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How to Get Your Vehicle’s RC Smart Card ?

You can also get your vehicle registered through motor vehicle dealers who have the registration powers. In this case, the self-registering dealers will deliver the motor vehicle to the customer only after getting the vehicle registered.

Documents required for registration of a vehicle

Here is a list of documents that are required for obtaining a registration certificate for your vehicle:

  • Duly filled Form 20 i.e. the application form for registration of a motor vehicle
  • Form 21 i.e. sales certificate issued by a vehicle dealer
  • Form 22, Form 22- A i.e. road worthiness certificate issued by the manufacturer
  • Pan card
  • Passport size photographs
  • Dealer and manufacturer invoice
  • Attested copy of vehicle insurance
  • Attested copy of address proof
  • Registration Fees
  • Form 34 signed by the owner and financer

Entries available in Registration Certificate (RC) Card

Here are a few details that your RC card mentions:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • Name and address of the vehicle owner
  • Maker’s class and vehicle class
  • Month and year of vehicle manufacture
  • Fuel used
  • Chassis number and engine number
  • Type of vehicle body
  • Cubic capacity
  • Seating capacity
  • Wheelbase
  • Color of the vehicle
  • Unladen weight
  • Date of registration and expiry date
  • Signature of the owner

Application Process for Obtaining Duplicate Registration Certificate (RC) Card

If your RC is stolen, misplaced or torn, then you can get a duplicate RC by following the below procedure:

  • File an FIR at the nearest police station where you lost your RC.
  • File an application for a duplicate RC. You will have to get Form 26 for this.
  • Get a signature of your vehicle financier if you have purchased the vehicle on loan.
  • Submit Form 26 along with supporting documents and complaint letter at the RTO office that issued you the original RC.

Documents required for getting duplicate RC book

  • Form 26 i.e. application for duplicate RC
  • FIR copy in case of loss of RC
  • Original copy in case of damage of RC
  • Tax token and tax payment details of last 4 quarters
  • Insurance certificate
  • No objection certificate (NOC) from the financier
  • Valid pollution under control certificate

Fees for getting RC:

Two wheelers
Rs. 300
Light Motor Vehicle (Non Transport)
Rs. 600
Medium goods and passenger vehicle
Rs. 1000
Heavy goods vehicle
Rs. 1500
Heavy passenger motor vehicle
Rs. 5000
Imported motor vehicle
Rs. 3000
Imported motor cycle
Rs. 5000


Procedure to convert RC book to RC Smart Card To convert your RC book to RC smart card, follow the below procedure:

  • Write a letter to the superintendent of traffic police in your city stating your objective of getting your RC book converted to a smart card.
  • Take a copy of your vehicle insurance certificate and vehicle emission certificate.
  • Pay the prescribed fees.
  • Submit the RC book and the above documents at your nearest RTO office.
  • You will receive the RC smart card at your registered address within a week.


Parvesh Maurya
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