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Transport Department of Punjab functions under the provisions of section 213 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Transport Department has been basically established for the implementation of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act,1924 (Amended 1993) and the rules outlined under these two Acts.
The transport department is headed by the state Transport Commissioner and assisted by two additional state transport commissioners.
1. Registration related work
2. Driving License
3. Issue and renewal of vehicle permits for commercial use
4. Collection of fees and taxes
5. Issue of vehicle fitness certificate
|RTO Locations||RTO Code||RTO Locations||RTO Code|
|Sangrur||PB-13||Jhunir / Sardulgarh||PB-51|
|Balachaur||PB-20||Dera Baba Nanak||PB-58|
|Malerkotla||PB-28||Nihal Singh Wala||PB-66|
The Punjab RTO functions as per the rules of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 which makes it mandatory for an individual to register his vehicle with the RTO. On buying a vehicle, the owner of the vehicle has to register his vehicle within 7 days from the date of delivery of the vehicle.
Documents required for registration of vehicle
Process for vehicle registration in Punjab
On the purchase of a vehicle, it is mandatory for a vehicle owner to obtain a temporary registration number from the car dealer. A temporary registration number is valid only for one month during which the vehicle owner has to obtain a permanent number from the Punjab RTO.
Documents required for temporary registration of motor vehicle in Punjab
Certain numbers are kept aside by the Punjab Transport Department, and people who want to obtain a fancy number for their vehicle, can do so by bidding for the number through an open auction. On payment of the prescribed fee, the highest bidder is allotted the desired vehicle number.
In case an individual is moving from another state to Punjab, he will have to re-register his vehicle by doing the following:
You can purchase vehicle insurance in Punjab either online or offline. Obtaining a third party insurance for a vehicle is mandatory as per the law. A third party insurance provides coverage against any damages caused by the owner’s vehicle to a third party. Whereas, a comprehensive vehicle insurance covers damaged caused to the vehicle, the driver as well as the third party.