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RTO Forms List: DL and Vehicle Registration Forms Online

Team AckoApr 10, 2024

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) plays a crucial role in managing and regulating vehicle and driver-related documentation in the country. Familiarising yourself with the RTO forms list is essential to ensure compliance and a hassle-free experience. This comprehensive guide aims to provide an overview of the most common RTO forms and their purposes.

Whether you're applying for a Driving Licence, registering a new vehicle, transferring ownership, or applying for a NOC, understanding these forms will help streamline your interactions with the RTO.




What are RTO Forms?

RTO forms are official documents used for various purposes related to vehicle registration, driving licences, ownership transfers, permits, and other vehicle-related transactions. The Regional Transport Office (RTO) prescribe these forms and serves as a means to facilitate and regulate these processes.

Driving Licence Form List

Here are the RTO forms related to the Driving Licence.

  • Form 1A: It is also called a 'Medical Certificate'. This form will include the results of a thorough examination conducted by a  state government-appointed medical practitioner.

  • Form 2: It is an application form for the grant of a Learner's Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL), renewal of DL, change of address or name in DL and addition of new vehicle class to DL. The applicant has to fill in the type of motor vehicle he or she is applying for. You may also need to fill in other information like the DL history of the candidate, such as ownership of any previous licences, disqualifications, etc.

  • Form 4A: An application form for the issuance of the International Driving Permit (IDP). If you wish to drive a vehicle in other countries, this form will help you obtain an IDP.

  • Form 7: If you wish to apply for a laminate or smart card-type Driving Licence, you need to fill out Form 7 and submit it to the RTO.

Vehicle Registration Form List

Following are the RTO forms related to vehicle registration.

  • Form 20: It is also referred to as the 'Application for Registration of a Motor Vehicle'. This form is useful if you wish to register a motor vehicle. It requires accurate completion of details regarding the motor vehicle, such as the type of body, vehicle type, number of cylinders, seating capacity, and the fuel used in the engine. 

If the vehicle operates without an engine, there is a separate section designated for it. Form 20 also includes the certificate of inspection for the motor vehicle and the office endorsement certificate.

  • Form 26: Also known as the 'Application for the issue of a duplicate certificate of registration', is to be filled out by the applicant in the event of losing the original vehicle registration certificate.

  • Form 27: It is an application for the assignment of a new registration mark to a motor vehicle. It must be filled by the applicant when they need to register the vehicle again, usually due to relocating from one state to another. Some of the documents required along with Form 27 include a No Objection Certificate from the registration authority, a certificate of registration, and a certificate of fitness for the vehicle.

  • Form 28: This form, also known as 'Application and Grant of a No Objection Certificate (NOC)', is used to issue a NOC to the applicant.

  • Form 29: Referred to as the 'Notice of transfer of ownership of a motor vehicle', the form is to be filled when the owner of a motor vehicle intends to transfer ownership to another individual. You can submit this form to the respective Regional Transport Office (RTO) as a notice of the ownership transfer.

  • Form 30: Alongside Form 29, you also need to submit the duly filled Form 30 to the RTO when transferring ownership of a vehicle to another person. Form 30, also known as the 'Report of transfer of ownership of a vehicle', entails filling in details of both the transferor and the transferee.

  • Form 31: This form needs to be filled out by the applicant in the situation where the owner of a motor vehicle has passed away and the applicant wishes to assume ownership of the vehicle. The form necessitates filling in the details of the deceased owner.

  • Form 32: It is an application form for the transfer of ownership if the vehicle is purchased or acquired in a public auction.

  • Form 33: If you wish to change the address in Registration Certificate, you need to fill the Form 33 and submit it to the RTO.

  • Form 34: This application is required to make an entry of hypothecation or lease or agreement of hire-purchase in RC.

How to Download RTO Forms

You can download all the forms mentioned earlier online through the Parivahan portal. The following steps will help you regarding the same.

Step 1: Access the official website of the Parivahan portal.

Step 2: From the top menu, choose "Informational Services".

Step 3: Then select "Downloadable Forms" followed by "All Forms" in the drop-down menu.

Step 4: On the subsequent page, you will be able to see and download all the forms associated with the Regional Transport Office (RTO).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are a few commonly asked questions and their answers related to RTO forms.


Where can I obtain RTO forms?

RTO forms are available at the respective RTO offices in your area. Some forms may also be available for download on the official website of the State Transport Department or RTO.

Are all RTO forms applicable nationwide in India?

While many RTO forms are applicable nationwide, certain forms may have state-specific variations or requirements. It is advisable to check with your local RTO or refer to the state's Transport Department website for accurate and updated information regarding specific forms.

Do I need to fill out RTO forms online or manually?

The process for filling out RTO forms may vary. Some RTOs provide the option to fill out forms online, while others may require manual submission. It is recommended to check the guidelines provided by your local RTO or refer to their website for specific instructions.

What documents are typically required to be submitted along with RTO forms?

The documents required, along with RTO forms, depend on the purpose of the form. Generally, you may be required to submit proof of identity, address proof, vehicle-related documents (such as a registration certificate or sale certificate), passport-sized photographs, and other supporting documents as specified in the form instructions.

Can I submit RTO forms on behalf of someone else?

In certain cases, authorised individuals may submit RTO forms on behalf of the applicant. However, it is advisable to check the specific requirements and guidelines mentioned in the form or consult the RTO office to ensure compliance with the necessary procedures.

Can I track the status of my RTO form submission?

Some RTOs provide online tracking facilities to check the status of your form submission through the Parivahan portal or RTO website. You can inquire about this feature at the RTO office or refer to their official website for more information.

How long does it usually take to process RTO forms?

The processing time for RTO forms can vary depending on the complexity of the application and the workload at the RTO office. It is recommended to inquire about the approximate processing time or check the status of your application through the designated channels provided by the RTO.

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Disclaimer: The above content is for informational purposes only. It is recommended to take the help of an expert before making a decision.


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