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West Bengal - Apply for Stage Carriage Permit

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person

  1. To apply for Stage Carriage Permit in West Bengal the applicant has to approach the RTO office to which your area belongs to. Following link can provide you information related to the list of RTO office :Contacts Link
  2. Link for online application forms :Forms online
  3. Application for a permit in respect of service of stage carriage Form : Link for form
  4. Make sure you have all the necessary documents
  5. The applicant should make sure they are eligible for the process
  6. Application forms can be obtained from the appropriate RTO offices that should be completed and presented along with documents and appropriate fees. Officials would start processing your application.
  7. Important verification for the permit includes Vehicle condition, Seating arrangements etc, will be carried by authorities.
  8. After checking the vehicle for its correctness and other appropriate requirements the application will be processed further.


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Required Documents[edit]

  • Link for online application forms : Forms online
  • Application for a permit in respect of service of stage carriage Form : Link for form
  • Neat sketch of the route in triplicate with stage to stage distances and all important roads connected to the route in question.
  • Time Table
  • Payment of green tax wherever applicable.
  • The resolution of the RTA/STA or the order of the Court.
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Registration Certificate of the vehicle.
  • Fitness Certificate of the vehicle.
  • Proof of payment of tax for the current quarter.
  • Insurance Certificate.
  • Affidavit Sworn by the applicant before an Executive (or) a First Class Judicial Magistrate (or) Notary Public
  • Passport size photo-2
  • Pollution under control certificate
  • PROOF OF ADDRESS ( One of the following to be produced)
    • Ration Card / Aadhaar Card / Electoral Roll / LIC Policy
  • Age Proof (any one of the following)
    • School Certificate / Birth Certificate


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Public Vehicles Department
38, Beltala Road, Kolkata – 700020.
Contacts: +(91)-2474-9263 / 33-24751621 / 24751622.
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Fax: 2486-0222

West Bengal State - Transport Department Contacts: Link for contact

List of all RTO Office in West Bengal

Note: There are 18 motor vehicle offices that can be found within the premises of the respective offices of the District Magistrates. There are also 7 sub-divisional motor vehicle offices located in the premises of the offices of the concerned Sub Divisional Officers.

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Eligibility[edit]

You should be the owner of the vehicle.



Fees[edit]

Fees related information can be obtained from the following link : Fees Link



Validity[edit]

  • Permit is valid for 5 years. The renewal of permit can be obtained with Vehicle fitness certificate and FC as per authorities of concerned RTO
  • The age of the vehicle is also considered to restrict the validity of the permit



Documents to Use[edit]

Application forms can be obtained from the following link : Application Forms



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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

It takes 5 working days to get permit



Related Videos[edit]


West Bengal - Apply For Stage Carriage Permit

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Instructions[edit]

  • A stage carriage permit is a permit is given to a bus operator to ply the vehicle in a particular route.
  • The route consists of stages where passengers can be picked up and dropped.
  • Stage carriage permits are issued under Government policies. The Government also decides about seasonal/monthly or confessional passes and fare from time to time.



Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of applicant
  • Name of father (in case of an individual)
  • Address
  • The routes or area for which permit is desired
  • The maximum number of vehicles which will ply at any one time under the terms of the permit.
  • The minimum number of vehicles which will ply at any one time under the terms of the permit in the area, or on any route or any part of any route and the minimum number of daily vehicle-trips.
  • The type or types of vehicle to be used on the service and the approximate seating capacity.
  • Particulars of the time-table(s) proposed.
  • The standard rate of fare which it is proposed to charge.
  • Particulars of any stage or contract carriages permit (or similar authorisation under the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1914), valid in the Province, held by the applicant
  • Particulars of any permit (or similar authorisation under the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1914), held by the applicant in respect of the use of any transport vehicle in "the Dominion of India" during the last four year, which has been the subject of an order of suspension of cancellation.



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Need for the Document[edit]

  • The need for Stage Carriage Permit arises with the requirement to operate trips in a route / area for carrying passengers with stages (Stops)
  • The Stage Carriage Permit allows holders to service an area with a specific route. The permit also mentions the type of vehicle that is granted permission to operate, the approved timetable, the number of trips it can make in a day and standard rate of fare it can charge.


Information which might help[edit]

  • A trip means one way travel and doesn’t include return
  • The type and seating capacity of each such vehicle for Stage Carriage should be notified to the authorities
  • FC (for clearance) is a process meant for reviewing the condition of the vehicle by the RTO authorities



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



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