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Vellore RTO Office: RTO Office, Website and Contact details

Team AckoApr 10, 2024

Vellore is a prominent city in Tamil Nadu. It is known as the "Leather hub of India" due to the various leather and tannery industries spread across the city. It is also one of the top exporters of finished leather goods in the country. Road transport is vital, especially for export industries, and the Vellore RTO efficiently manages the city's traffic flow and transport-related services.




Regional Transport Office (RTO) Vellore: An overview

The Vellore Regional Transport Office provides all vehicle and driver-related services to the city's vehicle owners and drivers. On top of that, it also implements traffic rules and regulations and ensures that all motorists adhere to the law. Read on as we provide more information about the Vellore RTO, including contact details, services and fees.

Vellore RTO: Contact details

Here are the essential contact details of RTO Vellore. 

Vellore RTO Office (TN-23)

You can refer to the following table for Vellore RTO (TN-23) contact number, RTO code, office address and working hours.

RTO Code TN-23
Office Address Regional Transport Office, No 482, Phase II, TNHB Sathuvachari, Vellore - 632009
Office Timings 10 AM to 5:45 PM
Helpline Number 0416-2252040
Email ID [email protected]
State Tamil Nadu

Vellore RTO Fees

You can go through the following tables to learn about the fee structure for various services at Vellore RTO.

Driving Licence fees

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

Service Type Fees (in Rs.)
Learner’s Licence 150
Issue of a Driving Licence 200
Learner’s Licence test fee or repeat test fee 50
For the test, or repeat test of competence to drive 300
Addition of another class of vehicle 500
Issue of International Driving Permit 1,000
Renewal of a driving licence 200
Endorsement or renewal of authorisation for vehicle carrying hazardous goods 100
Renewal of driving licence (after the grace period) 300
Issue or renewal of a licence to a driving school 10,000
Issue of a duplicate licence to a driving school 5,000
Change in address or other such tasks 200

Vellore RTO Registration charges

The table below denotes the vehicle registration charges at RTO Vellore.

Vehicle Class Fees (in Rs.)
Invalid carriage 50
Motorcycle 300
Light commercial vehicle (non-transport) 600
Imported motorcycle 2,500
Medium goods and passenger vehicle 1,000
Heavy goods vehicle/passenger 1,500
Imported motor vehicle 5,000
Any other vehicle not mentioned above 3,000
Light commercial vehicle (transport) 1,000

Fitness Certificate (FC) charges

You must pay the following fees to obtain vehicle FC from RTO Vellore.

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

Permit fees

Following is the list of fees for commercial vehicle permits in Vellore.

Type of Permit Issuance Fees (in Rs.) Renewal Fees (in Rs.)
Stage Carriage 1,500 750
Goods Carriage 1,200 600
Contract Carriage (Auto Rickshaw) 300 150
Contract Carriage (Motor Cab) 525 265
Contract Carriage (Maxi Cab) 750 375
Contract Carriage (Omnibus) 1,500 750
Private Service Vehicle 750 375
National Permit (Goods Carriage) 1,500 750
Tourist Motor Cab (All India and South Zone permit) 750 375
Tourist Maxi Cab (All India and South Zone permit) 1,125 565
Tourist Omni Bus All India & South Zone permit 1,500 750
Educational Institution Bus 300 150

Vellore RTO functions: Services offered

The Vellore Regional Transport Office functions under the supervision of the Tamil Nadu Transport Department. It offers various services to vehicle owners and drivers/riders. Besides that, it is also responsible for implementing traffic rules and regulations across the city. You can go through the following sections to learn more about the important functions of the Vellore RTO.

Driving Licence

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

  • It renews and provides duplicate copies of LL and DL.

  • It adds new vehicle classes to DL.

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

  • It accepts requests for the correction of details in DL and LL.

Vehicle Registration

  • The RTO Vellore registers all vehicles in the city, including private and commercial vehicles.

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

  • It assigns registration numbers to all registered vehicles.

  • It provides online services such as online application for RC renewal, correction of particulars in RC, etc.

  • It accepts requests for ownership transfer in RC.

Vehicle Inspection

  • The Vellore RTO inspects all vehicles (old and new) before issuing the Registration Certificates.

  • It conducts vehicle inspections to determine their mechanical fitness before granting FC.

  • It performs emission tests to ensure all vehicles adhere to the emission norms.


  • The RTO office in Vellore provides various permits for vehicles involved in commercial activities (passenger and goods).

  • It also renews permits upon validity expiry.

Road Tax Collection

  • The Vellore RTO collects the motor vehicle or road tax from all vehicle owners before registering the vehicles.

  • The RTO also collects service fees for transport-related services.

Vehicle Registration through RTO

Registering your vehicle through the RTO is mandatory to obtain the permanent registration number. The registration process can be initiated by visiting the Vellore RTO with your vehicle and submitting the required application and documents. You need to pay the applicable taxes and fees, and the RTO official will begin the process. You have to produce the vehicle for inspection, and post that, you will receive the registration number and Registration Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and their answers related to the Vellore RTO.

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

You can visit Vellore RTO’s official website to learn more about the Regional Transport Office.

How can I access online RTO services in Vellore?

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

Why should I produce my vehicle before the RTO during the registration process?

The RTO will inspect the vehicle to ensure it complies with the rules and regulations of The Motor Vehicles Act. Hence, you must produce the vehicle to the RTO to get the registration number.

Can I contact the Vellore RTO to get a duplicate certificate of registration?

You can approach the RTO in Vellore to obtain a duplicate RC copy. Provide the required documents and pay the applicable fees to get the Registration Certificate’s duplicate copy.

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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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