Are you planning to shift to a different location? Are you worried as to whether you can change the address in your important documents like a driving license? Don’t worry, you can change your address easily by following certain simple steps. Driving licence is used as an address proof in various aspects and hence it is important for you to change the address once you have moved to a new location or place There can be various reasons for you to apply for an address change like relocating from one place to another for job purpose temporarily or moving out permanently etc. Hence, you must notify the respective RTO for any change in the permanent so that your updated and the recent address reflects in your driving license.
As mentioned above, if you have moved to a new place, you will be required to put forward an application to the respective Regional Transport Office. And the primary and the important step for you will be to get a No Objection Certificate or NOC or a Clearance Certificate from the same Regional Transport Office from where the initial driving license was obtained. After getting the NOC, you will have to visit the respective RTO for driving licence address change. You also have an option to do this online as well.
Now, let us see the steps involved for how to change the address on driving licence online in details:
Let us see the documents which need for a change address on driving licence online as below which are simple and you need to upload in the website as mentioned above with your details as well
The fee for change address on driving licence online is a nominal amount of INR 500/- which you need to pay. You can pay this fee online when the application of address change is made online as mentioned above, else you need to pay at the respective RTO.
You must be wondering as to what is the time taken to change the address in your driving license. Well, the turnaround time is 30 business days from the application date of the driving license. The driving license will be sent to your new registered address. This is applicable both online as well as offline facility availed by you.
Hence, if you are in Kolkata and you are relocated to Mumbai, you don’t have to get hassled and worried. Follow the above steps which are very user-friendly and get going.
Yes, NOC is a mandatory certificate issued by the preceding licensing authority affirming that no objection is granted to perform transactions on the specific licence and is pertinent for candidates whose changed address is beyond the dominion of earlier licensing issuing authority.
Yes, you can visit the respective RTO and place an application for address change and submit the necessary documents as mentioned above.
Yes, it is mandatory as per the Motor Vehicles Act, to ensure that the driving license holder is registered and tracked under the respective RTO.