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The Transport Department of Shimla functions under the provisions of section 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
The Transport Department of Shimla is responsible for enforcement of the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Himachal Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1972 and also to ensure enforcement of all the rules framed thereunder.
The Transport Department of Shimla offers different services to facilitate the welfare of road transport and safety, such as the issuance of a license, registrations of vehicles, issuance of permits, etc.
A vehicle insurance policy is mandatory for every vehicle registered at Shimla RTO as per The Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
License – Issuance of learner license, permanent license, duplicate license and renewal of license, issuance of conductor license, issuance of international driving license.
Registration – Registration of vehicles, issuance of temporary and permanent RC, renewal of RC, duplicate RC, ownership transfer, endorsement, termination, change of address in RC, No Objection certificate, trade certificate, re-assignment, vehicle categorization, diplomatic vehicles, etc.
Permits – Issuance of New and Duplicate Permits, Renewal of Permits, Temporary Permit, Stage Carriage Permit, Goods Carriage Permit and Contract Carriage Permit, Issuance of Private Service Vehicle Permit.
Collection of Vehicle Taxes - Collection of taxes of transport vehicles, non-transport taxes, and special road tax, etc.
Issuance of Taxi/Maxi Permission
Online Token Tax
Penalties – Levying Penalty in case of failing to follow the rules and regulations on road.