How to do ownership transfer of vehicle in Kerala? (2022)

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Name of the Service Ownership transfer of vehicle in Kerala
Beneficiaries Citizens of Kerala
Online Application Link Click Here
Application Type Online/Offline

Documents Required for Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle in Kerala

Following documents are required for ownership transfer of a vehicle in Kerala.

  1. Age proof (Optional)

  2. Address Proof (Mandatory)

  3. Auction proceedings (Optional)

  4. Consent from other legal heirs (Optional)

  5. Death Certificate of Owner (Optional)

  6. Form 29 (Optional)

  7. Form 30 (Optional)

  8. Form 32 in case vehicle purchased or acquired in public auction (Optional)

  9. Legal heir certificate (Optional)

  10. PAN Card (Optional)

  11. Releasing Letter (Optional)

  12. Transfer in case of public auction (Optional)

Prerequisites for Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle in Kerala

  1. Valid Vehicle Number, Chassis Number and Mobile Number for OTP

  2. Valid details about payment modes like Internet banking, Debit/Credit Card etc details for making payments

Process of Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle in Kerala

Follow the below steps to transfer the ownership of the vehicle.

  • Visit Parivahan website

  • Enter Vehicle Registration Number. Click on Proceed.

ownership transfer vehicle Kerala online parivahan

  • Your vehicle details will be displayed. Click on Proceed.

  • Online Services will be displayed. Select the required services. In this case select the Basic Services ( Transfer of Ownership, Change of Address, Hypothecation..)

online ownership transfer vehicle Kerala parivahan

  • Enter the last five digits chassis number.

  • Enter the mobile number and click on the generate OTP

  • OTP will be generated and sent to the mobile number provided by the applicant, also pop up message will be shown

  • Enter the received OTP.

  • Select the required application to which applicants want to apply. Now fill in all the details required by the application form as given below. Applicants can also see the fees breakup for the particular application. And click on the payment button.

  • A confirmation box will be shown to the applicant. Confirm the details and proceed further.

  • Make the required payment.

  • If bank status is successful then transactions get approved and fee receipt will be generated.

  • Upload the required documents

  • Submit the application

  • Visit RTO for verification/approval

Payment Failure at Vahan Online Services

Online payment in Vahan Online Services involves Payment Gateway and third-party banks in addition to the Vahan application. In case of delayed response by banks or payment gateway, the transaction remains pending. User needs to wait for stipulated waiting period (1-2 hours, which varies from state to state) and then use the "Check Pending" option to find the latest status and print the receipt, if already successful.

In Case of Payment Failure: Apply Again

In Case of Payment Success but Receipt Printing Failed: Wait for 1-2 hrs,

  • Then On Home Page Click Status>Check Pending Transaction

  • Enter Registration Number and Chassis Number. Click Show details

  • Select the respective Transaction and Click Check to Bank and confirm Payment.

  • If Transaction failed then apply again


What are some common queries related to Kerala RTO?
You can find a list of common Kerala RTO queries and their answer in the link below.
Kerala RTO queries and its answers
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