RC transfer: How to transfer Car ownership in Delhi?


Transferring ownership of a Car in Delhi involves several steps to ensure a smooth process. First, gather all necessary documents including the original RC, Form 29 and 30 (duly filled and signed), valid insurance certificate, Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate, and address proof. With these in hand, visit the nearest Regional Transport Office (RTO) or Additional Regional Transport Office (ARTO) in Delhi. Submit the documents along with the filled application form for ownership transfer and pay the applicable fees, covering transfer charges and any pending road tax. It's essential that both the buyer and seller are present at the RTO for verification and signature verification. Once all documents are verified and approved, the RTO will issue a new RC in the buyer's name, officially completing the transfer of ownership process for the Car in Delhi.

What documents are required for Car RC transfer in Delhi ?

List of Documents:

Which documents are required for transfer the vehicle ownership in case of death?

The following documents are required for transfer the vehicle in death case:-
1. As per Rule 56 of Motor Vehicle 1989 , the succession certificate is required.
2. The applicant (nominee) may apply for transfer of vehicle in Form 31 and column 5 clearly mentions that proof of his succession.
3. As per sub section 2(a) of Section 50 “the person succeeding to the possession of the vehicle”
4. The succession certificate is required for transfer of ownership, if applying other than surviving member.
5. The surviving member certificate is required if nominee is applying for transfer of vehicle.
6. The member of family may also submit the NO Objection Certificate in the name of nominee
as names are mention in surviving certificate. The members may appear in person before the registering authority as name mention in the surviving certificate.
7. Death certificate and Form 30 duly fill up by nominee and signed.
8. Self attested copy of valid vehicle insurance.
9. Self attested copy of valid address proof.
10. Original vehicle registration certificate.
11. NOC and Form 35 from financer / Bank, if the vehicle under Hypothecation agreement.
12. Appropriate requisite fee specified in Rule 81 and composite fee if applicable.

What is the cost of RC transfer in Delhi?

Government fee for Ownership transfer for two wheeler: Rs 380/- and for four wheeler: Rs 530/- .

Is RC transfer process online in Delhi? Can we transfer RC online in Delhi?

Yes, you can visit Delhi transport department website for more details.

Is vehicle physically required for RC transfer?

No

Is it necessary that the registered owner must be available at the time of every transaction of vehicle?

No, only in case where signature differs or in other doubtful cases the registered owner has to appear before the concerned in zonal Transport office. The other person can also represent for transactions in registration, if authorized by the vehicle owner.

What happens if seller does not transfer vehicle ownership?

If, the vehicle is transfer then all the liabilities / action will be frame against the vehicle owner, which record is showing in the govt. record. Supreme court of India has also ruled against sellers who have not transferred their vehicle's ownership.

What happens if buyer does not transfer ownership of vehicle?

The vehicle owner may lodge complaint/FIR at the office of police authority regarding misusing / illegal using the vehicle without right ownership of vehicle and request to seize the vehicle till transfer the vehicle in his name. The register owner may submit the intimation alongwith copy of received complaint letter/ FIR of police authority for action taken, but liability will stand in the name of vehicle owner till transfer of vehicle.

How many days it takes for RC transfer in Delhi?

15 to 45 days.

Can we transfer RC online in Delhi?

Yes, Bike RC transfer online .

Is local address proof mandatory for RC transfer?

For RC transfer in Delhi, it's mandatory to have Delhi address in Aadhar card.

Is virtual RC valid in Delhi?

Yes, you can download the virtual RC in mparivahan app.

Is OTP required for RC transfer in Delhi?

Yes, OTP is required for both buyer and seller. Both will get the OTP twice.

Delhi RTO CODE - Delhi RTO Contact - Delhi RTO Timings

Established within the Department of Transport in Delhi, the Regional Transport Office, commonly known as RTO Delhi, functions in accordance with the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, specifically Section 213. Situated in the capital of India, Delhi grapples with persistent heavy traffic conditions throughout the year. In order to uphold an efficient traffic management system within the city, the RTO diligently enforces all requisite traffic regulations and dispenses essential legal documents to both vehicles and their respective operators.

