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RTO Andhra Pradesh, AP RTO Registration

Regional transport office, Andhra Pradesh functions under the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. The office follows the guidelines of its Section 213. Its ultimate goal is to enforce the implementation of the provisions of the Act as per the guidelines of the Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicle Taxation Act, 1963. Besides, Andhra Pradesh RTO collects road taxes, issues driving licenses and issues fitness certificates. It registers motor vehicles and grants temporary/permanent permits. The office also takes care of the safety of its network of roads.

RTO is the organization entrusted with the task of conducting awareness camps about the need to control the emission levels. Enforcing speed limits, catching drunk drivers with breath analyzers; the list of its responsibilities never ends. The State government regulates the body and frames policies that governs it. The transport commissioner presides over the office as the Department Head.

Functions of Andhra Pradesh RTO:

Andhra Pradesh RTO does the following for the general public:

  • Ensures the implementation of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988

  • Registers new vehicles

  • Maintains a database for all registered vehicles

  • Issues driving licenses for drivers and vehicle owners

  • Inspects vehicles at regular interval

  • Issues fitness certificates

  • Collects road taxes from the owners of vehicles

  • Takes care of permits given to different types of motor vehicles

  • Implements the rules Governments impose from time to time

  • Checks levels of omissions and issues pollution under control certificates

Online services offered

The Internet has revolutionized our lives and everything is available at our fingertips at present. The Andhra Pradesh RTO too understands this and relieves vehicle owners from having to stand in long lines. You can visit the office’s portal and do the following:

  • Apply for a new driver’s license

  • Submit application to renew driving license

  • Schedule an appointment to visit the RTO in person

  • Download a copy of your driving license

Locations of RTO

To be able to perform its responsibilities, RTO functions from different parts of the State:

Charges of various services the office offers

Charges for vehicle registration in the State varies based on the type of vehicle you plan to register with your local office. Given below is a detailed overview in this regard:

  • For Invalid carriages: INR 20

  • For Motor cycles: INR 60

  • For non-transport vehicles: INR 200

  • For light commercial vehicles: INR 300

  • For NGV-MPV: INR 400

  • For HPV-HGV: INR 400

  • For HPV-HGV: INR 600

  • For imported motor vehicles: INR 800

  • For imported motorcycles: INR 200

Fees for delay in applications

  • For a delay of three months: INR 25

  • For a delay less than six months: INR 50

  • Delay not more than six months: INR 75

  • For delays more than nine months: INR 100

Locating your RTO in Andhra Pradesh

All the motor vehicles in the country are registered with their respective regional transport offices. And as per the new guidelines of the Motor Vehicles Act, the first two letters on your license plate indicate the State your vehicle belongs to. The next two numbers give information on the location of your RTO. And for the newly formed State Telengana, the initial letters on the license plates of new vehicles will have TS as the initial letters indicating Telengana. But the older ones will have AP as in Andhra Pradesh. Given below is a table with details on the regional transport offices in the State: 


