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Shimla RTO

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.

Functions of Shimla Transport Department

  • 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.

RTO Codes of Shimla RTO

RTO LocationsRTO Code
Shimla HP01
Shimla HP02
Shimla HP03
Shimla HP07
Shimla HP51
Shimla HP52
Shimla HP53

Contact Details of Shimla RTO

Office of Transport Commissioner,

Directorate of Transport,

Parivahan Bhawan,


Phone No - 01772803136 and 0177-2808642