How to do Re-registration of Vehicle in Karnataka?

If you take your vehicle from One state (from where the vehicle is registered) to any other State, you need to get it re-registered within 12 months from the date of arrival into migrated State.

Documents required

The following are the documents required for the Re-registration of a vehicle in Karnataka.

  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) in Form 28 or postal acknowledgment for having sent application for issue of no objection certificate to the concerned registering authority

  • Form 27

  • Registration certificate (RC Book)

  • Tax Card

  • Insurance certificate.

  • Consent of the Financier.

  • Pollution under Control Certificate.

  • Prescribed fees and differences of tax if any.

All the related applications shall be filed before the Registering Authority and Vehicle shall be produced for inspection in the premises of the R.T.O. in case it is not inspected earlier.

Apply Offline for Re-registration of vehicle

Follow below are the steps to apply offline for the Re-registration of the vehicle in Karnataka.

1. Get NOC for your Vehicle from RTO where it is registered

2. Pay Life Time Tax (Road Tax) in Karnataka

3. Get Registration Certificate of your Vehicle and New Vehicle Number from RTO in Karnataka

The following steps are discussed in detail here.

1. Get NOC for your Vehicle from where it is registered

Before transferring a vehicle from one state to another, NOC is required from the RTO where the vehicle is registered. In case NOC has not been obtained at the time of migration, the registered owner is required to apply in Form 28 to the parent RTO along with documents for issue of NOC. In case, no reply is received from the previous RTO even after 30 days, the registered owner shall submit a copy of applied Form 28, along with the postal acknowledgment for having submitted the required forms to previous RTO, and a declaration stating that the application for “NOC has neither been rejected nor any reply received from the previous registering authority” to whom the application has been made.

2. Pay Life Time Tax (Road Tax) in Karnataka

  • Find the correct RTO as per your residential zone. Karnataka is divided into multiple zones and every zone has dedicated RTO. 

  • Fill Form 14. This form is required for Life Time Tax (LTT) calculation. The Original Invoice and NOC should be accompanied with this.

3. Get Registration Certificate of your Vehicle and New Vehicle Number from RTO in Karnataka

  • Following forms are required for obtaining the registration certificate of your vehicle

    • Copy of LTT payment

    • FORM-14 which had the Tax calculation on it

    • Form 27: This form is required for informing RTO about migration of your vehicle to Karnataka

    • Form 33: This form is required for informing RTO about change of address of your vehicle

    • Address Proof: If you are new to Karnataka, you can get a notarized affidavit stating your local address as rental agreement is not accepted by RTO.

    • Attach the HR letter from the company

    • Insurance Copy

    • PUC copy

    • ID proof

    • Attach the self-addressed envelope with required postal stamps

Time required

It will take around 30–35 working days to get your vehicle Re-registered in Karnataka.


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