How to apply for Driving License

The Zonal Transport Department in Uttar Pradesh issues licences, both learner’s and permanent, to those who apply for the same. The licence can be applied through two means – online and offline. The fees charged for the learner’s licence is Rs 30 for each category of vehicle. Individuals can apply for the permit through the followings steps:


Individuals can apply for the driving permit by visiting any of the RTOs in Uttar Pradesh, which is nearest to them. The form can be collected at the office itself, which has to be duly filled, and relevant documents have to be attached. Once the application has been verified and processed, an acknowledgment will be sent to the applicant. After the eligibility is confirmed, the applicant will be called for a test. The driving test is normally conducted on a first come first serve basis.


Now applying for licences has become a hassle-free process, thanks to the inclusion of technology. These days, the application process is conducted through the Uttar Pradesh RTO’s official portal. Here is how to go about applying for the licence online:

  • Visit the official website of the Uttar Pradesh Regional Transport Office to apply for learner’s driving licence.
  • Select the appropriate form under ‘Driving Licence’ and slots. Download the form and fill in the correct details. Once all the details have been duly entered, the relevant documents have to be uploaded, after which the form can be submitted.
  • The fees can be paid through net banking, credit or debit card. An acknowledgment will be generated with an application number. The applicant will also be notified about the status.
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