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Punjab - How to Renew a Driving Licence

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Introduction

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.

Eligibility

  • An application for renewal shall be made not more than three months before the date of expiry of the licence.
  • If the application is late for more than five years after the date of expiry of the licence, the applicant should undergo all the formalities to obtain a fresh licence.

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Instructions

Forms

Forms can be downloaded from the following link http://punjabtransport.nic.in/forms/index.html

Required Information

Medical Certificate

An applicant for the grant of a non-transport vehicle driving licence under the age of 50 years does not require a medical certificate. However, those applicants who are over 50 years of age must produce a medical certificate in Form No.1A. All applicants for the grant of driving licence to drive a transport vehicle are required to produce a medical certificate.

Procedure

If the application for renewal is made previous to, or not more than 30 days after the date of expiry of the licence, the renewal will be made with effect from the date of its expiry. If the application is made more than 30 days after the date of expiry of the licence, the renewal will be made with effect from the date of receipt of proper application.

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Required Documents

  • An application for the renewal of driving licence shall be made in Form 9
  • Fee in the case of driving licence in Form 6 shall be Rs. 30, and Rs. 150 in Form 7.
  • Three copies of the applicant’s recent passport sized photograph.
  • The driving licence.
  • The medical certificate in Form 1-A.

Fees

Rs.150 is charged.

Validity

Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Processing Time

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

Office Locations & Contacts

  • PB-04 Regional transport Office (RTO)
Registration Authority: District Transport Officer, Faridkot
Address: Office Of The Dto, Faridkot
City: Faridkot
State: Punjab
STD Code, Phone: 1639-250715 250500
  • PB-07 Regional transport Office (RTO)
Registration Authority: District Transport Officer, Hoshiarpur
Address: Office Of The Dto, Hoshiarpur
City: Hoshiarpur
State: Punjab
STD Code, Phone: 1882-220311 220411
  • PB-08 Regional transport Office (RTO)
Registration Authority: District Transport Officer, Jalandhar
Address: Office Of The Dto, Jalandhar
City: Jalandhar
State: Punjab
STD Code, Phone: 181-2224278 2241414
  • PB-13 Regional transport Office (RTO)
Registration Authority: District Transport Officer, Sangrur
Address: Office Of The Dto, Sangrur
City: Sangrur
State: Punjab
STD Code, Phone: 1672-234355 2341228

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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

External Links

http://punjabtransport.nic.in/
http://ludhiana.nic.in/dept/district_transport.html

Others

More information which might help people.

Late fee for renewal of DL for more than six months. Any exemption on late fee for army personnel serving out of state.

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