The primary objective of the Regional Transport Office (RTO) is to regulate the transportation system in its jurisdiction. Under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, RTOs were set up across the country to offer several transport-related services. RTO offices in Kolkata deal with granting or renewing Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) to Registration Certificate (RC), Fitness Certificate (FC) and Permits. Read on to learn about the RTOs in Kolkata, their helpline numbers and contact details.

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Kolkata RTO Code: Office Address & Contact Number

RTOs in Kolkata are set up across the city catering to citizens from different jurisdictions. West Bengal RTOs provide several transport-related services such as granting driver licences, fitness certificates and permits, and registration of private and commercial vehicles. West Bengal RTO codes are based on the type of vehicle. While WB-01 and WB-07 are for two-wheelers, WB-02 and WB-06 are for the four-wheelers, etc. For goods and passenger vehicles the code is WB-03 and WB-04 respectively, while WB-05 is reserved for others.

Located at strategic locations across the metro city of Kolkata, here are their RTO Codes and their respective office address and phone numbers.

Kolkata RTO Code WB-01, WB-02, WB-03 and WB-04: Beltala Office Address & Contact Number

Below is the RTO code, office address and phone number of WB-01 code which is registered only for two-wheelers plying on public roads:

RTO Code/NumberWB-01, WB-02, WB-03, WB-04
Office AddressBeltala Road, Garcha, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West-Bengal – 700020
Helpline Number:Phone Number: 033-2475-1621 / 1623

Toll-Free Number: 1800-345-5192

Fax Number: 033-24860222
Email ID[email protected]
StateWest Bengal
Office Timings10 AM – 5 PM

Kolkata RTO Code WB-05 and WB-06: Kasba Office Address & Contact Number

Below is the RTO code, office address and phone number of WB-05, which is reserved for others:

RTO Code/NumberWB-05, WB-06
Office AddressSector C, East Kolkata Twp, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700107
Helpline Number:033-24420088
Email ID[email protected]
StateWest Bengal
Office Timings10 AM – 5 PM

Kolkata RTO Code WB-07 and WB-08: Salt Lake Office Address & Contact Number

Below is the RTO code, office address and contact number of WB-07, which is registered only for two-wheelers:

RTO Code/NumberWB-07, WB-08
Office AddressCM Block, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West-Bengal – 700020
Helpline Number:Phone Number: 033-23676722/6733

Fax Number: 033-24420077
Email ID[email protected]
StateWest Bengal
Office Timings10 AM – 5 PM

RTO Fees in Kolkata:

RTOs across Kolkata grant/renew driving licences, registrations, permits and fitness certificates of both private and commercial vehicles. Below are the RTO fees in Kolkata for the services offered:

Driving Licence Fees

Below are the Kolkata RTO fees related to LL and DL:

FeeIssue/Renewal
Learners Licence (LL)Rs. 150
LL Test Fee/Repeat Test FeeRs. 50
Driving Licence (DL)Rs. 200
Addition of another class of vehicle to DLRs. 500
International Driving PermitRs. 1,000
Renewal of DLRs. 200
Renewal of DL after the grace periodRs. 300 (Additional fee of Rs. 1,000 for delay of each year)
Change of Address (DL)Rs. 200
Smartcard (DL)Rs. 200

Kolkata RTO Registration Charges:

Below are the charges towards registration of private and commercial vehicles at Kolkata RTOs:

Vehicle TypeFees (Issue/Renewal)
Two-WheelerRs. 300
Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) / Quadricycle / Three-Wheeler (Private)Rs. 600
LMV / Three-Wheeler / Quadricycle (Commercial)Rs. 1,000
Medium Goods VehicleRs. 1,000
Medium Passenger Motor VehicleRs. 1,000
Heavy Goods VehicleRs. 1,500
Heavy Passenger VehicleRs. 1,500
Imported Motor VehicleRs. 5,000
Imported MotorcycleRs. 2,500
OthersRs. 3,000
Duplicate Registration CertificateHalf of the fees mentioned above.
Transfer of Ownership
Change of Residence
Recording alteration in Registration Certificate
Endorsing Hire Purchase/Lease/Hypothecation AgreementTwo-Wheeler - Rs. 500
Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/LMV - Rs. 1,500
Medium or Heavy Vehicle - Rs. 3,000

