As defined by the Motor Vehicle Act 1988, anyone who has to drive a motor vehicle on a public road of Ahmedabad needs to hold a valid driving licence (DL). Obtaining a DL in the capital of Gujarat is a fairly easy task as long as you’re aware of the procedure involved and that’s precisely what our post here is intended to offer. It not only tells you how to obtain a driving licence in Ahmedabad online and offline, but also informs you how to get your driving licence renewed in Ahmedabad along with providing information on how to obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) or even how to get a duplicate copy of the driving licence in Ahmedabad.
Seen in the below section is a set of all the conditions that any applicant for a driving licence in Ahmedabad should comply with –
Basically, there are as many as three broad categories of driving licences in Ahmedabad-
Also read – Commercial Driving Licence (CDL)
The RTO in the capital city of the state of Gujarat charges fixed amount for its services. The details have been given below-
|Type of Licence-related Issue||Fee (In Rs)|
|Learner’s license renewal||200|
|International driver’s license||1,000|
|Driving Licence Fees||200|
|Driver’s license test||300|
|Driver’s license renewal||200|
|Renewal and issue of license for driving schools||10,000|
|Issue of renewed driver’s license||200|
|Appeal fee against RTO||500|
|Issue of duplicate license for driving schools||5,000|
In order to obtain a driving licence (DL) in Ahmedabad, the applicant should submit self-attained copies of all the documents mentioned below to the RTO-
Any one of the below age proofs-
Any one of the below address proofs
Also Read – Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019
In order to obtain a driving licence offline in Ahmedabad, one must follow the entire process that we have mentioned below –
In order to obtain a driving licence online in Ahmedabad, the below-given process should be followed-
Also read – Driving Licence Application Online Form
Also read – Driving Licence Status Online
An applicant of a driving licence can check the status of his driving licence on any of the two websites that provide this information. One is the official website of the State Transport Department of West Bengal and the other is through the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway website. Mentioned below is the process to obtain a driving licence using the first method –
In order to verify the driving licence application through the second method, the process that has been given below needs to be followed –
If one loses his driving licence or damages it, he should not panic and instead visit the Ahmedabad RTO to get a duplicate copy of the DL.
Given below is a list of documents one should provide to the RTO in order to get a duplicate DL-
It should be mentioned here that all the Xerox copies of the above-mentioned documents need to be attested by either a notary or a gazetted officer
Once the payment of the necessary fee for a duplicate licence has been paid to the RTO, one should follow the steps provided below to get a duplicate DL-
If one can’t recall his DL no., he has no option but to apply for a fresh driving licence
In Ahmedabad, a driving licence for non-commercial vehicles is valid for 20 years or until the time the holder attains the age of 50 years(whatever comes first). Once expired, the DL is to be renewed every 5 years. Meanwhile, the driving licence for commercial vehicles has a validity of 3 years.
To apply for a duplicate DL in Ahmedabad, one can start the process online or offline as per his convenience. Below are the steps for the available methods-
In order to apply for an international driving permit (IDP) in the city of Ahmedabad, the applicant must visit the RTO and provide it with the application form and the required documents. There is no test for obtaining an IDP but it is necessary for the applicant to hold a permanent driving licence in order to be eligible to get an international driving licence.
Below, we have given a list of names of the documents that need to be provided to the RTO for obtaining an international driving permit
In Ahmedabad, the driving licence test is defined by the Motor Vehicle Act 1988. It takes place at the RTO and is supervised by a Motor Vehicle Inspector who acts as the invigilator. The applicant is required to use his own vehicle for the test and the vehicle should of the same class for which he requires a DL. However, in case he doesn’t possess such a vehicle, he can use the vehicle of the motor driving school.
For the driving licence test of a 2 or a 3-wheeler, the candidate needs to ride his or her vehicle within a border make imaginary patterns of 8 while ensuring that the vehicle doesn’t stall even once. Once he has performed to the satisfaction of the invigilator, he is required to ride on a public road.
For the driving licence test of a four-wheeler, the applicant needs to ride on a specially designed track without touching the columns placed on the boundary even once. After that, he is asked to drive on a public road and is judged on the basis of how comfortable in real-world conditions. The applicant is marked failed or passed based on his performance. If an applicant fails the DL test for any of the category of vehicles, he or she can give a re-test after 7 days and on payment of a nominal fee.
Also Read – How to Learn Drive a Car
In Ahmedabad, there are 2 RTO offices. Here are the details –
|GJ-01||Subhash Bridge, Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380027|
|GJ-27||Mahadev Nagar Tekra, Vastral, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380023|
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