Complete Guide to RTO Services in Karnataka

Regional Transport Office (RTO) is a government organization responsible for issuing vehicle related certificates in India. RTO in Karnataka provides the following services.

  • No Objection Certificate

  • Ownership Transfer

  • Vehicle Re-registration

  • Fitness Certificate

  • Hypothecation Cancellation

  • Duplicate RC

  • Change of Address in RC

No Objection Certificate (NOC)

NOC is done to check whether there are no dues of tax on the vehicle and to confirm that the vehicle was not involved in any illegal activities. NOC needs to be obtained from the RTO where the vehicle is registered.

NOC is required in two cases.

  • Vehicle re-registration : NOC is required when you want to obtain a new registration mark in migrated state. While transferring a vehicle from one state to another, NOC is required from the RTO where vehicle is registered.

  • Ownership Transfer : NOC is required when you transfer the ownership of vehicle to another person. Name of new owner will be recorded in the certificate of Registration, only after obtaining the NOC.An NOC is valid only for 6 months. So you need to get re-registration of vehicle or transfer the ownership of vehicle with in this period.

Documents required for obtaining NOC

Following documents are required for NOC of vehicles.

  • CMV FORM 28 in quadruplicate (4 copies) for issue of No Objection Certificate

  • Registration certificate

  • Insurance certificate

  • Pollution Under Control certificate

  • Consent of Financier on CMV form 28 (if the vehicle is covered by Hypothecation, HPA or a lease agreement)

  • Permit and fitness certificate (applicable for commercial vehicles)

  • Pencil print of the chassis number for the CMV 28 form

  • Photo identity and address proof

Process to obtain NOC

None of the state governments in India currently allow online application of NOC. Owner of the vehicle needs to visit the local RTO to submit application for the NOC. Please follow the below process to obtain an NOC for your vehicle

  • Submit form CMV 28 (Application and Grant of NOC) in the RTO in which your vehicle is registered along with the required documents as mentioned above.

  • Once you submit all the applications, RTO will obtain a report of the vehicle from police authority to check if the vehicle is involved in any criminal case or stolen.

 NOC RTO Karnataka Bangalore registration ownership transfer

NOC Charges

NOC is free of charge. However, a self-addressed envelope with stamps of required worth should be affixed with form to speed post the RC book, once NOC is cleared.

Time Required

If there are no incidence, then RTO will issue NOC in around 7–20 business days.

Ownership Transfer

There are two types of ownership transfers.

  1. Ownership Transfer within the State

  2. Ownership Transfer outside the State

1. Ownership Transfer within the State

This happens when you are planning to sell the vehicle outside the jurisdiction of your RTO but within the state itself. Buyer shall report the fact of transfer within 14 days of transfer to the RTO where vehicle is registered. Process involved are as follows.

a. Obtain NOC from RTO where vehicle is registered

Every state has multiple RTOs. If you sell your vehicle outside the jurisdiction of RTO where it is registered, but within the state itself, then you need to obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC)/ Clearance Certificate (CC) from the RTO where your vehicle is registered. You need to submit the following documents to obtain the NOC/CC.

  • Clearance certificate request letter

  • Original RC book

  • Insurance copy

  • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Self-addressed clothed envelope with Rs.30 worth of stamps affixed on it for speed post

NOC application is free of charge. You will receive NOC/CC along with the updated RC book in speed post within 3–4 weeks.

b. Apply for Ownership Transfer at new RTO

Once you have obtained NOC, apply for ownership transfer at new RTO using the following documents.

  • Form No. CMV 29 (Notice Of Transfer Of Ownership Of A Motor Vehicle) in duplicate

  • If the vehicle is covered under Hypothecation/HPA/Lease, Form no. CMV 30(Application for Intimation and Transfer of Ownership of a motor vehicle) shall be produced in duplicate with the consent of financier.