Mall Road RTO Office (DL-01) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-01

Office Address: Deputy Director’s Zonal Office @ Mall, Delhi - 110009

Office Location: Mall Road RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 23819191, 011 23819192

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Tilak Marg RTO Office (DL-02) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-02

Office Address: Deputy Director’s Zonal Office 3,@ Tilak Marg in New Delhi - 110001

Office Location: Tilak Marg RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 23378877, 011 23378886

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Sheikh Sarai RTO Office (DL-03) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-03

Office Address: DDA Market, Sheikh Sarai, South Delhi, Delhi - 110017

Office Location: Sheikh Sarai RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 29259800 , 011 29253535

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Janakp Puri RTO Office (DL-04) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-04

Office Address: Raja Garden, Delhi - 110027

Office Location: Raja Garden RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 25163616

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Loni Road RTO Office (DL-05) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-05

Office Address: Loni Road, Shahdara, East Delhi, Delhi - 110032

Office Location: Loni Road RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 22813475

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Sarai Kale Khan RTO Office (DL-06) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-06

Office Address: Deputy Director’s Zonal Office @ Mall, Delhi - 110009

Office Location: Sarai Kale Khan RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 24351100

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Mayur Vihar RTO Office (DL-07) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-07

Office Address: Mayur Vihar, East Delhi, Delhi - 110091

Office Location: Mayur Vihar RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 22753800

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Wazir Pur RTO Office (DL-08) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-08

Office Address: Wazir Pur, North West Delhi, Delhi - 110052

Office Location: WazirPur RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 27217642

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Palam/Dwarka RTO Office (DL-09) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-09

Office Address: South West Zone-1, Office (Palam), Sector 10, Dwarka, Delhi – 110075

Office Location: Palam/Dwarka RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 25624064, 011 25163615

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Raja Garden RTO Office (DL-10) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-10

Office Address: Raja Garden, Delhi - 110027

Office Location: Raja Garden RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 25163616

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Rohini RTO Office (DL-11) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-11

Office Address: Rohini, North West Delhi, Delhi - 110085

Office Location: Rohini RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 27563535

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Vasant Vihar RTO Office (DL-12) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-12

Office Address: South West Zone-1, Office (Palam), Sector 10, Dwarka, Delhi – 110075

Office Location: Palam/Dwarka RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 25624064, 011 25163615

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

Surajmal Vihar/Shahdara RTO Office (DL-13) Contact Details:

RTO Code: DL-13

Office Address: Surajmal Vihar, East Delhi, Delhi - 110092

Office Location: Surajmal Vihar/Shahdara RTO on Google maps

Phone Number: 011 22383900

Office timing for public dealing: 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Saturday 08:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

2nd Saturday of every month is a closed.

transfer of Ownership in Delhi : General questions

How to fill Form 29 and Form 30 for vehicle transfer in Delhi?

These forms are quite detailed heavy. Even though all the information is present in your RC but you will find it challenging to map the fields with the same name. In case if there are errors, even in one field, you might end up visiting RTO multiple times to cancel this application and start a new application from scretch. Please note that you will not get the money refund for the cancelled application.

Can I ride new Four-wheeler without RC?

Yes you can but it's restricted to few days only.

Can I ride Four-wheeler without RC, when RC is submitted to RTO for ownership transfer?

Yes, you can download the virtual RC in mparivahan app.

Can I use my Four-wheeler in other state?

Yes, you can but before that you need to get the NOC from you respective RTO and then get the new number from the other state RTO.

Is Mparivahan RC valid in Delhi?

Yes, It's valid to carry Mparivahan RC in Delhi.

How can I change my Four-wheeler Colour in RC in Delhi?

You can repaint your Four-wheeler with the new colour but you need approval from the RTO for the colour modification made to your Four-wheeler.

Can DigiLocker RC be used for vehicle transfer?

No, it will not be accepted. If you don't have the physical RC then you need to submit few more documents for the vehicle transfer in Delhi.

Is virtual RC valid?

Yes, It's valid to carry virtual RC but it should be verified by the verified app.

Is it OK to travel without RC book?

Yes, you can but you need to carry a virtual RC.

Can we show RC as a photo?

Yes, you can but it should be coming from the verified app like digilocker or Mparivahan.

Can I drive my father's Four-wheeler?

Yes, if you have valid driving license, you can drive any vehicle. It does not matter who is the registered owner.

What is the use of Form 29?

Form 29 must be used when an individual must inform the RTO about the sale of their vehicle to a third party. Two copies of Form 29 will be required stating that the owner has delivered all of the Four-wheeler's documents to the customer who acquired it

How to check vehicle RC status online?

Please visit Vahan portal for knowing application status .

Please note that the process and requirements may change over time, so it's essential to verify the most up-to-date information from the official state Transport Department website or visit the nearest RTO for any changes in the process, fees, or requirements.

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