Telangana (TS) Driving Licence

Issued by the state government, a driving licence certifies that you are capable of driving a vehicle and following the traffic regulations of the state. Telangana, like other states, also requires every driver of a vehicle to mandatorily possess a driving licence.

 

To apply for a driving licence in Telangana, you must be at least 16 years of age (50 cc or less), 18 years of age (low cc vehicle) and 20 years of age (heavy cc vehicle). In addition to this, you must possess a valid learner’s licence, and must be well versed with local traffic regulations.

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Eligibility Criteria for Driving Licence in Telangana

Before you apply for a driving licence in Telangana, you need to be aware of the eligibility criteria fixed by the transportation department of the Telangana Government. Any individual who wants to get a driving licence in Telangana has to fit in this criteria -

  • If you are applying for a permanent driving licence in Telangana, you must already have a learner’s licence.

  • If the capacity of the vehicle is 50cc or less, then the age limit in Telangana for the applicant is a minimum of 16 years.

  • For a motor vehicle of low cc in Telangana, the minimum age limit for the applicant is fixed at 18 years.

  • For a motor vehicle of heavy cc in Telangana, the minimum age limit for the applicant is fixed at 20 years.

  • All the applicants must be well versed with all the driving and traffic rules and guidelines.

Steps to Apply for Permanent Driving Licence Online

To apply for a driving licence in Telangana online, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Go to the official portal of the Government of Telangana Transport Department.

  • Download the application form, under the driving licence menu. The applicant will have to get a printout of the application form.

  • Fill the form with all details and attach the documents required.

  • Find the closest RTO and submit the application form along with the mandated documents to the official.

  • Book a slot for your driving test at the RTO.

  • On the designated date, appear for the test. After passing the test, the applicant will receive their driving licence in 30 days.

Steps to Apply for Permanent Driving Licence Offline

To apply for a driving licence in Telangana offline, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Find the closest RTO, and ask for a driving licence form.

  • Fill the form with all necessary details like name, blood group, age, etc

  • Attach all the mandatory documents with the form.

  • Book a slot for your driving test at the RTO.

  • On the designated date, appear for the test. After passing the test, the applicant will receive their driving licence in 30 days

The documentation process is very crucial for the ts driving licence. Read below to know in detail regarding the documentation process for a driving licence in Telangana.

Documents Required to Apply for a Driving Licence in Telangana

During the application procedure for a driving licence in Telangana, the applicant must submit the required documents for verification and maintaining records. Any applicant who fails to provide any of the required documents will have to face delay or even rejection of the application. Here is a complete list of all the required documents -

  • Passport-size photographs

  • Form No. 4 i.e application form, filled and signed by the applicant.)

  • Identity Proof (Voter ID/Aadhaar card/PAN card)

  • Address Proof (Rental agreement/ Utility bill/ Ration card)

  • Application Form 5( commercial use only)

  • Driver’s Refreshing Certificate (commercial use only)

Read more: List of Mandatory Documents for Driving Licence

RTO Licence Fees Charges in Telangana

Telangana RTO provides the complete list of all the services along with driving licence fees in Telangana.

Category

Charges

Learner Licence

Rs. 150

Learner Licence (Test)

Rs. 50

Driving Licence (International Permit)

Rs. 1,000

Driving Licence

Rs. 200

Driving Licence (Test)

Rs. 300

Driving Licence (Renewal)

Rs. 200

Driving Licence (Renewal after due date)

Rs. 300

Driving Licence (Other classes)

Rs. 500

Types of Driving Licence in Telangana.

The Telangana driving licence is issued depending on the type of vehicle owned by the applicant. Currently, the types of driving licences in Telangana are -

  • Learner Licence -

Every individual should have a learner licence in Telangana before applying for a driving licence in Telangana. The document allows an individual to ride a vehicle on roads under supervision.

  • Permanent Licence -

There are several categories in the permanent licences for individuals to apply for.

