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Understanding the Key Features & Importance of NOC for Two-Wheelers

Here are some key features of an NOC: 


  • An NOC is a legal document that is issued by the Regional Transport Office.

  • It is essential to get an NOC if you’re planning on using your vehicle in a different city for a period of more than three months. 

  • The NOC document basically guarantees that you do not owe the government any tax dues in your current state.


There are many reasons as to why two-wheeler NOC certificates are important. These have been briefly discussed below.


  • For starters, the NOC enables you to cancel the hypothecation directed to a bank which is outlined in your vehicle’s certificate of registration. This is particularly important at the time of selling your two-wheeler.

  • Finally, the Motor Vehicles Act mandates the need for a No Objection Certificate when transferring your two-wheeler from one state to another.

How to Apply for Your Bike’s NOC Online

It is possible to avail of an NOC for your bike online. An online NOC for two-wheelers can be availed from two different platforms:


1. Applying Online - NOC for Two Wheelers via Parivahan website

The steps mentioned below outline the method by which you can submit your bike’s No Objection Certificate form. Once this submission is complete you will be required to visit the concerned Regional Transport Office to complete the process. Listed below are the steps that outline how an NOC application can be made via an RTO online.


  • Step 1. To initiate an RTO application online, you must begin by visiting the Parivahan website.

  • Step 2. Proceed by selecting the concerned RTO along with the correct state.

  • Step 3. Login using your credentials and avail of the website’s services.

  • Step 4. You will be redirected to a new page with a button titled “Application for NOC”. Click on it.

  • Step 5. In the new window, select the “chassis number/ validate registration number” button.

  • Step 6. Your application form will now be generated.

  • Step 7. Fill out the appropriate details that are asked of you.

  • Step 8. Key in the information of your bike insurance plan.

  • Step 9. You will now be asked to enter the new RTO state code.

  • Step 10. Pay for your application and print out the receipt of your fee.

  • Step 11. To complete the No Objection Certificate process, visit your RTO and bring your NOC, fee receipt and pertinent documents with you.

2. Applying Online - NOC for Bikes via Banks

You can avail of an NOC for your bike using a bank website fairly easily. Follow the steps mentioned below.


  • Step 1. Begin by visiting the website of an Indian bank of your choice.

  • Step 2. Use your login credentials to sign in to your bank account.

  • Step 3. Use the search bar to find and download the No Objection Certificate (i.e., bike NOC) form.


If your bank does not feature an NOC form online, you will have to visit its nearest bank branch.

Documents Required to Obtain NOC

If you wish to avail of a No Objection Certificate for your bike, you must ensure that you possess the following documents.


As far as the RTO is concerned, the following documents are needed.


  1. In addition to your NOC application, you need to submit Form 28.

  2. Provide a copy of your two-wheeler’s certificate of registration along with its insurance plan.

  3. Proof of road tax you have paid up to date and the corresponding receipts.

  4. Your Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate.

  5. The engine and chassis number in pencil print.

  6. Your (i.e., bike owner’s) signature.


In case you wish to avail of your No Objection Certificate from a bank, you may need to submit some of the aforementioned documents as well as any other documents the bank requests.

Validity & Cost of Obtaining an NOC

The cost and validity of an NOC document is as follows: 




Six Months


90 Days (Subject to the bank’s terms and conditions)

The cost of obtaining an NOC varies depending on the RTO or bank you choose. 

How to Get an NOC for Your Two-wheeler Offline

If you wish to avail of a No Objection Certificate offline, follow the steps outlined below.


  • Step 1. Begin by paying a visit to your local RTO.

  • Step 2. Here, ask the concerned person to provide you with a CMV 28 form. This form requires you to provide information pertaining to yourself such as your name, address, and contact information.

  • Step 3. Additionally, fill out the information about your vehicle e.g. registration number.

  • Step 4. Once you have filled out this form, submit it along with the documents mentioned on the form.

  • Step 5. You will have to pay a modest fee amounting to INR 100 when you submit your application form.

Now, the RTO will reach out to the local traffic police in order to verify whether your two-wheeler has been involved in any criminal cases in the past or has any traffic law violations. If there are no outstanding dues or any department statutory action cases issued against your vehicle, the RTO will be provided with clearance so that they can issue a No Objection Certificate to you.


It is important to note that while the Regional Transport Office might take three working days to begin working on your No Objection Certificate, the certificate itself can take seven to twenty days to be issued.

Factors to Consider While Buying No Objection Certificate for Bike

Here are some factors that you should keep in mind before purchasing an NOC to ensure a hassle-free process: 


  • Be sure to  attest a copy of your bike’s registration certificate and insurance policy. 

  • Fill in all details accurately. 

  • Submit all relevant supporting documents. 

  • Ensure that you’ve paid any road tax dues.

  • Ensure that you save your NOC fee payment receipt. 

Difference Between NOC and PUC Certificate

NOC and PUC (Pollution Under Control) certificates are both legal documents. However, an NOC is a document that certifies that an authorised bank or an RTO do not object to any of the information mentioned in the bike’s registration certificate. An NOC is essential when you wish to switch your RTO.


 On the other hand, PUC is a certificate issued to authorise that the pollution emitted by your vehicle is under the prescribed limits. A PUC is mandatory in order to be able to drive your vehicle on public roads.  

Procedure to Cancel the NOC

If you’ve changed your mind about getting an NOC, you can cancel by following these steps: 


  • Step 1: Visit the new RTO and obtain a Non-utilisation Certificate (NUC).

  • Step 2: Cancel the NOC by submitting the NUC at the RTO where your bike was initially registered.

If you applied for an NOC with a bank, you can get in touch with them to understand how you can cancel your bank-issued NOC. 


Just like bike purchases must be accompanied by the purchase of legal documents; bike transfers to different locations require an NOC. It is possible to request an NOC via an RTO or a recognised Indian bank. If you don’t possess any of the aforementioned documents you require for your bike – like an insurance plan, you must consider getting one as soon as possible. The Bajaj Markets website is worth taking a look at for viable insurance plans for two-wheelers

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