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West Bengal Regional Transport Office - West Bengal List RTO, Services & Registration Charges

TeamAckoDec 1, 2023

The Regional Transport Office plays a very essential role in managing vehicle-related services in a state called West Bengal. So, whether you're a new vehicle owner or looking for any other services, understanding the services delivered by the RTO and the related registration charges is a crucial aspect. 

So, keeping this in mind, let's explore all about West Bengal RTOs in detail.

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Overview of West Bengal RTOs

The West Bengal Regional Transport Office is a government organization who is responsible for regulating and watching transport services in the state. Moreover, it has many RTOs located across different districts, each with specific areas under its jurisdiction.

Functions of West Bengal RTO

Vehicle Registration

  • Assign unique registration numbers to vehicles.

  • Issues certificates of registration for new vehicles.

Driving License Services

  • Conducts tests for obtaining and renewing driving licenses.

  • Ensures drivers are knowledgeable about traffic rules and road safety.

Ownership Transfer

  • Facilitates the transfer of vehicle ownership during buying or selling.

  • Issues No Objection Certificates (NOC) for vehicles moving to other states.

Road Safety Checks

  • Conducts fitness tests to assess the condition of vehicles.

  • Ensures vehicles on the road meet safety standards.

Enforcement of Rules

  • Enforces traffic rules and regulations to maintain road discipline.

  • Takes action against violations to enhance road safety.

Documentation and Record Keeping

  • Maintains records of registered vehicles and drivers.

  • Handles the documentation of various vehicle-related transactions.

Public Awareness

  • Educates the public about road safety measures and responsible driving.

  • Disseminate information about changes in rules and regulations.

West Bengal RTO List With Codes

RTO Codes

District

WB-01

Kolkata Beltala (two-wheelers)

WB-02

Kolkata Beltala (private four-wheelers)

WB-03

Kolkata Beltala (goods carriages)

WB-04

Kolkata Beltala (commercial vehicles)

WB-05

Kolkata Kasba (commercial vehicles)

WB-06

Kolkata Kasba

WB-07

Kolkata Salt Lake

WB-08

Kolkata Salt Lake (private vehicles)

WB-11

Howrah Transport Vehicles

WB-12

Howrah Private Vehicles

WB-13

Uluberia (transport vehicles)

WB-14

Uluberia (private vehicles)

WB-15

Hugli-Chuchura (Transport Vehicles)

WB-16

Hugli-Chuchura (Private Vehicles)

WB-17

Hooghly Srirampur (commercial vehicles)

WB-18

Dankuni

WB-19

Alipore (transport vehicles)

WB-20

Alipore (private vehicles)

WB-23

Barrackpore (transport vehicles)

WB-24

Barrackpore (private vehicles)

WB-25

Barasat (transport vehicles)

WB-26

Barasat (private vehicles)

WB-29

Tamluk (transport vehicles)

WB-30

Tamluk (private vehicles)

WB-31

Contai (transport vehicles)

WB-32

Contai (private vehicles)

WB-33

Midnapur (transport vehicles)

WB-34

Midnapur (private vehicles)

WB-36

Midnapur (private vehicles)

WB-37

Asansol (transport vehicles)

WB-38

Asansol (private vehicles)

WB-39

Durgapur (transport vehicles)

WB-40

Durgapur (private vehicles)

WB-41

Burdwan (transport vehicles)

WB-42

Burdwan (private vehicles)

WB-43

Kalna (transport vehicles)

WB-44

Asansol (private vehicles)

WB-47

Bolpur (transport vehicles)

WB-48

Bolpur (private vehicles)

WB-51

Nadia (transport vehicles)

WB-52

Nadia (other than transport vehicles)

WB-53

Birbhum (transport vehicles)

WB-54

Birbhum (other than transport vehicles)

WB-55

Purulia (transport vehicles)

WB-56

Purulia (other than transport vehicles)

WB-57

Murshidabad (transport vehicles)

WB-58

Murshidabad (other than transport vehicles)

WB-59

Raiganj (transport vehicles)

WB-60

Raiganj (other than transport vehicles)

WB-61

Balurghat (transport vehicles)

WB-62

Balurghat (other than transport vehicles)

WB-63

Cooch Behar (transport vehicles; all NBSTC buses are also registered from this RTO)

WB-64

Cooch Behar (other than transport vehicles)

WB-65

Malda

WB-66

Malda

WB-67

Bankura (transport vehicles)

WB-68

Bankura (other than transport vehicles)

WB-69

Alipurduar (transport vehicles)

WB-70

Alipurduar (other than transport vehicles)

WB-71

Jalpaiguri (transport vehicles)

WB-72

Jalpaiguri (other than transport vehicles)

WB-73

Siliguri (transport vehicles)

WB-74

Siliguri

WB-76

Darjeeling

WB-77

Darjeeling

WB-78

Kalimpong

WB-79

Kalimpong

WB-82

Raghunathpur

WB-85

Mathabhanga RTO (all commercial vehicles)

WB-86

Mathabhanga RTO (other than transport, both two and four-wheeler)

WB-89

Kalyani (transport vehicles)

WB-90

Kalyani (private vehicles)

WB-91

Islampur (commercial vehicles)

WB-92

Islampur (private vehicles)

WB-93

Jahangirpur (Murshidabad) (Commercial Vehicle)

WB-94

Jahangirpur (Murshidabad) (transport vehicles)

WB-95

Baruipur (commercial vehicles)

WB-96

Baruipur (private vehicles)

WB-97

Diamond Harbour (commercial vehicles)

WB-98

Diamond Harbour (private vehicles)

WB-99

Jaynagar (private vehicles)

How is Road Tax in West Bengal Calculated?