  • Original RC book

  • Insurance copy

  • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Copy of address proof

  • Copy of PAN card

  • One passport size photograph of the person who buys the vehicle

  • Self-addressed clothed envelope with Rs.30 worth of stamps affixed on it for speed post

2. Ownership Transfer outside the State

This happens when you are selling vehicle to someone residing outside the State where the vehicle is registered. Buyer shall report the fact of transfer within 45 days of transfer to the RTO where vehicle is registered. Process involved are as follows.

a. Obtain NOC from RTO where vehicle is registered

Following documents are required to obtain NOC from RTO where the vehicle is registered.

  • CMV FORM 28 in quadruplicate (4 copies) for issue of No Objection Certificate

  • Registration certificate

  • Insurance certificate

  • Pollution Under Control certificate

  • Consent of Financier on CMV form 28 (if the vehicle is covered by Hypothecation, HPA or a lease agreement)

  • Permit and fitness certificate (applicable for commercial vehicles)

  • Pencil print of the chassis number for the CMV 28 form

  • Photo identity and address proof

Once you submit all the applications, RTO will obtain a report of the vehicle from police authority to check if the vehicle is involved in any criminal case or stolen. If there are no incidence, then a clearance certificate will be issued. NOC application is free of charge.

b. Apply for Ownership Transfer at RTO in the migrated state

Once you have obtained NOC, apply for ownership transfer at new RTO using the following documents.

  • Form No. CMV 29 (Notice Of Transfer Of Ownership Of A Motor Vehicle) in duplicate

  • If the vehicle is covered under Hypothecation/HPA/Lease, Form no. CMV 30(Application for Intimation and Transfer of Ownership of a motor vehicle) shall be produced in duplicate with the consent of financier.

  • Original RC book

  • Insurance copy

  • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Copy of address proof

  • Copy of PAN card

  • One passport size photograph of the person who buys the vehicle

  • Self-addressed clothed envelope with stamps of required worth affixed on it for speed post

Time required

Registration certificate with new owners name will be received with in 3–4 weeks.

Charges

Charges for ownership transfer fee is as follows in Karnataka RTO.

 ownership transfer charges

If the ownership transfer application is not made within 14 days from the date of transfer of ownership, compounding fee of INR 25/- per month for delay subject to a maximum of INR 100/- shall be paid.

Vehicle Re-registration

As per the Motor Vehicle Acts of different States, if you take your bike from home State to any other State, you need to get it re-registered within 6–12 months from the date of arrival in to migrated State.Also, when you relocate to a new address the registered address of Vehicle should also be changed. In Karnataka, the vehicles migrating from other States should file an application for noting change of address within 30 days from the day vehicle enters the State.

Documents required

The vehicle owner shall produce the following documents for re-registration of bike in Bangalore.

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

  • Application form CMV 27

  • Registration certificate (RC Book)

  • Tax Card

  • Insurance certificate.

  • Consent of the Financier.

  • Pollution under Control Certificate.

  • Prescribed fees and difference 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.

Vehicle Re-registration process

As per the Karnataka Motor Vehicle Act 1957, if you take your bike from home state to Bangalore, you need to get it re-registered within 11 months from the date of arrival in to Karnataka State. Re-registration of vehicle involves the following tasks.

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

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

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

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 vehicle is registered . In case NOC has not been obtained at the time of migration, the registered owner is required to apply in CMV 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 CMV Form 28, along with the postal acknowledgement 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 Bangalore

  • Find the correct RTO as per your residential zone. Bangalore is divided into multiple zones and every zone has dedicated RTO. The information is available at RTO website.

  • Fill the FORM 14 (KMV- T14). This form is required for Life Time Tax (LTT) calculation. The Original Invoice and NOC should be accompanied with this.

  • If tax is less than INR 3000, payment can be made over the counter. If tax is more than INR 3000, a demand draft for the tax amount needs to be paid in favor of RTO.

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

  • Fill Form 27. This form is required for obtaining the Karnataka Registration mark.

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

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

  • Form CMV 27: This form is required for obtaining the Karnataka Registration mark

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

  • Attach the HR letter from 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 Bangalore.

