RTO Offices in Bihar

Under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, Bihar RTOs were created around the state and it oversees the Bihar Transport Department. To govern road transport and provide safety measures, the Bihar Transport Department enforces various legislative provisions under the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, and various rules under the State Taxation Acts, etc. The Bihar RTO Code list is elaborate with 50+ RTOs in it. These RTOs are responsible for the issuance of trade certificates, permanent and temporary registration certificates, and their renewal, driving licence and its duplicate issuance, collection of taxes, interstate, and national commercial vehicle permits, etc.

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Bihar RTO Code List

Here is the table containing the RTO codes of Bihar. 

Bihar RTO Location

Bihar RTO Code

RTO Patna


RTO Gaya


RTO Bhojpur


RTO Chapra


RTO Motihari


RTO Muzaffarpur


RTO Darbhanga


RTO Munger


RTO Begusarai


RTO Bhagalpur


RTO Purnea


RTO Saharsa


RTO Nalanda


RTO Bettiah


RTO Dehri


RTO Jehanabad


RTO Aurangabad


RTO Nawada


RTO Gopalganj


RTO Siwan


RTO Sitamarhi


RTO Vaishali district


RTO Madhubani


RTO Samastipur


RTO Khagaria


RTO Kishanganj

BR 37

RTO Araria


RTO Katihar


RTO Madhepura


RTO Buxar


RTO Bhabua


RTO Jamui


RTO Supaul


RTO Banka


RTO Sheikhpura


RTO Lakhisara


RTO Sheohar


RTO Arwal


RTO Rohtas

BR 57

The government has also provided RTO customer care number Bihar to help the citizens to get assistance regarding their Bihar vehicle registration code or any other vehicle-related services.


Here are the RTO customer care numbers of Bihar.

Contact Number





Toll-free Number


Complaint Number


Email Id



Office Address

Vishwesaraiya Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna-800015

Official Website


In addition to the above contact details, here are a few key Bihar RTO office helpline numbers, which you may use to contact the Bihar RTO officials.

Name of the Person

Contact Number

Email Id

Sheela Kumari (Transport Minister)



Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, I.A.S (Secretary)


0612-2547212 (FAX)


Pankaj Kumar (Joint Secretary)



Vehicle Registration at Bihar RTO

The Bihar vehicle registration process is overseen by the Bihar RTO. In order to legally operate a vehicle in the region, vehicle owners must register their vehicle with the Bihar RTO under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.


There are two types of Bihar vehicle registration process: Temporary and Permanent.


  • The temporary registration is valid for a short time frame. In this, the vehicle's dealer can provide you with the registration. All you have to do is present the documents to the dealer, and they will supply you with a temporary number via point registration. It will subsequently be forwarded to the RTO for approval.

  • Permanent registration has a 15-year validity period and is exclusively available through the Bihar RTO. You may also visit https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html and apply for the same. On this website you can also do the Bihar vehicle registration number check.


Here is the list of documents required for the Bihar vehicle registration process.


  • Form 20

  • Form 21

  • Form 22A, or the vehicle's manufacturer's roadworthiness certificate

  • If the car is purchased on loan, the financer must provide Form 28 or a No Objection Certificate (NOC).

  • Purchase invoice

  • PAN card or Form 60

  • Vehicle insurance certificate

  • Resident proof

  • Passport size photographs

  • Road tax as per Haryana state

  • In the event of loan hypothecation, use Form 34

  • Temporary registration certificate (if applicable)

  • If the vehicle is imported, the Customs Clearance certificate will be required.

  • If the vehicle's previous owner was an ex-army member, the sale certificate must be presented.

  • If the vehicle is a trailer or semi-trailer, the STA design approval is required.

Bihar RTO employees verify the aforementioned documents, and the vehicle is also inspected. If everything matches appropriately, the applicant is given a registration number.


Every registered vehicle must be insured under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. There are two forms of vehicle insurance: Third-party liability and Comprehensive insurance. These can be purchased both online and in person. To ensure a smooth experience and save time, use the Bajaj Markets platform to purchase vehicle insurance. Bajaj Markets does not provide insurance; nonetheless, there are some organizations on the platform that sell motor insurance online through the portal. You can buy from any of them.


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Functions of Bihar RTO

Listed below are the functions of Bihar RTO.

Registration of Vehicles

Permanent and temporary registration certificates, trade certificates, renewal and duplicate registration copies, ownership transfer, NOC, and other services are provided by the Bihar RTO.

Driving Licence

People can get their driving licences, including duplicates and commercial licences, through the Bihar RTO.

Collection of Taxes

The Bihar RTO is in charge of collecting motor vehicle tax and road tax.

Issuance of Permits

Autorickshaws, taxis, prepaid taxis, the International Driving Permit (IDP), interstate, and national commercial vehicle permits are administered by the Bihar RTO.

Inspection of Vehicles

The Bihar RTO examines vehicles for mechanical fitness and pollution to ensure that pollution is under control and that the vehicle is not harming the environment.

Functions Concerning Road Safety

The Bihar RTO is also responsible for undertaking projects and initiatives to ensure road safety, overseeing the provision and maintenance of traffic facilities such as traffic signs, taking measures to reduce vehicular pollution, and controlling traffic during critical events.


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Bihar RTO Fees

Here is the table displaying the RTO charges in Bihar.



New Registration Certificate



Rs. 60


Rs. 200

Heavy Vehicle

Rs. 600

Light Vehicle

Rs. 300

Imported Vehicle

Rs. 200 (Two-wheeler)

Rs. 800 (Four-Wheeler)

Renewal of Registration Certificate



Rs. 360


Rs. 500

Driving License (All Vehicles)


Learning License

Rs. 150

Permanent Driving License

Rs. 200

Renewal of License

Rs. 200

International Driving Permit

Rs. 500

Wrapping it Up

The vision of Bihar's Transport department is to provide a highly integrated pro-active transportation system and infrastructure that would optimally meet the articulated as well as latent needs of mobility and passengers that is safe, dependable, efficient, cost-effective, innovative, environmentally friendly, modern, and employs appropriate technologies. As responsible citizens, we can also contribute to this by adhering to traffic rules and regulations.

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FAQs on Bihar RTO

  • ✔️How can I check my Bihar RTO vehicle information?

    You can check your vehicle information and Bihar RTO registration details by accessing https://state.bihar.gov.in/transport/CitizenHome.html

  • ✔️Can I use my Bihar driving licence throughout the country?

    Yes, you can use it because the driving licence granted in Bihar is valid across the country.

  • ✔️What are the RTO charges in Bihar to grant a Driving licence?

    You are required to pay Rs. 200 in order to obtain a driving licence in Bihar. 

  • ✔️Is it compulsory to give a test for acquiring a DL in Bihar?

    Yes, it is mandatory to give a test at the Bihar RTO office to get a DL.

  • ✔️What are the RTO charges in Bihar for IDP?

    If you want to obtain an International Driving Permit, you will have to pay Rs. 500. 

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