Team AckoOct 28, 2022
Situated at the Shivalik foothills, Chandigarh is a perfect example of a city designed with modern architecture and urban planning in the country. It serves as a joint capital of Haryana and Punjab. Hence, transport-related responsibilities become more crucial for the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Chandigarh.
Chandigarh is not only a district and a city but a union territory and a joint capital of two states. Hence, the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Chandigarh has to perform a broad range of functions related to transport administration. Its responsibilities fall into two categories i.e. the Registration and Licencing Authority and the State Transport Authority. Read ahead to gather information about the services, fees and turnaround time of the RTO office in Chandigarh.
Here are the necessary contact details of the Chandigarh RTO office.
Being a joint capital, the city RTO gets its own code, “CH”, instead of a state code. Here is a table to inform you more about RTO Chandigarh.
|RTO Office Code/Number||CH-01|
|Office Address||Registering & Licensing Authority, Sector 17, Chandigarh - 160017|
|Email ID||[email protected]|
|Office Timings||10:00 AM to 5:00 PM|
Here are the fees one has to pay for the following RTO services in Chandigarh.
The following is the fee structure for DL-related services offered by the RTO Chandigarh.
|Service Type||Issue/Renewal Fees (in Rs.)|
|Learner’s Licence (LL)||950|
|Driving Licence (DL)||950|
|International Driving Permit (IDP)||1000|
|Addition of another class of vehicle to DL||450|
|Renewal of DL||420|
|DL renewal (Post grace period)||1520|
|DL renewal (After 5 years of expiry of the grace period)||1,520 (Late fee Rs. 1,000)|
|Replacement/Alteration of DL||420|
|Smart Card for DL||200|
|New/renewal Conductor’s Licence||135|
|Duplicate Conductor’s Licence||140|
|Replacement/Alteration of Conductor’s Licence||140|
The following are the registration charges for vehicles in Chandigarh.
|Vehicle Type||Issue/Renewal Fees (in Rs.)|
|Quadricycle/Three-Wheeler/Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) (Transport/Non-Transport)||600|
|Medium Passenger Motor Vehicle||1000|
|Medium Goods Vehicle||1000|
|Heavy Passenger Vehicle||1500|
|Heavy Goods Vehicle||1500|
|Imported Motorcycle Registration||2500|
|Imported Motor Vehicle Registration||5000|
|Vehicle Registration of other vehicle types||3000|
|Transfer of Ownership (RC transfer fees)||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Duplicate Registration Certificate||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Address Change||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Recording Alteration in RC||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Endorsing Lease/Hire Purchase/Hypothecation Agreement|
|Medium or Heavy Vehicle||3000|
The following will be the charges to get a specific transport vehicle permit from RTO Chandigarh.
|Permit Type||Vehicle’s Seating/Load bearing Capacity||Fees (in Rs.)||Validity||Vehicle’s Life Span|
|Local Permit||6+1||470||5 years||9 years|
|Local Permit||7+1 up to 12+1||1700||5 years||8 years|
|All India Tourist Bus (AC) Local Permit||13+1||40200||5 years||8 years|
|All India Tourist Permit (Yellow)||6+1||1000||1 year||9 years|
|All India Tourist Permit (Yellow)||7+1||1000||1 year||8 years|
|Passenger Autos||Auto Rickshaw||140||5 years||15 years|
|Radio Taxis||Taxis||470||5 years||5 years|
|Bus (Non-AC)||Light and Medium Passenger Vehicle/Heavy Passenger Vehicle||670/25,200||5 years||12 years|
|Bus (AC)||13+1||40200||5 years||12 years|
|School Bus/PSV (Non-AC)||Light and Medium/Heavy Passenger Vehicle||670||5 years||15 years|
|School Bus/PSV (AC)||13+1||40200||5 years||15 years|
|Local Permit for Trucks (White)||3,000 kgs to 11,999 kgs/12,000 kgs and more||670/25,200||5 years||No Limit|
|National Permit for Trucks||3,000 kgs to 11,999 kgs/12,000 kgs and more||670/25,200||5 years||12 years|
|All India Permit (Yellow)||3,000 kgs to 11,999 kgs/12,000 kgs and more||1,000/16,500||1 year||-|
The following table will give you a glimpse of the usual turnaround time related to different services offered by the RTO Chandigarh.
|Service Type||Turnaround Time|
|Issuing temporary numbers and trade certificates||Within a week|
|Physical verification of vehicle||Same day|
|Transfer of ownership||10 days|
|Registration of new vehicles||10 days|
|Renewal of RC||10 days|
|Granting duplicate RC||10 days|
|No Objection Certificate (NOC)||3 days|
|Hypothecation termination/addition||10 days|
|Address change||10 days|
|Change of engine and chassis number||10 days|
|Alteration of body||10 days|
|Fitment of CNG/LPG kit||10 days|
|Retention of old vehicle number||10 days|
|Granting Learner’s Licence (LL)||1 day|
|Affixation of high-security registration plates||5 days|
|Renewal of other states DL||10 days|
|Granting/Renewal of Driving Licence (DL)||10 days|
|Issuance of conductor’s licence||10 days|
|Issuance of duplicate DL||10 days|
|Confirmation of DL||1 day|
|NOC (Licence)||1 day|
|International Driving Permit||3 days|
Here are all the major services offered by the RTO in Chandigarh.
The RTO grants and renews LL, DL and IDP for applicants.
It changes the address mentioned on a DL upon request.
It issues a duplicate copy of DL in case of loss of or damage to the original document.
It adds a new vehicle class in a DL upon request.
The RTO Chandigarh grants and renews Registration Certificates (RCs) for non-transport and transport vehicles.
It conducts the process of transferring vehicle ownership.
It grants duplicate RC when required.
It accepts requests for the change of address in an RC.
It grants a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for vehicles getting transferred to another state.
It grants and renews Trade Certificates for transport vehicles.
It handles the endorsement or termination of hypothecation.
It collects fees related to providing specific permits to vehicles.
It provides High Security Number Plates (HSRPs) for vehicles.
The Chandigarh RTO is a Vehicle Registration Authority and is responsible for issuing unique Registration Numbers to vehicles. If a citizen damages or loses their vehicle’s original RC document, they can request a duplicate Registration Certificate from the RTO office. The RTO in Chandigarh also holds the authority to provide NOCs for vehicles permanently moving to a different state.
Here are a few more questions answered regarding the functions of the RTO office in Chandigarh.
You can visit the Parivahan portal to schedule an appointment from the Chandigarh RTO.
Yes, you need to take your vehicle to the RTO office in Chandigarh for its inspection during the RC renewal.
Yes, it is mandatory to produce a valid motor vehicle insurance document when you apply for a transfer of ownership of that same vehicle.
You can’t renew a Learner’s Licence but apply for a new one in case your current document expires.
Yes, the DL issued by the RTO office in Chandigarh remains valid across the country.
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 RTO-related decisions.
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