All motor vehicles are required to be registered under a Registering Authority in the city/district, by law. The Chhattisgarh Transport Department, to this end, offers vehicle buyers in the city a streamlined and hassle-free process to register their vehicles. Read on to know more about the process to register a two-wheeler in the state of Chhattisgarh.
The registration of all motor vehicles in India is done by the respective Registering Authority in one’s district. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for all vehicle owners to register their vehicles before using it in public.
When you purchase a new two-wheeler, your automobile dealer will also provide you with the certificate of registration for the two-wheeler after you submit the required documents to the dealer. The dealer will then enrol your vehicle online through the ‘Online Dealer Point Registration Process’ option on the Chhattisgarh Transport Department’s official website. The dealer will also pay the required fee and applicable tax online, after which you will be provided with a registration number. Post this, the dealer will submit your documents to the respective RTO for approval. Once your documents have been approved, your Registration Smart Card will be sent to your address.
If you wish to register a transport vehicle, also known as a commercial vehicle in Chhattisgarh, you will need to approach the nearest RTO for the same. In the case of transport/commercial two-wheelers, it is necessary to produce the two-wheeler to the inspecting authority before registering the vehicle. Post inspection of the two-wheeler, the inspecting authority will give the clearance certificate, after which you can register your two-wheeler.
The various documents that you need to submit for the certificate of registration are as follows:
Certain points to keep in mind regarding the validity of a registration certificate are as follows:
In the event of a change in your address, you will need to reapply for the certificate of registration for your two-wheeler. To do this, you will need to approach the closest Registering Authority, i.e. the DTO or RTO.
Certain documents that you will need to submit when applying for the certificate of registration due to a change of address are as follows:
In the event of a transfer of ownership of a two-wheeler, the concerned vehicle owner will need to reapply for the certificate of registration by visiting the office of the nearest Registering Authority – DTO or RTO. The documents that will need to be submitted by the two-wheeler owner to reapply for the certificate of registration, in such a case, are as follows:
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As a vehicle owner, it is necessary to comply with all the provisions and guidelines of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. It is also necessary for vehicle owners to purchase at least a third-party liability insurance policy for your two-wheeler, as per the same Act. Thus, make sure to do your due research about the different types of two wheeler insurance policies that are offered, the features and benefits of various policies, add-ons offered by different two wheeler insurance companies, and the premium rates for these policies. Once you have selected a particular policy after your research, make sure to purchase it either through an online or offline channel, at the earliest.
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