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The Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Cuttack has been functioning from 1965 and established under the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, 1988. The objective of the Cuttack RTO is to provide an efficient road transport system in the city. The RTO in Cuttack issues Learner’s and Driving Licence, Registration Certificate, Permits and Fitness Certificate to private and commercial vehicles plying on city roads. Read on to learn more about Cuttack RTO office address, helpline number, code and fees.
Below are the Cuttack RTO Code and contact details:
|Office Address:||Regional Transport Office, CuttackNear Collectorate,P.O. – Chandni ChowkP.S. – LalbagCuttack – 753002|
|Email ID:||[email protected]|
The RTO in Cuttack offers several services such as issuing Learner’s and Driving Licence, Registration Certificate, Permits, etc. Below are the details:
Below are the Cuttack RTO fees related to Learners and Driving Licence (DL):
|Driving Licence (Form 6)||Rs.40||Rs.40|
|Driving Licence (Form 7)||Rs.150||Rs.150|
|Addition of Class of Vehicle||Rs.30||-|
|PVC Cards Service||Rs.100||-|
Below are the RTO fees related to registration of private and commercial vehicles:
|Private Light Motor Vehicle (LMV)||Rs.200|
|Commercial Light Motor Vehicle (LMV)||Rs.300|
|Medium Passenger/Goods Vehicle||Rs.400|
|Heavy Passenger/Goods Vehicle||Rs.600|
|Late Fee||Up to 30 Days: Rs.2531 to 90 Days: Rs.50 Above 90 Days: Rs.100|
Following are the Cuttack RTO charges related to fitness certificate of vehicles:
|Two and Three-Wheelers||Rs.100||Rs.100||New Vehicle: 2 YearsOld Vehicle: Every 1 Year|
|Light Motor Vehicle (LMV)||Rs.200||-||-|
|Medium Motor Vehicle (MMV)||Rs.300||-||-|
|Heavy Motor Vehicle (HMV)||Rs.400||-||-|
Below are the Cuttack RTO permit charges for transport vehicles:
|Vehicle Type||Application Fee||One Region||More Than One Region|
|Temporary Permit (Up to 120 Days)|
|Goods Carriage/Private Service Vehicle/Stage Carriage/Motor Cab, etc.||Rs.100||Rs.80 (Per Week)||Rs.100 (Per Week)|
|Contact Carriage||Rs.150||Rs.80 (Per Week)||Rs.100 (Per Week)|
|Goods Carriage/Private Service Vehicle/Stage Carriage||Rs.500||Rs.5,000||-|
|National Permit||Rs.500||Permit Fee: Rs.5,000||-|
|National Permit||Rs.500||Authorisation Fee: Rs.1,000||-|
|Surcharge for Permit||-||Rs.500||-|
|Duplicate Permit||-||Same as permit fee||-|
Below is the turnaround time for each of the services provided at the Cuttack RTO:
|Transfer of Ownership||2 Days|
|Supplicate of Registration Certificate||1 Day|
|Registration (Commercial)||1 Day|
|Registration (Private)||1 Day|
|Grant of Learner’s Licence||Same Day|
|Grant of Driving Licence||Same Day|
|NOC (No Objection Certificate)||7 Days|
|Temporary Permit||Same Day|
|Grant/Renewal of National Permit||Same Day|
|Grant/Renewal of Local Permit for Goods Vehicle||Same Day|
|Stage Carriage Permit Renewal||Same Day|
|Counter Signatures of Goods Vehicle||Same Day|
|AITP Authorisation/Renewal||Same Day|
|Supplicate Permit (All Vehicles)||Same Day|
|Grant/Renewal of CC Permit (Buses)||Same Day|
The main functions of the Motor Vehicles Department are to enforce the provisions of the MV Act, 1988 and the Central MV Act, 1989 and ensure the development of Odisha’s road transport through effective permit regime. Additionally, the department collects and levies taxes on motor vehicles under the Motor Vehicles (Transportation of Passengers) Act, 1958 and the Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1959.
However, the day-to-day functions of the Cuttack RTO are as follows:
Grant/Renew Learner and Permanent Driving Licence.
Grant Temporary/Permanent Registration Number.
Grant/Renew Fitness Certificate.
Issuance of NOC.
Grant National Permit (Commercial Vehicle).
Grant Stage Carriage Permit
Collection of Road Tax and Penalties.
Below are some of the common questions asked by services or functions of an RTO:
What does RTO stand for?
RTO stands for Regional Transport Office. Each RTO located in a city/town is generally known by their jurisdiction such as Cuttack RTO.
