In order to legally drive a car in the state of Maharashtra, citizens of Pune need to have a valid four wheeler driving license. The driving license document registers the vehicle owner in the RTO in his/her jurisdiction and can also be used as identification proof. The driving license document is valid for a period of 20 years or till the citizen reaches the age of 50 years. The first step for vehicle owners in Pune to get a permanent driving license is to first apply for a learner’s license and take the written test. If the candidate clears the written test, he/she will be granted the learner’s license. The candidate has to then wait for 30 days before he/she can apply for the driving license test.
Vehicle owners in Pune can choose to apply for the driving license test either on the online portal of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways or at the RTO in their jurisdiction. With the online process, the applicant has to download the application form, fill in the required details, upload the application form and relevant documents and finally book the slot for the driving test. With the offline process, the candidate has to do all the aforementioned steps at the RTO.
Depending on the type of vehicle that the applicant wishes to drive or the purpose (for private or commercial/transport), the candidate will be issued any of the below-listed driving licenses by an RTO in Pune:
Driving license applicants have to choose the vehicle category that they wish to be permitted to drive. They can also add a vehicle class when apply for the driving license test for an additional fee.
In order to apply for a driving license in Pune, the applicant has to meet the conditions listed below:
Permanent driving license candidates in Pune have to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the driving license either online or offline:
When applying for the four wheeler driving license test, the applicant will have to submit the below-listed documents:
On the day of the driving license test, the candidate will be tested on his/her ability to control the vehicle/car and knowledge of the road rules and regulations that have been set by the State Transport Department of Maharashtra and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. If the driving license candidate clears the test, then he/she can expect the driving license document or smart card to be delivered by post to his/her doorstep within 30 days by the RTO. Meanwhile, the candidate can use the application number or the learner’s license number to check the status of the driving license on the portal of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
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