Different states may have different process to apply for a driving licence. However, the processes remain more or less the same. Driving license is required to drive the vehicles on the road. Here is how you can apply for the driving license online.
Find the RTO website for applying Driving Licence Online
Every state RTO has a different website. Therefore, you will need to find the URL of the RTO site for your state if you don’t know it already. You can do that very easily. Let’s say you are a resident of state of Delhi, you can search Google or other search engines with the keyword “RTO Delhi”. Similarly, for other states you can do the same.
Access the RTO website
Since the websites are different for different states, the steps may differ a bit. However, the process remains somewhat the same. Here we will take the example of the Delhi RTO website.
On the left sidebar menu of the webpage, click on the link “Driving License” which is 5th from the top.
Click on Online Appointment and Payment for Applying Driving License Online
Again, on the new page, on the left sidebar menu you will find the link “Click on Online Appointment and Payment for Driving License”. Click on this link to apply for the driving license online and to fix an appointment.
Note: The sidebar has other links to informative pages like “Driver Refresher Training Course Institute”, “Types of Driving License” and more.
Choose the type of application
On the next page, choose the type of service or application you want to apply for. There are many options such as “Renewal of the Driving License”, “Re-issuing of the Driving License in case of loss/damage” and “Fresh Application for the Driving License”.
If you are applying for a new driving license, choose the option “Fresh Application for Driving License” and click on the “Go” button.
Fill up the form
On the next page, you will be required to enter your details in a form. The details include your name, phone number, email address, physical address, name of father, and some information pertaining to your identification.
Fill the application form and click on the “Submit” button.
Select an appointment time and date
On the next page you will be asked to choose the appointment date and time. The available dates will be listed in the drop down menu. You can choose any time between 9AM to 11AM. This is the only window which is open for the appointment with RTO. Failing to appear for the appointment during this window will require you to apply for a fresh request.
Make the online payment for applying driving licence online.
Once you have entered the appointment details, you will need to make the online payment for the application fee. Currently the appointment fee is INR 30. You will be presented with several payment options including Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking.