• Steps to apply for a four wheeler driving license in Madhya Pradesh

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    For residents in the state of Madhya Pradesh, they can apply for a four wheeler driving license either online or offline. The offline process is basically carried out at the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in the jurisdiction of the applicant, while the online process can be carried out on the website of the Madhya Pradesh Transport Department. With regard to the online process of applying for a driving license in Madhya Pradesh, applicants can download the form for the application process (Form 4), upload relevant documents and passport-size photograph, and book a slot at the RTO for the practical driving test using the application number. Following the test, the applicant can even check the status of his/her driving license online as well. That said, we’ve listed out the process of applying for a driving license in Madhya Pradesh along with the requirements to carry out the process.

    Types of driving licenses issued in Madhya Pradesh

    When applying for a driving license in Madhya Pradesh, the applicant has to choose the vehicle class he/she wishes to drive. Listed below are the different vehicle classes that vehicle owners can apply a driving license for:

    • For a private driving license

    If the applicant is applying for a private driving license, he/she has the choice of choosing between the motor vehicle with gear class, the motor vehicle without gear class, or the light motor vehicle (LMV) class.

    • For a transport or commercial driving license

    Those who wish to get a driving license in order to drive a commercial vehicle, have the choice of getting the driving license to drive a light motor vehicle, medium passenger vehicle, medium goods vehicle, heavy passenger vehicle, and heavy goods vehicle.

    For candidates that are applying for a transport or commercial driving license, they will have to go through training at a Government Motor Driving School before taking the practical driving license test.

    Eligibility criteria to apply for a four wheeler driving license in Madhya Pradesh

    In order to apply for a four wheeler driving license in Madhya Pradesh, the applicants have to meet certain conditions as listed below:

    • In order to apply for the permanent driving license, the applicant should be a minimum of 18 years old.
    • Before even applying for the driving license test, the applicant has to have cleared the learner’s license test. The learner’s license holder can apply for the driving test a month after the issuance of the learner’s license and within 6 months from the date of issuance of the learner’s license.

    Steps to apply for a four wheeler driving license in Madhya Pradesh

    Residents of Madhya Pradesh can either apply for the driving license test at the RTO or on the Madhya Pradesh Transport Department website.

    Online process:

    • Visit the website of the Madhya Pradesh transport.
    • On the main page, click on ‘license appointment’.
    • From the listed options, the applicant has to click on ‘fresh driving license’.
    • Now, the applicant has to enter his/her date of birth and learner’s license number. Click on ‘submit’ to proceed.
    • The candidate has to then fill the application form and submit it along with the requested documents.
    • The forms have to be printed and submitted along with the other relevant documents at the RTO. The applicants have to also pay the fees for the application.

    Offline process:

    • The applicant has to visit the RTO in his/her jurisdiction.
    • At the RTO, the applicant has to procure the application form - depending on whether the driving license is for private or commercial purposes.
    • Along with the application form, the applicant has to submit all the relevant documents.
    • Once all the required forms and documents have been submitted, the RTO officer will assign a day for the four wheeler driving test.
    • The applicant has to then pay the fees for the four wheeler driving license application.
    • On the assigned day, the applicant has to take the car for practical driving test.

    If the applicant clears the driving test, he/she will have to submit his/her biometrics for the issuance of the driving license.

    Documents required to apply for a four wheeler driving license in Madhya Pradesh

    Along with the application form, the candidate has to submit the below-listed documents:

    • Proof of age - Passport, Aadhaar card, Voter ID card, Birth Certificate, etc.
    • Proof of address - Passport, Aadhaar card, Voter ID card, etc.
    • 3 recent passport-size photographs.
    • Application forms - depending on whether it is for private or commercial use.
    • Commercial vehicle certificate issued by a motor driving school for application of a commercial driving license.
    • Registration certificate of the vehicle/car that will be used for the test.
    • Fees for the driving license application.
    • Form 1(a) to prove that he/she is medically fit. The form has to be attested by a medical practitioner.

    Once the applicant for the driving license in Madhya Pradesh has cleared the car driving test, the RTO will request him/her to submit their biometrics. The RTO in Madhya Pradesh will then issue the four wheeler driving license document to the home address of the applicant. From the date of issuance of the driving license, the driving license will be valid for 20 years or till the driving license holder reaches the age of 50 years.

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