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Punjab RTO, Details Of Punjab RTO Codes Online

The Transport Department in the state of Punjab functions under the various provisions of prescribed section 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Transport Department in Punjab has been basically established for implementing the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, as well as implementation of the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924 which was Amended in 1993 along with the rules and regulations provided under these two Acts. The Transport Department of Punjab functions under provisions of section 213 of Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. Punjab Regional Transport Office or RTO Punjab is an important part of Transport Department Punjab which functions under Transport Commissioner’s supervision.  The main aim of the transport department is to ensure proper enforcement of various rules and regulations prescribed in the Motor Vehicles Act. RTO makes the services of transportation easier available to the people of state of Punjab.
The transport department of Punjab is headed by the Punjab Transport Commissioner and is assisted by other two additional state transport commissioners.

Functions of Regional Transport Office Punjab

  • Temporary registration of the vehicle

  • Permanent registration of the vehicle

  • Renewal of the certificate of registration of the vehicle

  • Issuance of duplicate registration certificate in case of loss of the original one

  • Updating the registration certificate with any changes such as address change

  • Issuing No-Objection certificate for transferring the  registration certificate of the vehicle

  • Proving Transfer of registration certificate of the vehicle

  • Providing termination or endorsement of the Hire-purchase agreement

  • Issuance of driving License to the vehicle owner

  • Issue of learner’s driving license in case the owner is still learning to drive

  • Issuing a permanent driving license to the vehicle owner

  • Renewal of driving license of the vehicle owner

  • Adding another class to driving license

  • Issuance and renewal of various vehicle permits including permit for commercial use

  • Collection of application fees and taxes including road taxes

  • Issue of vehicle fitness certificate to the vehicle.

  • Issuance of national permit

  • Issuance of permits to stage carriage

  • Collection of road taxes and other applicable taxes

  • Accepting various fees and penalties

List of Regional Transport Offices in Punjab

There are 77 Regional Transport offices functioning in different parts of the state of Punjab and are responsible for implementation of various provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act as well as Punjab Transport Department. The details of Punjab RTOs are given below along with RTO codes.

RTO LOCATION

RTO CODE

RTO LOCATION

RTO CODE

RTO LOCATION

RTO CODE

Chandigarh

PB01

Kharar

PB27

Bassi Pathana

PB52

Amritsar

PB02

Malerkotla

PB28

Malout

PB53

Bathinda

PB03

Moga

PB29

Mukerian

PB54

Faridkot

PB04

Muktsar

PB30

Payal

PB55

Ferozepur

PB05

Mansa

PB31

Raikot

PB56

Gurdaspur

PB06

Nawanshahr

PB32

Bhulath

PB57

Hoshiarpur

PB07

Nakodar

PB33

Dera Baba Nanak

PB58

Jalandhar

PB08

Nabha, Patiala

PB34

Dhuri

PB59

Kapurthala

PB09

Pathankot

PB35

Gidderbaha

PB60

Ludhiana

PB10

Phagwara

PB36

Jalalabad

PB61

Patiala

PB11

Phillaur

PB37

Jaitu

PB62

Ropar

PB12

Patti

PB38

Khadoor Sahib

PB63

Sangrur

PB13

Rajpura, Patiala

PB39

Moonak

PB64

Ajnala

PB14

Rampura Phul

PB40

Mohali

PB65

Abohar

PB15

Sultanpur Lodhi

PB41

Nihal Singh Wala

PB66

Anandpur Sahib

PB16

Samana, Patiala

PB42

Shahkot

PB67

Baba Bakala

PB17

Samrala

PB43

Dhar Kalan

PB68

Batala

PB18

Sunam

PB44

Bagha Purana

PB69

Barnala

PB19

Talwandi Sabo

PB45

Dera Bassi

PB70

Balachaur

PB20

Tarn Taran

PB46

Chamkaur Sahib

PB71

Dasuya

PB21

Zira

PB47

Patran

PB72

Fazilka

PB22

Amloh

PB48

Tappa Mandi

PB73

Fatehgarh Sahib

PB23

Khamano

PB49

Nangal

PB74

Garhshankar

PB24

Budhlada

PB50

Lehra

PB75

Jagraon

PB25

Jhunir

PB51

Ahmedgarh

PB76

Khanna

PB26

 

