• Two Wheeler Registration Process In Andhra Pradesh

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    Andhra Pradesh has split into two states namely Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Since the formation of two new states, Hyderabad has remained as the shared capital city for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana up until 2024. Hyderabad is one of the most popular city in the country which is known for popular sightseeing, film city, and traffic. Whether it is a city or a village, two-wheeler is one of the most popular mode of transport in the country. Like many other cities and states where traffic is one of the main problem in metropolitan and cosmopolitan cities, Andhra Pradesh is no different.

    Andhra Pradesh is one of the states where the sales of two-wheelers has increased steadily and has proved to be real game changer for many bike manufacturers. On any given day people who want to travel from one place to another, prefer two-wheeler over any other transport. The Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh has not changed its standard rules for vehicle registration. If you too are a resident of this state which has a steady growth rate and want to buy a new bike, the following information will be helpful for you.

    Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh:

    The Andhra Pradesh state Transport Department operates under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and makes sure that the offices follow every procedure as per transport laws and mechanisms as mentioned in the Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1963. The primary function of any RTO in Andhra Pradesh is to issue Driver License, Registration Certificate, Pollution test, safety work, enforcement of rules formed under Motor Vehicles Act, ensuring that every rider follows traffic rules, etc.

    The registration number provided for two-wheelers is a standard format that followed by other states as well. The number plate or registration number of the vehicle consists of the Andhra Pradesh state code i.e. AP, and then the city in which the vehicle was registered (Hyderabad – 09, Guntur-07, etc). The next two letters is the alphabetical series and the last four digits is the registration number of the vehicle.

    Two-wheeler vehicle registration Process in AP:

    Once you purchase the vehicle from the dealer, the vehicle registration process should be completed within 7 days from the purchase date of the vehicle. The applicant must submit Form 20 to the registering authority seeking the vehicle registration number. The following documents must be attached with Form 20:

    • Copy of sales certificate in Form 21
    • Copy of road worthiness certificate from the manufacturer in Form 22
    • Copy of two wheeler insurance policy (mandatory)
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control certificate
    • Identity Proof like AADHAAR, Voter ID, Driver License, PAN, etc.
    • Address Proof like rental agreement, ration card, electricity bill, BSNL landline telephone bill, etc.
    • Custom duty clearance certificate if the vehicle is imported
    • If it is an ex-Army vehicle, the original sales certificate from the concerned authorities in Form 21
    • Tax payment fee as per APMVT Act
    • Applicable registration fee

    The above mentioned document list is for permanent registration of the vehicle.

    Andhra Pradesh RTO Locations and AP RTO Codes

    Andhra Pradesh RTO Locations and AP RTO Codes

    Registering Authority Code Number
    Adilabad 01
    Ananthapur 02
    Chittoor 03
    Kadapa 04
    East Godavari 05&06
    Guntur 07&08
    i) Hyderabad 09,10,11,12,13 & 14
    ii) APSRTC Vehicles All the series starting with ‘Z’
    iii) PoliceDepartment Vehicles Under ‘9’ starting with ‘P’
    Karimnagar 15
    Krishna 16,17,18 & 19
    Khammam 20
    Kurnool 21
    Mahaboobnagar 22
    Medak 23
    Nalgonda 24
    Nizamabad 25
    Nellore 26
    Prakasam 27
    Rangareddy 28 & 29
    Srikakulam 30
    Visakhapatnam 31,32,33 & 34
    Vizianagaram 35
    Warangal 36
    West Godavari 37 & 38

    If you are a resident of Andhra Pradesh, you can contact the RTO closest to your place of residence and avail their services.

    Renewal of Registration Certificate in Andhra Pradesh:

    In case you have already registered your vehicle under Andhra Pradesh state and want to renew the registration certificate, then you should submit the following documents:

    • Renewal of RC in Form 25 application with applicable fee must be submitted to concerned authority 60 days before the expiry of RC.
    • Vehicle inspection will be done by the RTO officer for renewal of the Registration Certificate
    • Original RC book
    • Pollution Under Control Certificate
    • Copy of valid two wheeler insurance policy
    • ID and Address proof

    Documents required for duplicate vehicle registration certificate:

    The RTO issues a duplicate RC when the owner has lost or misplaced the original document. If you lose the original RC, then file an FIR with the nearest police station and get the copy of the same. Here are the documents required for the same:

    • Copy of FIR
    • Valid two wheeler insurance copy
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate
    • Address proof
    • Road tax payment receipts
    • Form 26
    • Attested copy of PAN or Form 60

    Documents required to issue NOC for other state:

    If the owner of the vehicle wants to re-register his/her vehicle in another state as he/she has shifted his residence, then NOC from the current RTO is required. Here is all you have to submit:

    • Attested Registration Certificate copy
    • Valid two wheeler insurance copy
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
    • Form 28 duly filled and signed by the owner
    • Paid road tax receipts

    Documents required for RC ownership transfer:

    A written application must be submitted to concerned authority at the RTO where the vehicle was initially registered. The application must contain the reason of ownership transfer in RC i.e. death, transferring to another state, second-and bike purchase, Etc.

    • Form 30
    • Original Registration Certificate
    • Valid two wheeler insurance copy
    • Form 29 along with one duplicate self-attested copy
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
    • Address proof of the new owner of the bike
    • Attested copy of PAN or Form 60
    • Tax payment receipts
    • Transfer fee as applicable

    Re-registration procedure for Private vehicles:

    • From 25 application
    • Road tax receipt paid until the re-registration date
    • two wheeler insurance policy copy (active)
    • Original RC
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control Certificate
    • Any dues toward road tax payment has to be cleared before re-registering the vehicle in new city. A copy of the same should be submitted along with mentioned documents.
    • Attested copy of PAN or Form 60

    The re-registration of the vehicle is not required if you have moved to another state-temporarily.

    Documents required for change of address in RC:

    • Form 33 duly filled
    • Original Registration Certificate
    • Active two wheeler insurance policy copy
    • Copy of Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
    • Address proof of new residence
    • NOC if the vehicle has been purchased on loan
    • Attested copy of PAN or Form 60 and 61 as applicable
    • Applicable transfer fee

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