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The development and upkeep of public services, such as the operation of public transportation, encouragement of private sector investment in the transportation sector, registration of motor vehicles, etc., are the purview of West Bengal's Transport Department. The department also implements and administers the state's motor vehicle laws and regulations through various RTO & ARTO offices in West Bengal.

These RTOs and ARTOs are responsible for providing services, including the motor registration process, motor vehicle tax collection, issuing various driving licences, and many other functions, which we have enlisted below.

Functions of RTO Office West Bengal

• Issuing heavy goods vehicle driving licence

• Issuing a learner's licence

• Issuing permanent licence

• Issuing duplicate RC

• Address change in RC

• Issuing various permits for stage carriers

• Permanent and temporary registration of the vehicle

• Issuing special and temporary permits

• Road tax collection

• Looking after the road and transportation laws

• Levying fine on the vehicles

• Issuing fitness certificates for commercial vehicles

List of ARTO & RTO offices in West Bengal (with codes)

RTO Location RTO Code
Kolkata WB - 01
Kolkata WB - 02
Kolkata WB - 03
Kolkata WB - 04
Kolkata WB - 05
Kolkata WB - 06
Kolkata WB - 07
Kolkata Saltlake WB - 08
 Howrah WB - 11
Howrah WB - 12
Howrah Uluberia WB - 13
Howrah Uluberia WB - 14
Hooghly WB - 15
Hooghly WB - 16
Hooghly WB - 17
Chandannagar WB - 18
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB - 19
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB - 20
Alipore, South 24 Parganas WB - 22
Barrackpore WB - 23
Barrackpore WB - 24
Barasat WB - 25
Barasat WB - 26
Tamluk WB - 29
Tamluk WB - 30
Contai WB - 31
Contai WB - 32
Midnapur WB - 33
Midnapur WB - 34
Asansol WB  - 37
Asansol WB - 38
Durgapur WB - 39
Durgapur WB - 40
Burdwan WB - 41
Burdwan WB - 42
Kalna WB - 43
Asansol WB - 44
Asansol WB - 44A
Asansol WB - 44B
Asansol WB - 44C
Asansol WB - 44D
Kalna WB - 44E
Bolpur WB - 47
Bolpur WB - 48
Nadia WB - 51
Nadia WB - 52
Birbhum WB - 53
Birbhum WB - 54
Purulia WB - 55
Purulia WB - 56
Murshidabad WB - 57
Murshidabad WB - 58
Raiganj WB - 58
Raiganj Wb - 60
Balurghat WB - 61
Balurghat WB - 62
Cooch Behar WB - 63
Cooch Behar WB - 64
Malda WB - 65
Malda WB - 66
Bankura WB - 67
Bankura WB - 68
Alipurduar WB - 69
Alipurduar WB - 70
Jalpaiguri WB - 71
Jalpaiguri WB - 72
Siliguri WB - 73
Siliguri WB - 74
Darjeeling WB - 76
Darjeeling WB - 77
Kalimpong WB - 78
Kalimpong WB - 79
Raghunathpur WB - 82
Kalyani WB - 89
Kalyani WB - 90
Islampur WB - 91
Islampur WB - 92
Jahangir, Murshidabad WB - 94
Baruipur WB - 96

Types of Driving Licence (DL) issued at RTO Office in West Bengal

The following are the driving licence issues at the RTO office in West Bengal:

• Light motor vehicle for commercial purposes

• Heavy-duty vehicle for the non-transport purpose

• Motorcycle licence without gear

• Motorcycle with above 50 CC

• International Driving Permit

• Two-wheeler vehicle with 50 CC or less

• Licence for trailer and Road Roller, etc.


With all the information provided above, it will be easier to find an RTO office near you and obtain your licences and permits without any hassle. However, if you want to apply for the DL, you can visit the RTO office for the same.

Disclaimer: The content provided is for education and informational purpose only, none of the information contained in our blog amounts to any form of opinion or advice. Please go through policy related documents carefully or consult an expert before making any insurance-related decisions.


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