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Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state consists of 38 districts and in order to maintain transportation, it s divided into many RTO’s to perform their duties.

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

Functions of Tamil Nadu RTO

  • Administration of the Motor Vehicles Act,1988 and Rules framed thereunder.
  • Issuance and renewal of driving licenses/International Driving Permits
  • Registration of Vehicles and their related activities.
  • Issuance of trade certificates to dealers of the vehicles.
  • Issue of permits to various categories of transport vehicles and the issue of countersignatures in respect of other-state transport vehicles.
  • Road safety issues with special emphasis on safety of school buses.
  • Enforcement of emission and safety-related norms of vehicles.
  • Management and operations of Interstate Bus Terminals.
  • Integration of Road transport with Metro, Railways & Airports.

Also Read :-  Car Registration Charges in Tamil Nadu

Types of Vehicle Registration in Tamil Nadu

There are two types of vehicle registration in Tamil Nadu RTO Office:

  1. Temporary Vehicle Registration: It is allowed in the cases where the owner of the vehicle has to take the it to any other state. Temporary Vehicle Registration is not renewable and is valid only for 1 month
  2. Permanent Vehicle Registration: Under Section 39 of the Motor Vehicle Act, permanent registration of all vehicles is necessary for driving on roads in Tamil Nadu. Driving without a Registration Certificate (RC) is a punishable offense.

Also Read :- New Motor Vehicle Act 2019

Vehicle Registration Process in Tamil Nadu

Normally when you buy a new vehicle in Tamil Nadu RTO registration and Charges are done by the dealer itself but in case you want to get it bone by yourself then below is the process:

For Temporary Vehicle Registration in Tamil Nadu:

Step 1: To apply for the temporary number you have to fill Form 20, which serves as an application form.
Step 2: Fill Form 20 completely with all the necessary information and submit it to the RTO in whose zone the vehicle owner resides.
Step 3: Provide the list of required documents for the temporary number

i) Form-21: Sales declaration which you will get from dealer
ii) Form-60/61  Income Tax Department or GIR or Pan card
iii) Pollution Under Control (PUC)
iv) Declaration by the candidate checked by a Notary, Executive
v) Address proof Any One (Voter ID Card/ LIC Policy/ Passport photos/ Ration Card
vi) Road Worthiness Certificate i.e. Form 22

For Permanent Vehicle Registration in Tamil Nadu

Step 1: To apply for a permanent number fill Form 20, which serves as an application form.
Step 2: Fill Form 20 completely with all the necessary information and submit it to the RTO in whose zone the vehicle owner resides.
Step 3: Provide the list of required documents for the permanent number
i) Form-21: Sales declaration which you will get from the dealer
ii) Form-60/61  Income Tax Department or GIR or Pan card
iii) Pollution Under Control (PUC)
iv) Declaration by the candidate checked by a Notary, Executive
v) Address proof Any One (Voter ID Card/ LIC Policy/ Passport photos/ Ration Card
vi) Vehicle Insurance Certificate
vii) Road Worthiness Certificate i.e. Form 22

RTO Offices in Other States & Cities

RTO LOCATIONSRTO LOCATIONSRTO LOCATIONS
Andhra Pradesh RTOArunachal Pradesh RTOGujarat RTO
Assam RTOBihar RTOHimachal Pradesh RTO
Chhattisgarh RTOGoa RTOHaryana RTO
Jharkhand RTOMadhya Pradesh RTOJammu and Kashmir RTO
Kerala RTOManipur RTOKarnataka RTO
Maharashtra RTOMizoram RTOUttarakhand RTO
Meghalaya RTOOdisha RTOTelangana RTO
Nagaland RTORajasthan RTOTripura RTO
Punjab RTOTamil Nadu RTOWest Bengal RTO
Sikkim RTOUttar Pradesh RTO

Union Territories RTO codes in India

RTO LOCATIONSRTO LOCATIONS
Andaman and Nicobar Islands RTOLakshadweep RTO
Chandigarh RTONational Capital Territory of Delhi RTO
Dadra and nagar Haveli RTOPuducherry RTO
Daman and Diu RTO
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