How to cancel Hypothecation of Vehicle in Karnataka?

If you buy a car using a car loan from a bank or financial institution, the car will be registered in the name of a bank or financial institution which lends money to buy it. Registration Certificate (RC) will have the name of the lender in it. This is what is called the hypothecation of your car to the lender. It will not be yours until you pay back the loan. Once you pay back the loan, you should get the name of the lender removed from the RC book and add your name to it. This process is called hypothecation removal or hypothecation cancellation.

Documents Required

The following are the documents are required for hypothecation cancellation in Karnataka.

  • NOC from Bank

  • Form 35

  • Original Registration certificate

  • Copy of Driving License

  • Copy of Insurance policy

  • Copy of PUC

  • Copy of Owner’s Aadhaar card

  • Owner’s photograph

Apply Offline for Hypothecation Cancellation

Follow the below steps to get hypothecation cancellation in Karnataka.

1. Get the following documents from a bank or financial institution which has provided you a loan for buying the vehicle.

  • Get NOC stating that you have paid back the entire loan amount. This NOC is valid for a period of 45–60 days. So you have to apply for the removal of hypothecation within the same period.

  • Get Form 35 stating that your hypothecation agreement with a bank can be terminated.

   Get 3 copies of these documents—one each for RTO, vehicle owner, and the insurance company.

2. Gather the following documents

  • Original Registration certificate

  • Copy of Driving License

  • Copy of Insurance policy

  • Copy of PUC

  • Copy of Owner’s Aadhaar card

  • Owner’s photograph

At some RTOs, you will need to provide a self-addressed envelope with a phone number, and vehicle number on it. Affix a stamp of required worth on it as per the distance between the RTO office and the place of delivery of the new RC book/card.

3. Visit the RTO where you registered your vehicle with the documents mentioned above.

  • Find out the officer, who will enter all your details into the RTO computer system

  • Another officer will approve the details. Visit this officer and provide your documents for approval

  • Pay the hypothecation cancellation fee at the hypothecation counter. Submit all the documents along with the payment receipt to the officer who approved your document. Officer will give you a receipt. After this step, the officer will ask you to come on a specified date to collect a new RC card/book. In some states, the new RC card/book will be posted to your address as per the address provided in the self-addressed envelope mentioned above.

Time Required

The time required for getting the Hypothecation cancellation in Karnataka is within 4 -20 working days.