What does RTO code mean?
Each state and city have their own RTOs to cater to its jurisdiction. Since they are situated in different states, each state has its own RTO State Code. For example, RTOs in Odisha follow the RTO code ‘OD’ and the subsequent two digits signify the respective RTO.
Can I apply for the renewal of my driving licence?
Yes. The Central Government has launched a national web portal ‘Parivahan’ for online RTO related services such as RC/DL or RC status. You can also apply for the renewal of your DL through this web portal.
What is the charge for the smart card?
The Smart Card of the Driving Licence costs Rs.250 if the application is within the grace period. For applications made after the grace period, the cost is Rs.200 and an additional late fee of Rs.50 for a period of delay of one year.
What is the maximum time for disposal of the DL?
In the case of a private licence, the turnaround time is on the same day; however, a commercial licence will be issued after the verification process. The maximum turnaround time of 30 days.
Can I get a temporary permit in Cuttack RTO?
Yes, you can apply for the temporary permit at the Cuttack RTO office.
Can I apply online for the Learner’s Licence in RTO, Cuttack?
The RTO of Cuttack has made the LL application system online. Applicants can apply without visiting the RTO.
How do I get an appointment for the LL test?
Prior to taking the LL test at the RTO, applicants need to take an online appointment and book a slot.
In what languages can I take the LL test in Cuttack RTO?
The LL test is available in Odiya, English and Hindi.
How will the RTO deliver the DL or RC to the applicant?
The process of delivering the DL or RC by hand to the applicant has been stopped and the documents will be sent by the postal delivery system to the registered mailing address.
Odisha Transport Department Announces Cashless Transaction for RTO Services – January 08, 2021
The Odisha transport department authority has announced that transactions related to services through the VAHAN portal for RTO related services will be cashless effective from 11 January 2021. This means that the RTOs will not accept cash payments at the counters for RTO-related services. Services such as payment of road tax, apply and take printouts of permits, upload documents, fitness certificate fee receipts, etc. will be accepted only through the online mode. Vehicle owners can visit the Parivahan web portal to avail the services and make payments via the same web portal. The government said that the initiative was launched to reduce the wait time in the RTO and to decrease the queue in the RTO for paying the required fees for the services provided.
RTOs To Remain Operational During Dussehra in Odisha – October 23, 2020
The Indian automobile market has been severely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The necessary restrictions and actions against the spread of the virus meant that the manufacturing and selling of vehicles could not be performed at the scale that it used to. However, with the easing of the restrictions, manufacturers have started introducing new models and the dealerships have started opening.
The three months of October, November, and December are festive in India. As a result, several brands launch their vehicles and have attractive schemes on offer. As new cars need to be registered at the Regional Transport Offices (RTO), the RTOs in Odisha shall remain operational to an extent (3 PM to 5 PM) during the Dussehra festival as well. A notification from the State Transport Department stated that the RTOs shall remain open on 24 and 26 October to enable vehicle registration.
Odisha: State Transport Department Plans for Transport Seva Kendra – August 26, 2020
The State Transport Department of Odisha has planned to create Transport Seva Kendra (TSK) in urban locations. They are doing this to avoid congestion at the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs). Instead of visiting RTOs, people can approach TSK for their transport-related tasks. TSK will help with online transport services. TSK will be based on the existing Jana Seva Kendras or Common Service Centres. Jana Seva Kendras operate in rural areas and TSK will focus on urban settings. Those who are not used to operating computers and accessing online facilities associated with the transport department can approach the Kendra. TSK is proposed in five of the state’s municipal corporation areas on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. These five locations are Rourkela, Bhubaneshwar, Sambalpur, Cuttack, and Berhampur. The TSK will charge a nominal fee from the users for the services.
Odisha Extends Validity of Vehicle and Driver-Related Documents Until 31 December 2020 – August 25, 2020
The State Government of Odisha has extended the validity of driver and vehicle-related documents such as Learner’s Licence, Permanent Driving Licence, Registration Certificate, Permits for transport vehicles and Fitness Certificate for private and transport vehicles till 31 December 2020. The State Transport Authority of Odisha announced that Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates must be renewed accordingly to avoid penalty. The order comes amidst the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The order was issued under the Motor Vehicles Act and the Central Motor Vehicle Rules. While all driver and vehicle-related documents’ validity has been increased to the end of 2020, PUC certificates shall be obtained by the vehicle owner as and when it expires to avoid any penal action by the transport authority.
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