Charges

For re-registration of vehicle in Bangalore, you need to pay Life Time Tax (LTT) or Road Tax. LTT is calculated based on the price of vehicle and also on the age of vehicle. Life time of vehicle is assumed to be 15 years, so older your vehicle, lesser LTT you need to pay.If LTT is less than INR 3000, you can pay it directly at the RTO office. Otherwise, a demand draft needs to be drawn in favour of the “Regional Transport Officer”.In addition to it, additional fee needs to be paid for changing the address of your vehicle to new address and renewal of registration certificate (RC). However, these charges are nominal.

Fitness Certificate

Fitness certificate for vehicles are granted for a period of 2 years at the time of the registration. All vehicles shall carry valid fitness certificate to ply on road.

Documents required for Fitness Certificate

Following documents are required for fitness certificate.

  • Filled up Form KMV 20

  • Original Registration Certificate

  • Insurance Certificate

  • Road Tax receipt

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Id and address proof

Process to get Fitness Certificate

Steps involved in application for fitness certificate are provided below.

  • Apply for renewal of fitness certificate in Form KMV 20.

  • Fill up the form with required details.

  • Submit the form along with following documents.

  • Original Registration Certificate

  • Copy of Insurance Certificate

  • Copy of Road Tax receipt

  • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Copy of Id and address proof

  • Pay the required fee. In case of two wheelers, it is INR 200.

  • Produce the vehicle in good condition for inspection at RTO

After the inspection, if the vehicle complies with the requirements of chapter VII of Motor Vehicles Act, the fitness certificate will renewed. The validity of renewed fitness certificate is one year.

Charges

Fitness certificate vary based on the type of vehicle. Approximate charges for getting a fitness certificate is listed below.

  • For two-wheelers, it is INR 200.

  • New Smart Card: INR 100

  • Total charges may vary from INR 300 - INR 1000.

Hypothecation Cancellation

If you buy a car using car loan from a bank or financial institution, car will be registered in the name of 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 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 lender removed from RC book and add your name to it. This process is called hypothecation removal or hypothecation cancellation.

Documents required

Following documents are required for hypothecation cancellation

  • 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

Hypothecation Cancellation Process

Follow the below steps to get hypothecation removed from your vehicle

1. Get the following documents from bank or financial institution which has provided you 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 removal of hypothecation within same period.

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

   Get 3 copies of these document—one each for RTO, vehicle owner and 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 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. Visit the RTO where you registered your vehicle with the documents mentioned above.

  • Find out the officer, who will enter all your details in to 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 officer who approved your document. Officer will give you a receipt.After this step, officer will ask you to come on a specified date to collect new RC card/book. At 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

You will get it within 4 -20 working days.

Charges

Approximate charges for getting a hypothecation cancellation is provided below·

  • New RC book - INR 100·

  • Hypothecation cancellation charge - INR 100

Duplicate RC

You might require a duplicate RC card if you have lost your RC card or when your RC card gets damaged/spoiled.

Documents required

  • 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

Process to get duplicate RC

In case, you have lost your RC card, please follow the below steps to get a duplicate RC book.

  • Get a notarized affidavit on a 20 rupees stamp paper stating that you have lost your RC card

  • File an FIR in the jurisdiction of station where you lost your RC card. You will get a challan mentioning “RC Card Lost”

  • Download Form 26 and fill all the required information. Affix a passport size photo in it as well.

  • If you have loan pending in your vehicle, then you must obtain the signature from the financier in Form 26

  • 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.

  • 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 RC

    • Insurance Certificate

    • No objection certificate from Bank, if the vehicle is still under loan

    • Pollution under Control Certificate

    • Copy of your ID card

  • After verification, Superintendent will sign the document and direct you to another officer.

  • This officer will verify your id and sign on Form-26. Carry the originals of ID with you for verification.

  • Pay the required fee at the payment counter at RT office.

  • Visit the Superintendent again with payment receipt so that he can verify and sign it.

  • You will get an acknowledgement number which can be used to track the status of your request.

Time required

You will get it within 30 days.

Charges

Approximate charges for getting a duplicate RC book is listed below

  • Notarized Affidavit: INR 100

  • Fee for getting duplicate RC card at RTO: INR 205

  • Fee for new RC card: INR 100

  • Self-Addressed envelope with stamp of required worth: INR 30

In addition to it, you need to file an FIR as well, if your RC is lost. Total charges may vary from INR 300 - INR 1000.

