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West Bengal (WB) RTO

The West Bengal Transport Department ensures the enforcement of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act 1988, in West Bengal (WB).

The West Bengal Transport Department enforces the provisions of Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924 (Amended 1993) and Rules and collection of Tax. The primary function is the registration of vehicles, issuance of driving licenses and permits, motor vehicle tax and enforcement of vehicles.

Functions of Motor vehicle Department of West Bengal

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

  • Registration, renewal, and reissue of Motor Vehicle – Issuance of temporary and permanent registration of vehicles, transfer of ownership, change of address, issuance of duplicate certification of registration.

  • Permits - Issuance of permits to different vehicles permit for stage carriage, goods carriage. Issuance of temporary permit, special permit, permanent permit, national permit, all India tourist vehicle permit, and cancellation of permit.

  • Driving License – Issuance of new, duplicate, endorsement and permanent license.

  • Tax Payment System - Collection of tax for new vehicles, and other road taxes.

  • Fitness/NOC – Issuance of fresh, renewal and duplicate of Fitness/NOC for the vehicles.

RTO Codes of West Bengal

RTO LocationsRTO CODERTO LocationsRTO CODE
KolkataWB01KalnaWB44E
KolkataWB02BolpurWB47
KolkataWB03BolpurWB48
KolkataWB04NadiaWB51
KolkataWB05NadiaWB52
KolkataWB06BirbhumWB53
KolkataWB07BirbhumWB54
Kolkata Salt LakeWB08PuruliaWB55
HowrahWB11PuruliaWB56
HowrahWB12MurshidabadWB57
Howrah UluberiaWB13MurshidabadWB58
Howrah UluberiaWB14RaiganjWB59
HooghlyWB15RaiganjWB60
HooghlyWB16BalurghatWB61
HooghlyWB17BalurghatWB62
ChandannagarWB18Cooch BeharWB63
Alipore, South 24 ParganasWB19Cooch BeharWB64
Alipore, South 24 ParganasWB20MaldaWB65
Alipore, South 24 ParganasWB22MaldaWB66
BarrackporeWB23BankuraWB67
BarrackporeWB24BankuraWB68
BarasatWB25AlipurduarWB69
BarasatWB26AlipurduarWB70
TamlukWB29JalpaiguriWB71
TamlukWB30JalpaiguriWB72
ContaiWB31SiliguriWB73
ContaiWB32SiliguriWB74
MidnapurWB33DarjeelingWB76
MidnapurWB34KalimpongWB77
AsansolWB37KalimpongWB78
AsansolWB38RaghunathpurWB79
DurgapurWB39MathabhangaWB82
DurgapurWB40MathabhangaWB86
BurdwanWB41KalyaniWB89
BurdwanWB42KalyaniWB90
KalnaWB43IslampurWB91
AsansolWB44IslampurWB92
AsansolWB44AJangipur, (Murshidabad District) WB93
AsansolWB44BJangipur (Murshidabad)WB94
AsansolWB44CBaruipurWB96
AsansolWB44DDarjeelingWB77

Contact Details of West Bengal RTO

Address:

Public Vehicles Department 38, Beltala Road, West Bengal, West Bengal - 700020

Phone: + (91)-33-24751621 / 24751622

Vehicle Registration in West Bengal

In West Bengal, no motor vehicle can be driven without its registration at the WB RTO. So, here is everything that you need to know about vehicle registration process at the West Bengal RTO.

Documents required for registration of motor vehicle at WB RTO

  • Vehicle registration application Form 20
  • PUC certificate
  • Road worthiness certificate Form 22
  • Vehicle insurance certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Applicable application fee
  • For registration of an imported vehicle, custom clearance certificate is required to be submitted
  • Vehicle invoice
  • Age and address proof documents
  • Passport size photographs

The RTO officials will then verify the age and address proof documents and will inspect the vehicles on the basis of which the registration number is issued to the vehicle owner. Fancy registration number can be obtained through the process of auction.

Re- Registration of Motor Vehicle in West Bengal

Vehicle brought from another state in West Bengal can be re-registered at WB RTO on submission of the below documents

  • Vehicle insurance certificate
  • Form 29. 30 and 33
  • PUC of the vehicle
  • Chassis copy
  • Age and address proof documents
  • Application Form FT and Form 27
  • Applicable fee and road taxes have to be paid

How to Get Vehicle Insurance in West Bengal?

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for a vehicle owner to insure his vehicle with a third party insurance. A 3rd party insurance provides coverage against damage, injury or death caused to a third party. A vehicle owner can also opt for a comprehensive insurance that provides coverage for own damage as well as against third party person or property.

FAQ on Vehicle Registration in West Bengal

Is it necessary to obtain driving license in West Bengal?

Yes, the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for a vehicle owner to obtain a DL in West Bengal.

Is vehicle registration fees the same for two wheeler and car?

No, the vehicle registration fee for two wheeler and car is different.

Can I do vehicle registration online in West Bengal?

No, you cannot do vehicle registration online in the state and will have to visit the WB RTO.

When will I get registration certificate for my vehicle registered in West Bengal?

Once you get the vehicle registration number, the registration certificate will be sent to your registered address via speed post within a span of 7 days.

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