Online Application for Driving Licence 2024, How to Apply Online/Offline, Parivahan Seva

The people who are driving two-wheelers or four-wheelers need to have a Driving License issued from the authorized governing body. Driving without a Driving License is a crime in India. The above 18-year age group is allowed to apply for the Driving License, there is a proper written test and driving skill test before issuing the Driving License to a person. Some people have a Driving License and some might think of applying for the Driving License. We bring all the details of how you can apply for a Driving License and is the process to apply for a Driving License is offline or online, study the full details below to get complete knowledge on the application process for the Driving License.

Types of Driving Licences

A person must understand the type of Driving License he can apply for, the list is discussed below.

  • Learner’s License (LL): The people who are applying first time for the Driving License will have to apply for the Learner Driving License. the LL Driving License is issued before the Permanent Driving License or Commercial Driving License. The validity of LL is for the 06 months. However, a person can apply for a Permanent Driving License after one month of LL or after the 30-day expiry of LL.
  • Permanent Driving License:  After the LL, the govt issues the Permanent Driving License to the person indicating that he has learned all the traffic rules and is trained to drive on the roads. The validity of a Permanent Driving License is 20 years.
  • Commercial Driving License: The Commercial Driving License is given to drive Light, Medium, or Heavy vehicles like trucks, buses, JCBs, etc. The validity of a Commercial Driving License is for three months.
  • International Driving Permit: A person who wants to drive on foreign roads can apply for an International Driving License, the validity for the International Driving License will be for one year.

How to Apply for a Driving Licence in India

We can apply for a Driving License by both methods online and offline. Below we discuss both ways step by step. How to Apply for a Driving License Online The person has to opt for the below step to register for the Driving License online.

  1. A person has to go to the website https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/.
  2. You will see the tab- Online Services.
  3. Go there and open Driving Licence Related Services.
  4. Now, choose the name of the state.
  5. You have to click on the Apply for Driving Licence.
  6. Now write the full details in the Driving Licence application form.
  7. Here, the application form will require the soft copies of the docs to be uploaded with the Driving Licence form.
  8. Submit the application fee for the Driving Licence form.
  9. Here, you have to choose the slot for the Driving Licence Test.
  10. Attend the Driving Licence test as per the schedule chosen by you.
  11. If you pass the test for a Driving Licence, the govt will deliver the Driving Licence to your home.

How to Apply for a Driving License Offline Below we are going to discuss the steps of how to apply for a driving Licence offline.

  1. The person who wants to apply for the Driving Licence offline will need to fill out Form 4.
  2. The Form 4 Soft copy is present on the transport dept or you can visit the RTO Office near to you to get the Form 4.
  3. Now, that you have the hard copy of Form 4, fill out all of the details in the Driving Licence form.
  4. You should mention the Name, Age, Type of Driving Licence, and other details.
  5. Attach all of the documents required with the Driving Licence application form.
  6. The application form submission fee is needed to pay for the Driving Licence application form.
  7. You have to choose the slot for the Driving Licence Test.
  8. Go for the test at the RTO Office as per the date and time.
  9. The Driving Licence will be delivered to you if you pass the Driving Licence test.

Documents Required to Apply for a Driving Licence

We are going to share the list of documents needed before you apply for the Driving Licence.

  • 10th DMC
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • PAN Card
  • Ration Card
  • LIC policy bond

Fees for Driving Licence and Learner’s Licence

 

License Issued  Fee 
Fee for Address Change Rs 200/-
Fee for Issue of Learner’s License (LL) Rs 150/-
Fee for Learner’s License Test Rs 50/-
Fee for Issue of Driving Licence Rs 200/-
Fee for Issue of International Driving Permit Rs 1000/-
Fee for Renewal of Driving Licence Rs 200/-
Fee for issue and renewal of Driving License Rs 10000/-
Fee for appeal against RTO Rs 500/-
Fee for Issuing of Duplicate Driving License Rs 5000/-

Conclusion

Any person whose age is more than 18 years is eligible to apply for a Driving License, we have discussed the online and offline modes to apply for the Driving License. You can opt for the most suitable mode to apply for the Driving License. You can also check the application fee and documents required in advance before applying for the Driving License. Still, if a person faces any problem in applying for a Driving License, he can message us through the below comments.

Important Links

Official Website https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/
Form 4 https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan//en/content/download-forms

Note:

You should not submit fraudulent documents while applying for a Driving License. Carefully check the application form for a Driving License before submitting it.

FAQ

Q- What is the validity of a Learner’s Licence?
Ans- The validity for a Learner’s License is for 06 months.
 
Q- Will I get a refund if I don’t clear my driving test?
Ans- No, the refund will not be given in case you do not pass the test.
 
Q- Is a medical certificate compulsory when applying for a license?
Ans- The medical examination test will be required if the age of the applicants is more than 50 years.
 
Q- Is there any driving test needed for an international driving permit?
Ans- The govt will not conduct any specific test for the International DL, the Permanent Driving Licence will serve the purpose of the International DL.

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