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New Delhi - How to Obtain a Duplicate Driving Licence

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A Driving Licence is an official document certifying that the holder is suitably qualified to drive a motor vehicle. Under the provisions of the  Motor Vehicles Act,1988 in India, no person can drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds a valid Driving Licence issued to him, authorising him to drive a vehicle of that particular category.


Request for duplicate can be done when the Driving Licence is lost or destroyed.

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Contact Office

You have to approach your Local Transport Zonal Office during public dealing hours for the same.


You have to reach to the RTO Office of your area as mentioned in the below sections following below guidelines,


Working hours :10.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m (lunch hour 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm) Monday to Saturday. Offices remain closed on every second saturday and on all general holidays as notified by the State Government.

The following are different sections at Regional Transport Office.

1.Driving Licence Section deals with issue of Learners Licence, Driving Licence, International Driving Permit, Conductor Licence and related transactions.

2.Registration Section deals with Transport, Non-Transport, Temporary Registration, Re-Registration, Renewal of Registration, HPA Entry/Termination of hypothecation/Hire Purchase/Lease, Transfer of ownership, Change of Address, Clearance Certificate, No Objection Certificate and related transactions.

3. Treasury Section deals with collection of Fees and Tax.

4. Permits Section deals with various types of permits relating to transport vehicle.

5. Inspection Wing deals with issue and renewal of fitness certificate, vehicle inspection for new registration/migration/renewal of registration certificate, Accident Inspection and related works.

6. Public Relations and Help Desk Deals with supply of application, assistance and information.

· Public are requested to approach the above branches for speedy disposal of work related to various items of works mentioned above, during the office hours between 10.00 am to 2.30 pm.

· The procedures to be followed on each item of work are indicated in this website.

· The Public Relations Officer in each office is available for guidance.Transport Adalat is conducted once in three months to hear the grievances where the public can air their problems/suggestions.

Required Information

  1. Application in Form LLD.
  2. FIR/NCR of the lost licence
  3. Challan clearance report from Traffic Police (in case of Commercial licence renewal).
  4. A Fee of Rs.200.Form No 1.Self Declaration of Physical Fitness.
  5. Attested Copy valid address Proof.


It is recommend keeping the photocopy of licence safe, particulars of licence noted with you so that you may not face troubles in case of loss/theft. It would be easier to locate about your licence particulars from the record. If you can not provide the particulars it is advisable to go ahead for fresh licence instead of duplicate of licence For duplicate licence you have to approach the issuing authority and the particulars will be verified from their records. The validity of duplicate licence will be the same of your previous licence. The original issuing authority will issue your duplicate licence. If your licence is lost and expired by more than 6 months your case requires permission from Head Quarter of Transport Department. Duplicate Driving Licence There Is The Provision Of Obtaining The Duplicate Driving License In Case Of: Lost Mutilation Destroyed Torn Application: Form LLD Lost FIR in case Lost 3 latest photographs of passport size are required. Fees: (Paid Over The Cash Counter Of RTO): Rs.15.00 for Driving Liscense Book Rs. 215.00 for PVC Card of DL. Documents: Affidavit by the applicant that has been sworn before any 1st class magistrate, notary or an executive magistrate regarding the lost of the driving license. If the license are soiled/mutilated/torn than in that case it is necessary to get the license surrendered. Where To File An Application? The application from along with the above mentioned documents is to be submitted to the office of the Asst. R.T.O. (DL Branch). The time taken for the duplicate driving license is to be prescribed by the Asst. R.T.O.

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Required Documents

Supporting Documents
  • Application in Form LLD
  • FIR of the lost licence
  • Challan clearance report from Traffic Police (in case of Commercial licence renewal).
  • Rs.150 for fees along with Rs.200 for photograph and lamination.


Rs.150 for fees and Rs.200 for photograph and lamination.


A Driving License for a private vehicle is valid up to a period of 20 yrs or an age of 50 yrs whichever is experienced earlier. But, a commercial Driving License is valid up to three years.

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Processing Time

After completion of verification, the Licence will be issued on the same day or within a weeks time.

Office Locations & Contacts

  • RTO Offices in Delhi (central)
Deputy Director Zonal Office,Central Delhi
ISBT,Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi
Phone : 4611100
  • Deputy Director Zonal Office,
Office Of The Z T O,vasant Vihar,
South West Delhi,New Delhi
  • East District -II
Transport Department
CBD Ground,
Surajmal Vihar
Phone No.:22383900
  • South-West District
Transport Department
DTC Depot, Vasant Vihar
  • West District-II
Transport Department,
DTC Depot,
Raja Garden
Phone No.: 25163616
  • North-West District-II
Transport Department,
DTC Depot, Rohini
Phone No.27563535
  • South-West District
Transport Department,
B-Block, Community Centre Ist Floor,
Phone No.25624064
  • North-West District-I
Transport Department ,
DTC Depot, Wazirpur Delhi
Phone No.27217642
  • East District-I
Transport Department,
DTC Depot
Mayur Vihar PH-I
Phone No.22753800
  • New Delhi District
Transport Department,
ISBT, Sarai Kale Kha
Phone No.24351100
  • North East District
Transport Department,
Loni Road, Near Power House,
  • West District-I
Transport Department, Community Centre,
B-Block, Ground Floor, Janakpuri
Phone No.25551618, 25531002
  • South District
Transport Department, DDA Market,
Sheikh Sarai
Phone No. :29259800,29253535
  • New Delhi District
Transport Department,
IP Depot
Phone No.23378886,23378877
  • North District
Transport Department, Mall Road
Phone No.23819191,23819192

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A Driving Licence can be used as a proof for Identity.

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