RTO Karnataka Apply for Driving License LL & DL

The largest transport authority of India is in Karnataka which gives the various facilities to their state citizens like to get the registration of motor vehicles, driving licenses, renewal or new permits registration, tax submission, and other services related to the transport.

RTO Karnataka

The Department of Transport Karnataka is the first state in India to provide the Smart Card DL to the common person. See the below mention complete details step by step to make your driving license online in state and process to use the other services through the official website of RTO KAR http://transport.karnataka.gov.in/.

The department of transport in Karnataka has mainly 6 wings/sections for which the dept is giving the facilities online such as DL / LL, registration, permits, inspection, treasury and PR depts. All the sections information has mentioned below one by one:

Section 1:  Driving License Wing:

The first wing has Driving License which works to provide them all kinds of license like for learners, permanent, international, conductor and others in the state. Any citizen who is having their vehicle or able to drive any kind of motor vehicle in the state he/she needs. This wing gives the authentication to drive vehicles. The eligible candidates who are having age as per the below given can apply now online for it through the official website.

License Holder’s Age:

  • 16 years and above of that: “ 50 CC and below of that
  • 20 years and above of that: Any transport vehicle
  • 18 years and above of that: Any motor vehicle
Section 2: Registration Wing

Here citizens can make a registration for any kind of vehicle like for non-transport, transport, or temporary. This section also has the facility to make the renewal process, purchase/lease, or transfer of ownership. If you want to make any kind of changes in your address which has given on RC or other documents you can apply in this wing. Before buying or selling your vehicle you can also get no-objection certificate NOC from here.

Works of registration wings are the following:

  • For transport
  • For temporary
  • For non-transport
  • For pre-registration or renewal
  • For transfer of ownership
  • For Correction or changes
  • For NOC
Section 3: Treasury Wing

All kinds of taxes and fees can be paid through this section. Any of the candidates can pay their road, vehicle tax, or fees for various kinds of the registration process.

Section 4: Permits Wing

This section has the authority to provide the various kinds of permits like transport or non-transport, business, commercial or commercial, etc.

Section 5: Inspection Section

This section gives you a certificate for fitness and holds the process of inspection for your vehicle in Karnataka state. It has also authentication to give the registration, renewal or any kind of migration certificate along with the inspection of related any accident and providing the certificate for the same.

Section 6: Public Relation PR and Help Lines

This section provides help to state citizens regarding RTO. Through this, you can get help for any kind of application process and can get assistance for that. This part works the only morning from 10 am to 2.30 pm by the day.

How to Apply for Learning / Permanent Driving License in Karnataka​

The official website of http://transport.karnataka.gov.in is giving the option to fill the online application form which is available to make your appointment in the RTO Karnataka office. However, the official website has given the option to get the LL (learner’s license) on the website but right now it working due to the IT cell is working on it. So right now there is only a process left for applies in which you may have to download the application form and should have to submit in the nearest RTO office. See the below-given process before going to apply for it.

Step 1 – Click to the below-given page and download Learner’s license CMV2 application form and take a printout of it. This application form is also available on the inquiry counter of RTO.

Step 2: You need some documents before filling or submitting it to the office as per the following:

  • 1 passport size photo
  • Address proof in which you can submit your copy of ration card, passport, any policy paper, voter id card, electricity/water/phone bill, caste certificate, salary slip.
  • Age proof in which you can use school certificate, PAN card, or any doctors certificate, panchayat / MLA / MP letter

Step 3: Applicants also have to pay the charges for the application of Rs. 30 on the RTO.

Step 4: Candidates will have to fill the application form in the Assistant RTO branch as per with below-given information and details:

  • First licensing authority name
  • Select for which vehicle wants LL
  • Attach your passport photo on the right side.
  • Full name of applicant’s
  • Father’s / husband’s name of applicant’s
  • Temporary address
  • The time of living in the above address
  • Date of birth as per certificate
  • Place of birth
  • Higher Educational qualification
  • Any mark on the body
  • Fill declaration of citizenship status
  • Fill the blood group section

Step 5: After filling this leave the rest form for the official use and then candidates should need to appear a preliminary test which will be based on the written / practical exam.

Here we had given you the process to get form now submit the form and wait for the notification to collect your driving license. The dept also has a PR desk where you can get help online.

How to Get Duplicate Learners Driving License / Second Copy in Karnataka​

RTO KAR official page http://transport.karnataka.gov.in is also given the facility to get the duplicate copy of your driving license. In case any citizen had lost or damaged their license he/she can get the application form which is available on the below-given page.

Applicants have to take the KVM  1A form it also can take from the RTO office and has to pay charges Rs. 15 for it on the office as well. Candidates will also have to file an FIR in the nearest police station and need to attach acknowledgment for it. This complaint copy will work as proof for your lost license.

Candidates also have to attach 2 passport size photos. And the process to get the second copyholds from the evening from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Click to the below-given page to download the application form now or click the link below.


How to Get Permanent Driving License

The RTO KAR https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/ also gives the online application form to download to apply for the permanent driving license in the state. The candidates who are having LL and can submit their request for it after the expiry date. Applicants must have to apply for it within 30 days of the issuance date of LL. If in case you miss the time you should have to pay the charges as the late fees. See the below-given process to apply for it now online.

Step 1: Click to the below-given page and download the application form CMV 4 it’s also available in the inquiry counter of the RTO office. You also need your current 3 passport size photos before going to apply for it.

Step 2: Applicants have to pay the charges of application fees in the RTO Cast Counter. In which the DL book is for Rs. 40, Test Charges are Rs. 50 and for PVC card has to pay Rs. 215.

Step 3: You need required documents like valid LL copy, address proof and age proof.

Step 4: Candidates need to fill the form with their required information in the RTO office through the help of an assistant.

Step 5: You also have to appear a driving test in written / practical mode.

After the complete process submits your LL copy and waits for the notification to get the new DL from Karnataka RTO. Here we had given you complete information regarding getting it. If you need more help to send us a mail or make registration. Now apply for DL / LL now.

NOTE – Karnataka Transport Dept has switched its official website to transport.karnataka.gov.in to provide online e-services related to Learning/Driving License, Vehicle RC, etc. We have successfully updated the same in the above article. For more details, kindly visit the official web portal of Transport Dept, Govt of Karnataka through the link below.

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