How to apply for driving licence online


How to apply for driving licence online?



  • Visit the Sarathi website of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

  • On the left hand side, you will see options under “Driving Licence”.

  • Choose “Apply Online” and from the drop down choose “New Driving Licence”.

  • You will now see instructions for submitting your driving licence application form. Please read the instructions carefully and click on the “Continue” button to proceed.

  • Once you click on the “Continue” button, you will be asked if you are holding a Learner’s Licence, a Foreign DL, or a Defence Licence. Tick the appropriate box and proceed.

  • Based on what you selected above, you will be asked for the Learner’s Licence Number/Foreign DL Number/ Defence Licence Number.

  • You will also be asked to enter your date of birth in DDMMYYYY format.

  • Once you fill the information asked, please click on “OK”.

  • In this form, you will be asked to fill up your personal details like your name, age, and address.

  • Once you give all the details, you will be asked to upload all the required supporting documents like address proof, age proof, and identity proof.

  • You may be asked to upload a passport size photograph and your signature. Please keep the scanned copies for the same ready.

  • Once you have uploaded all the documents, you will be asked to choose the timing for your DL appointment. Please select the date and the time when you will be available to go directly to the RTO and appear for your DL test.

  • Once you make the payment to submit your driving licence application form, your application will be successfully sent to the RTO.

  • On your appointment day, make sure you reach few minutes early and give your test.

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