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Karnataka RTO

The Transport Department of Karnataka implements the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act and Rules and collection of tax.

The main responsibility of the Transport Department of Karnataka is enforcement of the provisions of regulation of Motor Vehicles Act in the State, the collection of tax on Motor Vehicles, Road Safety, Control of Air and Noise pollution as per the various provisions of the following acts and rules:

  • The Motor Vehicles Act 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988)
  • Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
  • The Karnataka Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
  • The Karnataka Motor Vehicles Taxation Act 1957 (Karnataka Act 35 of 1957)
  • The Karnataka Motor Vehicles Taxation Rules, 1957

Functions of Karnataka Transport Department

The Karnataka Transport Department is mainly involved in the following functions and duties:

1. Registration of Motor Vehicle -

a. Temporary Registration

b. Issuance & Renewal of Trade Certificate

c. Registration of New Vehicle and providing B- register extract (Registration Details)

d. Noting change of address

e. Transfer of ownership of vehicles

f. Re-registration of vehicle

g. Renewal of registration certificate of non-transport vehicle (personal vehicles like motorcycles, cars, jeeps etc.)

h. Renewal of fitness certificate for transport vehicles

i. Noting and terminating hypothecation / hire purchase/lease agreement

j. Providing Clearance and no objection certificate

k. Duplicate registration certificate

l. Fresh registration certificate

m. Alteration / conversion

n. Refund of life time tax

o. Surrender and release of vehicle records

p. RC Cancellation and Scrap

2. Issue of driving and conductor licenses – Issuance of learner license and driving license. Issuance of duplicate and renewal of driving license and international driving permit. Issuance and renewal of conductor license.

3. Issue of permits for goods and Passenger vehicles - Issuance of permits to Autorickshaw, Cabs - Luxury Cabs, Maxi Cab, Radio Cabs, City Cabs, Prepaid Taxi. Issuance of Temporary Permit. And also to Private Service Vehicles, Education Institution Buses, Goods Carriage Permit, etc.

4. Collection of Motor vehicle taxes - Collection of various tax - Quarterly, Life time, Green Tax, Composite Tax, Border Tax, etc. Looking into Tax Exemptions matters.

5. Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Acts and Rules – To ensure that the provisions under the Motor Vehicles Act is enforced.

6. Road safety measures – Enforcement of traffic rules and regulations.

7. Vehicular pollution control measures – Checking noise and air pollution. Enforcing rules and regulation to maintain the same.

Contact Details of Karnataka RTO

Address: Commissioner for Transport and Road Safety , 1st Floor, 'A' Block, TTMC. Building, Shantinagar, Bengaluru-560027

Phone: 080-22210994

Fax: 080-22235804

Email: transcom@nic.in

Karnataka RTO Codes with Office Locations

RTO LocationsRTO CodeRTO LocationsRTO Code
KoramangalaKA01BellaryKA34
Rajajinagar, BangaloreKA02HospetKA35
Indiranagar, BangaloreKA03RaichurKA36
Yeshwanthpur, BangaloreKA04KoppalKA37
Jayanagar, BangaloreKA05BidarKA38
TumkurKA06BhalkiKA39
KolarKA07ChikkaballapurKA40
Kolar Gold FieldsKA08KengeriKA41
MysoreKA09Ramanagar, BangaloreKA42
ChamrajnagarKA10Devanahalli, BangaloreKA43
MandyaKA11Tiptur, Tumkur districtKA44
MadikeriKA12Hunsur, Mysore DistrictKA45
HassanKA13Sakleshpur, Hassan DistrictKA46
ShimogaKA14Honnavar, Uttarakannada DistrictKA47
SagarKA15Jamkhandi, Bagalkote DistrictKA48
ChitradurgaKA16Gokak, Belguam DistrictKA49
DavangereKA17Yelhanka, BangaloreKA50
ChickmagalurKA18Banneraghatta, BangaloreKA51
MangaloreKA19Nelamangala, Bangalore DistrictKA52
UdupiKA20K.R.Puram, BangaloreKA53
PutturKA21Nagamangala, Mandya DistrictKA54
BelgaumKA22MysoreKA55
ChikkodiKA23BasavakalyanKA56
BailhongalKA24Shantinagar, BangaloreKA57
DharwadKA25BanashankariKA58
GadagKA26Chamrajpet, Bengaluru Dist - 560019KA59
HaveriKA27R.T. Nagar, Bengaluru DistrictKA60
VijapuraKA28MarathahalliKA61
BagalkotKA29Surathkal, MangaluruKA62
KarwarKA30Hubballi - 580026KA63
SirsiKA31Madhugiri, Tumakuru District - 572132KA64
KalaburagiKA32Dandeli - 581325KA65
YadgirKA33Tarikere, Chikkamagaluru DistrictKA66
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