RTO Office Punjab


04 Aug 2023

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The Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 and Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act of 1924 (Amended 1993) enlist the rules & regulations, which are enforced by every RTO office in Punjab administered by the Transport Department. The state transport commissioner oversees the transportation division, with assistance from two other state transport commissioners.

The RTO (Regional Transport Office) has multiple functions to ensure the road safety of the public traveling on the road.

Functions of RTO Office in Punjab

RTO Punjab carries out the following functions:

• Registration

• Temporary registration of the vehicle

• Permanent registration of the vehicle

• Transfer of registration certificate

• Renewal of registration certification

• Issue NOC to transfer registration certificate

• Endorsement or termination of hire-purchase agreement

• Update the changes done in the registration certificate

• Issuance and renewal of driving licence

• Issuance and renewal of commercial vehicle permit

• Collecting fees and taxes. Also, collecting fines.

• Issuance of vehicle fitness certificate

List of ARTO & RTO offices in Punjab (with code)

The below table contains the updated list of ARTO and RTO offices:

RTO Location

RTO Code

RTO Taxis

PB - 01

RTO Amritsar

PB - 02

RTO Bathinda

PB - 03

RTO Faridkot

PB - 04

RTO Faridkot

PB - 05

RTO Gurdaspur

PB - 06

RTO Hoshiarpur

PB - 07

RTO Jalandhar

PB - 08

RTO Kapurthala

PB - 09

RTO Ludhiana

PB - 10

RTO Patiala

PB - 11

RTO Ropar

PB - 12

RTO Sangrur

PB - 13

RTO Ajnala

PB - 14

RTO Abohar

PB - 15

RTO Anandpur Sahib

PB - 16

RTO Baba Bakal

PB - 17

RTO Batala

PB - 18

RTO Barnala

PB - 19

RTO Balachaur

PB - 20

RTO Dasuya

PB - 21

RTO Fazilka

PB - 22

RTO Fatehgarh Sahib

PB - 23

RTO Garhshankar

PB - 24

RTO Jagraon

PB - 25

RTO Khanna

PB - 26

RTO Kharar

PB - 27

RTO Malerkotla

PB - 28

RTO Moga

PB - 29

RTO Muktsar

PB - 30

RTO Mansa

PB - 31

RTO Nawanshahr

PB- 32

RTO Nakodar

PB- 33

RTO Nabha

PB- 34

RTO Pathankot

PB- 35

RTO Phagwara

PB- 36

RTO Phillaur

PB- 37

RTO Patti

PB- 38

RTO Rajpura

PB- 39

RTO Rampura Phul

PB- 40

RTO Sultanpur Lodhi

PB- 41

RTO Samana

PB- 42

RTO Samrala

PB- 43

RTO Sunam

PB- 44

RTO Talwandi Sabo

PB- 45

RTO Tarn Taran

PB- 46

RTO Zira

PB- 47

RTO Amloh

PB- 48

RTO Khamano

PB- 49

RTO Budhlada

PB- 50

RTO Jhunir/Sardulgarh

PB- 51

RTO Bassi Pathana

PB- 52

RTO Malout

PB- 53

RTO Mukerian

PB- 54

RTO Payal

PB- 55

RTO Raikot

PB- 56

RTO Bhulath

PB- 57

RTO Dera Baba Nanak

PB- 58

RTO Dhuri

PB- 59

RTO Gidderbaha

PB- 60

RTO Jalalabad

PB- 61

RTO Jaitu

PB- 62

RTO Khadoor Sahib

PB- 63

RTO Moonak

PB- 64

RTO Mohali

PB- 65

RTO Nihal Singh Wala

PB- 66

RTO Shahkot

PB- 67

RTO Dhar Kalan

PB- 68

RTO Bagha Purana

PB- 69

RTO Dera Bassi

PB- 70

RTO Chamkaur Sahib

PB- 71

RTO Patran

PB- 72

RTO Tappa Mandi

PB- 73

RTO Nangal

PB- 74

RTO Lehra

PB- 75

RTO Ahmedgarh

PB- 76

Types of Driving Licence Issued at RTO Office in Punjab

The following are the types of driving licences issued at the Punjab RTO office:

• A heavy-duty vehicle driving permit

• Light-duty driver's licence without equipment (any cc)

• Light-duty vehicle licence for business purposes

• A two-wheeler licence with an engine capacity of 50 cc or below

• A heavy trailer licence for people who currently hold a heavy vehicle driving licence

• Light-duty licence for a vehicle used for commercial purposes

• Light motor vehicle licence with equipment for engines with a minimum 50 cc capacity.


There are around 76 RTO office in Punjab, as per the latest data. If you want your driving licence, RC, PUC, or want to transfer the vehicle registration to another person, reach out to your respective RTO office. Just be sure to follow all the traffic rules and keep every legal document of the vehicle you own to avoid any legal punishment.

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