Odisha Driving Licence

It is mandatory to have a driving licence if you want to drive a car. An Odisha driving licence can be obtained from any of the 30 RTO offices located across the state. The RTOs are responsible for issuing the driving licence, renewals and issuing duplicate copies in case your driving licence goes missing or is damaged. There are several steps involved if you want to obtain a driving licence. Read on to know about the eligibility criteria for obtaining a driving licence in Odisha, online application procedure and more.

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Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for obtaining a permanent Odisha driving licence are:


  1. Age Requirement - an applicant must be at least 18 years of age to operate a light motor vehicle and at least 20 years of age to operate a transport vehicle.

  2. A learner’s licence is granted by the RTO to an applicant basis on which the applicant learns how to operate a vehicle. After at least 30 days of the issuance of the learner's licence and before the expiry of 180 days since such issuance, a permanent driving licence is granted.

  3. The applicant should have a firm grasp of road safety rules, traffic regulations and of course proper technical knowledge on how to operate a vehicle. The applicant will be tested by the relevant RTO on these skills before a permanent licence is granted.

Online Application Procedure for Driving Licence in Odisha

The application procedure for the Driving Licence in Odisha can be carried out offline or online:

Steps to Apply for Driving Licence Online:

For individuals that want to drive a motor vehicle in Bihar, they must first procure a driving licence issued by the Regional Transport Office of Odisha under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The application process can be carried out online entirely. Given below are the steps to apply for a driving licence online:

  1. Visit the official website https://sarathi.parivahan.gov.in/sarathiservice/stateSelection.do

  2. Click on Drivers/Learner’s licence. From the drop-down menu select ‘Bihar’.

  3. Click on the ‘Apply for Driving Licence’ tab listed on the page.

  4. The online application process and the instructions to fill out the form can be found on this page.

  5. Click on ‘Continue’ and fill in the learner’s licence and other personal details.

  6. Upload requisite supporting documents, a photo (that will appear on your driving licence) and a clear picture of your signature.

  7. Confirm your driving licence test slot online and pay the applicable driving licence fees.

Steps to Apply for Permanent Driving Licence Offline

  1. You have to visit the RTO and collect the physical application form.

  2. Fill out all the details in the form - learner’s licence and other relevant personal information. The physical copies of supporting documents will need to be attached to the application form.

  3. Submit the complete application with supporting documentation to the RTO officer-in-charge. The payment of the application fee can be done at the same time.

  4. You will also be allotted a slot for your driving licence test slot and you must appear as per the schedule to be eligible for a driving licence in Odisha.

Documents Required to Apply for a Driving Licence in Odisha

The following documents are needed to apply for a driving licence:


  • Age Proof: Admissible documents include a birth certificate, pan card, and matriculation certificate.

  • Address Proof: Admissible Documents include passport, voter ID, Aadhar card etc.

  • Three passport size photos.

  • A copy of the learner's licence.

  • For light motor vehicles submit Form 4 and for heavy motor vehicles submit Form 5.

Read more: List of Mandatory Documents for Driving Licence


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Driving Licence Fees For Driving Licence in Odisha

There are various categories of driving licences in Odisha:

  1. Permanent driving licence

  2. Commercial driving licence

  3. Non-gear driving licence and

  4. Provisional learner’s driving licence.




Late Fee

Driving Licence – Form 6

Rs. 40

Rs. 40

Rs. 40

Driving Licence – Form 7

Rs. 150

Rs. 150

Rs. 40

Driving Test

Rs. 50



Including another vehicle type

Rs. 50



RTOs in Odisha

This table lists a few of the RTOs in Odisha:

RTO Office








Read more: List of RTO Offices in Odisha

Process for Driving Licence Test in Odisha

Two or Three-Wheeler:

  • Fill out the application form and attach supporting documents.

  • Make the payment for the application online

  • Once the application is sent, you can book a time and date for the driving test.

  • Show up for your appointment. You will be assigned a vehicle and subjected to a brief driving test by the RTO officials which includes driving in a figure-8 shaped track.

  • If you clear the test successfully, your permanent driving licence will be sent to you via post at your registered address.

  • You can check the status of your driving application online by logging onto the Parivahan website.

Four Wheeler

  • Fill out the application form and attach supporting documents.

  • Make the payment for the application online

  • Once the application is sent, you can book a time and date for the driving test.

  • Show up for your appointment. You will be assigned a vehicle and subjected to a brief driving test by the RTO officials which entails driving in a figure H-shaped track.

  • If you clear the test successfully, your permanent driving licence will be sent to you via post at your registered address.

  • You can check the status of your driving application online by logging onto the Parivahan website.

Steps to Check Application Status of Driving Licence in Odisha

To check the status of your driver’s licence you can follow the steps below:

  1. Visit https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/.

  2. Go to Licence Related Services and click on Driver/Learner Licence.

  3. Click on the drop-down menu and select ‘Odisha’.

  4. Click on application status on the top right-hand corner.

  5. Enter your application number and date of birth, and you will be redirected to a page that will contain the status of your application.

Read More: Check Driving Licence Application Status

Looking to Apply for an International Driver’s Licence in Odisha

To procure an international driving permit in Odisha the following documents are required:


  1. Valid Indian Passport

  2. Age Proof

  3. Form 1A - medical certificate

  4. Form 4A - application form

  5. Address proof

If filling the form online the process is fairly straightforward - applicants visit the official website https://sarathi.parivahan.gov.in/sarathiservice/stateSelection.do and fill out the application online itself. Scanned copies of the supporting documents mentioned above can be uploaded. And the fee may be paid online through a secure payment gateway. The status of the application can be tracked online.

For applicants that want to carry out the process offline - visit the nearest RTO office to collect Form 4A and 1A. Fill out the form and attach physical copies of supporting documents. Drop off the application at the nearest RTO and make the payment for the application fee on-site. Post verification the RTO will deliver the permit to you via speed post.

Read more: International Driving Licence

Applying for Duplicate Driver’s Licence in Odisha

To apply for a duplicate driving licence in Odisha the following steps must be followed:

  1. Fill out Form LLD with proper details and information.

  2. In case the driving licence has been damaged, insert a copy of the original

  3. In case of theft of the driving licence, attach a copy of the FIR filed for a duplicate licence

  4. The licence number on your existing licence will be required.

Read more: Duplicate Driving Licence


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FAQs on Driving Licence in Odisha

  • ✔️What is the process for the renewal of a driving licence?

    You can renew your licence online through the official Sarathi website or drop in at the nearest RTO office with address proof, age proof, original licence, passport-sized photographs and the duly filled out application form for renewal.

  • ✔️What is the driving test for a driving licence like?

    The driving test is taken at RTO to ensure that you can drive safely and competently. If you have taken classes at a driving school prior to the test, you should pass the test in the first attempt itself.

  • ✔️How many RTOs are there in Odisha?

    The state of Odisha comprises a network of 30 RTOs.

  • ✔️What are the different categories of driving licences issued by the RTOs of Odisha?

    There are 5 categories in total. Light Motor Vehicle, Two-Wheeler with Gear and Two-Wheeler without Gear, Transport Vehicle and Passenger Vehicle.

  • ✔️What is the minimum age to apply for a two-wheeler driving licence?

    The minimum age of applicants applying for a two-wheeler licence is 16 years.

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