Selling your vehicle? Transfer Vehicle RC online on this way

Vehicle RC is the registration certificate of a vehicle issued by RTO. Know how you can transfer it online.

| Updated on: Jun 28 2022, 23:19 IST
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If you're selling or buying a vehicle, it is a must to transfer the Vehicle registration certificate or RC to the new owner. The Vehicle RC is a mandatory document issued by the RTO on the name of Vehicle's owner. All vehicle owners must have a valid RC as per the Motor Vehicle Act. It is valid for 15 years from the date of issuance. And if you're selling a vehicle, you can transfer the RC to the buyer with ease. The government has made the service online allowing people to complete the process of RC transfer from their home. Here's all you need to know about RC transfer

Circumstances where you can transfer the RC

When the vehicle is purchased by someone in normal condition, the name of the buyer has to be added in the registration certificate as the owner of the vehicle.

When a registered owner dies, the legal heir of the deceased has to report to the RTO about the same and complete the transfer process within 30 days.

In case the vehicle is sold in an auction, the name of the owner is replaced by the name of buyer.

Documents Required for Transfer of Ownership

1.The application (Form 29), Form 30, Form 1 and Form 2 in case of normal sale.

2. Form 31

3. Form 32

4. Original RC

5. Insurance certificate

6. PAN card, Pollution control certificate

7. Vehicle details

8. Buyer's details, undertaking, passport size photograph and tax clearance certificate

How to transfer Vehicle RC online

20 Minutes
  • Smartphon
  • Laptop
  • Updated browser
  • Internet
Step 1:

Visit the official website Vahan e-service at 

Step 2:

Go to Vehicle Related services tab and select the state from the drop down menu.

Step 3:

Now log-in to the portal if you’re already registered. If you’re a new user, register yourself first. 

Step 4:

Once done, enter your vehicle registration number and select state RTO. 

Step 5:

Next, enter the vehicle’s detail and tap on the option for ownership transfer. 

Step 6:

Submit the required information and pay the processing charge of Rs. 300 to Rs. 500. 

Step 7:

Confirm the details and submit. Keep a copy of the same. 

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First Published Date: 28 Jun, 23:19 IST