The Indian government is responsible for maintaining and updating records of drivers and vehicles of different states of India, which are plying on the road. The Regional Transport office or Regional Transport Authority (RTO/RTA) is the organization appointed by government of India to handle this database.

Some responsibilities of the RTO are:

  • Issue Driving Licenses
  • Vehicle Registration Certificate
  • Organises collection of vehicle excise duty (Road Tax and road fund license)
  • Sells personalized registrations
  • Inspect vehicle’s insurance
  • Clear the pollution test

RTO details for major cities are given below: