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Driving Licence in Haryana: How to apply online/offline

Team AckoApr 5, 2024

Haryana is a North Indian state that shares its borders with New Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh. It’s known for its deep-rooted history of handicrafts and folk music. At the same time, the state has also managed to become one of the top business hubs in the country. This consistent growth has increased the number of transport and non-transport vehicles on its roads.

Note that one needs to obtain a Driving Licence (DL) from the state RTO to legally drive/ride a transport or a non-transport vehicle. To help you with the process, this article shows how you can apply for a Driving Licence in Haryana.




Types of Driving Licences in Haryana

There are five major types of Driving Licences you can apply for in Haryana.

Type of Driving Licence Vehicle type
Gearless two-wheelers licence Mopeds, bikes, scooters and others that don’t contain a gearbox
Geared two-wheelers licence Scooters, bikes and other vehicles that contain a gearbox
Light four-wheelers licence Private cars like hatchbacks, sedans, vans, SUVs, etc.
Transport vehicle licence A bus, truck, and other similar vehicles
Other vehicle licences A vehicle that carries dangerous goods

Driving Licence application process in Haryana

You can submit an application for a Driving Licence in Haryana via online or offline methods. 

How to apply for a Driving Licence online in Haryana

Here are the online steps for an online Driving Licence application in Haryana.

  • Step 1: First, you need to apply for a Learner’s Licence (LL) using the Parivahan Sewa digital portal.

  • Step 2: Move to the section called “Services related to DL” via the “Online Service” tab.

  • Step 3: You will be directed to the Sarathi platform, where you must choose your state “Haryana” to get to the choice of LL application.

  • Step 4: Completing the LL application will get you an ID and an appointment for a preliminary test.

  • Step 5: You can obtain your LL on the same day after successfully completing the exam.

  • Step 6: Now, head to the Sarathi portal again to make an application for a permanent licence by submitting the documents and getting a slot booked. 

  • Step 7: You will have to visit the RTO for the driving licence test with the receipt of the application.

  • Step 8: Upon passing the exam, you will be asked to give your biometric details at the end of the day.

In a few days, the RTO will complete the standard verification process and then dispatch the permanent licence to your house address. 

How to apply for a Driving Licence offline in Haryana

Here are the steps for offline Driving Licence application in Haryana.

  • Step 1: Start by downloading Form 2 via the Parivahan Sewa digital portal.

  • Step 2: Fill the form for LL application and visit the nearby RTO to submit it along with the necessary documentation and payable fee. 

  • Step 3: You will receive a unique number usable at the time of the LL exam. 

  • Step 4: Appear for the exam and get the LL to be held while practising driving.

  • Step 5: Apply for a DL at the RTO and decide on a date for the driving test to be conducted in a month’s time.

  • Step 6: Appear for the main driving exam at the same RTO office. 

After that, the RTO department will take some time for document verification in order to dispatch the licence.

How to check Driving Licence application status in Haryana

Using the Sarathi platform, you can track the status of your DL application in Haryana.

  • Step 1: Through the digital portal called the Sarathi Parivahan, you can get to the online transport services available in your state.

  • Step 2: Select the tab named “Application Status” and add details of your application.

  • Step 3: The status of your DL application should be visible to you now.

Driving test procedure in Haryana

The following are the factors related to the driving test process in Haryana.

  • The RTO assigns an inspector to watch over the driving test process.

  • The inspector conducts the road and ground tests to evaluate the performance of a candidate.

  • The candidate has to drive/ride in patterns like “H”, “8”, and “T”.

  • The candidate must also showcase awareness of traffic rules during this test.

  • A retest is applicable, but you have to wait for at least 7 consecutive days after the first one.

Driving Licence fees in Haryana

The table below has different charges related to obtaining a DL in Haryana.

Type of service Fees (in Rs.)
Provide a Learner’s Licence 150
Conduct test for LL 50
Conduct test for Driving Licence 300
Provide a Driving Licence 200

Eligibility for Driving Licence in Haryana

Here are the key eligibility criteria to get a Driving Licence in Haryana.

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.

  • The candidate should be 16 years/older to apply for a gearless two-wheeler DL.

  • The candidate should be 18 years/older to apply for a geared two-wheeler or four-wheeler DL.

  • The candidate should be 20 years/older to apply for a heavy or commercial vehicle DL.

  • The candidate must be an LL holder.

  • The candidate must be able to provide the required documentation.

Documents required for a Driving Licence in Haryana

When applying for DL in Haryana, make sure you keep the following documents handy.

  • Learner’s Licence (Not older than 6 months)

  • Physical fitness certificate (Form 1 with self-declaration)

  • Medical Certificate under Form 1A (if you’re older than the age of 40 when applying)

  • Passport pictures of the applicant

  • Address and age-associated documents (Aadhaar card, Birth Certificate, etc.)

  • DL application in Form 2

How to apply for a Driving Licence renewal in Haryana

Refer to the mentioned steps for the renewal of your Driving Licence in Haryana.

  • Step 1: Go to the Sarathi platform, where you can follow the instructions mentioned under “Apply for DL renewal”.

  • Step 2: Submit an application and print/download the receipt. 

  • Step 3: Allow some time for the document verification before the RTO can issue your renewed licence.

Duplicate Driving Licence in Haryana

You can request a duplicate copy of DL in Haryana if necessary. Here are the documents required and steps to be taken for the same.

Documents required for duplicate DL in Haryana

Here are the documents needed for a duplicate copy of DL in Haryana.

  • Application for duplicate DL (Form 2)

  • Copy of challan clearance issued by the Traffic Police Department

  • FIR copy for the loss/theft of DL

  • Proof of age/address

  • Damaged driving licence and its copies (if available)

Steps to apply for duplicate Driving Licence in Haryana

Here is how the duplicate DL application process works in Haryana.

  • Step 1: Make your way to the Sarathi portal via the Parivahan platform.

  • Step 2: Apply for a duplicate Driving Licence by following the instructions, and download the resulting receipt.

  • Step 3: Head to the city RTO with the documents so they can verify your case and issue the licence.

Note: You won’t be able to apply for a duplicate DL after 6 months of losing the original.

International Driving Permit application in Haryana

Here are the documents required and the steps to apply for an International Driving Permit (IDP).

Documents required for IDP in Haryana

These are the documents for IDP asked at the RTO in Haryana.

  • Current DL copy

  • Air ticket copy

  • Valid visa copy

  • Valid passport copy

  • Medical certificate in Form 1A

  • IDP application in Form 4A

  • Passport photos

Steps to apply for IDP in Haryana

Here are the steps you must follow for an IDP application in Haryana.

  • Step 1: Select “Apply for International Driving Permit” available on the Sarathi portal.

  • Step 2: Fill out your application following the instructions and get the receipt.

  • Step 3: Take the receipt and other documents to the RTO.

At the RTO, the officials will verify your documents and then dispatch the IDP. 

Disclaimer: The information mentioned on this page is compiled from different websites and government sources. The information may be updated from time to time. Hence, please refer to the respective government websites and verify before making any DL-related decisions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The following questions will further help you understand the DL application process in Haryana.

Who will need a medical certificate when applying for DL in Haryana?


Applicants who are aged 40 years or more will need to provide medical certification under Form 1A with a non-transport DL application. For the transport DL application, a filled-out Form 1A is required for all applicants.

Is a Learner’s Licence mandatory for permanent DL applicants in Haryana?


Yes, a Learner’s Licence is mandatory for permanent DL applicants in Haryana.

Does a new DL application involve a driving test in Haryana?


Yes, you will need to visit the RTO on the date of the appointment for your driving test in Haryana.

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