Fri. Dec 2nd, 2022
Transfer Ownership of Vehicle

Tamil Nadu is a south Indian state, rich in culture, diversity, and pilgrimages. The state is beautiful as it comprises the beach city, Chennai, which is also a metro city to the country and highly developed in terms of industries and businesses being set up. The state also includes Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of South India which is the site of ritual sunrises. The state is popular for travelers and visitors from all over the world due to popular temples like Shore Temple, Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple, Mahabalipuram monuments, Beaches like Marina beach, Mahabalipuram beach, Kanyakumari beach, and Destinations such as Puducherry, Ooty, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Coonoor, etc. All in all, this place is majestic which beautiful features and varied cultures.

As this state is so enriched with temples, beaches and beautiful destinations people are always willing to settle here. Tourists also get attracted to a place such as Tamil Nadu. But, for settling in a state like this people need to own a vehicle to visit places. The temporary settlement also tends to enable people to own second-hand or used vehicles. Also, people here are sincere and follow the rules and regulations with all their hearts. They are willing to transfer ownership of their vehicle under the rules of the transport department and abide by the regulations that follow up. We will now discuss how this transfer of ownership of vehicles in Tamil Nadu can be done smoothly.

What are the causes of Transfer Ownership of vehicles?

  • Sale or purchase of a motor vehicle
  • Death of the owner of the vehicle
  • Vehicle purchased in the public auction
  • Transfer ownership in the name of the financer

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What are the required documents for vehicle transfer ownership in Tamil Nadu?

The documents required for vehicle transfer ownership are mentioned below:

  1. Form 29 and Form 30
  2. Print of chassis number with a pencil
  3. Form 31 (In case of change of ownership due to public auction Form 32)
  4. Original R.C. Book
  5. Insurance certificate
  6. Pollution Under Control or PUC Certificate
  7. Identity proof
  8. Address proof
  9. Passport size photograph
  10. Fee Rs.150 in case of two-wheelers and Rs.300 in case of the motor car is to be paid for the transfer of a vehicle.
  11. 15% tax is to be paid if the vehicle is less than 8 years old and 1% tax is to be paid if the vehicle is 8 years old.

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What is the process of transferring ownership of a vehicle offline in Tamil Nadu?

The ownership transfer of a vehicle can be done offline as well as online. In this case, people visit the original RTO and obtain the NOC from there along with the seller. After this, the buyer will submit the above documents along with an application to transfer ownership of the vehicle with a registration certificate. Then, the new owner will pay the fees in the local RTO for the transfer of the vehicle ownership and provide an envelope with the stamp on it.

In a week or two, the process will be completed and the new owner of the vehicle will be notified.

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What is the process of transferring ownership of a vehicle online in Tamil Nadu?

There are certain steps that need to be followed in order to transfer vehicles online in Tamil Nadu. These are mentioned below:

  1. Obtain a No Objection Certificate or NOC from the seller.
  2. Open the official website of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/
  3. Select the online services option from the tab
  4. Select Vehicle-related Services
  5. Click on the state Tamil Nadu
  6. Now click on the TRO of vehicle registration
  7. Click Proceed
  8. Click on online services you want to avail including Transfer of Ownership, Address change, and Hypothecation.
  9. Enter the details of the vehicle like registration number, chassis number
  10. Verify details
  11. Fill in all the details and the new owner’s details
  12. Enter the option of payment to pay the fees
  13. Click on the confirmation box and pay the fee
  14. A receipt will be generated for further processing.
  15. Take appointment
  16. Visit the nearest RTO for approval and verification of the documents.

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What are the documents required in case of the death of the registered owner and transfer ownership of the vehicle?

  1. Original registration certificate
  2. Duly filled and updated Form 31 with NOC from financier
  3. Original copy of death certificate of the registered owner with attested copy
  4. Succession certificate (Optional)
  5. Certificate of local MP, MLA, or government officers
  6. Affidavit by the applicant
  7. Address proof attested copy
  8. PUCC attested copy
  9. Insurance certificate/PAN Card/Tax certificate
  10. Fees prescribed
  11. Surrender slip by STA branch
  12. Offer letter in the heir’s name
  13. Another document if required by the registering authority

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What are the fees to be paid in case of the different vehicles?

VehicleFee
Invalid CarriageRs.10
Motor CycleRs.30
LMV (Non-Transport Vehicle)Rs.100
LMV (Commercial Vehicle)Rs.150
MGVRs.200
MPMVRs.200
HGVRs.300
HPMVRs.300
Imported Motor VehicleRs.400
Imported Motor CycleRs.100
Any other vehicleRs.150

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the fee for transfer ownership of an LMV Non-Transport Vehicle?

Rs.100 is the fee for transfer ownership of an LMV Non-Transport Vehicle

Can the transfer of ownership of the vehicle in Tamil Nadu happen online?

Yes, the transfer of ownership of the vehicle in Tamil Nadu can happen online as well as offline.

Are forms 29 and 30 mandatories for the transfer of ownership of a vehicle?

Yes, forms 29 and 30 are mandatory for the transfer of ownership of the vehicle.

Do we have to pay in the offline mode of transfer ownership of the vehicle?

Yes, we need to pay for the transfer ownership of the vehicle when applying offline.

Tamil Nadu Vehicle Registration Details

RTO LOCATIONSRTO CODERTO LOCATIONSRTO CODE
Chennai (Central)TN-01SrirangamTN-48
Chennai(North-West)TN-02ThiruvarurTN-50
Chennai(North East)TN-03NagapattinamTN-51
Chennai(North)TN-05SangariTN-52
Rto Chennai(South)TN-07Salem (East)TN-54
Chennai (West)TN-09DindigulTN-57
Chennai(South-West)TN-10Madurai(South)TN-58
TambaramTN-11Madurai(North)TN-59
PoonamalleTN-12TheniTN-60
AmbatturTN-13SivagangaTN-63
UlundurpetTN-15Madurai (Central)TN-64
RedhillsTN-18RamanathpuramTN-65
ChengalpattuTN-19Coimbatore (Central)TN-66
ThiruthaniTN-20VirudhunagarTN-67
KancheepuramTN-21KumbakonamTN-68
MeenambakkamTN-22TuticorinTN-69
TiruvannamalaiTN-25HosurTN-70
Namakkal (North)TN-28TirunelveliTN-72
DharmapuriTN-29RanipetTN-73
Salem(West)TN-30NagercoilTN-74
CuddaloreTN-31MarthandamTN-75
Erode-EastTN-33TenkasiTN-76
TiruchencodeTN-34DharapuramTN-78
Coimbatore(South)TN-37SankarankoilTN-79
Coimbatore-NorthTN-38Tiruchirapalli (East)TN-81
Tiruppur(North)TN-39Rto, MayiladuthuraiTN-82
PollachiTN-41SriviliputhurTN-84
Tirupur (South)TN-42KundrathurTN-85
OotyTN-43Namakkal (South)TN-88
Tiruchirapalli (West)TN-45Salem(South)TN-90
Rto KarurTN-47Coimbatore WestTN-99
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By Sakshi Srivastava

I am Sakshi Srivastava. I am pursuing Masters of Commerce from Amity University, Lucknow. I have completed my Bachelors in Commerce from Amity University, Lucknow as well.