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Patiala RTO Office: RTO Office, Website and Contact details

Team AckoApr 10, 2024

Patiala is the fourth-largest city of Punjab. It is known for its several tourist attractions, which also include spiritual sites. Being the administrative headquarter of the district, the city witnesses dense movement of vehicles on roads. Here, the Patiala RTO manages and regulates the city's transport system and offers all transport-related services. It plays a vital role in the smooth functioning of the city's administrative system.




Regional Transport Office (RTO) Patiala: An overview

The Patiala Regional Transport Office carries out the vehicle and driver-related services. Besides that, it also implements traffic rules and regulations prescribed by The Motor Vehicles Act and takes appropriate steps to improve road safety. Read on as we divulge more information about the Patiala RTO.

Patiala RTO: Contact details

This section highlights the essential contact information of RTO Patiala.

Patiala RTO Office (PB-11)

The following table provides the Patiala RTO code (PB-11 RTO), contact number, office address and working hours.

RTO Code PB-11
Office Address 280, Nabha Rd, Maharaja Yadvindra Enclave, Century Enclave, Majathia Enclave, Patiala, Punjab 147005 (Driving Test Centre)
Working Hours 10 AM to 5 PM
Contact Number 0175-2311316
State Punjab

Patiala RTO Fees

This section will help you with the fee structure for different services offered by RTO Patiala.

Driving Licence fees

The following table lists the fees for Driving Licence services offered by Patiala RTO.

Type of Service Fees (in Rs.)
Issue or renewal of Learner’s Licence for each class of vehicle 30
Issue of a Driving Licence for each class of vehicle 50
Issue of a Driving Licence in Form 7 200
Test of competence to drive 50
Addition of another class of vehicle to Driving Licence 50
Renewal of Driving Licence 50

Patiala RTO Registration charges

Following are the fees related to vehicle registration services in Patiala.

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Invalid Carriage 20
Motorcycle 60
Light Motor Vehicle (Non-transport) 200
Medium Goods Vehicle 400
Light Motor Vehicle (Light Commercial Vehicle) 300
Imported Motor Vehicle 800
Heavy Goods Vehicle 600
Any other vehicle class 300
Imported Motorcycle 200
Changes in Registration Certificate 50
Change of residence 20

Fitness Certificate (FC) charges

Here’s the fee structure for obtaining FC in Patiala RTO.

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Motorcycle (Manual) 200
Three-wheeled or light motor vehicle or quadricycle (Manual) 400
Motorcycle (Automated) 400
Medium or heavy motor vehicle (Manual) 600
Three-wheeled or light motor vehicle or quadricycle (Automated) 600
Medium or heavy motor vehicle (Automated) 1,000
Grant or renewal of a certificate of fitness for a motor vehicle 200

Permit charges

The table below provides the fee structure for obtaining permits for commercial vehicles in Patiala.

Local Permit

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.) Permit Validity
Light Goods Vehicle (LGV) 2,000 and 500 (authorisation) 5 years and 1 year, respectively
Heavy Goods Vehicle 2,500 5 years

National Permit

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.) Permit Validity
Light Goods Vehicle (LGV) 2,015 and 500 (authorisation) 5 years and 1 year, respectively
Heavy Goods Vehicle 2,515 5 years

Patiala RTO functions: Services offered

The Patiala Regional Transport Office performs all transport-related functions, including vehicle and driver-related services. Other responsibilities of RTO Patiala include the implementation of traffic rules and regulations and the collection of taxes. The following sections highlight the essential functions of the Patiala RTO.

Driving Licence

  • The RTO of Patiala organises tests (theory and driving) for Driving Licence (DL) and Learner’s Licence (LL) applicants.

  • It issues DL and LL for eligible applicants.

  • It provides duplicate copies of LL and DL.

  • The RTO makes changes to LL and DL particulars.

  • It adds new vehicle classes to DL.

  • It renews LL and DL after validity expiry.

Vehicle Registration

  • The Patiala RTO is responsible for registering all vehicles (private/commercial) within its jurisdiction.

  • It assigns registration numbers to all vehicles.

  • It issues Registration Certificates (RC) to all registered vehicle owners.

  • It provides a duplicate copy of the RC if the original document is lost/damaged.

  • It makes changes to the RC particulars.

  • The RTO also authorises or removes hypothecation in RC.

Vehicle Inspection

  • The RTO in Patiala inspects vehicles to determine roadworthiness before providing an FC.

  • It conducts vehicle emission tests before providing the Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate.

  • The RTO also inspects vehicles before issuing an RC. 

Vehicle Documents

  • The RTO Patiala issues different permits for commercial vehicles.

  • It issues important vehicle documents such as Trade Certificate (TC), Fitness Certificate (FC) and No Objection Certificate (NOC).

  • It renews permits upon expiry.

Road Tax Collection

  • The Patiala RTO collects road tax from vehicle owners during the registration process.

  • It collects fees for all services it offers to vehicle owners and drivers.

Vehicle Registration through RTO

All motor vehicles in India need to have a permanent registration number. Hence, registration of vehicles through Patiala RTO is a must. Vehicle registration is a relatively simple process. You must visit the RTO along with your vehicle, submit the registration application and required documents, and pay the applicable fees. The RTO official will verify the documents, inspect the vehicle and assign a registration number. You will receive the RC in a few days via post.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are a few frequently asked questions and their answers related to RTO Patiala.


Where can I find more information about the Patiala RTO?

You can log on to RTO Patiala’s official website to learn more about the Regional Transport Office.

What should I do if there’s a spelling mistake in my name on the Driving Licence?

You can contact the Patiala RTO and submit an application for name correction in DL along with the applicable fees.

Will the Patiala RTO provide me with a duplicate RC if I lose the original document?

Yes, the RTO in Patiala will provide you with a duplicate copy of the Registration Certificate if you have lost the original RC. All you have to do is submit the application and relevant documents and pay the applicable fees.

Does Patiala RTO provide online services?

The RTO of Patiala provides online RTO services via the Parivahan website. The services include online Driving Licence application, online DL renewal, online RC renewal, etc.

Can I register my new car online in Patiala?

You cannot complete the new vehicle registration process online, as the RTO needs to inspect the vehicle before assigning the registration number. Hence, you must visit the Regional Transport Office to complete the formalities to register the vehicle.

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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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