In this article, we are providing a step-by-step guide to let you apply for your driving licence online.
How to apply for driving licence online
Before getting started with the steps you need to take to apply for your driving licence online, it’s important to note that you need to have a learner’s licence beforehand.
Click on the Apply for Driving Licence link.
You’ll now be provided with the instructions on the stages you’ll need to go through to apply for the driving licence.
Enter your mobile number to generate a one-time password (OTP).
Now, enter the OTP you’ve received on your phone number and hit the AuthenticateWithSarathi.
Select Holding Learner’s Licence option if you already have the learner’s licence and then enter its number and your date of birth. You can select the Holding Foreign DL or Holding Defence Licence option if you’re eligible for those.
Now, fill the application form and select a date when you can visit your nearby road transport office (RTO).
You will now have to visit your nearby RTO on the scheduled date with your original documents and fee slip. The RTO will also give you a slot for the driving test that you’ll be required to take. You’ll get your licence in two to three weeks of passing the test. It is strictly advised to wear protective masks and maintain social distancing norms when visiting an RTO.
The Parivahan Seva website of the Road Transport and Highways Ministry provides the details about the payable fee for obtaining the licence.