 

Guru Har Sahai

PB77

How to know your Regional Transport Office

All the road vehicles have a license number in India which have been registered by the concerned RTO. The district level RTO of respective state or union territory issues the registration number plate. According to the design of new Indian Vehicle Number Plate, initial two characters of the registration number plate are designated to the State in which it is registered and then the two numbers are for district or local level RTO. In case of registered Vehicles number plate has initial two characters as PB which stands as Punjab and the last two characters are the RTO Code in which it is registered.

Why do you need to register your vehicle in Punjab

Motor Vehicles Act of India restricts the vehicle owner from driving an unregistered vehicle. In order to freely ply your vehicle on the roads of Punjab it is necessary to get your vehicle registered with one of the RTOs of Punjab. The violation of the provision of mandatory registration of vehicle will lead to legal actions against the vehicle owner. A newly bought vehicle should either have temporary registration or permanent registration. Otherwise the vehicle owner will be liable for fee, charges or penalty for the violation of the same. However, in Punjab registering a vehicle is a simple process. You are just required to approach the concerned regional transport office in Punjab and make an application for registration of your vehicle and follow the procedure as stated below.

Types of Vehicle Registration in Punjab

Just similar to other states in India, Punjab also has two types of registrations which are Temporary registration and Permanent registration. Temporary registration can be availed through a car dealer at the time of purchase of the vehicle permanent registration can be availed by visiting and making an application to the concerned RTO of the area. Permanent registration is mandatory under Motor Vehicles Act. Temporary registration is offered only for a limited period of 7 days or in some cases up to a month, whereas permanent registration is valid for a period of 15 years, after which it is required to be renewed.

Process of Temporary Registration in Punjab

When you purchase a vehicle in Punjab, it is mandatory for you to register your vehicle by obtaining a temporary registration number of the vehicle from the car dealer. A temporary registration number provided by the car dealer is valid for only one month during which you have to obtain a permanent registration number from the concerned Punja RTO.

Documents required for obtaining temporary registration number of the vehicle in Punjab

  • Form 21 and Form 22- Application Form for registration

  • Pollution Under Control Certificate

  • Valid insurance certificate of the vehicle

  • Applicable fees and taxes along with road tax is to be paid as per the provisions of the

  • Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act

  • Valid Age and ID proof of the applicant

  • Address proof of the Applicant

  • If the vehicle is an imported vehicle then Custom clearance certificate of the vehicle is also required.

  • In case of Semi-Trailer or Trailer vehicle design approval certificate issued by the STA is also required to be submitted.

After verifying the documents and submission of the application form with application fees, you will be allotted temporary registration number by the car dealer which will be valid only for one month and you should make an application for permanent registration number within the time period in order to avoid any penalty.

Process of permanent registration in Punjab Regional Transport Office

The Regional Transport Office in Punjab functions as per the provisions and rules of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 which states that it is mandatory for any individual owning a vehicle to register their vehicle with the concerned Regional Transport Office in Punjab. On buying a vehicle, the owner of the vehicle is required to register the vehicle within 7 days from its delivery of the vehicle.
Follow the steps to get permanent registration number of your vehicle from the concerned RTO.

  • Visit the Concerned RTO in your area as per your location with the relevant documents as stated below.

  • Pay the applicable taxes and fees and submit the below stated documents at one of the counter of the vehicle registration office

  • After the verification of the submitted documents, the concerned RTO will register your vehicle and will provide you the registration number of the vehicle.

Documents required for permanent registration of vehicle in Punjab

  • Form 20- Registration form of the vehicle

  • Form 22- Certificate issued stating that the vehicle comply  with the pollution standard and road safety issued by the manufacturer

  • Valid insurance certificate of the vehicle

  • pollution Under Control certificate

  • Address and age proof documents of the vehicles

  • Vehicle Invoice received at the time of purchase

  • Form 21- sales certificate of the vehicle which is issued by the manufacturer

  • In case of an imported vehicle custom clearance certificate is also required to be submitted.

