Licensing of drivers; Registration

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Ongoing compliance requirement

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    Drivers to hold a valid license. Registration and insurance of vehicles as per the Rules.

  • Penalty

    Offences for the purpose of section 208.—The offences for the purpose of subsection
    (1) of section 208 shall be—
    (a) Driving during the period of disqualification (section 23);
    (b) Failure to stop the vehicle when it is involved in an accident (section 132);
    (c) Obtaining or applying for a driving licence without giving particulars of endorsement
    (section 182);
    (d) Driving dangerously (section 184);
    (e) Driving while under the influence of drinks or drugs (section 185);
    (f) Abetment of an offence under section 184 or section 185 or section 188;
    (g) Taking part in unauthorised race or trial of speed of any kind (section 189);
    (h) Altering a driving licence or using an altered licence;
    (i) Any other offence punishable with imprisonment in the commission of which a motor
    vehicle was used.

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    Application for a driving licence.—33[(1)] An application for a driving licence shall be
    made in Form 4 and shall be accompanied by,—
    (a) an effective learner's licence to drive the vehicle of the type to which the application
    relates;
    (b) appropriate fee as specified in rule 32, for the test of competence to drive and issue
    of licence;
    (c) three copies of the applicant's recent 34[passport size photograph];
    (d) save as otherwise provided in rule6,a medical certificate in 35[Form 1-A];
    (e) a driving certificate in Form 5 issued by the school or establishment from where the
    applicant received instruction, if any.
    36[(2) An application for an International Driving Permit shall be made in Fonn 4-A and
    shall be accompanied by—
    (a) valid driving licence issued by the licensing autho rity und er these ru les;
    (b) appropriate fee as specified in rule 32;
    (c) three copies of the applicant's recent passport photograph;
    (d) a medical certificate in Form 1-A;
    (e) valid proof of Indian Nationals; if valid proof of passport; and
    (g) valid proof of visa, wherever applicable.