Driving License Latest Update: If the validity of your driving license (DL), registration certificate (RC) or other motor vehicle documents including fitness certificate is expiring and you are in tension to renew them, then for you. Good news. Because the government has once again extended their validity. The government has taken this decision due to the Corona epidemic.
Driving license, RC will remain valid till September 30
According to the order issued by the Ministry of Road and Transport, these documents which were expired on February 1, 2020 and could not be renewed due to lockdown restrictions, will now be considered valid till 30 September 2021.
Order issued to all departments
An order in this regard has been issued by the ministry to all the concerned departments. They have been told that due to this, citizens should not face any problem in transport related services. All the states and union territories have been asked to implement this with immediate effect so that the transporters and other organizations working in this difficult time do not face any kind of harassment or trouble.
Validity has increased many times
Let us tell you that in view of the corona epidemic, the government had increased the validity of documents like driving license, RC and fitness certificate many times. Earlier, all these documents were valid till June 30, 2021. Earlier, advisories were also issued by the Ministry of Road and Transport on 30 March-2020, 9 June-2020, 24 August-2020, 27 December-2020, 26 March-2021.
Hence the increased validity
The government says that due to the restrictions of the lockdown, the transportation and production of essential goods should go on smoothly, so the validity of these papers has been extended. When the government came to know that citizens are facing problems in renewal of motor vehicle documents, the government has decided to increase their validity.
New licenses started
At present, the work of making driving licenses has started in some states including UP, but only new licenses are being made now. Renewal of license, learning license may have to wait a long time. The validity of the expired motor vehicle documents was ending on June 30, after which there were apprehensions in the minds of people as to how they would get the documents of their vehicles in the future. This decision of the government is a relief step for crores of people.