To legally drive on the public roads of Haryana, every driver should obtain the driving license first. Here is the step-by-step guide on how to apply for driving license in Haryana.
Driving license is one of the most important personal documents which every citizen should keep on his or her side. On top of that, it is compulsory for every driver and motorcyclists to obtain a driving license before they drive any vehicles on public areas. The driving license provision process can be different from state to state. In the following article, IndianAuto will answer all the frequently asked questions regarding the driving license application in Haryana, including how to apply and how much is the driving license fees in Haryana.
1. What are the types of driving license in Haryana?
In Haryana, based on vehicles types, driving license can come in seven different types as follows:
|Types of Vehicle||Explanation|
Motorcycle without gear
Motorcycles like mopeds and scooters
Motorcycle with gear
All types of motorcycles with gear
Light motor vehicle
All types of regular cars, from sedan, hatchback, SUVs
Passenger vehicles like vans, truck, buses and
One seater vehicles, buggies, or self-propelled vehicles for disabled people
Vehicles with roller used for road construction
A motor vehicle of a specified description
Other types of vehicles
2. Who can apply for driving license in Haryana?
In order to be eligible for applying for a driving license, an applicant should meet the following criteria:
To get a driving license for vehicles with engine capacity of 50CC and below, one should be above 16 years old.
To get a driving license for private vehicles, one should be above 18 years old.
To be eligible for a commercial vehicle driving license application, one should be above 20 years old.
The applicant must reach a certain age to obtain the driving license
Apart from the quintessential requirements regarding the age of the applicant, there are also two more important criteria that decide the eligibility of an applicant:
3. How can I apply for a driving licence in Haryana?
Before getting into the process of the permanent driving license application in Haryana, one must obtain the learner’s license at one of Haryana’s RTO. The applicant can apply for driving license either online or offline.
Also read - All You Need to Know About the Car Registration Charges in Haryana
How to apply for driving license in Haryana online
The online application can be a time-saving option which can minimize the time of travelling and visiting the RTO offices. Most steps of the application can be done online as follow:
Visit the official website of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways here - parivahan.gov.in
Click on “Online Services”
Click on “Driving license-related services”
Select the name of the state on “Select State Name”
Click on “Apply Online”
Click on “New Driving License”
Finish the following steps in “Application Submission in Issuing Driving Licence”
a. Fill Applicant Details including Learner’s License’s number and date of birth
b. Upload required documents (Phone and signature required for some states)
Last but not least, the application must attend and pass the driving test in order to obtain the driving license. After finishing the application and passing the test, the applicant will get the license at his doorsteps in 7 days. If you can’t pass the test at the first try, you can attend again after 7 days.
Also read - Here's How To Apply For Driving License Online In Delhi
How to apply for driving license in Haryana offline
One option for driving license application is to go to the RTO offices and process the following steps:
Ask for driving license application form from the RTO official
Attach all the required documents along with the form and submit to the RTO officials
Pay application fees
Book a driving test
Attend and pass the driving test on the given date and time. If the applicant passes the test the driving license will be sent to the applicant’s address.
4. What is driving license fees in Haryana?
To obtain the driving license, the applicant must pay an amount of money to the state government of Haryana. The total number would include the following fees:
Driving license fee in Haryana
Issue of learner’s licence
Test fee for learner’s license (or repeat test fee)
Driving test fee (for each class of vehicle)
Issue of a driving licence
Inclusion of another class of vehicle on driving licence
An attempt against the orders of licensing officials
Any application to change address or any other details in the driving licence
5. How can I Get a Duplicate Driving License in Haryana?
A duplicate driving license will be issued in case the driving license is stolen or lost. Drivers and motorists must apply for the duplication driving license within 6 months after the official driving license is lost or stolen. The duplication driving license can be obtained at RTO. The applicant should bring all the required documents and get verification from the RTO officials. One can also apply for duplicate driving license online via parivahan.gov.in website. Here are all the required documents for a duplicate driving license:
A copy of FIR (First Information Report), if the license is stolen
Proof document of age and address
Fee for application
Application Form LLD
An affidavit detailing the reason for applying for a duplicate driving license
Details of driving license
6. How can I renew a driving license in Haryana?
In Haryana, the permanent driving license is valid within 20 years from the date of issuance. Besides, the driving license will be invalid as soon as the license owner enters the age of 50. In the case of a commercial driving license, the validity lasts for 3 years. After the original driving license is expired, the applicant must file for renewal of the driving license within 30 days. The renewal of a driving license is only available if the original driving license is expired. After renewal, the commercial driving license will be valid for one year. To check if your license is valid or not, you can visit the RTO or sarathi.nic.in.
The application for any types of driving license can be submitted either online or offline
After 30 days from the expiry date, applicants have to pay an additional charge for renewing their licences. For each year of late renewal, the applicant must pay Rs 1,000. Similar to the duplicate driving license, the renew DL can be processed either online or offline. Either way, the applicant must visit the RTO office for their document to be verified. The renew DL will be issued on the same day.
6.1. Documents required for renewal of a driving license in Haryana
6.2. Driving license fees in Haryana for renewal procedure
Renewal of approval for vehicle carrying hazardous goods
Renewal of driving licence
Renewal of a driving license after the grace period
Rs. 1000 for each year of late renewal
8. How can I get an International driving license in Haryana?
Besides providing the domestic driving license, Haryana RTO also provides another type of driving license that is valid for international use, meaning that owning this license allows the driver to legally drive vehicle aboard. The application for the international driving license must be above the age of 18. This type of DL is only valid within one year after the date of issuance. For the applicant who just obtains a permanent driving license in less than 3 months, this person will have to take a new driving test to get the IDL.
Just like the aforementioned driving license, the application for IDL can be done offline at the RTOs or online at home. The applicant will have to show up at the RTOs for verification of the document. The IDL will be issued to the applicant in person after the document is verified.
To apply for the IDL, an applicant must prepare the following documents:
For more tips and guides regarding the driving license and other legal procedures, visit our Tips column for more information.