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West Bengal - Change Address in Driver License

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for Name or address change in Driver License in West Bengal the applicant has to approach the RTO office to which his area belongs to.
  2. Please follow our “Office Locations & Contacts” section of this page to get details of the RTO offices. Link for RTO contacts: Contacts Link
  3. Completed application in A4 white paper.
  4. The applicant should make sure they are eligible for applying by reading through the eligibility criteria that has been listed out under the “Eligibility” section of this page.
  5. Please make sure you have all the documents that are listed down the “Required Document” section of this page.
  6. Present the completed application forms in one of the counter and pay the appropriate fee where the officials would start processing your application.
  7. Verification of details submitted will be scrutinized to check for authenticity to make necessary changes

Apply Online -- West Bengal Online Change Address for Driver License

  1. First one has to make sure that all the required documents are in hand to apply online.
  2. In order to apply for online, please follow the link : online portal
  3. Please select "Online Services" from the menu and click on "Driver License Related Services".
  4. You will be taken to a new screen where you have to select “West Bengal” in the drop down menu against “Please select the State from where the service is to be taken”.
  5. In the next window, please click “Apply Online” to select “Service on Driving License” option.
  6. The following screen gives you the general information to apply. Here please hit “Continue” to get the next screen. This new page will prompt to enter DL number and DOB details and click "GO" button.
  7. You will be provided with screens where you have to fill in information, Confirm existing details and make appropriate selection and click “Proceed”.
  8. In the following screens you will be requested to enter information and also need to upload the required documents. Once completed, click “submit” at the bottom of the form to process the application.
  9. Please take printout of Acknowledgement.
  10. Take printout of the application form including Acknowledgement and go to nearest RTO office before 11:30 a.m. and submit the application to the RTO official. Authorities will advice the fee amount to be paid. On the appropriate counter pay the fees and submit the application and documents to process the application as per how the apply in-person will be processed



Printing application: -- West Bengal Print Completed Driver License Application Form

  1. You can take printout of online application form with the help of the link: application link
  2. Please select "Online Services" from the menu and click on "Driver License Related Services".
  3. Select “West Bengal” in the drop down menu against “Please select the State from where the service is to be taken”
  4. In the next window, please click “Download Forms” to select “Print application form” option
  5. Please enter your application number and other detail in the next window and hit ”Submit” to follow the next window to get the printout.

Appointment:

  1. You can book appointment with RTO using the following link online appointment link
  2. Please click “Appointment (Slot Booking)” to select “services on driving license” option. In the new window select appropriate option and hit submit to process your request to book appointment.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • An application for endorsement of change of address in the driving License shall be made in Plain paper by affixing Rs.3/- Non-Judicial Court Fee Stamp to the Licensing authority.
  • Passport size photographs-4 copies.
  • Valid Driver License
  • Proof of New Address (In case of address change)
    • Ration Card, Voter identity card, Pay slip issued by any office of the central government or a state government; Electricity bill, Telephone bill, House tax receipt showing the name of the name of the applicant(Originals should be produced for verification).
    • You can also use your Aadhaar Card as proof of residence.
  • Proof of name change as issued by government gazette (In case of name change)
  • Aadhaar card

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]

  • Applicant with valid Driving license

Fees[edit]

  • 3/- Rupee stamp
  • Fees related information can be obtained from the following link : Fees Link

Validity[edit]

  • Validity of the period mentioned for the License stays unchanged
  • Driving license issued is valid throughout India.
  • Driving license is issued for 20 years or 50 years of age whichever is earlier.
  • Driving license issued for transport vehicle will be valid for three years.


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Processing Time[edit]

  • One day process


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West Bengal - Change Address In Driver License

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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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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • A driving license is an official document that states, a person may operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, or a bus, on a public roadway.
  • As the driving license is also considered as a main proof for an individual in many of the government related procedures, one need to make sure that his details are clear.
  • 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 License issued to him, authorizing him to drive a vehicle of that particular category.
  • Driving without Driving license is an offense. Incumbent has to pay penalty


Information which might help[edit]

  • It is a punishable offense to drive the vehicle without a valid license
  • Those who are under 18 Years are not supposed to drive
  • RTO officials has the right to decide upon the issue of license

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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