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  • How to renew the Driving License online?

    Is there a query for renewal of driving license online? Want to know the detailed steps to do so? On this page find advice from our ISC experts for your query.

    My friend's driving license (from Tamil Nadu) is going to expire after few months and would like to renew it either by offline or online. Is there any procedure to renew it by himself online? How to renew the driving license online? Kindly suggest on this.
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  • For online renewal of a driving license one has to visit the concerned state Govt RTO site and download the necessary application forms and fill them and submit to the RTO office. The inspector of transport office will take a physical test and then the person will get the renewed license after sometime at his home address. Due to corona pandemic many states have stopped taking the physical tests and the existing license is allowed to be valid for some more time till the situation improves. So one has to find the exact position from the state RTO office site in this respect.

    Generally, a driving license is valid for 20 years or the holders reaches an age of 50. After that it has to be renewed.

    For renewing the license one has to download form 9 and form 1A from the RTO site and then fill them and then submit all the following documents in the RTO office -
    1. Duly filled in form 9.
    2. Duly filled in form 1 A and also duly certified by a doctor.
    3. Original driving license which is going to expire very soon or has already expired.
    4. Passport sized photographs - 2 Nos.
    5. Aadhar card.

    Above are the general guidelines and there might be some subtle changes from state to state. One has to ascertain that from the concerned state RTO website.

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  • Generally, once you obtain a driving licence it will be valid for 20 years or till the holder attains an age of 50 years, whichever is earlier. The driving licence should be valid and in force when you go on driving a vehicle in a public place. One should get it renewed without forgetting.
    Once you have a valid licence you can drive a vehicle of such type for which you have a licence legally. In addition to that, your driving licence will be a document which will be useful to prove your identity. In case of any unwanted incident, you can't claim insurance if the driver of the vehicle is not having a valid licence.
    If you want to renew your licence online you can adopt the following procedure. Please remember that you have to attend personally for driving test even for renewal.
    Step 1: Go to the official website of the RTO (Regional Transport Office) of Tamil Nadu. is the site.
    Step 2: Then click on the Driving License button
    Step 3: Then a new page gets loaded. Click on the Renewal of Driving License option
    Step 4: You have to apply for the Smart Card Driving License. You have to pay an additional fee of Rs. 200. Rs,500/- is the renewal fee.
    Step 5: You have to scan, upload and submit the required documents
    Step 6: The department will verify your application.
    Step7: You will be given a slot for a driving test. For that test, you have to attend and perfrom.
    Step: Your licence will be issued once you are through the test.
    The following are the documents required.
    1. Form 9. This form is to be downloaded from the site. Fill, sign and then upload.
    2. A copy of the original driving license
    3. People who are above 40 years need to produce a medical certificate along with Form 1 A.
    4. 2 Passport-sized photographs
    5. Copies of self-attested address and age proof documents.
    6. Receipt of payment of the application fee
    You have to upload all the above documents and submit them.

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  • Online Driving license renewal system in India

    Online Driving license renewal facility has been introduced by the govt . To renew the DL you have to simply follow the below given system:
    Go to the Parivahan seva service site ( and under drop down menu
    Select driving license related service
    You will be redirected to parivahan sarathi page
    Select the state from where the service is to be taken(current address of your license)
    Then click driving license renewal button
    You will see details services available, please download form no:1-A if you are 40 years and above aged by clicking the button and fill the form and signed it by a MBBS Doctors. The scan it and save your computer under jpg file.
    Then click continue button
    They will asked your driving license number and date of birth
    Click get details button, you will see the details of your licence there
    Confirm your RT office and state and click continue button
    Your available services will show there , you just simply click renewal button and submit . An application number will generated.
    Now you have to upload form 1-A doctors certificate if applicable and go to pay button , amount automatically generated Rs.200-240.
    You have to select state GRIPS as payment option, then through sbi-e payment option.
    After this there will be available payment option debit/credit card, net banking etc. and pay as per your choice. After successful payments , your work is done.
    After this by the application number you can track your application status.
    The site is user friendly and you can do it easily.
    Apply before expiry of your driving license or within 30 days of expiry. thanks.

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  • Driving license is the most important document to be preserved while driving your vehicle freely on the road. It is valid up to twenty years, once it is purchased or until the holders attain 50 years old. According to Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, it is indispensable licence to be renewed prior to expiry of the term but any delay beyond a year would result in penalty even to the extent of Rs 1000/-. However, the renewal charges for the same has been fixed Rs 200/-.
    You will have to check out the process while renewing your driving license while switching to online mode and these are as follows-
    1) Go to the official website such as parivahan
    2) Select the Apply On Line on the left side of the menu.
    3) Click On Driving Related Service.
    4) Select the state where you are living.
    5) Click on Apply On Line and then select Driving License.
    6) Before proceeding Click next.
    7) You need to enter Date of Birth, current License Number, Pin Code and other details.
    8) Then select the renewable option.
    9) Upload your Photo and Signature.
    10) Once you follow your all these steps, you would directed to acknowledge where you could view your application ID.
    11) You would be required to pay Rs 200 either through net banking/ debit or credit card.
    You will have to comply with the RTO rules in respect of driving license otherwise you may be slapped fine if caught and fine is to be decided by the authorities.

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