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Punjab - How to Obtain an International Driving Licence

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Procedure[edit]

The motor licensing authority also issues International Driving Licence to the citizens of India. Application for the International Driving Licence can be made to the licensing authority having jurisdiction over the area in which the holder of the driving licence ordinarily resides or carries on business, along with relevant documents. Citizens of India may drive in foreign countries with an International Driving Licence, which has the maximum validity of one year. Citizens are required to get their licence from the country theyre visiting within one year period.

Apply Online

  • Applications can also be made on-line through the following link : Online Application
  • Fill the application form in the above given site ,upload required proofs, take printout of the application form including Acknowledgement form and go to nearest RTO office before 11:30 a.m.


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Required Documents[edit]

Supporting Documents
  • An attested photocopy of the Passport
  • Indian Driving License
  • A Copy of valid Visa
  • 3 recent passport size photographs
  • Attested copy of address proof
  • Attested copy of Birth Certificate


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

  • 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

Telephone numbers of RTO offices : Contact Numbers


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Eligibility[edit]

Person having valid Indian driving licence can apply for the service.


Fees[edit]

International Driver License - 1000 INR



Validity[edit]

The validity of this permit is for one year. You are required to get your licence from the country your visiting within one year period



Documents to Use[edit]

Forms can be downloaded from the following link : Forms to use


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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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Instructions[edit]

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.


Required Information[edit]

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e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



Need for the Document[edit]

An International Driving Permit / License (IDP or IDL) is an identity document that allows the holder to drive a private motor vehicle in any country that recognises IDPs. To be valid, the IDP must be accompanied by a valid driving licence.


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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Citizens of India can drive in foreign countries with an International Driving Licence.


External Links[edit]

Punjab Transport Department
Ludhiana Transport Department



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