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Kerala RTO Motor Vehicle Department

The Motor Vehicles Department Kerala is regulated by the Government of Kerala in terms of policy formulation and its implementation.  The Department is administered by the Transport Commissioner who is the Head of Department. Transport Commissioner is the Head of the Motor Vehicles Department. Some of the main functions of the Kerala RTO is –

  • Enforcement of the Motor Vehicles Act and Rules
  • Registration of vehicles
  • Collection of taxes and fees
  • Rendering services like grant of driving licenses, issue of certificate of fitness, grant of permits to vehicles, etc.  Apart from this more importance is also given to Road Safety measures and to the Control of Automobile Pollution.

Present Transport Commissioner– R Sreelekha, IPS
The Head of Office of the Motor Vehicles Department, Kerala is located at Trans Towers, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram.

Structure of Motor Vehicle Department

The Department has four functional levels –

  • Head Office under the Transport Commissioner
  • Four Zonal Offices under Deputy Transport Commissioners
  • Eighteen Regional Transport Offices under Regional Transport Officers, of which one Regional Transport Office having state wide jurisdiction exclusively for Nationalised Sector and
    Fifty five Sub Regional Transport Offices under Joint Regional Transport Officers.

Kerala RTO Services

Kerala Motor Vehicle Department offers various services and function in regards of your vehicle like license, renewal of license , learner’s license, tests, rules and regulations of road safety in state and many more.

Kerala RTO NotificationsClick Here

Check Kerala License DetailsClick Here

Check Your Registration DetailsClick Here

License Renewal -A License holder can submit applications on-line to any of the RT/Sub RT offices. Fill up additional requirements if any asked by the computer and click apply. Submit the printed forms with fee/epay receipt at concerned RT/Sub RT Office along with Driving License in original and with attested copies for proving Address and Date Of Birth. For Applying License Renewal Click Here

For Learner’s License – Any citizen of India can apply for Learner’s license in the office of Motor Vehicles Department in the State of Kerala. He/She should only apply for Learner’s License in the concerned office where he resides permanently or staying for his/her profession or business. Before trying to enter your data in the form please ensure that you have a passport size recent photograph and your signature stored in your Hard Disk or any other storage media and ready to apply. For Applying Learner’s License Click Here

For Downloading Forms -All forms are in Portable Document Format (PDF). Please use Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader for viewing.Forms should be filled legibly, correctly and in block letters. While furnishing address please provide the Post Office and the PIN Code so that documents sent by post can reach to you correctly. Click Here

Contact Details

Head Office
Kerala Motor Vehicle Department
Transport Commissionarate,
Trans Towers, Vazhuthacaud,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

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  1. Rajeev Says:

    Respected Madam.
    I have request regarding the Auto Rickshaw rules.What is the use of fixing Fare Meter in Auto rickshaws? In my knowledge this meter is for avoiding the dispute of fare between the Auto driver and passenger. But now the meter is only working and operated only for Testing purpose. Auto drivers are charging the passenger as much they want. So please do something to do the rule to be followed. In every Panjayath and Municipality are must use the Meter for charging. The auto Rickshaw drivers are robbing the people.So please make the law to be followed That will be a great job for the people.Now the Meter is operating only in citys like cochin and Trivandrum. We are also living in Kerala.Why the rule is not followed in Municipalities? Thos who are living in Municipality is not a citizen of India?

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