How to Obtain Driving Licence?
- No person shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds an effective driving licence issued to him authorising him to drive the vehicle;
- An application for a driving licence shall be made in CMV Form-4
- an effective learner licence;
- appropriate fee as specified in rule 32;
- three copies of the applicant’s recent passport size photograph;
- in case of transport vehicles certificate in CMV Form 5 issued by driving training school
- proof of residence;
- proof of age;
- Electoral Roll
- LIC Policy
- Pay slip issued by any office of the Central Government or a State Government or a Local body
- Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of address
b. Age Proof: (To produce any ONE of the following)
- School Certificate
- Birth Certificate
- PAN Card
- Certificate granted by a registered medical practitioner not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon
- Self-swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of age
c. Valid Learner Licence
- learner licence issued by an authorised licensing authority which is effective as on the date of application for driving licence as well as on the date of competency test.
For Transport Vehicle
- The applicant shall have attained the age of 20 years in case of Transport vehicle (Auto rickshaw cab,Taxi, Goods Vehicle, Bus etc.)
- One year driving experience of light motor vehicle is required.
A certificate issued by the registered driving school/training establishment.
For Non-Transport Vehicle
- No person under the age of eighteen years shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place:
- Provided that a motor cycle with engine capacity not exceeding 50cc may be driven in a public place by a person after attaining the age of sixteen years
b. Learner Licence
- Minimum of 30 days from the date of issue of Learner Licence
- Learner Licence should be valid as on the date of application
- The Inspector of motor vehicles will conduct the test of competence to drive vehicle as per the procedures laid down under the rule 15 of Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. After satisfaction about the driving skills he will Rules, 1989. After satisfaction about the driving skills he will pass.
- In case of failure in the first attempt of the driving test, the applicant is eligible to appear for the second appearance only after minimum period of seven days from the date of first appearance.
- In case the applicant does not pass even after three appearances, he/she shall not be qualified to re-appear for such test before the expiry of sixty days from the date of such last test.
- Refer to this link Rule 15 of CMVR
Where to apply for driving licence?
- The applicant shall present himself before the RTO/Sub Divisional Magistrate along with application and documents.
What is the validity of driving licence?
- Driving licence issued is valid throughout India.
- Driving licence is issued for 20 years or 50 years of age whichever is earlier.
- Driving licence issued for transport vehicle will be valid for three years.