Name of Authority

Registration Mark Series


Mancherial, Adilabad, Telangana - 504208


Anantapur district

Hindupur, Anantur, Andhra Pradesh - 515201


Chittoor district

Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh - 517501


Kadapa district

Proddatur, Kada, Andhra Pradesh - 516360


East Godavari district

Kakinada, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh - 533001



Kakinada, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh - 533001


Guntur / Piduguralla / Narasaraopet / Repalle

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh


Guntur district

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh


Hyderabad Central

Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh - 500022


Hyderabad North

Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500003


Hyderabad East

Malakpet, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500036


Hyderabad South

Kisanbagh, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500064


Hyderabad West

Tolichowki, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500008



Karimnagar, Telangana


Vijayawada / Gudivada / Machilipatnam / Nandigama / Nuzvid

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh


Khammam / Kothagudem / Sathupally / Yellandu

Khammam,Telangana - 507001


Kurnool / Adoni / Nandyal

Adoni, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh


Mahbubnagar / Pebbair / Gadwal

Mahbubnagar, Telangana - 509125


Sangareddy / Siddipet / Patancheru

Medak, Telangana


Nalgonda / Suryapet / Miryalaguda / Bhongir / Bibinagar

Nalgonda, Telangana - 508247


Nizamabad / Kamareddy

Nizamabad, Telangana - 503002


Nellore / Kavali / Gudur / Sullurpeta / Naidupet

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh


Ongole / Chirala / Markapur

Ongole, Andhra Pradesh


Hyderabad Western suburbs / Hyderabad HITEC CITY / Medchal

Ranga Reddy, Telangana - 500074


Hyderabad Eastern suburbs / Ibrahimpatnam

Ranga Reddy, Telangana - 500074


Srikakulam /Tekkali / Palasa / Sompeta / Ichchapuram / Kaviti

Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh


Visakhapatnam / Gajuwaka / Anakapalli

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh


Vizianagaram district

Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh


Warangal / Jangaon / Mahabubabad

Adilabad, Telangana - 506003


Eluru /Jangareddygudem / Kovvur / Tadepalligudem / Tanuku / Bhimavaram / Palakollu / Chintalapudi

Eluru, Andhra Pradesh



Why to register your vehicle?

No unregistered vehicles are allowed on Indian roads. Negligence here will cost you dearly in the form of huge fines and penalties.

Types of registration in Andhra Pradesh

You can go either for temporary or permanent registration for your vehicle depending on your requirements. But know that the validity of temporary registration is valid only for 30 days. You may extend it up to six months. Follow the steps given below to apply for temporary registration for your vehicle:

Submit an application in Form 20 of the guidelines on the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989. Make sure that you are applying in the form marked as “temporary.” Upon verification, you will be provided a temporary registration certificate.

Vehicle owners are also allowed to apply for an extension. Submit an application for temporary registration and specify the time period you want the extension for.

Documents required

  • Copy of the vehicle’s sale certificate

  • Copy of your vehicle’s fitness certificate

  • Copy of certificate of insurance

  • Copy of designer approval if the vehicle is a trailer

  • A copy of the original certificate from the dealer if it is an ex-army vehicle

  • A copy of the customs clearance certificate if the vehicle is an imported one

  • Fees as required (unless exempt from them)

Permanent registration

Permanent registration of a vehicle has to be done within seven days of its delivery. The originals of all the documents mentioned above should accompany the application. You should also pay the fee required by the Motor Vehicles Act.

Transferring a vehicle from outside Andhra Pradesh

Do the following to transfer your vehicle from outside Andhra Pradesh:

  1. Get a no-objection certificate: this is something people generally ignore. Certain States may not require you to furnish the details. But it is a must when applying for insurance claims. Your insurer may reject your claim if you don’t have an NOC.

  2. Contact your nearest RTO.

  3. See to it that you have completed all applications. You can get the information you require either from the portal or from your local authority.

  4. Apply for it only if you are eligible for the process.

  5. Submit the application form along with the documents required. Don’t forget to pay the required fees.

  6. If the information on the application is correct, the authority proceeds with your application.

  7. The officials inspect your vehicle specifically the chassis number. Once the verification process is completed, you will be allowed to transfer the ownership of your vehicle.

Acquiring a no-objection certificate

No-objection certificate is a legal document you need to register your vehicle in another State. It indicates that your vehicle is not stolen and you don’t have dues in taxes. Do the following to apply for the same.

  1. See to it that you are eligible for the process.

  2. Keep all documents at hand.

  3. Contact your nearest regional transport office.

  4. Fill up the application in Form 28. You can get either from the office or from RTO’s official portal.

  5. Submit the application in the office and pay the required fees in the counter.

  6. The officials will continue with the process.

  7. If everything is clear, you will get a no objection certificate within no time.

Getting a fancy/choice registration number

People want their motorcycles to declare their personality. And a fancy number plate is the best way to make it happen. Getting the same in Andhra Pradesh is quite simple. Just follow the steps given below:

  1. Submit the duly filled application form.

  2. Wait for your chance. The office gives it on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  3. The payment will differ based on the popularity or the demand of the number in question.

  4. If there are more than one applicant for a number, the allocation will depend on the tenders offered. The one who pays the highest will get the number.

Points to remember

  1. You don’t have to surrender the number when selling your vehicle. You can transfer it along with it.

  2. Even if you buy a new motorcycle, you can retain the number.

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