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Tiruchirapalli RTO: RTO Office, Website and Contact details

Team AckoJan 17, 2024

Tiruchirapalli, or Trichy, is the fourth-largest city in Tamil Nadu. It is a historical city known for its monuments. It is also an important educational hub of the state with several nationally recognised educational institutions. Hence, it attracts a lot of students and tourists from around the country. Road transport is vital for tourists and students, and the Tiruchirapalli RTO has been instrumental in offering prompt and timely transport-related services to the city’s residents.




Regional Transport Office (RTO) Tiruchirapalli: An overview

The Tiruchirapalli Regional Transport Office works as per the guideline of The Motor Vehicles Act.

It provides driver-related and vehicle-related services to the city’s drivers/riders and vehicle owners.

Apart from that, it is also responsible for implementing traffic rules and regulations and monitoring traffic-related offences (such as driving without third-party car insurance) across the city.

Read on as we discuss more about the Tiruchirapalli RTO, including services, fees and contact details.

Tiruchirapalli RTO code list

Here’s a table with Trichy RTO offices and their respective RTO codes.

Location RTO Code
Pirattiyur RTO TN-45
Srirangam RTO TN-48
Tiruchirapalli (East) RTO TN-81

Tiruchirapalli RTO: Contact details

This section will help you to contact any of the RTO offices in Trichy.

Pirattiyur RTO Office (TN-45): Tiruchirapalli West

The following table provides essential details of the Tiruchirapalli West RTO (Pirattiyur RTO), including the contact number, RTO code, office address and office timings.

RTO Code TN-45
Office Address Regional Transport Office (RTO), Trichy West, Trichy to Dindigul Main Road, Pirattiyur, Trichy, Tamil Nadu – 620009
Office Timings 10 AM to 5 PM
Helpline Number -2422515
Email ID [email protected]
State Tamil Nadu

Srirangam RTO Office (TN-48)

Following are the contact details of the Srirangam RTO (TN-48 RTO), including the contact number, office address, RTO code and office working hours.

RTO Code TN-48
Office Address Regional Transport Office (RTO) Srirangam, Near TV Kovil Checkpost, Trichy, Tamil Nadu – 620005
Office Timings 10 AM to 5 PM
Helpline Number 0431-2231993
Email ID [email protected]
State Tamil Nadu

Tiruchirapalli East RTO Office (TN-81)

The following table highlights the essential details of the Tiruchirapalli East RTO (TN-81 RTO), including the contact number, office address, RTO code and office working hours.

RTO Code TN-81
Office Address Regional Transport Office (RTO) East, No. 12, Shanmuga Nagar, Devadhanam, Trichy, Tamil Nadu – 620002
Office Timings 10 AM to 5 PM
Helpline Number 0431-2403333
Email ID [email protected]
State Tamil Nadu

Tiruchirapalli RTO Fees

If you are looking for the fee structure for different services at RTO Trichy, the following sections will be helpful to you.

Driving Licence fees

Following are the fees for Driving Licence services at RTO Tiruchirapalli.

Service Type Fees (in Rs.)
Granting Learner’s Licence (LL) for each class of vehicles 150
Granting Driving Licences (DL) 200
Test/Repeat Test (Learner’s Licence) 50
Test/Repeat Test for each class of vehicle (Learner’s Licence) 300
Granting International Driving Licence or International Driving Permit (IDP) 1000
Addition of classes of vehicles to the DL 500
Grant or Issue duplicate DL 500
Renew Driving Licence 200
Renew Driving Licence (After grace period) 300
Smart Card Fee for DL 200
Address change in DL 200
Grant/Renew Motor Driving School Licence 10000
Grant of a duplicate licence to Motor Driving School 5000

Tiruchirapalli RTO Registration charges

You can refer to the following table for the fee structure for vehicle registration services at Trichy RTO.

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Invalid Carriage/Carrier 50
Two-Wheelers/Motorcycles/Scooters 300
Four-Wheelers/Three-Wheelers/Quadricycles (Private) 600
Four-Wheelers/Three-Wheelers/Quadricycles (Commercial) 1000
Medium Goods Vehicles 1000
Registration of imported motorcycles 2500
Heavy Goods Vehicles 1500
Medium Passenger Vehicles 1000
Heavy Passenger Vehicles 1500
Imported Motor Vehicles (Four-Wheelers and Others) 5000
Others 3000
Issue duplicate RC 50% of the registration fees
Ownership Transfer 50% of the registration fees
Address change in RC 50% of the registration fees
Changes or alterations to the RC 50% of the registration fees
Approval of Lease/Hypothecation/Hire Purchase Two-Wheelers/Motorcycles/Scooters: 500
Approval of Lease/Hypothecation/Hire Purchase Four-Wheelers/Three-Wheelers/Quadricycles: 800
Approval of Lease/Hypothecation/Hire Purchase Medium or Heavy Vehicles: 800

Fitness Certificate (FC) charges

You must pay the following charges if you need to obtain a vehicle FC from RTO Tiruchirapalli.

