Team AckoNov 7, 2022
Thiruvananthapuram, formerly called Trivandrum, is the capital city of Kerala. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state. The growth of tourism has increased the number of vehicles in the city that get registered at the local Regional Transport Office (RTO). Here, the Regional Transport Office in Thiruvananthapuram plays a significant role in offering vehicle/driver-related services.
The Regional Transport Office in Thiruvananthapuram exists under the authority of the Motor Vehicle Department in Kerala and operates as per The Motor Vehicles Act to manage the transport system in the city. Read on to find out the contact information, services and fees related to the RTO functions in Trivandrum.
The following section highlights the contact details of RTO Thiruvananthapuram.
Refer to the table given below for the Trivandrum RTO office code, address, working hours, and other details.
|RTO Office Name||RTO Thiruvananthapuram|
|RTO Office Code/Number||KL-01|
|Office Address||Trivandrum Regional Transport Office (RTO), 5th floor, KSRTC Terminal, Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695023|
|Email ID||[email protected]|
|Office Timings||10 AM to 5 PM|
These are the fees for various services at the Thiruvananthapuram RTO.
The following table shows the fees requested for DL-related services at the Trivandrum RTO.
|Type of Licence Service||Issue/Renewal Fees (in Rs.)|
|Issuing Learner’s Licence (LL)||150 (Service charge 50)|
|Test/Repeat Test for LL||50|
|LL Repeat Test for each class of vehicles||300|
|Issuance of Permanent Driving Licence (DL)||200|
|Driving test/addition of class of vehicles in the DL||300/500|
|International DL/International Driving Permit (IDP)||1,000|
|Renewal of DL||400|
|Renewal of DL (Post grace period)||500 (1,000 for every additional year)|
|Address change in DL||400|
|DL smart card||200|
These are the charges for vehicle registration in different categories at the RTO Trivandrum.
|Vehicle Type||Fees (in Rs.)|
|Two-Wheelers or Motorcycles or Scooters||300|
|Three-Wheelers or Four-Wheelers or Quadricycles (Private)||600|
|Three-Wheelers or Four-Wheelers or Quadricycles (Commercial)||1,000|
|Medium Goods or Carriage Motor Vehicles||1,000|
|Medium Passenger Vehicles||1,000|
|Heavy Goods or Carriage Vehicles||1,500|
|Heavy Passenger Vehicles||1,500|
|Imported Motor Vehicles||5,000|
|Grant duplicate RC||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Ownership Transfer||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Address change in RC||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Changes/alterations in the RC||50% of the above-mentioned fees|
|Endorsement of Hire Purchase/Hypothecation/Lease||Motorcycles/Two-wheelers/Scooters: 500|
|Endorsement of Hire Purchase/Hypothecation/Lease||Three-Wheelers/Quadricycles/Four-Wheelers: 1,500|
|Endorsement of Hire Purchase/Hypothecation/Lease||Medium or Heavy Vehicles: 3,000|
Here you can find the FC-related fees requested at the RTO in Thiruvananthapuram.
|Type of Task||Fees (in Rs.)|
|Issue/Renew for FC (Two-wheelers/Scooters/Motorcycles)||Manual: 450; Automatic: 650|
|Issue/Renew for FC (Quadricycles/Three-Wheelers/Four-Wheelers)||Manual: 650; Automatic: 850|
|Issue/Renew for FC (Medium/Heavy Vehicles)||Manual: 950; Automatic: 1,350|
|Issue Duplicate FC||150|
|Issue/Renew Letter of Authority||15,000|
|Issue Duplicate Letter of Authority||7,500|
These are the fees for permits issued for transport vehicles by Trivandrum RTO.
|Vehicle Type||Permit Fees (in Rs.)|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (Light Goods Vehicle)||1,000|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (Others)||1,500|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (National Permit)||2,500|
|Contract Carriers (Auto Rickshaw)||300|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (Motor Cab)||700|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (8 to 12 Seats: Maxicab)||2,000|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (13 to 20 Seats)||3,000|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (More than 13 Seats)||3,500|
|All India Tourist Taxis||1,500|
|All India Tourist Omnibuses||2,500|
|Contract Carriages (Motorcycles)||300|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (Light Goods Vehicles: State Permit)||250|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (Others: State Permit)||400|
|Goods Carriers/Carriages (National Permit)||400|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (8 to 12 Seats)||200|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (13 to 20 Seats)||300|
|Contract Carriers/Carriages (More than 20 Seats)||500|
|Other Class of Vehicles||250|
|Authorisation of Special Permits (New/Renewal)||500|
|Counter Signature of Stage Carriers/Carriages||5,500|
|Service Charge for Issue of Permit|
|Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs)||150|
|Medium Motor Vehicles||300|
|Heavy Motor Vehicles||400|
|Temporary Permits (For All Classes)||100|
|Special Permits (All Classes)||100|
|Grant/Renewal of Authorisation for National Permit and Tourist Taxis||200|
Here are the major functions performed by the Thiruvananthapuram RTO office.
The RTO Trivandrum issues Driving Licences, Learning Licences, and International Driving Permits to citizens.
It renews and issues duplicate licences for applicants.
It appoints motor vehicle inspectors who look over the driving tests of applicants.
The Trivandrum RTO registers motor vehicles to provide a Registration Certificate and a unique number plate.
It manages hypothecation removal, RC renewal, etc.
The RTO Trivandrum has the authority to grant transport vehicle permits.
It accepts permit renewal requests as well.
The RTO office in Trivandrum collects road tax from vehicle owners while registering their vehicles.
It obtains service-related charges from applicants.
The RTO in Thiruvananthapuram serves as the vehicle registration authority in the city. All vehicles must be registered at the RTO. You can submit the RC application through Parivahan portal online or directly submit it at the RTO office with the necessary documents and fees.
The official RTO Trivandrum website is: https://mvd.kerala.gov.in/en.
Where can I get the application form for Driving Licence in Trivandrum?
You can visit the official RTO portal of Thiruvananthapuram to download your application form.
You can visit the online platform called Parivahan Sewa to schedule an appointment at the RTO Trivandrum.
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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