Change of Address in Registration Certificate

You need to update your address in RC card/book when you change your address, especially when you change States. This is important because you cannot sell your vehicle with your old address in it.

Documents required

  • Filled up Form 33

  • Original Registration Certificate.

  • Attested copy of valid insurance.

  • Attested copy of address proof of the registered owner.

  • Attested copy of valid pollution under control certificate.

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

  • NOC from financier , if your vehicle is still under loan

Process to change address in RC

If the owner of a vehicle changes his residence, he must inform the RTO of his new address within 30 days.Follow the below steps to change your address in RC book.

1. Download and fill the Form 33.

2. Submit Form 33 along with following documents at the RTO.

  • Original Registration Certificate.

  • Attested copy of valid insurance.

  • Attested copy of address proof of the registered owner.

  • Attested copy of valid pollution under control certificate.

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

  • NOC from financier , if your vehicle is still under loan

3. If the new address falls in the jurisdiction of another RTO then an NOC has to be obtained from the RTO where your vehicle is registered in Form 28.

Charges

It will cost you Rs 20.

Application Forms

FAQs

Q: What is the procedure for obtaining Fitness Certificate for Transport Vehicle ? Renewal of Fitness Certificate ?

A: All transport vehicles shall carry valid fitness certificate to ply on road. The owner shall apply for issue of fitness certificate in form KMV 20 along with prescribed fee, Registration Certificate, Insurance Certificate, Tax Card, Pollution Under Control Certificate, Permit and produce the vehicle for inspection in a good condition. The Senior /Inspector of motor vehicle will inspect the vehicle particularly on following aspects:

  • Front axle and steering

  • Front spring

  • Fuel system

  • Electric system

  • Engine performance

  • Silencer, transmission

  • Rear springs

  • Tyres

  • Chassis frame

  • Body

  • Brakes

  • Compulsory equipment 

  • Requisite equipment

  • Cleanliness

  • Weighment of vehicle

Any other observations or defects worth mentioning.

The validity of renewal of Fitness certificate is one year at a time.

Q: Should the vehicle be produced for inspection for recording change of address/ transfer of ownership in respect of an other state vehicle ?

A: Yes, it is mandatory for the vehicle to be produced for inspection.

Q: Should the Registered owner appear in person for change of address/ transfer of ownership in respect of an other state vehicle ?

A: Yes, it is mandatory for the applicant to appear in person .

Q: What forms to be filed for Transfer of ownership ?

A: Form CMVR 29 in duplicate , CMVR 30 , CMVR 27, KMVT 14 are to be filled up

One photo has to be affixed on form CMVR 27 .

Q: What forms are to be filed for Change of Address ?

A: Form CMVR 33, CMVR 27, KMVT 14 are to be filled up

One photo has to be affixed on form CMVR 27 .

Q: When should I obtain Karnataka Registration Mark?

A: A Vehicle is not permitted to ply with other state registration mark beyond 11 months from the date of migration . So you should apply and obtain the Karnataka Registration mark before that period.

Q: If I don't Receive the NOC , What I have to do ?

A: If you do not receive the NOC even after 30 days from the date of acknowledging your application, You can approach the RTO along with your 4 th copy of form CMVR 28 and acknowledgement and file a declaration giving details of your application for NOC and stating that

“ Neither I have received any reply from the concerned RTO nor my application has been rejected by them”

 In such cases your application for Reassignment / Transfer of ownership will be considered.

Q: I Could not obtain NOC at the time of shifting of my vehicle, I have paid tax, and obtained change of address in the certificate of registration in Karnataka , Is there a way to obtain NOC from previous registering authority ?

A: Yes . You fill form CMVR 28 in quadruplicate with pencil print of the chassis no. on all the forms , and send form CMVR 28 in triplicate to the previous registering authority along with original registration certificate, Insurance, emission testing certificate BY RPAD. Keep the acknowledgement from the previous Registering authority for having received your application and the 4 th copy of NOC application safely . You will receive the NOC from the concerned Registering Authority.

Q: When an NOC is required in respect of an other state vehicle ?