Vehicle Class/Service Fee (in Rs.)
Two-wheelers Manual: 200; Automated: 400
Four-Wheelers/Quadricycles/Three-Wheelers Manual: 400; Automated: 600
Heavy/Medium Vehicles Manual: 600; Automated: 1,000
Duplicate FC 150
FC Renewal 200
Granting/Renewing Letter of Authority 15000
Granting Duplicate Letter of Authority 7500

Permit charges

The table below provides the list of fees for commercial vehicle permits at Trichy RTO.

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Stage Carriages 1500
Goods Carriages/Carriers 1200
Contract Carrier/Carriage (Auto Rickshaw) 300
Buses (Educational Institution) 300
Contract Carriages (Motor Cab) 525
Contract Carriages (Maxi Cab) 750
Contract Carriages (Omnibus) 1500
Private Service Vehicles 750
National Permit (Goods Carriages) 1500
Tourist Motor Cabs (National and South Zone) 750
Tourist Maxi Cabs (National and South Zone) 1125
Tourist Omnibus (National and South Zone) 1500

Permit Renewal fees

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Stage Carriages/Carriers 750
Goods Carriages/Carriers 600
Contract Carriages (Autorickshaw) 150
Contract Carriages (Motor Cab) 265
Contract Carriages (Maxi Cab) 375
Contract Carriages (Omnibus) 750
Private Service Vehicles 375
National Permit (Goods Carriers/Carriages) 750
Tourist Motor Cabs (National and South Zone) 375
Tourist Maxi Cabs (National and South Zone) 565
Tourist Omnibuses (National and South Zone) 750
Buses (Educational Institution) 150

Tiruchirapalli RTO functions: Services offered

The Tiruchirapalli Regional Transport Office offers transport-related services under the supervision of the Tamil Nadu Transport Department. The following sections will help you understand the essential functions of the Trichy RTO.

Driving Licence

  • The RTO in Tiruchirapalli grants Driving Licences (DL), Learning Licences (LL) and International Driving Permits (IDP).

  • It renews the LL and DL upon validity expiry.

  • It provides duplicate copies of LL and DL if the original documents are lost or damaged.

  • It also offers online DL services such as online LL application, DL renewal online, LL test slot booking, etc.

  • It also accepts requests for the correction of LL and DL particulars.

Vehicle Registration

  • The RTO of Trichy registers all commercial and private vehicles in the city.

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

  • It assigns registration numbers to all registered vehicles in the city.

  • It provides online RC services such as online applications for duplicate RC, ownership transfer requests, etc.

  • The RTO is also responsible for the authorisation or termination of loan hypothecation in RC.

Vehicle Inspection

  • The RTO Tiruchirapalli inspects all new and old vehicles before the issuance of Registration Certificates.

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

  • It performs thorough vehicle inspections before the issuance of FC.


  • The Trichy RTO provides various types of permits for goods and passenger/commercial vehicles.

  • The RTO also renews the permits upon expiry.

Road Tax Collection

  • The Tiruchirapalli RTO collects motor vehicle tax/road tax from vehicle owners before issuing the RC.

  • It collects fees for all vehicle-related and driver-related services via the RTO’s cash counter or through online transactions.

Vehicle Registration through RTO

You must register the vehicle through RTO to obtain a permanent registration number. Driving/riding an unregistered vehicle on Indian roads is a serious traffic offence, and you can be penalised for doing so. Hence, you should visit the Tiruchirapalli RTO to get the vehicle registered. 

The process is relatively simple, provided you have all the required documents and a vehicle which is in perfect condition. The RTO will inspect the vehicle after you submit the application and pay the fees/taxes. After the completion of the procedures, you will receive the Registration Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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


Where can I find more information about the RTO in Tiruchirapalli?

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

How can I access online RTO services in Tiruchirapalli?

You can visit the Parivahan website to access online services offered by the RTO in Tiruchirapalli.

Do I need to get an FC to renew my car’s registration in Trichy?

You must get a Fitness Certificate for the car to renew the RC. It will allow the RTO to determine the roadworthiness of the vehicle.

Why should I pay road tax while registering the vehicle?

The government collects road tax from vehicle owners to improve and maintain the road infrastructure.

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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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