Other State Vehicle in Karnataka: RTO Rules, NOC, Address Change, Road Tax, Registration [2024]

Written By Manya Khare   | Updated on January 28, 2024




When you take a vehicle from any other State to Karnataka, you need to do either or all of the following based on your period of stay in Karnataka.

  • Get NOC Certificate from Other State.

  • Change of Address of Vehicle in RC in Karnataka.

  • Convert Other State Registration of Vehicle to Karnataka Registration.

  • Pay Road Tax in Karnataka.

  • Get Road Tax refund from Other State.

Karnataka RTO Rules for Other State Vehicles

As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, when a Motor vehicle registered in one State has been kept in another State for a period exceeding twelve months the owner is required to obtain a new registration mark to be assigned by the registering authority within whose jurisdiction the vehicle then is in terms of section 47 of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988.

Get NOC Certificate from Other State

NOC is a No Objection Certificate issued from the RTO where your vehicle is registered. An NOC certifies that there are no dues of tax on the vehicle.

NOC is required in the following cases.

  • When you want to obtain a new registration mark in a migrated state.

  • When you transfer the ownership of a vehicle to another person. NOC is required in this case to check whether a vehicle is involved in any incident. 

How to Apply for NOC from Other State?

Follow the below steps to apply for NOC Online from Other State.

NOC Online Other State

  • Select ‘Vehicle Related Services’.

  • Select your state.

  • Select ‘Application for No Objection Certificate

  • Enter your vehicle registration number and click on ‘Verify Details’.

  • Enter chassis number.

  • Enter your mobile number and generate OTP.

  • Enter the generated OTP and click on ‘Show Details’.

  • An application form will be generated.

  • Check the owner details and enter the vehicle insurance details if not updated)

  • Enter the NOC Vehicle Details and click on ‘Save’.

  • Click on ‘Confirm’.

  • A fee receipt will be generated, print the fee receipt and visit the RTO alongwith the required documents.

Documents Required for NOC

Following documents are required for NOC from Other State. Documents required might vary based on the state.

  • Application in Form 28

  • Certified copy of the certificate of registration

  • Certified copy of the certificate of insurance

  • Evidence of payment of motor vehicle tax up-to-date

  • Pollution under control certificate

  • Chassis & Engine Pencil Print

  • Signature Identification of owner

Additional Documentary Evidence for Transport Vehicle

  • Vehicle is not covered by any permit issued by any transport authority.

  • Sum of money agreed upon to be paid by the holder of the permit, if any, is not pending recovery.

  • Evidence of payment of tax on passengers and goods under any law for the time being in force up to the date of application for no objection certificate.

How to Apply for Change of Address of Vehicle in RC in Karnataka?

Follow the below steps to apply for change of address of vehicle in RC online in Karnataka.

  • Visit Parivahan Sewa

  • Click on ‘Online Service

  • Select ‘Vehicle Related Services’.

  • Select your state.

  • Select ‘Apply for Change of Address’.

Change of RC Address Other State

  • Enter your vehicle registration number and chassis number

  • Enter your mobile number and generate OTP.

  • Enter the generated OTP and click on ‘Show Details’.

  • Select ‘Change of Address’ in Application Selection.

  • Enter all the required details.

  • Make the required payment and print the fees receipt.

  • Book an appointment and visit the RTO along with the fees receipt and documents.

Documents Required for Change of Address of Vehicle in RC in Karnataka

Following documents are required for change of address of vehicle in RC in Karnataka.

  • Application in Form 33

  • Certificate of registration

  • Proof of new address

  • Valid insurance certificate

  • Pollution under control certificate

  • No Objection Certificate from financier (in case of hypothecation)

  • Smart card fee

  • Attested copy of PAN card or Form 60 and Form 61(as applicable) 

  • Chassis & Engine Pencil Print

  • Signature Identification of owner

Convert Other State Vehicle Registration to Karnataka Registration

As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, when a Motor vehicle registered in one State has been kept in another State for a period exceeding twelve months, the owner is required to obtain a new registration mark to be assigned by the registering authority within whose jurisdiction the vehicle then is in terms of section 47 of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988.

