How to get a duplicate RC book/card?

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Omar Omar
Answered on July 02,2018

You might require a duplicate RC card if you have lost your RC card or when your RC card gets damaged/spoiled. In case, you have lost your RC card, please follow the below steps to get a duplicate RC book.

  1. Get a notarized affidavit on a 20 rupees stamp paper stating that you have lost your RC card
  2. File an FIR in the jurisdiction of station where you lost your RC card. You will get a challan mentioning “RC Card Lost”
  3. Download Form 26 and fill all the required information. Affix a passport size photo in it as well.

  1. If you have loan pending in your vehicle, then you must obtain the signature from the financier in Form 26
  2. Get a self-addressed envelope with phone number, and vehicle number on it. Affix a stamp of required worth on it as per the distance between RTO office and the place of delivery of new RC book/card.
  3. Submit the following documents to Superintendent at RTO where your vehicle is registered
  • Filled up Form 26
  • Self-addressed envelope
  • Original notarized affidavit
  • FIR in case of loss of R.C.
  • Insurance Certificate
  • No objection certificate from Bank, if the vehicle is still under loan
  • Pollution under Control Certificate
  • Copy of your ID card
  1. After verification, Superintendent will sign the document and direct you to another officer.
  2. This officer will verify your id and sign on Form – 26. Carry the originals of ID with you for verification.
  3. Pay the required fee at the payment counter at RT office.
  4. Visit the Superintendent again with payment receipt so that he can verify and sign it.
  5. You will get an acknowledgement number which can be used to track the status of your request.

 You will get it within 30 days.
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