Fitness Certificate (FC) Charges:

Below is the Kolkata RTO fee for the grant and renewal of Fitness Certificate:

Conducting test for grant or renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC)Two-Wheeler – Rs. 200 (Rs. 400 for automated)
Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/LMV – Rs. 400 (Rs. 600 for automated)
Medium/Heavy Vehicle – Rs. 600 (Rs. 1,000 for automated)
Grant / Renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC) Rs. 200 (Additional Rs. 50 for each day of delay after the expiry)
Grant / Renewal of Letter of AuthorityRs. 15,000
Issuance of Duplicate Letter of AuthorityRs. 7,500

Permit Charges (Transport Vehicles)

Below are the RTO permit charges in Kolkata:

Vehicle TypeFeePermit Period
Local Permit
Light Goods VehicleRs. 2,000 (Rs. 500 for authorisation)5 years (1 year for authorisation)
Heavy Goods VehicleRs. 2,5005 years
National Permit
Light Goods Vehicle (LGV)Rs. 2,015 (Rs. 500 for authorisation)5 years (1 year for authorisation)
Heavy Goods VehicleRs. 2,5155 years

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Functions of Kolkata RTO:

The Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) of Kolkata are engaged in the issuance and renewal of driving-related licences as well as vehicle-related registration, permits, etc. as mentioned in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. While the RTO offers online services through the Parivahan web portal, one can approach the RTO and get their required documents. Below are the primary functions of the Kolkata RTO:

Driver Related RTO Services:

  • Granting and renewal of Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) and International Driving Permit.
  • Change in the residential address in the aforementioned documents.
  • Granting duplicate DL or RC in case of loss/damage.
  • Addition of class of vehicle in the DL.

Vehicle Related RTO Services:

  • Granting and renewal of Temporary and Permanent Registration Certificate (RC) for both private and commercial vehicles.
  • Transfer of ownership for private and commercial vehicles.
  • Issuing duplicate RC in case of loss.
  • Change of residential address in the RC.
  • Issuance of Trade Certificate and duplicate copy of the same.
  • Issuance of No Objection Certificate (NOC).
  • Endorsement and termination of hypothecation.
  • Services related to diplomatic vehicles.
  • Issuance of permits and collection of fees for the same.
  • Issuance of fitness certificate for private and commercial vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Below are some of the common queries about RTOs and their functions:

Who is the licencing authority of Kolkata RTO?

The Director of PVD, Kolkata or any officer authorized by him is the licencing authority in the metro city of Kolkata.

What is the validity of the Learner’s Licence (LL)?

The LL is valid for a period of 180 days, after which one needs to renew the LL. Also, one can apply for a DL after the lapse of a minimum period of 30 days from when the LL was issued.

What happens if I fail the DL test?

You can apply for the DL test after 7 days.

Can I apply for a duplicate DL if it is lost/mutilated/destroyed?

Yes, you can apply for a duplicate DL. Ensure you produce an FIR along with supporting documents to get the duplicate driving licence.

Is it mandatory to undergo driving school training to obtain a driving licence?

For a non-transport/private vehicle, no need to get trained at any of the driving schools; however, for non-transport vehicles, the applicant should have trained in MTS (Motor Training School) and should get a certificate through Form 5.

What is the age to apply for an international driving license in India?

The legal age to apply for an international DL or international driving permit, you should be 18 years of age.

What is the validity of the Registration Certificate?

For private two and four-wheelers, the RC is valid for a period of 15 years. Thereafter it has to be renewed every five subsequent years. As for transport vehicles, generally, it is 2 years after which one needs to obtain the Fitness Certificate (FC) and has to be renewed every year.

How do I get my impounded documents released?

Your document(s) will be released from the court if the case is disposed of or from the compounding authority when the case is compounded.

How do I get my impounded vehicle released?

Once the related fine or penalty is paid, you will receive a release order and then you will have to approach the custodian, pay the custodial fees to get your impounded vehicles released.

How can I get the case disposed against the impounded vehicle or document?

The case can be disposed of in two ways: by compounding or in the court. You need to appear and apply in writing before the compounding officer and pay the stipulated fine. While in the court, you can have the case disposed of in the court having the jurisdiction.

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