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West Bengal - Apply for Tourist Vehicle Permit (Jeep/Omni/Car)

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Apply In-Person

  1. To apply for Tourist Vehicle Permit (Jeep/Omni/Car) 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 permit : 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.
  7. Officials would start processing your application.
  8. Important verification’s for the permit includes Vehicle condition, Body built, seating arrangements etc.. will be carried by authorities.
  9. After checking the vehicle for its correctness and other appropriate requirements the application will be processed further.

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Required Documents

  • Link for online application forms : Forms online
  • Application for permit : Link for form
  • Registration Certificate of the vehicle.
  • Fitness Certificate of the vehicle.
  • Proof of payment of tax for the current quarter.
  • Insurance Certificate.
  • Payment of green tax wherever applicable.
  • Passport size photo-2
  • Pollution under control certificate
  • Aadhaar Card

Office Locations & Contacts

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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  • You should be the owner of the vehicle.
  • The age of the vehicle should not exceed 2 years


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


  • A tourist vehicle permit shall be valid for...
    • 9 years in the case of a motor cab (passenger not exceeding 6 excluding driver).
    • 8 years for vehicles other than a motor cab.
    • In case of a vehicle covered by a tourist permit is proposed to be replaced by another vehicle, the new vehicle age should not be more than two years.
    • The age of the vehicle is also considered to restrict the validity of the permit.
NOTE: The period [9 years or 8 years] shall be computed from the date of initial registration of the motor vehicle.

Documents to Use

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

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

It takes 5 working days to get permit

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West Bengal - Apply For Tourist Vehicle Permit (Jeep Omni Car)

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Applicants may approach the Office of the Deputy Commissioner / Chairman (STA) who is in charge of issuing Tourist Vehicle Permits.

Required Information

For Form 45
  • Name of the applicant(s) in full
  • Status of the applicant, whether individual, company or partnership firm, Coop. Society etc.
  • Name of father or husband (in case of individual and in case of firm or company the particulars of managing partner or managing director as the case may be.
  • Full address
  • Information on whether applicant himself/herself intends to drive the vehicle. If so, whether, applicant:
    • Holds Heavy Passenger Motor vehicle Driving Licence
    • The number, date and validity period of driving licence
    • Name and address of the Licensing Authority.
  • Registration certificate along with the date of first registration and Insurance certificate number.
  • Details of other permits if any, held in respect of a particular vehicle
  • Details of total number of Tourist Permits held by the applicant
  • Type of vehicle
  • Make of Motor vehicle
  • Particulars of convictions/suspension/ cancellation, if any, during the past three years in respect of the vehicle/permit held by the applicant(s)

For Form 46
  • Name of the applicant(s) in full
  • Address
  • Registration mark and year of manufacture and date of registration of the motor vehicle.
  • Engine number of the motor vehicle
  • Chassis number of the motor vehicle
  • Permit number, the authority which has issued the permit and date of issue and date of expiry of the permit.
  • Unladen weight of the Motor vehicle
  • Gross vehicle weight of the Motor vehicle
  • Pay load of the motor vehicle (seating capacity in the case of tourist vehicle).
  • Period for which the authorization is sought for.

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Need for the Document

  • As per Central Motor Vehicle Rules of 1989, Tourist Vehicle Permit are granted to owners whose vehicles are used for tourism purposes.
  • Tourist Vehicle Permit (Jeep/Omni/Car) is needed for an tourist vehicle operator for the vehicle to carry passengers on a rental basis from one place to another.
  • These motor vehicles are constructed or adapted to carry allowed number of passengers as per permit, but not more than the allowed number of passengers, excluding the driver for hire purpose

Information which might help

  • It is advisable to go to the Deputy Commissioners Office between 9:00am to 5:00pm.
  • An operator with Tourist Vehicle Permit (Jeep/Omni/Car) should not allow more than allowed number of passengers in his vehicle.
  • Proper payment of fees is required to travel in other states other than the permitted state.
  • FC (for clearance) is a process meant for reviewing the condition of the vehicle by the RTO authorities.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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

External Links

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