Shimoga RTO

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Regional Transport Office - Shimoga

Shimoga is a city in the south Indian state of Karnataka. Shimoga RTO performs all its tasks efficiently to maintain smooth traffic. RTO in Shimoga has been launched as per the provisions of the motor vehicle act of 1988. Its operations are directed by the transport commissioner. It conducts many activities for the better management of transport and traffic.

Tasks & Operations of Shimoga RTO

  1. Furnishing the driving license
    Shimoga RTO is completely responsible for issuing all kinds of driving licenses. These licenses include learning license, driving license or an international license. Learning license is valid for a period of 6 months only. Post-learning license person must apply for a valid driving license. Usually, a driving license is valid for a tenure of 20 years. Once the driving license is expired, it must be renewed on time. Shimoga RTO also assists in granting a duplicate license in case of loss or theft of valid driving license. International driving license or permits are granted by Shimoga RTO if someone is planning for international migration.
  2. Excise management of the vehicles
    Road tax for all modes of transport is collected by Shimoga RTO. Every vehicle has different criteria for tax. In the case of two-wheelers, it's on the basis of its engine or weight. For four-wheelers, excise is based on the cost of the vehicles.
  3. Managing the registration copy (RC) for all the vehicles
    New vehicles purchased in Shimoga can get its RC from their RTO. RC is one of the mandatory document for all the vehicles. Anyone who wants RC must submit some documents along with a nominal fee. Documents that need to be submitted are:-
    • Pencil print of chassis number of the engine
    • Sales certification
    • Vehicle Insurance documents
    • Roadworthiness certificate
    • Vehicle excise documents
    • Identity proof
    • Address proof
    • Any other documents as applicable
  4. Amendment in RC
    If there's any change in the contact details, same must be rectified in RC as well. Shimoga RTO facilitates anyone seeking such changes. In the case of vehicle selling as well, changes in RC becomes mandatory. Shimoga RTO helps in making all these changes.
  5. Dealers management
    Any vehicle dealers in Shimoga can get all the required documents or approvals from its RTO only.
  6. Managing the pollution
    Increasing pollution is a major concern for any transport department in the city. In order to manage the same, it's mandatory to have a pollution certificate in all types of vehicles.
  7. Organising training
    Shimoga RTO organizes many training to ensure road safety and traffic rules awareness among people.
  8. Issuing no objection certificates (NOC)
    NOC is required for any vehicle that is transferred from another state. Vehicle once shifted can be driven only for 3 months, after that NOC is mandatory. In order to get the NOC person must submit few documents along with the visit to Shimoga RTO.
  9. Disbursal of Shimoga RTO details online
    Online availability of all information related to Shimoga RTO assists people in resolving their queries speedily. A lot of time is saved because people can get all the data readily available online. Even for booking appointments to Shimoga RTO, the online platform is most effective.

Shimoga RTO Code And Contact Details

RTO Code: KA-14

Regional Transport Officer (RTO), Sowlang Road, Old DC Office Compound, Shimoga, Karnataka - 577201.
Phone Number: +91-8182-222209