RTO West Bengal

RTO West Bengal is a government organization that has been set up to ensure that the provisions laid down in the Motor vehicles Act 1988.  They enforce rules, collect taxes and work effectively to provide services like issuing driver’s licenses which ensures safe driving conditions on the road.

Functions of RTO West Bengal

The functions of the RTO West Bengal include

  • Issuing of learner’s driving license as well as permanent driving license after conducting road tests
  • Providing temporary and permanent registration number for the vehicles
  • The RTO West Bengal is responsible for issuing duplicate driver’s license in case the driver’s license is lost, stolen or damaged.
  • RTO West Bengal also issues an international driver’s license to the applicants for the same in their area.
  • The RTO is responsible for issuing different types of permits to different types of stage carriers.
  • The RTO is responsible for collecting road taxes.
  • You need to get the fitness certificate to ascertain that the vehicle is in plying condition on the roads from the RTO West Bengal.
  • The renewal for licenses as well as a change of address in the license etc has to be done by approaching the RTO West Bengal for the same.
  • Issue of tourist permits, national permits, etc also is the responsibility of the RTO West Bengal.
  • When you are about to sell your vehicle, the transfer of ownership has to be registered with the RTO West Bengal.

RTO Codes of West Bengal

RTO LOCATIONS RTO CODE RTO LOCATIONS RTO CODE
Kolkata WB01 Kalna WB44E
Kolkata WB02 Bolpur WB47
Kolkata WB03 Bolpur WB48
Kolkata WB04 Nadia WB51
Kolkata WB05 Nadia WB52
Kolkata WB06 Birbhum WB53
Kolkata WB07 Birbhum WB54
Kolkata Salt Lake WB08 Purulia WB55
Howrah WB11 Purulia WB56
Howrah WB12 Murshidabad WB57
Howrah Uluberia WB13 Murshidabad WB58
Howrah Uluberia WB14 Raiganj WB59
Hooghly WB15 Raiganj WB60
Hooghly WB16 Balurghat WB61
Hooghly WB17 Balurghat WB62
Chandannagar WB18 Cooch Behar WB63
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB19 Cooch Behar WB64
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB20 Malda WB65
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB22 Malda WB66
Barrackpore WB23 Bankura WB67
Barrackpore WB24 Bankura WB68
Barasat WB25 Alipurduar WB69
Barasat WB26 Alipurduar WB70
Tamluk WB29 Jalpaiguri WB71
Tamluk WB30 Jalpaiguri WB72
Contai WB31 Siliguri WB73
Contai WB32 Siliguri WB74
Midnapur WB33 Darjeeling WB76
Midnapur WB34 Kalimpong WB77
Asansol WB37 Kalimpong WB78
Asansol WB38 Raghunathpur WB79
Durgapur WB39 Mathabhanga WB82
Durgapur WB40 Mathabhanga WB86
Burdwan WB41 Kalyani WB89
Burdwan WB42 Kalyani WB90
Kalna WB43 Islampur WB91
Asansol WB44 Islampur WB92
Asansol WB44A Jangipur, (Murshidabad District) WB93
Asansol WB44B Jangipur (Murshidabad) WB94
Asansol WB44C Baruipur WB96
Asansol WB44D Darjeeling WB77

How to register vehicles in West Bengal?

The steps that you should follow to get your vehicle registered in West Bengal include

  • Visit the RTO by locating the RTO in your area online.
  • You can obtain the application form for the registration of vehicles or download it from the website online
  • When you visit the RTO West Bengal official website, you can also get the fee for the registration of each type of vehicle. It is different for each type of vehicle.
  • Once you have got the application form that usually includes form 20,21, 22, 22A, etc. you have got to fill the application
  • The next step is to ensure that you have all the documents that are required for applying for the registration as given in the list below.
    • Form 20- the application filled by the applicant
    • Form 21- the sale certificate from the vehicle dealer
    • Form 22- roadworthiness certificate
    • The motor insurance certificate that is attested
    • A document for address proof that is attested
    • Form 34 that is to be signed by the financier/bank as well as the owner of the vehicle in case you are buying the vehicle on loan.
    • Road tax acknowledgment
    • Registration fee applies for the type of vehicle you are about to register
    • Details of Pan card or form 60/61 whichever is applicable
    • The manufacturer and dealer invoice for the vehicle to be registered.
  • The documents, the application as well as the fee to be presented in the respective counter in the RTO West Bengal in your area.
  • The processing of the application would be started and it would culminate in the pencil tracing of the vehicle’s chassis number against the registration number of the vehicle in the RTO West Bengal registration register.
  • The vehicle would be inspected and the registration number would be provided
  • The RC can be collected on the day and time specified by the officer.