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RTO Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Transport Department

The Motor Vehicles Department was set up under 213(1) which is a part of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Such acts can be imposed on the citizens staying within the country. The Transport Commissioner is the head of the administration. The Motor Vehicle Administration accomplishes numerous supplies to this act. The number of RTO (Regional Transport Office) is established all across the nation. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 states that the RTO is bound to carry out activities and operations that are placed within the act. 

 

Functions performed by Regional Transport Offices in Tamil Nadu 

The Regional Transport Office(RTO) is set up to look after vehicle operations in India. The main motive of this governmental organisation is to manage a set of databases for every vehicle which is moving within the country and it also circulates a license to the drivers. Apart from this, this particular organisation is also associated with the handling of affairs like inspection of pollution, accumulation of taxes, and also administers which vehicle is abiding by the road freightage laws. 

  1. Registration of recent vehicles.

  2. Managing a database for every recorded vehicle. 

  3. Inspection of Vehicles on a routine basis.

  4. Certificates are issued to the Vehicle owners so that they can keep the health of their vehicles under check. This will also help the administration know how many vehicles are fit.

  5. Road tax is gathered from owners of vehicles once a year.

List of Regional Transport Offices in Tamil Nadu

RTO LOCATIONS

RTO CODES

CHENNAI (CENTRAL)

TN01

CHENNAI(NORTH-WEST)

TN02

CHENNAI(NORTH EAST)

TN03

CHENNAI(EAST)

TN04

CHENNAI(NORTH)

TN05

CHENNAI(SOUTH-EAST)

TN06

RTO CHENNAI(SOUTH)

TN07

CHENNAI (WEST)

TN09

CHENNAI(SOUTH-WEST)

TN10

TAMBARAM

TN11

POONAMALLE

TN12

AMBATTUR

TN13

SHOLINGANALLUR

TN14

ULUNDURPET

TN15

KALLAKURICHI

TN15Z

TINDIVANAM

TN16

GINGEE

TN16Z

REDHILLS

TN18

GUMIDIPOONDI

TN18Y

CHENGALPATTU

TN19

MADURANTAKAM

TN19Z

THIRUTHANI

TN20

KANCHEEPURAM

TN21

SRIPERUMBUDUR

TN21W

MEENAMBAKKAM

TN22

VELLORE

TN23

GUDIYATHAM

TN23T

KRISHNAGIRI

TN24

TIRUVANNAMALAI

TN25

CHEYYAR

TN25Y

ARANI

TN25Z

NAMAKKAL (NORTH)

TN28

RASIPURAM

TN28Z

DHARMAPURI

TN29

PALACODE

TN29W

HARUR

TN29Z

SALEM(WEST)

TN30

OMALUR

TN30W

CUDDALORE

TN31

PANRUTI

TN31Z

VILLUPURAM

TN32

ERODE-EAST

TN33

TIRUCHENCODE

TN34

GOBICHETTIPALAYAM

TN36

BHAVANI

TN36W

SATHIYAMANGALAM

TN36Z

COIMBATORE(SOUTH)

TN37

SULUR

TN42Y

COIMBATORE-NORTH

TN38

TIRUPPUR(NORTH)

TN39

AVINASHI

TN39Z

METTUPALAYAM

TN40

POLLACHI

TN41

VALPARAI

TN41W

TIRUPUR (SOUTH)

TN42

KANGAYAM

TN42Y

OOTY

TN43

GUDALUR

TN43Z

TIRUCHIRAPALLI (WEST)

TN45

MANAPPARAI

TN45Z

PERAMBALUR

TN46

RTO KARUR

TN47

UO MANMANGALAM

TN47X

ARAVAKURICHI

TN47Y

KULITHALAI

TN47Z

SRIRANGAM

TN48

UO LALGUDI

TN48X

UO MUSIRI

TN48Y

THURAIYUR

TN48Z

THANJAVUR

TN49

PATTUKOTTAI

TN49Y

THIRUVARUR

TN50

THIRUTHRAIPOONDI

TN50Y

MANNARGUDI

TN50Z

NAGAPATTINAM

TN51

SANGARI

TN52

METTUR

TN52Z

SALEM (EAST)

TN54

PUDUKOTTAI

TN55

ILLUPPUR

TN55Y

ARANTHANGI

TN55Z

PERUNDURAI

TN56

DINDIGUL

TN57

OTTANCHATRAM

TN57R

VADASANDUR

TN57V

BATALAGUNDU

TN57Y

PALANI

TN57Z

MADURAI(SOUTH)

TN58

USILAMPATTI

TN58Y

THIRUMANGALAM

TN58Z

MADURAI(NORTH)