There are numerous factors based on which states impose road tax on their residents. They are: 

  • Purpose of the vehicle

  • Seating capacity 

  • Age of the vehicle

  • Category of the vehicle

  • Engine capacity

But if you talk about West Bengal RTO, they calculate road tax based on two parameters. They are: 

  1. Type of vehicle you own

  2. The main use of the vehicle

Road Tax on Two-Wheelers in West Bengal

  • Engines up to 80cc rating: Rs 1,560

  • In between 80cc and 170cc rating: Rs 3,125

  • Engines between 170cc and 250cc rating: Rs 4,685

  • For engines over 250cc rating: Rs 6,250

Road Tax on Four-Wheelers

Engine rating in cc of the four-wheeler

One-time tax for Non-AC four wheeler

Extra tax for AC four-wheeler

Up to 900 cc

Rs 10,550

Rs 4,000

Between 900 cc and 1,490 cc

Rs 13, 900

Rs 7,500

Engines between 1,490 cc and 2,000 cc

Rs 21,800

INR 10,000

In between 2,000 and 2,500 cc

Rs 28,000

Rs 12,500

Engines higher than 2,500 cc

Rs 30,000

Rs 15,000

How You Should Pay Road Tax Online in West Bengal?

Visit Parivahan Website

Go to the official website by clicking the link: https://vahan.parivahan.gov.in/vahan/vahan/ui/login/login.xhtml.

Read Instructions

Take a moment to read all the instructions and understand what is given on the page.

Have the Vehicle Registration Number Ready

Ensure you have your vehicle's registration number ready before starting the tax payment process.

Navigate to "Pay Taxes" Tab

Locate and click on the "Pay Taxes" button on the next page.

Enter Mobile Number

Now, enter your mobile number when prompted and wait for the password (OTP).

Write OTP and Show Details

Input the received OTP in the designated field and click "Show Details."

Review Information

Review all the displayed details. Update insurance information if necessary.

Enter Tax Details

Input the information to get your tax details.

Select Tax Mode

Choose the preferred tax mode, and the system automatically calculates your tax.

Proceed to Payment

Click on the "Payment" tab to move forward with the tax payment process.

Choose Payment Method

Select your payment method from the options.

Make Payment

Complete the payment process to pay your road tax online successfully.

Road Tax Penalty by West Bengal RTO

In case you are unable to pay road tax on time, you need to pay some penalty with each passing day. 

  • Up to 15 days after the lapse of the grace period: Not applicable

  • 16 to 45 days: 1/20th part of the tax applicable

  • 45 to 74 days: 1/10th part of the tax applicable

  • 75 days to 1 year: 1/5th part of the tax applicable

  • 1 to 2 years: 2/5th part of the tax applicable

  • 2 to 3 years: 3/5th part of the tax applicable

  • 3 to 4 years: 4/5th part of the tax applicable

  • Over 4 years: Full tax

How to Apply for Vehicle Registration in West Bengal RTOs?

Here is the process to apply for vehicle RC is as follows: -

Visit the RTO

Go to the nearest district RTO. 

Bring the Documents

Ensure you have all the required documents to fill out the form.

Fill Form 20

Complete Form 20, which is the application for registration of vehicle.

Submit Documents

Hand in the filled form and essential documents to the RTO staff.

Vehicle Inspection

The RTO will check your vehicle to ensure it's safe and meets emission standards.

Pay Fees

At the RTO counter, pay the road tax, registration fees, and any other applicable charges. The amount varies based on the type of vehicle and age.

Verification

RTO staff will review your documents as well as the inspection report.

Get Registration Certificate (RC)

Once everything checks out, the RTO will issue your Vehicle Registration Certificate. This document proves your vehicle is legally registered.

If you want more details about the West Bengal Vehicle Registration process, you can check the official website of WB RTO at https://transport.wb.gov.in/.

Documents Needed for Vehicle Registration in West Bengal RTO

  • Duly filled out form number 20

  • Form number 21, which is the sales certificate

  • Form 22 is the Roadworthiness certificate

  • Motor Insurance certificate of the vehicle

  • Address proof

  • ID proof

  • Passport-size photos

  • Temporary RC, if it is applicable

  • Proof that shows the vehicle's age

  • Customs clearance certificate

  • NOC

  • Form number 34, if applicable

  • Applicable fees or taxes

The Bottom Line

Understanding the services the West Bengal RTO provides and the associated registration charges is crucial for all vehicle owners and drivers. In addition, regular updates on rules and fees can be obtained from the official RTO website or by visiting the nearest RTO office. So, stay informed to ensure a smooth experience when dealing with vehicle-related matters in the state.

Frequently Asked Questions on West Bengal Regional Transport Office

Here are some frequently asked questions about West Bengal regional transport office.

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How can I pay road tax in West Bengal?

You can pay road tax online by visiting e-vahan West Bengal: https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/

Which district is WB 84 RTO?

The WB 84 means vehicles registered under the Chanchal City.

How to renew the RC in West Bengal?

Individuals can renew their vehicle's RC by visiting the Parivahan online portal or their nearest RTO office with all the essential documents.

Does West Bengal impose road tax on commercial vehicles?

Yes, but the amount of road tax you will pay depends upon your vehicle’s engine cc.

What is the RTO code of West Bengal?

It is WB, but the RTO code displayed on vehicles depends upon the district in which you live.

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