RTO offices are established in every states, cities, union territory across India. In Maharashtra, there are over 50 RTO offices. In the city of Mumbai, there are 3 RTO offices. All RTO offices in Mumbai as well as in other cities across the nations are all established under the provision of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988. RTO office’s main functions include managing vehicle owner database as well as taking various responsibilities related to vehicles and transportation.
There are three RTO offices in Mumbai city
If you are currently living in Mumbai, there might be times you need to visit the RTO offices for particular purposes related to your vehicle. In this case, here is the list of all RTO offices in Mumbai that you might have to visit:
RTO Offices in Mumbai
RTO Mumbai – South
Old Bodyguard Lane, Tulsiwadi, Tardeo, Mumbai, 400 034
RTO Mumbai – West
111-D, Ambivali Village, New Manish Nagar, Versova Road, Mumbai 400 053
As mentioned above, the RTO offices are established to process all the activities related to vehicles and transportation under the provision of the MVA. To be specific, each RTO will be responsible for the following functions:
Issue and renew driving licenses
Issue and renew vehicle registration
Implement and take road safety measures
Inspect vehicles at designate check posts
Collect vehicle fees and taxes
Conduct driving tests for learners
Issue permits for all tourist vehicles
Issue fitness certification, permits
Issue No Objection Certificate or the NOC for transfer
How to register a vehicle at RTO Mumbai Offices?
In order to drive a car legally on the Indian roads, it is compulsory for a car owner to acquire vehicle registration for their vehicles. The RTO office is where you can apply for vehicle registration. In Mumbai, you can visit one of the three RTO offices listed above to process the registration of your car.
Here are all the documents that you should prepare to register a car at RTO Mumbai offices:
Form 20: Vehicle registration application form
Form 21: Sales certificate provided by dealers
Form 22: Certificate provided by car manufacturer detailing the vehicle’s emission level.
Form 34: Loan hypothecation
Temporary RC number (if any)
Proof of paid road tax
Recent photographs of car owner (Visa sized)
Vehicle registration fee
Sale tax clearance certificate (for vehicles registered in another state)
How to renew your driving license at RTO Mumbai Offices?
To be able to drive on road, one must attain a driver license first. However, it should be noted that after 20 years, the driver license must be renewed. Here are all the documents required to apply for driving license renewal:
Copies of expired original driving license
Ford 1A and Medical certification (in case the driver is over 40 years old)
2 passport-sized photographs of the driver
Driver age and address proof
Renewal application fee
You can apply for a driving license either online or offline
It is also possible for you to apply for renewing your driving license online.
How to check the status of a driving license issued by RTO Mumbai?
With the help of technology, most paperwork process is now transparent and can be checked easily online. Now you can check the status of your driving license issued by RTO Mumbai via the Transport Department website or via the Parivahan website. Regularly, it will take around two weeks for the RTO office to process and issue the driving license after the applicant finishes all the driving test. Here how you can check the status of your driving license:
Are RTO offices in Mumbai open during the pandemic?
The RTO offices are still open during the pandemic. However, in order to comply with the social distancing norms, the government is shifting some processes online in order to reduce the need for physical contact. For example, the citizens now can apply for a driver license, duplicate driving license, license renewal as well as temporary vehicle registration. The online portal also allows the citizens to update their address on their driver license, driving permit, duplicate registration certification, NOC for registration and more.