TN59

VADIPATTI

TN59V

MELUR

TN59Z

THENI

TN60

ARIYALUR

TN61

SIVAGANGA

TN63

KARAIKUDI

TN63Z

MADURAI (CENTRAL) TN64

RAMANATHPURAM

TN65

PARAMAKUDI

TN65Z

COIMBATORE (CENTRAL)

TN66

VIRUDHUNAGAR

TN67

ARUPPUKOTTAI

TN67W

KUMBAKONAM

TN68

TUTICORIN

TN69

KOVILPATTI

TN69Z

HOSUR

TN70

TIRUNELVELI

TN72

UNIT OFFICE - VALLIOOR

TN72V

RANIPET

TN73

ARAKONAM

TN73Z

NAGERCOIL

TN74

MARTHANDAM

TN75

TENKASI

TN76

AMBASAMUTHIRAM

TN76V

ATTUR

TN77

VALAPADI

TN77Z

DHARAPURAM

TN78

UDUMALPET

TN78Z

SANKARANKOIL

TN79

TIRUCHIRAPALLI (EAST)

TN81

THIRUVERUMBUR

TN81Z

RTO, MAYILADUTHURAI

TN82

SIRKALI

TN82Z

VANIYAMBADI

TN83

AMBUR

TN83Y

THIRUPATTUR

TN83Z

SRIVILIPUTHUR

TN84

SIVAKASI

TN84Z

KUNDRATHUR

TN85

RTO ERODE (WEST)

TN86

SRIPERUMBUDUR

TN87

NAMAKKAL (SOUTH)

TN88

PARAMATHI VELUR

TN88Z

SALEM(SOUTH)

TN90

CHIDAMBARAM

TN91

NEYVELI

TN91Y

VRIDDHACHALAM

TN91Z

TIRUCHENDUR

TN92

METTUR

TN93

Process for vehicle registration in Tamil Nadu

Registration of vehicle is mandatory in Tamil Nadu in order to safeguard and maintain the rod safety laws. It is necessary to apply for the registration certificate within 7 days of buying a new vehicle. The certificate contains all the important information related to vehicle and the owner. Listed below are the supporting documents that are needed by the authority to issue the registration certificate.

  1. Operational Form-20

  2. Form 21- sales authorization document 

  3. Road merit authentication and Pollution Under Control (PUC) authentication and Form 22- from the maker of the vehicle.

  4. Form-60/61 from the Income Tax Division or PAN card. 

  5. Authentication of insurance of the vehicle.  

  6. Evidence of residence (anyone):

    • -Ration card
    • -Voter Id card
    • -LIC Policy 
    • -Attested affidavit by the seeker
  7. Passport size images- 3 copies 

  8. If vehicles are registered on a temporary basis then documents for so will be required. 

Process to transfer the ownership of vehicles in Tamil Nadu 

If someone wishes to transfer the ownership of one's vehicle into someone else's name as he is getting rid of his old vehicle then the owner must file in an application in Form-29 with the Regional Transport Officer. 

The list of documents that are required are as follows: 

  1. Form 29: Announcement of the transfer of vehicle (duplication).

  2. Form 30 completely filled with the vehicle has been mortgaged. 

  3. Vehicle Registration Certificate (RC).

  4. Vehicle Insurance Documentation

  5. Proof of residence (anyone):

    • -Ration card
    • -Voter ID card
    • -Life Insurance Policy
    • -Passport size images
    • -Salary slips provided by the government
    • Attested affidavit by the applicant
  6. A NOC (No Objection Certificate) must be taken from the financier only if the vehicle has been bought on finance. 

  7. Proof of road tax.

Transposition of ownership from any other state

If you have purchased your vehicle from any other state and you are shifting to Tamil Nadu due to your work, then you will require to register your vehicle. On the other hand, if you only want to reside within the state for a period of 12 months or so then you need not register your vehicle once again. The following documents are needed while you re-register your vehicle in the state of Tamil Nadu.

  1. Form no 20 duly signed.

  2. Form no 27 duly signed so that a new authentication number can be provided. 

  3. Form no 28 for the application of NOC.

  4. Form no 29 is an announcement of the vehicle ownership rights. 

  5. Form 33 is an announcement of the alteration of residence. 

  6. Form 30 requests for the transfer of ownership.

  7. Certificate of vehicle registration 

  8. Certification from the police.

  9. Documentation of the insurance of the vehicle.

  10. Proof of residence (anyone):

    • -Ration card
    • -Voter ID card
    • -Life insurance policy 
    • -Passport size images 
    • -Salary slips provided by the government
    • -Attested affidavit by the applicant 
  11. A NOC (No Objection Certificate) must be taken from the financier only if the vehicle has been bought on finance. 

  12. Proof of road tax.

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