  • Two-wheeler (without gear)

  • Two-wheeler (with gear)

  • MGV (Medium Goods Vehicle)

  • MPV (Medium Passenger Vehicle)

  • HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle)

  • HPV (Heavy Passenger Vehicle)

  • Heavy Construction Vehicle (road roller)

RTOs in Telangana

Check out the list of RTOs in Andhra Pradesh

RTO Office

Code

Karimnagar

TS 02

Nalgonda

TS 05

Peddapalli

TS 22

Read more: List of RTO Offices in Telangana

Process for Driving Licence Test in Telangana

According to the Motor Vehicle Act, a driving licence test is held and governed under the supervision of RTO officials. As per the performance of the applicant, the invigilator will decide whether the applicant is eligible to get a driving licence or not. The test is held according to the vehicle mentioned in the application form by the applicant.

The driving licence test in Telangana includes controlling the vehicle on both easy and tough routes, knowing how to park and unpark a vehicle, having complete knowledge about the important road signs, signals, and symbols.

Steps to Check Application Status of Driving Licence in Telangana

You can check driving licence in Telangana online in the simple and easy steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the official portal of the Government of Telangana Transport Department.

  • Tap on the ‘Online transactions’ option.

  • Tap on the ‘Licence ’ option.

  • Tap on the option ‘Application Status’.

  • Fill in details like Application Number, Birthdate, Captcha code.

  • Select the ‘Submit’ button.

  • You will be redirected to a page where your application status will be visible.

Read More: Check Driving Licence Application Status

How to Apply for an International Driver’s Licence in Telangana

To get an International driving licence in Telangana, you do not have to give any test but it is mandatory to have a permanent driving licence in Telangana. The application procedure to get an International driving licence is -

  • Visit the nearest RTO and get Form 4A. You can also get the form by downloading it from the official website.

  • Enter all the required details in the form and attach the supporting documents like passport, visa to the concerned country, current driving licence.

  • For an International driving licence, the fee is Rs. 1,000. Submit the fee along with the application form at the nearest RTO.

  • The submitted documents will be verified. If the verification process is completed without any faults, you will receive your International driving licence.

**Note - The International driving licence will be valid only for the next 1 year from the date of issue.

Read more: International Driving Licence

Applying for Duplicate Driver’s Licence in Telangana

There can be times when you might need a duplicate of your driving licence from the RTO due to theft/misplacement of your present driving licence. In such a situation, you need to follow the following steps -

  • Get the LLD form. You get it from the nearest RTO or download it from the official portal.

  • Fill the form and submit it along with the required documents to the nearest RTO.

  • Pay the fee of Rs. 200 to the concerned official.

  • The verification process will take place. If there are no faults found in the details and documents, you will receive a duplicate copy of your driving licence in Telangana.

The documents required for getting a duplicate driving licence in Telangana are -

  • 2 Passport sized photographs.

  • Address Proof

  • FIR copy lost/stolen driving licence.

  • Copy of the old driving licence

  • LLD Form

Read more: Duplicate Driving Licence

Conclusion

All vehicle owners need to follow the transport and safety guidelines issued by the government for the safety of the citizens. Getting a driving licence is also one of such important guidelines that every citizen should follow. So if you have 16 already, apply for a learner licence before getting your hands on any vehicle. You can easily locate the nearest RTO with the help of the internet and get your learner’s licence as soon as possible to avoid any issues in the future.

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FAQs on Driving Licence in Telangana

  • ✔️What is the driving licence renewal procedure in Telangana?

    A driving licence is always issued with a validity of the next 20 years or an age limit of 50 years whichever is completed earlier. It is mandatory to get your driving licence renewed in case of validity completion. In Telangana, the RTO department provides the facility of both online and offline procedures for the renewal of the driving licence. The procedure for the same is -

    • Get the renewal form from either the nearest RTO or by downloading the form from the official portal.

    • Fill up the form and submit it to the nearest RTO along with the required documents and renewal fee.

    • The required documents include - passport size photographs, medical form 1A, address proof, identity proof.

    • The application will then be verified. If there are no faults found in the details and documents, you will receive a renewed copy of your driving licence.

  • ✔️What are the driving licence renewal fees in Telangana?

    The driving licence renewal fee in Telangana is Rs 200.

  • ✔️What is the minimum age to get a driving licence in Telangana?

    To get a driving licence in Telangana, an individual should be a minimum of 16 years of age. The individual is eligible for a learner licence for gearless vehicles.

  • ✔️Do I have to give a test for a learner licence?

    Yes, the applicant will have to give a test for a learner licence.

  • ✔️How much is the cost for getting an international driving licence in Mumbai?

    The charge for an international driving licence application is Rs. 1,000.

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