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Kozhikode RTO Office: RTO Office, Website and Contact details

Team AckoApr 10, 2024

Kozhikode is one of the popular coastal cities in Kerala. It went by the name Calicut in the recent past. The development of the city on the economic and tourism fronts has increased vehicle movement on the roads. Here, the presence of the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Kozhikode ensures the smooth management of the traffic in the city.




Regional Transport Office (RTO) Kozhikode: An overview

Operating under the regulations of The Motor Vehicles Act, the Kozhikode RTO implements the rules and provides services for the betterment of the transport system. The administrative activities of this RTO are looked over by the Motor Vehicle Department in Kerala. Read ahead to know more about the fees, services and contact information associated with this RTO.

Kozhikode RTO: Contact details

Here is a section informing about the contact details of the RTO office in Kozhikode. 

Kozhikode RTO (KL-11) Office 

Have a look at the table below to find the Kozhikode RTO name, code, address, contact number, and other details.

RTO Office Name RTO Kozhikode
Kozhikode RTO Code KL-11
Helpline Number 0495-2371705
Office Address Kozhikode (Calicut) Regional Transport Office (RTO), Ground Floor, Civil Station, Wayanad Road, Eranhippalam, Kozhikode, Kerala - 673020
State Kerala
Email ID [email protected]
Office Timings 10 AM to 5:30 PM

Kozhikode RTO Fees

Check out the sections mentioned below to understand the Kozhikode or Calicut RTO fees for different services.

Driving Licence (DL) Fees

These are the fees charged by RTO Kozhikode for DL services.

Service Type Issue/Renewal Fees (in Rs.)
Grant Learner’s Licence (LL) 150 (50 Service charge)
LL Test or Repeat Test 50
LL Repeat Test for the addition of new class of vehicles 300
Grant of Permanent Driving Licence (DL) 200
DL Driving test or addition of class of vehicles 300/500
International DL 1,000
Renewal of permanent DL 400
Renewal of permanent DL (Post grace period) 500 (1,000 for every additional year)
Issue duplicate permanent Driving Licence 500
Address change in Driving Licence 400
Smart card for Driving Licence 200

Vehicle Registration Charges

See the table below for vehicle registration fees for private and commercial vehicles in Kozhikode.

Vehicle Type Fees (Rs.)
Motorcycles/two-Wheelers/scooters 300
Four-wheelers/quadricycles/three-wheelers (Private) 600
Four-wheelers/quadricycles/three-wheelers (Transport) 1,000
Imported motorcycles registration 2,500
Medium goods carriages/carriers 1,000
Medium passenger vehicles 1,000
Heavy goods carriers/carriages 1,500
Heavy passenger vehicles 1,500
Imported vehicles (Other than motorcycles) 5,000
Other than the above 3,000
Issue duplicate registration certificate 50% of the above-mentioned fees
Transfer of ownership/used vehicle registration 50% of the above-mentioned fees
Address change in the registration certificate 50% of the above-mentioned fees
Changes/alterations in the registration certificate 50% of the above-mentioned fees
Endorsement of hire Purchase/hypothecation/lease Two-wheelers/motorcycles/scooters: 500
Endorsement of hire Purchase/hypothecation/lease Quadricycles/four-wheelers/three-wheelers: 1,500
Endorsement of hire Purchase/hypothecation/lease Medium/heavy vehicles: 3,000

Fitness Certificate (FC) Fees

Here is a table showing the fees related to FC charged by the RTO in Kozhikode.

Service Type Fees (in Rs.)
Grant or renew fitness certificate (Scooters/motorcycles/two-wheelers) Manual: 450, Automated: 650
Grant or renew fitness certificate (Three-wheelers/four-wheelers/quadricycles) Manual: 650, Automated: 850
Grant or renew fitness certificate (Medium and heavy vehicles) Manual: 950, Automated: 1,350)
Grant duplicate fitness certificate 150
Letter of authority 15,000
Duplicate letter of authority 7,500

Permit Charges

The following table has the charges for permits issued for different types of commercial vehicles in Kozhikode.

Vehicle Type Permit Fees (in Rs.)
Local Permit
Goods carriages/carriers (Light Goods Vehicle) 1,000
Goods carriages/carriers (Other than Light Goods Vehicles) 1,500
Goods carriages/carriers (National Permit) 2,500
Contract carriages/carriers (Auto Rickshaws) 300
Contract carriages/carriers (Motor Cab) 700
Contract carriages/carriers (8 to 12 seats) 2,000
Contract carriages/carriers (13 to 20 seats) 3,000
Contract carriages/carriers (13+ seats) 3,500
All India tourist taxis 1,500
Stage carriages/carriers 5,500
All India tourist omnibuses 2,500
Contract carriages/carriers (Motorcycles) 300
Temporary Permit
Goods carriages/carriers (Light Goods Vehicles: State Permit) 250
Goods carriages/carriers (Other than Light Goods Vehicles: State Permit) 400
Goods carriages/carriers (National Permit) 400
Contract carriages/carriers (8 to 12 seats) 200
Contract carriages/carriers (13 to 20 seats) 300
Contract carriages/carriers (20+ Seats) 500
Stage carriages/carriers 250
Special Permit
Stage carriages/carriers 500
Other than mentioned above 250
Authorisation of new or renewal of special permits 500
Issue duplicate permits 300
Countersignature of stage carriages/carriers 5,500
Service Charge for Issue of Permit
Auto-rickshaws/motorcycles 50
Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) 150
Medium vehicles 300
Heavy vehicles 400
Temporary permits (All classes) 100
Special permits (All classes) 100
Issue or renew authorisation for Tourist Taxis and National Permit 200
Countersignature 500

Kozhikode RTO functions: Services offered

The services offered by the RTO in Kozhikode can be divided into two major categories as follows.

  • Organising and managing exams related to the licensing process for candidates.

  • Issuing driving licences like an International Driving Licence, Driving Licence, and Learning Licence to applicants.

  • Renewing the existing licences for applicants upon expiration.

  • Providing DL duplication services in case of damaged/lost licences.

  • Adding a class of vehicle to an already issued DL.

  • Receiving fees from the applicants for driver-related functions.

  • Inspecting motor vehicles to provide Fitness Certificates.

  • Issuance/renewal of Registration Certificates to vehicles.

  • Issuance of an HSRP or High-Security Number Plate. 

  • Accepting applications for RC ownership transfer, address change, etc.

  • Grant of NOC or No Objection Certificate for motor vehicles getting transferred to another city.

  • Looking over the hypothecation endorsement/termination.

  • Acquiring road tax from vehicle owners during registration.

  • Collecting service charges for vehicle-related functions.

Vehicle Registration through RTO

The RTO in Kozhikode is where citizens can apply for vehicle registration. It is mandatory for non-transport and transport vehicles to be registered at the RTO. If you have an unregistered motor vehicle in Calicut, follow the offline or online process of application to receive an RC. The process will involve the submission of an application with relevant documents and fees and then an inspection of the vehicle at the RTO. Upon completion, you will get RC for your motor vehicle. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some commonly asked questions about RTO Kozhikode.


What is the official Kozhikode RTO website?

The official website of the Kozhikode RTO is:

How many regional transport offices are there in Kozhikode?

There is only one RTO office currently operational in Kozhikode situated in the Civil Station, Wayanad Road area.

How can I use the online services of the Kozhikode RTO?

You can utilise Parivahan portal to apply for different kinds of vehicle or driver-related services.

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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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