  • Passport size photographs of the applicant

  • Prescribed taxes as prescribed under Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act is also required to be paid

  • Applicable Fees for permanent registration of the vehicle is to be paid

  • Provide the Temporary registration number allotted to the vehicle

  • In case of registration of the semi- trailer or trailer vehicle, a certified copy of approval of design certificate which is issued by the State Transport Commissioner is to be submitted.

Process to obtain No- Objection Certificate

  • In get no objection certificate for the purpose of registering  the vehicle in the state of Punjab, you will have to approach the concerned RTO nearest to your location

  • You can get details of the concerned RTO in your location through the RTO codes and RTO names

  • Application is required to be made in the concerned RTO where your vehicle was previously registered in Form 28 in three copies along with the below stated documents processing of your application

  • Application form can also be obtained from the counter of the concerned RTO.

  • You should make sure for your eligibility for applying for  registration procedure

  • After filling the form you will have to present it in one of the counters of the RTO along with applicable fee and then the officials of the RTO will start processing your application for the same.

  • After verifying the application form for its correctness No objection certificate will be issued by the concerned RTO to you

Process of Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle in Punjab

If a vehicle owner in Punjab sells his/her vehicle to any other person, then the ownership of the vehicle has to be transferred to that other person without a fail. In order to transfer the ownership of the vehicle, an application is required to be made to the concerned RTO Punjab in form no 29 and should be duly filled and submitted along with the relevant documents and fees. The documents required are stated below.

  • Permanent Registration Certificate of the vehicle

  • Valid insurance document of the vehicle

  • No Objection Certificate in case the vehicle is registered outside the state of Punjab

  • In case the vehicle is purchased as a loan then No Objection Certificate from the financer is also required to be submitted

  • Pollution Under Control  Certificate of the vehicle

  • Valid Address proof of owner of the vehicle

  • Certified Affidavit stating about the deal of vehicle

Documents required to obtain No-Objection Certificate

The following documents are require for obtaining No-Objection Certificate from the Regional Transport Office Punjab

  • Application in Form 28 to be submitted to the Concerned RTO.

  • Original Registration certificate of the vehicle

  • Vehicle Certificate of Insurance

  • Proper Evidence of Payment of tax up to date of Motor Vehicle

  • Vehicle Pollution Under Control Certificate.

  • Certificate of Police Verification

  • Aadhaar card of the applicant

  • Address and ID-Proof of the applicant

Process for Fancy/ Choice Registration Number from Punjab Regional Transport Office

The transport department keeps aside certain special numbers out of all the numbers available for registration of vehicles. These numbers are fancy registration numbers which are through an open auction. The highest bidder of the number is allotted the registration number after payment of the prescribed fee. The registering authority may allot unutilised numbers to vehicles which are owned by the state government at zero extra charge. If a vehicle owner wants to keep the registration number which was provided to their old vehicle for a new vehicle being registered, then the vehicle owner will be charged 50% of the registration fee as fixed by the department for the number. Certain numbers are kept aside by the Transport Department of Punjab and the people who want to obtain such a fancy number for their vehicle, can obtain it by bidding for the fancy number through an open auction organised by Transport Department of Punjab. The highest bidder will be allotted their desired fancy vehicle registration number the concerned RTO Punjab on payment of the prescribed fee.

Conclusion

In order to freely ply your vehicle in the state of Punjab and to avoid payment of any fines, fees, charges or penalty, you must get your vehicle registered with the regional transport office Punjab. The Transport department have simplified the registration process for the vehicles for the benefit of customers. The RTO’s portal can be used by owners of the vehicles for any queries or any application requests. When you buy a new vehicle, you may use the services of your dealer to easily register the vehicle. Almost all the major dealers provide the service of providing temporary registration number in exchange for a price. However, if you want to do the registration of vehicle by yourself, you can easily proceed by following the steps which are mentioned above.

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