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May 9th, 2012| Driving Licence, How To, In India, Jharkhand.

Obtain Driving Licence in Jharkhand


Learner Licence

Local Transport Zonal Office is the issuing authority of learner licence in Jharkhand. The applicants have to approach the office between 10.30 am to 5.00 pm. Persons who are 16 years of age will be issued the driving licence to drive vehicles up to 50 cc engines with the permission of parents/guardian. For driving a commercial vehicle, the applicant should attaint the age of 20 years.

Documents that are to be submitted along with application from for learner licence in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro in Jharkhand are –

  • Ration card/passport/voter card/life insurance policy/pay lip/pot office or bank pass book/house tax/accident life insurance/marriage certificate/income tax returns or residence certificate are accepted as a proof or residence and any of the attested copies of the above has to be submitted.
  • As an age proof certificate, attested copies of school certificate/passport/birth certificate can be submitted
  • Application for learner licence has to be made with Form No.2
  • Form No. 1 A is for medical certificate

The applicant who applied for learner’s licence in Jharkhand has to carry the original documents of those copies which are enclosed with the application. The applicant will be called for a driving test after the completion of verification of certificates. After passing in the test, the learner licence is issued within 2 to 3 days. For a single vehicle driving licence, the applicant has to pay Rs. 70 and for double vehicle Rs. 140 is charged.

Permanent licence

Permanent licence in Jharkhand can be obtained from District Transport office of Licensing Authority office. Persons who have a valid learner licence can apply for permanent licence. Document that would be needed to be submitted along with the application for permanent licence are –

  • Original learner licence
  • Form No. 4 application form
  • Residence and age proof attested copies
  • Passport photo

After the officials at the Licensing authority in Jharkhand scrutinize the applications and documents, he would call the applicant for a driving test. The applicant will be asked to bring his own vehicle for the test. Driving skills, familiarity of the applicant with the vehicle and traffic rules would be tested. The applicant can also obtain the permanent licence in the form of smart card instead of manual book. Smart card will be issued after 3 days. Fee for obtaining permanent licence in Jharkhand is Rs. 349 for single vehicle and Rs. 449 for double vehicle.

Renewal of driving licence

Permanent driving licence in Jharkhand is issued for a period of 20 years of till the applicant attains the age of 50 years. The driving licence then has to be renewed. When the driving licence is expired, the applicant must go to the local District Transport Office during working hours. Application form in Form 9, driving licence, residence and age proof and physical fitness self declaration are the documents that should be submitted along with the driving licence renewal application along with 2 passport photos and Rs. 50 for fee.

Duplicate licence

Duplicate licence in Jharkhand is also issued in case of loss, theft or mutilation. It would be advisable to keep the Xerox copy of the licence safe since it would become easier to furnish the particulars of the licence to the officials. When the details of the licence could not be located in the records of the office, the applicant should go for obtaining fresh licence. Application form in LLD, FIR of lost licence and Rs. 60 fee is required for obtaining duplicate driving licence.

International Driving Licence

International Driving Licence in Jharkhand can be obtained from the District Transport Offices. These will be valid for one year. Address proof, age proof, passport, visa, driving licence, medical form 1 A are the documents that are required to apply for international driving licence along with a fee of Rs. 500.

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