Licensing and registration commercial motor vehicles

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    To comply with the requirements in relation to licensing of drivers, registration of motor vehicles, maintenance and insurance of motor vehicles.

  • Penalty

    Not available

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    —(1) An application for registration
    of a motor vehicle shall be made in Form 20 to the registering authority within a period of
    73[seven days] from the date of taking delivery of such vehicle, excluding the period of
    journey and shall be accompanied by—
    (a) sale certificate in Form 21;
    (b) valid insurance certificate;
    74[(c) copy of the proceedings of the State Transport Authority or Transport
    Commissioner or such other authorities as may be prescribed by the State
    Government for the purpose of approval of the design in the case of a trailer or a
    (d) original sale certificate from the concerned authorities in Form 21 in the case
    of ex-army vehicles;
    (e) proof of address by way of any one of the documents referred to in rule 4;
    (f) temporary registration, if any;
    (g) road-worthiness certificate in Form 22 from the manufacturers, 75[Form 22-A from the
    body builders];
    76[(h) custom's clearance certificate in the case of imported vehicles along with the
    licence and bond, if any:
    Provided that in the case of imported vehicles other than those imported under the
    Baggage Rules, 1998, the procedure followed by the registering authority shall be same
    as those procedure followed for registering of vehicles manufactured in India, and]
    (z) appropriate fee as specified in rule 81. (2) In respect of vehicles temporarily
    registered, application under sub-rule (1) shall be made before the temporary
    registration expires.