A: NOC is required to be produced:

  • When you want to obtain Karnataka Registration Mark

  • When transfer of ownership is to be recorded in the certificate of Registration.

Q: Whether NOC (NO objection Certificate) is required for payment of Tax ?

A: NOC is not a requirement for payment of tax .

Q: What documents are accepted as age proof at RTO?

A: Any one of the following;

  • School Certificate

  • Birth Certificate,

  • Certificate Granted by registered Medical Practitioner not below the rank of Civil surgeon 2

  • Passport

  • LIC policy

  • Voter’s ID card,

  • Electoral Roll

Q: Where and how can I pay the motor vehicle tax, in respect of the my other state vehicle ?

A: You have to fill a form no. kmvt 14 for this purpose and obtain the acceptance of the tax assessing officer and pay it in the cash counter.

If the amount of tax is more than Rs 3000/ - You have to obtain a demand draft in the name of the ‘REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER’ Bangalore (if the place of residence falls under the jurisdiction of Bangalore City ) or the location of the concerned Regional Transport Office.

Q: What I have to do when I bring an other state vehicle to Karnataka State ?

A: Change of address has to be intimated within 30 days before the Jurisdictional Regional Transport office.

If the vehicle is purchased from outside state bearing other state registration mark then Transfer of ownership has to be intimated within 30 days before the Jurisdictional Regional Transport office. Before using the vehicle in the state of Karnataka you should pay Motor vehicle Tax.

To know about this, The first thing to do is to approach the Jurisdictional RTOs along with the Original Registration Certificate, Insurance and Emission Testing Certificate.

You approach the Help Desk or the Public relation officer, who will guide to the concerned officer/counter.

At the counter you will be guided about the procedure, forms to be filed, tax and fees to be paid.

The tax to be paid will be assessed on the basis of the age and cubic capacity of the vehicle as on the date of migration in respect of cars and motorcycles.

In respect of light motor vehicles, which are registered subsequent to 01/04/2003, the tax will be assessed on the basis of cost and age of the vehicle at the time of registration. So please remember to produce the invoice of the vehicle before the tax assessing officer.

Q: How to obtain Clearance Certificate(cc)/No Objection Certificate(NOC) in the event of Sale/Removal of vehicle outside the state ?

A: SALE OR REMOVAL OF VEHICLE WITHIN THE STATE:

If the owner desires to remove or sell his vehicle outside the jurisdiction of registering authority within the State. Owner shall file the application on plain paper for issue of clearance certificate with the registering authority where the vehicle is registered along with the following documents: viz. Registration Certificate, Insurance Certificate, Tax Card, Permit and Fitness Certificate (in case of transport vehicle) and shall be responsible for clearing tax arrears, DSA cases etc.

SALE OR REMOVAL OF VEHICLE OUTSIDE THE STATE:

If the owner desires to remove or sell his vehicle outside the jurisdiction of registering authority within the State. Owner shall file the application in form CMV28 in quadruplicate (4 copies) for issue of No Objection Certificate with the registering authority where the vehicle is registered along with the following documents: viz. Registration Certificate, Insurance Certificate, Tax Card, Permit and Fitness Certificate (in case of transport vehicle) and shall be responsible for clearing tax arrears, DSA cases etc.

No Objection Certificate will be issued after obtaining a report in writing from the Police Authorities that no case relating to theft of the motor vehicle.

Q: What is the procedure for obtaining of Noting/Terminating of Hire Purchase/Terminating of Hire Purchase/Hypothecation/Lease?

A: The following documents have to be produced for noting NOTING OF HIRE PURCHASE/HYPOTHECATION/LEASE.

  • Application form CMV 34.

  • Registration Certificate (RC Book).

  • Fitness Certificate / Permit in case of Transport vehicle.

  • Tax Card.

  • Insurance Certificate.

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate.

  • Prescribed fee.

All the related applications shall be filed before the Registering Authority

Q: What is the procedure for obtaining change of address and transfer of ownership?

A: The vehicles migrating from other States or other regions in the State are required to obtain Change of Address or Transfer of ownership as the case may be.