This means, a vehicle is not permitted to ply with other state registration mark in Karnataka after the prescribed period. So, you should apply and obtain the Karnataka number plate. This process is called Reassignment of Vehicle

When a motor vehicle registered in one States has been kept in another State, for a period exceeding twelve months, the owner of the vehicle shall, within such period and in such form containing such particulars as may be prescribed by the Central Government, apply to the registering authority, within whose jurisdiction the vehicle then is, for the assignment of a new registration mark and shall present the certificate of registration to that registering authority.

How to Apply for Reassignment of Vehicle Registration Number in Karnataka?

Follow the below steps to apply for the Reassignment of a Vehicle (RMA) in Karnataka.

  • Visit Parivahan Vahan Service.

  • Enter your "Vehicle Registration Number".

  • Click on "Proceed".

  • Click on "Online Services".

  • Select "Re-assignment of Vehicle".

  • Enter last 5 Digit of Chassis No. and click on "Validate Regn_no/Chasi_no".

  • Click on ‘Generate OTP’.

  • Enter the OTP received on registered mobile number and Submit.

  • Enter the required details.

  • Review the Fee Panel and Proceed.

  • Pay the Fees, as shown.

  • Payment Receipt Generated.

  • After this, the application will be moved to RTO for further processing.

Documents Required for Reassignment of Vehicle

  • Application in Form 27

  • Certificate of registration

  • Proof of residence

  • No Objection Certificate

  • Insurance certificate

  • Pollution under control certificate

  • Form 28

  • Form 20

  • Challan clearance from traffic police or enforcement wing of transport department (in case of commercial vehicles)

  • Fitness certificate

  • PAN Card or Form 60 and Form 61 (as applicable)

  • Parking fee

  • Certificate manufactured regarding emission norms

  • Chassis & Engine Pencil Print

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Proof of seller’s address

  • Signature identification of seller

How to Pay Road Tax Online in Karnataka?

Follow the below steps to pay road tax online in Karnataka.

  • Visit Parivahan Vahan Service.

  • Enter your "Vehicle Registration Number".

  • Click on "Proceed".

  • Click on "Online Services".

  • Select "Pay Vehicle Tax".

  • Enter last 5 Digit of Chassis No. and click on "Validate Regn_no/Chasi_no".

  • Click on ‘Generate OTP’.

  • Enter the OTP received on registered mobile number and Submit.

  • Update "Insurance Details".

  • Review the Fee Panel and Proceed.

  • Pay the Fees, as shown.

  • Payment Receipt Generated.

  • After this, the application will be moved to RTO for further processing.

Get Road Tax Refund from Other State

When you buy a vehicle from any State, you need to pay road tax to the state government. This tax is proportional to the invoice amount of your vehicle.

Now when you move your vehicle from another State to Karnataka, you are supposed to pay the lifetime road tax again in Karnataka for the remaining age of vehicle.

As you have already paid a road tax at the time of registering your vehicle in another state,you are eligible to receive a refund from them, as you are not using vehicle in that state.

How to Book Appointment on Parivahan Sewa?

Follow the below steps to book appointment on Parivahan Sewa.

  • Visit Parivahan Sewa

  • Click on ‘Online Service

  • Select ‘Vehicle Related Services’.

  • Select your state.

  • Select your nearest RTO.

  • Click on ‘Proceed

  • Click on ‘Appointment’ and select ‘Book Appointment’.

  • Enter your Application Number and book an appointment in the available slots.

References

While crafting this guide, we have consulted reliable and authoritative sources, including official government directives, user manuals, and pertinent content sourced from government websites.

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Can I drive Other State registered car in Karnataka?
Yes, you can drive the Other State-registered car in Karnataka. Based on your period of stay at Karnataka, you need to do either or all of the steps mentioned in the article.
How long can i drive my Other State registered car in Karnataka?
You can drive as long as the registration validity of the vehicle mentioned in the RC book. However, If you are staying in Karnataka for a period exceeding twelve months, you are required to obtain a new registration mark in Karnataka.
How can i use a vehicle in Karnataka without changing the Other State registration number?
As per Section 47 of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988, When a Motor vehicle registered in one State has been kept in another State for a period exceeding twelve months the owner is required to obtain a new registration mark to be assigned by the registering authority within whose jurisdiction the vehicle then is.