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Surat RTO Office: RTO Office, Website and Contact details

Team AckoApr 10, 2024

Surat, a prominent city in Gujarat, is a commercial centre for the textile industry. It is also a hub for jewellery production, especially diamonds. Fittingly, it is also known as the largest centre for diamond manufacturing. With such industrial activities, the movement of vehicles in the city is very dense. Here, the Surat RTO’s role is significant as the office has to ensure smooth road and traffic administration and provide related services.




Regional Transport Office (RTO) Surat: An overview

The RTO office in Surat caters to the city's vehicle owners and drivers by providing timely services such as issuing Driving Licences to vehicle permits. It also ensures that motorists follow traffic rules and regulations. Read ahead to learn more about the Surat RTO.

Surat RTO: Contact details

This section provides contact details of the RTO in Surat.

Nanpura RTO Office (GJ-05)

You can refer to the following table for the Surat RTO (GJ-05 RTO) code, office hours, address and helpline number.

RTO Code GJ-05
Office Address RTO Office, Ring Road, Nanpura, Surat, Gujarat ‒ 385001
Helpline Number 0261-2977191
Office Timings 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Email ID [email protected]
State Gujarat

Surat RTO Fees

You can go through the following sections to learn more about the fee structure for different services offered by the RTO of Surat.

Driving Licence fees

The table below denotes the DL-related fee in Surat RTO.

Service  Fees (in Rs.)
Learner Licence (LL) 150 (each class of vehicle)
Test Fee/Repeat Test Fee for LL 50
Driving Licence (DL) 200
Repeat Test Fee for DL 300
Renewal of DL 200
Addition of Class of Vehicle 500
International Driving Permit (IDP) 1000
Change in Residential Address in DL 200
Renewal of DL (Post grace period) 300 (Additional fee of Rs. 1,000 for delay of each year)
Smart Card Fee 200

Surat RTO Registration charges

The following table highlights the fees related to vehicle registration in RTO Surat.

Type of Vehicle Fees (in Rs.)
Motorcycle/Scooter/Two-Wheeler 50
Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/Light Motor Vehicle (Private/Non-Transport/Non-Commercial) 600
Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle/Light Motor Vehicle (Transport/Commercial) 1000
Registration of Imported Motorcycles 2500
Medium Goods Vehicle 1000
Heavy Goods Vehicle 1500
Medium Passenger Motor Vehicle 1000
Registration of Imported Motor Vehicle 5000
Heavy Passenger Vehicle 1500
Others 3000
Duplicate RC Half of the above-mentioned fees
Transfer of Ownership Half of the above-mentioned fees
Change in Residential Address Half of the above-mentioned fees
Alteration in RC Half of the above-mentioned fees
Hypothecation Agreement/Hire Purchase/Endorsing Lease Motorcycle/Two-wheeler: 500
Hypothecation Agreement/Hire Purchase/Endorsing Lease LMV/Three-Wheeler/Quadricycle: 1,500
Hypothecation Agreement/Hire Purchase/Endorsing Lease Medium or Heavy Vehicle: 3,000

Fitness Certificate (FC) charges

You can refer to the following table to learn more about the fee structure for FC in Surat.

Type of Vehicle Fees (in Rs.)
Conducting test for issuance/renewal of Fitness Certificate (FC) Motorcycle/Two-wheeler/Scooter: 200 (Rs. 400 for automated); Three-Wheeler/LMV/Quadricycle: 400 (Rs. 600 for the automated process); Medium/Heavy Vehicle: 600 (Rs. 1,000 for the automated process)
Issuance or Renewal of FC 200 (Additional Rs. 50 for each day after the expiry)
Issuance or Renewal of Letter of Authority 15000
Issuance of Duplicate Letter of Authority 7500

Permit charges (Transport Vehicles)

Here’s a table with the fee structure for permits for commercial vehicles in Surat.

Type of Vehicle Fees (in Rs.)
Goods Carrier/Contract Carriage/Stage Carriage 200
Private Service Vehicle (PSV)/Omni Bus 200
Contract Carriage (13 seats) 5000
Stage Carriage 5000
Goods Vehicle (National Permit) 1000
Maxi Cab 2000
Motorcycle Cab 200
Motor Cab 1000
PSV - 13 seats or less 2000
Autorickshaw 500
Private Service Vehicle (PSV): 13 seats or more 3000
Educational Institution Bus: More than 13 seats 3000
Educational Institution Bus: Less than 13 seats 2000

Surat RTO functions: Services offered

The RTO of Surat functions as per the rules and regulations of The Motor Vehicles Act. It provides all transport-related services to vehicle owners and drivers. This section throws light on the important services offered by the RTO office of Surat.

Driving Licence

  • Issuing Learner’s Licence (LL), Driving Licence (DL) and International Driving Permit (IDP).

  • Conducting tests for LL and DL.

  • Update or correction of particulars in LL and DL.

  • Issuing duplicate copies of LL/DL if the original document is damaged or lost.

  • Renewal of LL and DL.

  • Addition of new vehicle class in DL.

Vehicle Registration

  • Assigning temporary and permanent registration numbers to private/commercial vehicles.

  • Transfer of vehicle ownership.

  • Issuing Registration Certificate (RC) to vehicle owners.

  • Updating particulars in RC.

  • Addition/removal of hypothecation in RC.

  • Providing a duplicate copy of RC.

Vehicle Inspection

  • Before the registration of vehicles, the RTO of Surat performs a thorough vehicle inspection.

  • The RTO also inspects the mechanical fitness of a vehicle before issuing an FC (Fitness Certificate).

  • It also conducts an emission test before issuing the PUC (Pollution Under Control) certificate.


  • The RTO Surat provides permits for different types of commercial vehicles.

  • It also renews the permits.

Collection of Road Tax

  • The RTO in Surat collects motor vehicle tax/road tax during the registration process.

  • It also collects fees for various services it offers.

Vehicle Registration through RTO

Every vehicle in India needs to be registered with the respective RTO as per the rules and regulations prescribed under The Motor Vehicles Act. Hence, when you buy a two/four-wheeler (new or used), you must approach the RTO in Surat to obtain a permanent registration number. You can submit the registration application and supporting documents, get the vehicle inspected and obtain the Registration Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are a few common questions and their answers related to Surat RTO.



What should I do if my Driving Licence expires in Surat?

You can approach the RTO in Surat to renew your DL. Submit the renewal application along with the required documents, pay the application fee, and the RTO will issue the renewed Driver’s Licence.

Where can I download the Driving Licence online application in Surat?

You can visit Surat RTO’s official website and download the DL application form.

Can I get a duplicate RC copy from the RTO of Surat?

Yes, you can obtain a duplicate copy of the Registration Certificate from Surat RTO if the original RC is lost or damaged.

Can I apply for an HSRP (High-Security Registration Plate) online in Surat?

Yes, you can apply for an HSRP online in Surat by visiting the ‘Services’ tab of the Gujarat RTO website and following the mentioned process.

Can I renew my DL online in Surat?

You can submit the Driving Licence renewal application online in Surat via the Parivahan portal, as it offers online RTO 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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