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To build an effective public transport system in Assam, the Assam RTO makes it essential for an individual to obtain a learning license. A learning license is an official document that gives an individual the legal freedom to learn driving in the company of a trained motor vehicle instructor. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it essential for an individual to obtain a learning license before applying for a permanent driving license. A learning license is a temporary license that is valid for a period of 6 months. The Assam RTO issues a learning license to an individual on the basis of the results of the test. The below guide explains all about the learning license application procedure in Assam.
A motor insurance policy is mandatory for every vehicle registered at Assam RTO as per The Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
On the basis of a motor vehicle an individual wishes to drive, he can apply for the below types of learning licenses in Assam.
To obtain a learner’s license in Assam, an individual has to meet the below eligibility requirements. The eligibility criteria vary depending on the age and type of vehicle an individual wants to drive.
A learning license issued in Assam is valid for a period of 6 months and an application for a permanent DL can be made only after obtaining a learner’s license. A learning license is issued by the Assam RTO and the applicant can follow any one of the below application processes.
Online application process for obtaining a learning license in Assam
Offline application process for obtaining a learning license in Assam
A duplicate learning license is issued to a learning license holder who has lost his original LL due to theft, loss or damage of the same. The applicant can apply for a duplicate LL at the RTO by making a written application for the issuance of the same.
Documents required for obtaining a duplicate learning license in Assam
Procedure to obtain a duplicate learning license in Assam
An application for obtaining a duplicate LL in Assam has to be made either online through or directly at the RTO. The applicant will have to submit the above documents either online or offline. Once the application is processed online, the applicant will have to visit the RTO along with the copies of the original documents. On the basis of verification, the duplicate learning license is issued to the applicant. The application for duplicate LL can also be made directly at the RTO.
It is illegal to drive a motor vehicle in Assam without holding a driving license. However, the Assam RTO issues a learning license to let an individual first practice driving on Indian roads. An individual can learn to drive in the company of an experienced driver who would teach him basic rules of driving. After a period of 30 days, an applicant can make an application for obtaining a permanent driving license. To obtain the Assam learning license, it is mandatory for an individual to pass the learning license test. The learning license test is conducted at the RTO either online or in a written form. If the applicant fails the learning test, he can re-appear for the test after 7 days. On passing the test, the learning license is issued to the applicant on the same day or is sent via speed post to his registered address.
Can I obtain a duplicate learning license in Delhi, if the original learning license was issued in Assam?
Yes, on obtaining a no objection certificate from the Assam RTO, you can make an application for a duplicate LL in Assam.
Is learning license issued in Assam valid all over India?
No, a learning license issued in Assam is not valid all over India.
What happens if I do not make an application for a learning license in Assam within a period of 6 months?
A learning license issued in Assam is valid for a period of 6 months. If you do not apply for a permanent DL within the given period of the learning license, then you will have to renew the learning license or obtain a fresh learning license, depending on the service provided at the RTO where you obtained the LL from.
Do I have to appear for a driving test for getting a learner’s license in Assam?
No, you don’t have to appear for a driving test for getting a learner’s license in Assam.
How can I check my learning license status in Assam?
You can check your learning license status in Assam online through https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/ or directly at the RTO.