB33, WB34, WB36
Kharagpur WB35
Asansol WB37, WB38, WB44
Durgapur WB39, WB40
Burdwan WB41, WB42
Kalna WB43
Rampurhat WB45, WB46
Bolpur WB47
Birbhum WB48, WB53, WB54
Jhargram WB49, WB50
Nadia WB51, WB52
Puruliya WB55, WB56
Murshidabad WB57, WB58, WB94
North dinajpur WB59, WB60
Balurghat WB61, WB62
Cooch behar WB63, WB64
Malda WB65, WB66
Bankura WB67, WB68
Jalpaiguri WB71, WB72
Siliguri WB73, WB74
Darjeeling WB76, WB77
Kalimpong WB78, WB79
Raghunathpur WB81, WB82
Chanchal WB83, WB84
Mathabhanga WB85, WB86
Bishnupur WB87, WB88
Kalyani WB89, WB90
Islampur WB91, WB92
Jangipur WB93
Baruipur WB95, WB96
Diamond harbour WB97, WB98
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Documents Required for Permanent Registration in West Bengal RTO

It is necessary to get your vehicle permanently registered in West Bengal 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 West Bengal Motor Vehicles Taxation Act

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How to Get a Permanent Registration Certificate in West Bengal?

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

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 West Bengal RTO

Pay required tax as per Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989

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How to Renew Registration Certificate in West Bengal 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 West Bengal RTO:

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

Submit all the necessary documents

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 West Bengal:

Application in form 25.

Registration certificate in original.

Proof of the payment of up-to-date road tax.

Copies of the 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 West Bengal RTO, you will be required to submit the following documents:

Registration Certificate in original.

Duly filled Form 29

Duly filled Form 30

Copy of valid insurance certificate

Copy of address proof of buyer

Valid Pollution under Control Certificate.

Copy of PAN card

Prescribed fee.

Tax token

Duly filled Form 34 and Form 35 in case of hypothecated cases.

Permits surrender slip from S.T.A./R.T.A. (For commercial vehicles).

Offer Letter in the buyer's name (For commercial vehicles).

Valid Fitness certificate (For commercial vehicles).

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How to Buy Vehicle Insurance in West Bengal?

Every vehicle owner in West Bengal 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 car insurance policy for a vehicle registered in West Bengal, you can follow these steps:

Visit the official website of Policybazaar Insurance Brokers Private Limited and select

Select the ‘Car Insurance’ page from the homepage

Enter your car number on the given form and proceed further

From the list of RTOs in West Bengal, find your RTO

Select your car’s make, model, fuel type, variant and registration year

From the given four-wheeler insurance plans, choose the desired policy along with additional covers

Select rest of the details like NCB reward, claim details, and

Pay the premium amount as per desired payment mode.

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

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Frequently asked question about RTO

Purchasing car insurance in West Bengal is a very simple process if you do it online. All you need to do is visit Policybazaar.com and purchase the car insurance plan after comparing multiple plans online.

You can visit Policybazaar.com to find the list of RTO codes of your RTO in West Bengal. You can also visit the West Bengal Transport Website for the same.

To download a soft copy of your insurance papers, you can visit the customer portal on your insurer’s official website. If you have purchased insurance from us, you can easily download a copy of your insurance papers from your account dashboard on Policybazaar Insurance Brokers Private Limited.

To change your address in your vehicle’s RC, you must apply to your RTO with the respective documents:

  • Registration Certificate in original
  • Form 28 (NOC in duplicate)
  • Form 20
  • Copy of address proof (original to be produced).
  • Copies of valid insurance/pollution under control certificate
  • Fitness certificate
  • Tax Token in original
  • Garage Address proof (in case of transport vehicle)
  • N.O.C. from financier, where required

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