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Kerala - Change Address Driver Licence

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person :

  1. To apply for Name or address change in Driver License in Kerala the applicant has to approach the RTO office to which his area belongs to.
  2. Please follow our “Office Locations & Contacts” section of this page to get details of the RTO offices. Link for RTO contacts: Link for contact
  3. Application form can be downloaded using the following link: Form
  4. Apply writing in a white A4 paper
  5. The applicant should make sure they are eligible for applying by reading through the eligibility criteria that has been listed out under the “Eligibility” section of this page.
  6. Please make sure you have all the documents that are listed down the “Required Document” section of this page.
  7. Present the completed application forms in one of the counter and pay the appropriate fee where the officials would start processing your application.
  8. Verification of details submitted will be scrutinised to check for authenticity to make necessary changes

Apply through state portal :

  1. Please use the link : License
  2. Click Apply online next to Change of address in DL
  3. In the following screen please fill / select prompted details and hit “Go” to process your application online

Application status online :

  1. Please use the link : Online
  2. Click License under Application status option
  3. In the following screen please fill / select prompted details and hit “Search” to process your application online

Apply Online : - Kerala change address in driver license online with Images

  1. First one has to make sure that all the required documents are in hand to apply online.
  2. In order to apply for online, please follow the link : online portal
  3. Please select "Online Services" from the menu and click on "Driver License Related Services".
  4. You will be taken to a new screen where you have to select “Kerala” in the drop down menu against “Please select the State from where the service is to be taken”.
  5. In the next window, please click “Apply Online” to select “Services on Driving License” option
  6. In the new screen select “Kerala” from drop down menu and please hit “Continue”
  7. Please select / enter appropriate option and fill in information prompted for, then click “Proceed” to get the new page to apply online by filling the details prompted and upload required documents to process the application further.
  8. Once all the required actions are done, please take printout of Acknowledgement

Printing application :

  1. You can take printout of online application form with the help of the link : online portal link
  2. Select “Kerala” in the drop down menu against “Please select the State from where the service is to be taken”
  3. In the next window, please click “Download Forms” to select “Print application form” option
  4. Please enter your application number in the next window and hit ”Submit” follow the next window to get the printout.

Appointment :

  1. You can book appointment with RTO using the following link online appointment link
  2. Please click “Appointment (Slot Booking)” to select “services on driving license” option
  3. In the new window fill in required details and hit Submit to process your request to book appointment.
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Required Documents[edit]

  1. Application form can be download license
  2. Or An application for endorsement of change of address in the driving License shall be made in Plain paper.
  3. Passport size photographs-4 copies.
  4. Valid Driver License
  5. Proof of New Address (In case of address change) :
    • Ration Card, Voter identity card, Pay slip issued by any office of the central government or a state government; Electricity bill, Telephone bill, House tax receipt showing the name of the name of the applicant
    • You can also use your Aadhar Card as proof of residence.
  6. Proof of name change as issued by government gazette (In case of name change)
  7. Aadhaar card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]


List of all RTO Office Locations in Kerala

Transport Commissionerate, Motor Vehicles Department, Kerala
2nd Floor, Trans Tower, CV Raman Pillai Rd,
DPI, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala 695014
Phone: 0471 233 3317
Location in Map

Following link will get RTO Contact details: Link for RTO Contact Info

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Eligibility[edit]

Applicant with valid Driving license

Fees[edit]

Fee related details are provided under the following link : Fees

Validity[edit]

  • Validity of the period mentioned for the License stays unchanged
  • Driving licence issued is valid throughout India.
  • Driving licence is issued for 20 years or 50 years of age whichever is earlier.
  • Driving licence issued for transport vehicle will be valid for three years.

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Processing Time[edit]

One day process

Related Videos[edit]


Kerala - Change Address Driver Licence



Kerala - Online Change Address Driver Licence

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Instructions[edit]

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

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e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • A driving license is an official document that states, a person may operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, or a bus, on a public roadway.
  • As the driving license is also considered as a main proof for an individual in many of the government related procedures, one need to make sure that his details are clear.
  • Under the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 in India, no person can drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds a valid Driving License issued to him, authorizing him to drive a vehicle of that particular category.
  • Driving without Driving license is an offense. Incumbent has to pay penalty

Information which might help[edit]

  • It is a punishable offense to drive the vehicle without a valid license
  • Those who are under 18 years are not supposed to drive
  • RTO officials has the right to decide upon the issue of license

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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