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To legally drive a motor vehicle in the state of Gujarat, an individual must hold a valid driving license. A driving license can be obtained by an individual who holds a learning license. A learning license in Gujarat is issued as per the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 by the Gujarat RTO. A learning license issued in Gujarat is valid for a period of 6 months and an application for the permanent DL can be made after 30 days or within 180 days from the date of issuance of the learning license. Gujarat learning license can be obtained by an individual by following the below-mentioned process.
A car insurance policy is mandatory for every vehicle registered at Gujarat RTO as per The Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
The Gujarat RTO issues a learning license to an individual on the basis of the class of vehicle he wants to drive. Below are the types of learning licenses issued to an individual in Gujarat:
The below documents have to be submitted to the Gujarat RTO to obtain a learning license in the state.
To obtain a permanent DL in Gujarat, it’s imperative for an individual to first obtain a learner’s license. An application for a learner’s license in Gujarat can be obtained by following either of the below processes.
Online application process to obtain a learning license in Gujarat
Offline application process to obtain a learning license in Gujarat
In the state of Gujarat, the Gujarat RTO issues a duplicate learner’s license to an applicant whose original learning license is stolen, lost or damaged. In case of loss of the learner’s license, the applicant has to file an FIR, post which he can proceed with the application process.
Documents required for obtaining a duplicate driving license in Gujarat
Procedure to obtain a duplicate learning license in Gujarat
An application for a duplicate learning license in Gujarat can be made online or offline directly at the RTO. If applying online, the applicant can submit the documents, form and pay the fees online, post which he will have to visit the RTO for the verification of the documents. If applying offline, the applicant can collect the form from the RTO or download it through Gujarat RTO website- rtogujarat.gov.in. On the basis of verification of the documents, the duplicate LL is issued to the applicant.
A learning license test in Gujarat is conducted as per the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The test is conducted to test the applicant’s knowledge of traffic rules, regulations, symbols and road safety. The test is a written test and includes objective type questions and is held in the presence of a Motor Vehicles Inspector. The written test is conducted for applicants who have passed SSC and oral test is conducted for others. During the test, the applicant is required to carry the necessary documents. If the applicant fails the test, he can re-appear for the test on the next day. Once the applicant is issued the learner’s license he has to tag an ‘L’ symbol on the back of his vehicle and cannot ride or drive with a pillion except for an instructor. Further, the application for a permanent DL in Gujarat can be made after 30 or within 180 days from the date of issuance of the learning license.
Can I change my address on learner’s license issued in Gujarat?
Yes, you can submit your address on learner’s license issued in Gujarat on submission of documents such as new address proof and the existing learner’s license. You will also have to submit an application to the RTO and pay the required application fee.
Do I have to drive a vehicle during the learner’s license test in Gujarat?
No, you do not have to drive a vehicle during the LL test in Gujarat.
Can I obtain a learner’s license for more than one class of vehicle?
Yes, you can obtain a learner’s license for more than one class of vehicle by paying an additional application and test fee of Rs. 25 and Rs, 30 respectively.
Do I need to be trained from a motor training school for obtaining a learning license in Gujarat?
You need to be trained from a motor training school for obtaining an LL in Gujarat if you are applying for a commercial DL.
Can I hold more than 2 types of learning license in Gujarat?
No, you cannot hold more than 2 types of LL in Gujarat.