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A learning license in Sikkim is an official document that is issued by the Regional Transport Office in accordance with the rules of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Sikkim RTO is responsible for providing driving license related services that also include the issuance of learning license. A learning license in Sikkim is a temporary document that is issued to an individual for the purpose of letting him learn to drive a motor vehicle in public areas of the city. To obtain a learning license in Sikkim, an individual has to go through the application process mentioned below.
Depending on the type of motor vehicle an individual wants to drive, the below types of driving licenses are issued in Sikkim:
The eligibility criterion for the Sikkim learning license depends on the type of motor vehicle an individual wants to drive.
The below documents have to be submitted to the RTO for obtaining the Sikkim learning license.
The Sikkim learning license is issued to an individual for a period of 6 months and can be applied by following either one of the below processes.
Online application process for obtaining Sikkim learning license
Offline application process for obtaining Sikkim learning license
The Sikkim duplicate learning license is issued on the below conditions:
If the original learning license is:
In case of theft of the original learning license, an affidavit has to be filed stating the loss of the learning license. The applicant will have to make a written application stating the reason for obtaining a duplicate learning license. In the affidavit, the applicant will also have to declare that he will rightfully return the original learning license if he finds it after the issuance of the duplicate LL.
Documents required for obtaining a duplicate learning license in Sikkim
Procedure to Obtain a Duplicate Learning License in Sikkim
An application for a duplicate learning license in Sikkim has to be made at the RTO or online through parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/. Once the application is processed, the applicant will have to visit the RTO for verification of the original documents. On the basis of the verification of the documents, the duplicate learning license is issued to the applicant.
To obtain the Sikkim learning license, it’s necessary for an individual to give the learning license test. On submission of the documents, the applicant will have to book a slot for the LL test. The learning license test slot can be booked online or directly at the RTO. Once the test slot is booked, the applicant will have to visit the RTO to give the test. The test will be conducted in the presence of a Motor Vehicles Inspector who will declare the results of the test. During the test, the applicant will be asked objective type questions online or in a written form. If the applicant passes the test, he will be issued the learning license. However, on failing the test, the applicant can re-appear for the test after 7 days.
When can I apply for a DL in Sikkim?
Is learning license issued in Sikkim valid in International countries?
No, the Sikkim learning license is not valid in International countries. You will have to obtain an international DL for driving in foreign countries. An application for an international DL can be made after obtaining a permanent DL.
Can I apply for a learning license in Sikkim from my college?
Yes, if you are below the age of 18, then you can apply for a learning license in Sikkim from your college.
How can I check my learning license status in Sikkim?
You can check your learning license status in Sikkim online through sarathi.nic.in or at the RTO.