Renew soon your driving licence (DL) or Registration certificate (RC) if expired.You will be charged a penalty of ₹5,000, as per the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act if you found with expired driving licence.
In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the validity of expiring DL and motor vehicle documents were extended till 31 December
If your driving licence (DL) or vehicle registration certificate (RC) expired, You must apply for its renewal because the last date given by the government will end on Dec 31.
Senior transport officials told that after being in place for nine months, the exemption would be lifted from Jan 1, 2021, unless there are specific directions from the ministry of road transport and highways (MORTH) to extend it further. If someone found with expired driving licence will be charged a penalty of ₹5,000, as per the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act.
How to apply online for renewal of driving licence (DL) and RC:
Go to parivahan.gov.in and choose ‘driving licence-related services’.
Select ‘DL services’ and fill out the DL number
Fill out other details and submit documents
Make a payment so as to book a slot to visit the nearest RTO.
At the RTO, the individual’s biometric details will be checked and documents will be verified, post which the driving licence will be issued.
The same process for renewing RCs.