The vehicle owner shall file an application for noting change of address within THIRTY (30) DAYS from the date of arrival and shall furnish the following:

  • Application in form CMV 33.

  • Application in form KMV 27 in case of migration from other States.

  • Application in form CMV 29 in duplicate and CMV 30 in case of Transfer of Ownership.

  • Proof of Address (Any one of the following )

  • Ration Card

  • Electoral Roll

  • Passport

  • LIC Policy

  • Pay slip issued by any office of the Central Government or a State

  • Government or a Local body.

  • Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of address.

  • Prescribed fee and tax if any payable.

  • Registration Certificate (Fitness Certificate in case of Transport Vehicle).

  • Tax Card.

  • Insurance Certificate.

  • Clearance Certificate (CC) / No Objection Certificate (NOC) as the case may be.

  • Consent of the financier.

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate.

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 vehicle migrating from other State.

Q: What is the procedure for renewal of registration of non-transport vehicle (Personal vehicles motor cycles, car, jeep etc.)

A: The owner shall obtain renewal of registration certificate in respect of Non-Transport vehicles after 15 years from the date of its registration.

Application for renewal of registration certificate shall be made in form CMV 25 not more than SIXTY (60) DAYS before the date of its expiry along with documents viz. Registration Certificate, Insurance Certificate, Tax Card, Pollution Under Control Certificate, Prescribed fee and produce the vehicle for inspection in a good condition. 

Registration Certificate will be renewed for a period of FIVE YEARS .

Q: What is the procedure for re-registration?

A: The vehicles migrating from other States are required to obtain re-registration mark of Karnataka State within 12 months from the date of arrival into Karnataka State. The vehicle owner shall produce the following:

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

  • Application form CMV 27. 

  • Registration certificate (RC Book)

  • Tax Card.

  • Insurance certificate. 

  • Consent of the Financier.

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate.

  • Prescribed fees and difference 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.

Q: What is the procedure for registration of new vehicle?

A: After purchasing the vehicle from a dealer, the applicant shall produce the following application/documents/fees and tax paid challan:

  1. Application in form CMV 20(in duplicate if the vehicle is covered with Hypothecation/Lease/Hire purchase Agreement duly obtaining the signature of the financier)

  2. Sale Certificate in form CMV 21.

  3. Valid Insurance certificate.

  4. Proof of Address: (to produce any one of the following) 

  • Ration Card ·

  • Passport 

  • LIC Policy 

  • Electoral Roll

  • Telephone Bill

  • Electricity Bill

  • Water Bill

  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST, Backward Class and Minorities, etc.) and Income Certificate issued by Tahasildar.

  • Pay slip issued by any office of the Central Government or a State Government or a Local body.

  • Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of age and address. . in addition to proof of residence in case of foreigners.

  1. Proof of legal presence in India

  2. Temporary Registration issued by the Registering Authority if any or Trade Certificate issued by the Dealer.

  3. Road Worthiness Certificate in formCMV22.

  4. Form CMV22Aissued by Body Builders (EX. Goods vehicle, bus etc.).

  5. Customs clearance certificate in case of imported vehicle with licence and bond if any.

  6. Prescribed Registration fee to be paid at R.T.O Counter/Treasury.

  7. Tax payable after assessment (depending upon the category of vehicle).

  8. Fees for Fitness Certificate in case of transport vehicle.

  9. Hypothecation/Lease/HPA entry fee (if applicable).

  10. Income Tax PAN (zerox copy) or Form 60 or Form no. 61 (in case of Agriculturist).

  11. Bonafide agriculture certificate issued by the Tahasildar in case of registration of Tractor-Trailor unit used for agriculture. In case of trailor or a semi-trailor, design approval proceedings issued by Commissioner for Transport to be produced.

  12. Permit proceedings in case of transport vehicle.

  13. Advance Registration allotment letter if any to be enclosed with fees paid proof.

  14. Three passport size photographs of the applicant.

The application along with above documents shall be produced before the Registering Authority along with Vehicle for inspection.

After inspection of new vehicle, if the vehicle complies with requirement of the Motor Vehicles Act and rules made thereunder, the registration mark will be assigned to the vehicle on the same day.