Vehicle owners in the state of West Bengal and the rest of the country need to have a valid driving license to be eligible to drive. The four wheeler driving license document proves that the vehicle owner has good enough skills to control the car/four wheeler and is well-versed in road rules and regulations set by the State Transport Department and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. In addition, it can be used as proof of identification. The driving license document is valid for a period of 20 years or till the driving license holder reaches the age of 50 years.
Vehicle owners in the state of West Bengal have the benefit of carrying out the application process either at the RTO in their jurisdiction or on the website of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Candidates wishing to apply for the a permanent four wheeler driving licence book their driving test slot for the same only 30 days after they have been issued their learner's licence from the RTO. For the permanent driving license test, the candidate will be judged on his/her driving skills, knowledge of the road signals and rules and regulations.
Listed below are the types of driving licenses issued by the State Transport Department of West Bengal:
Only if the applicant meets the below-listed conditions can he/she apply for the driving license test in West Bengal:
The candidate can carry out the offline application process at the RTO in his/her jurisdiction, and for the online application process, he/she should visit the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways website.
The applicant will have to submit the below-listed documents when applying for a four wheeler driving license:
On completion of the car driving license test, the applicant can use the application number to check the status of the driving license. He/she can also use the learner’s license number to check the driving license status. If the candidate clears the practical driving license test, the RTO usually sends the driving license document or smart card to the home address of the candidate within 30 days.
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