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
- 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:
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.