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Andhra Pradesh RTO

The Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh functions under the provisions of section 213 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. The Transport Department's main objective is to bring in the enforcement of the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1963 and the rules that come under the act.

The Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh also assists other organizations in the development of transport facilities and works hard to provide an efficient, adequate and an economic transport service for the movement of passengers and goods on its roads.

Regional Transport Offices located in district / subdivision headquarters come under Transport Department and offer fully computerized services of licences, registrations and permits.

Andhra Pradesh RTO Codes with Office Locations

RTO Locations RTO Code RTO Locations RTO Code
Adilabad - Mancherial / Nirmal AP-01 Kurnool - Adoni / Nandyal AP-21
Anantapur - Hindupur AP-02 Mahbubnagar - Pebbair / Gadwal AP-22
Chittoor - Tirupati / Madanapalle AP-03 Medak - Sangareddy / Siddipet / Patancheru AP-23
Kadapa - Proddatur AP-04 Nalgonda - Suryapet / Miryalaguda / Bhongir / Bibinagar AP-24
Kakinada / Amalapuram / Rajahmundry AP-05 Nizamabad - Kamareddy AP-25
Guntur - Piduguralla / Narasaraopet / Repalle AP-07 Nellore - Kavali / Gudur / Sullurpeta / Naidupet AP-26
Hyderabad Central (Khairtabad) AP-09 Ongole - Chirala / Markapur AP-27
Hyderabad North (Secunderabad) AP-10 Attapur / Kukatpally / Medchal AP-28
Hyderabad East (Malakpet) AP-11 Uppal Kalan / Ibrahimpatnam AP-29
Hyderabad South (Kisanbagh) AP-12 Srikakulam -Tekkali / Palasa / Sompeta / Ichchapuram / Kaviti AP-30
Hyderabad West (Mehdipatnam) AP-13 Visakhapatnam - Gajuwaka / Anakapalli AP-31
Karimnagar - Jagtial / Peddapalli AP-15 Vizianagaram AP-35
Vijayawada / Gudivada / Machilipatnam / Nandigama / Nuzvid AP-16 Warangal - Jangaon / Mahabubabad AP-36
Khammam - Kothagudem / Sathupally / Yellandu AP-20 Eluru / Jangareddygudem / Kovvur / Tadepalligudem / Tanuku /Bhimavaram / Palakollu / Chintalapudi AP-37

Functions of Andhra Pradesh Transport Department

  • License – Issuance of learner, permanent, renewal, duplicate, additions of class license and international driving permit.

  • Registration - Trade Certificate, Temporary Registration, Permanent Registration, Renewal, Duplicate, Ownership Transfer, Address Change, Reassignment, HP Endorsement, HP Termination, Fresh RC, No Objection Certificate, Diplomatic Vehicles, Number Reservation, Registration Codes, State, District, Vehicles Categorization, Registration Display.

  • Permits – Issuance of permits to Autorickshaw, Motor Cab, Luxury Cabs, Maxi Cab, Bus, Radio Cabs, City Cabs, Prepaid Taxi, Temporary Permit, Private Service Vehicles, Education Institution Buses, Stage Carriage and Goods Carriage Permit.

  • Taxes - Collection of Quarterly Tax, Life Time Tax, Green Tax, Countersignature Tax, Short Term Tax, Composite Tax, Border Tax and looking into Tax Exemptions.

  • Fees – Collection of Licence, Pollution testing, Registration, Permit and Model Approval.

  • Penalties – Levying of Prosecution and Compounding taxes.

Contact Details of Andhra Pradesh RTO

Phone number – 2572400

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Vehicle Registration in Andhra Pradesh

A vehicle owner in Andhra Pradesh is required to register his vehicle with the AP RTO as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Section 39 of the MVA, 1988 states that no person is allowed to drive his motor vehicle without lawfully registering it with the RTO. To register a vehicle in Andhra Pradesh, the below process has to be followed.

  • Application for registration of the vehicle has to be made in Form 20
  • Sales certificate of the vehicle i.e. Form 21 has to be submitted
  • PUC certificate
  • Customs clearance certificate in case of an imported vehicle
  • Age and address proof documents
  • Vehicle insurance certificate
  • Applicable fee and road taxes have to be paid
  • Passport size photographs
  • For registration of trailer or semi-trailer, design approval by State Transport Minister (SIT) has to be obtained.
  • Temporary registration number has to be submitted

On verification of the above-submitted documents, the vehicle registration number is issued. The registration certificate is issued within a span of 7 days from the date of issuance of the number.

Transfer of Vehicle Ownership in Andhra Pradesh

If the vehicle owner is selling off his vehicle, then he can transfer the ownership of the vehicle in the name of the new owner by submitting the below documents to the AP RTO.

  • Vehicle transfer application in Form 29 and Form 30
  • Form 31, in case of vehicle transfer due to inheritance
  • Form 32, in case of vehicle transfer through a public auction
  • Original imprint of vehicle chassis number
  • An affidavit stating the sale and purchase of the vehicle has to be submitted
  • If the vehicle ownership is transferred from another state, NOC has to be obtained from the original registering authority
  • NOC has to be obtained from financer if the owner has purchased the vehicle on loan
  • Registration certificate
  • PUC certificate
  • Age and address proof documents
  • Vehicle insurance certificate

How to get vehicle insurance in Andhra Pradesh?

Getting a vehicle insurance in Andhra Pradesh is an easy process as the purchase can be made either online or offline. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for a vehicle owner to insure his vehicle with a third-party insurance that provides coverage against damages caused to third party or property. Comprehensive insurance can also be opted for as it provides coverage against both own damages as well as third-party damages.

FAQs on Andhra Pradesh RTO

What are the timings of the AP RTO?

AP RTO is open between 10:00 AM-5: 00 PM

Can I check my vehicle registration online in Andhra Pradesh?

Yes, you can check your vehicle registration online in Andhra Pradesh through AP Motor Vehicles Department website-

Is the vehicle registration fee for two-wheeler and car same at the AP RTO?

No, the vehicle registration fee for two wheeler and four wheeler vehicles is not the same at AP RTO.

What is AP Transport tax?

The AP transport tax is different for various vehicle categories.