The main aim of the Uttarakhand Transport Department is to enhance transport services across the state. It takes charge of issuing permits for vehicles, collecting taxes, licensing drivers and helping the public to register their vehicles. You can also renew your Registration Certificate (RC), apply for a duplicate RC, and transfer the ownership of your vehicle via the transport department.
As per the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, you cannot ride or drive a vehicle on public roads without a valid registration certificate. If you purchase a new two-wheeler, you have to register it as well as purchase an insurance policy as riding without insurance is also an offence.
The registration process is quite simple and easy. You need to submit an application form to the Registering Authority in the state within 7 days from the date of vehicle purchase. Even two-wheeler dealers can register a new vehicle on your behalf. You can submit the relevant documents to the dealer who will submit those at the respective Regional Transport Office (RTO) to register your vehicle. Once the documents are verified, the RTO will send the RC book or Smart Card to your home address through mail.
The documents required to register your vehicle are:
The registration certificate for private vehicles is valid for 15 years. You need to renew the registration after completing 15 years, and thereafter every 5 years. The documents required to renew the RC are:
You can apply for a duplicate RC if you have lost your RC book or RC Smart Card. You can even replace your old RC book with a RC Smart Card. The documents required to apply for a duplicate RC are:
When you sell your vehicle or want to transfer the ownership of the vehicle to someone else, you need to inform the RTO. The RTO will issue a new RC in the name of the new owner. The documents required for this process are:
If you have purchased your vehicle at a public auction, you can register it by submitting the following documents:
You would need a NOC if you want to transfer your vehicle from another state to another. If you are transferring a vehicle to Uttarakhand, you need to obtain a NOC from the RTO where your vehicle was originally registered. If you are transferring your vehicle from Uttarakhand to another state, you need to obtain a NOC from the RTO in Uttarakhand. The documents required to obtain a NOC are:
When you change your home address, you need to update your new address on your RC. The documents required to update your address are:
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|Champawat||UK 03||Rudraprayag||UK 13|
|Nainital||UK 04||Rishikesh||UK 14|
|Pithoragarh||UK 05||Kotdwar||UK 15|
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|Dehradun||UK 07||Roorkee||UK 17|
|Haridwar||UK 08||Kashipur||UK 18|
|Tehri||UK 09||Ramnagar||UK 19|
|Uttarkashi||UK 10||Ranikhet||UK 20|
Use the above information to easily register your vehicle, and for other purposes as well. Along with the RC, you need to insure your two-wheeler before you can ride it. Compare quotes and purchase a two wheeler insurance that meets your needs. You can enhance the cover by opting for a comprehensive plan and adding optional drivers.
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