RTO Offices in Lucknow

Every Indian state and union territory has a Regional Transport Office (RTO) as per the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1998 guidelines. Uttar Pradesh has several RTOs formed under the act. Lucknow has an RTO which carries out transport system-related responsibilities of the city. UP-32 is the Lucknow RTO code, and the RTO in Lucknow is responsible for issuing the driving licence, Accident Information Report, Report of Inspection, etc.,  to the people of Lucknow. RTO Lucknow regulates and maintains the transport facilities in Lucknow and is also responsible for collecting vehicle excise duty.

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Lucknow RTO Code

If the vehicle owners have any grievances, they can contact the Lucknow transport department. Given below are the Lucknow RTO office address, Lucknow RTO Office helpline number and other details:

RTO Name


Lucknow RTO Code


Lucknow RTO Address

The Regional Transport Officer (RTO), Tehri Kothi, MG Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - 226001

Lucknow RTO Contact Number

0522- 2436445, 2433555

RTO Office Lucknow E-mail Id


RTO Lucknow Official Website


Lucknow RTO Office Timings

10:00 AM-05:00 PM

Vehicle Registration Undertaken At Lucknow RTO Office

Two types of vehicle registration are offered at the RTO office of Lucknow (UP-32):

1. Temporary Vehicle Registration:

Lucknow vehicle registration (Temporary) is generally issued by the dealer at the time of purchasing a vehicle and remains valid for up to 7 days from the date of delivery. The period of validity of the temporary registration can be extended up to one month at a maximum and using this, you can apply for permanent registration.

2. Permanent Vehicle Registration:

After purchasing a vehicle, you should apply for a permanent registration certificate as soon as possible with all the required documents and the temporary vehicle registration certificate. Once the documents are verified, the certificate is issued promptly.

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Functions of Lucknow RTO

Let us take a quick look at some of the various functions of RTO Office Lucknow -

  1. Driving Licenes

    It is responsible for issuing and renewing driving licences as well as vehicle registration certificates.

    Duplicate Copies

  2. In case you have lost your vehicle registration documents or your Driver’s License, you can submit an application along with the required paperwork and get duplicate copies of the same from the Lucknow RTO office online as well as offline

  3. Registration Certificates

    RTO Lucknow is responsible for issuing registration numbers of vehicles.

  4. Road safety

    RTO Lucknow has the responsibility to maintain road safety measures.

  5. Pollution Norms

    One of the key responsibilities of the Lucknow RTO Office is to make sure that the vehicles in the city follow the environmental standards that have been established by the authorities. A Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate is issued by RTO Office Lucknow to the vehicles that comply with these environmental norms.

  6. Renewal Certicate

    Issuing permits and renewing certificates of driving public transport vehicles.

  7. Commercial Vehicles

    Issuing registration and fitness certificates for commercial vehicles is also done by RTO Office Lucknow.

  8. Revenue collection

    Collection of taxes, fees, and fines is also a primary function of RTO Lucknow.


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RTO Fees



Registration Charges

Rs. 600 – For all cars

Hypothecation Charges

Rs. 1,500 – If the car is purchased on a loan

Number Plate Charges

Rs. 230 – 400 – Same for HSRP Number Plate

Parking Fee/State Development Charges

Rs. 2,000 – MCD Parking Fees for cars under Rs. 4 Lakh

Rs. 4,000 – MCD Parking Fees for cars above Rs. 4 Lakh (Applicable in some States)

Temporary Registration Charges

Rs. 1,200 – 1,500 – Temporary Registration for up to 1 month

Road Tax Charges (Personal


Cars under Rs. 10.0 Lakh: 8%

Cars above Rs. 10.0 Lakh: 10%

Rs. 1,500: Additional Temporary Charges

Used Cars under 15-years: Green Tax on registration renewal + Smart Card

FasTag Charges

Rs. 600 FasTag fees payable on the purchase of the vehicle

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Wrapping It Up

The RTO of Lucknow ensures the secure and smooth functioning of the city’s transport system and mainly takes care of road safety. Under the guidelines of the Motor Act 1998, all cars must have an auto insurance plan that can protect the vehicle from both man-made and natural accidents. Bajaj Markets offers cashless, paperless quick claim settlements which make the process absolutely hassle-free and quick.

FAQs on RTO Lucknow

  • ✔️Can I apply for a driving licence online in Lucknow?

    Yes, to apply for a driving licence online by visiting the Lucknow RTO website uptransport.upsdc.gov.in and selecting the ‘driving licence’ option. Then download the form, fill it up and submit it at Lucknow RTO with necessary documents. You’ll be allotted a driving licence test. If you clear it, the licence is issued within a few weeks. For more information regarding this you can also visit the Lucknow RTO’s official website.

  • ✔️Does the office of RTO Lucknow provide NOC?

    Yes, RTO Lucknow provides the NOC if you are planning to transfer your vehicle from UP to another state in India. Documents like RC, insurance certificate, PUC, etc. need to be submitted while making the application.

  • ✔️How can I renew my driving licence in Lucknow?

    To renew your driving licence visit the Online RTO Lucknow or go to the RTO Lucknow office and submit the required documents along with the fees.

  • ✔️For how long is a Learner’s Licence valid?

    A Learner’s licence stays valid for six months.

  • ✔️Who can apply for a driving licence to drive transport vehicles?

    Any person with at least 20 years of age and who has held a driving licence to drive a motor vehicle for a minimum of one year can apply for a driving licence to drive transport vehicles.

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