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Tripura - Renew Driver License

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Apply In-Person

  • To apply for renewal of Driver License in Tripura, the applicant has to approach the RTO office of the area.
  • Information related to the RTO offices & licensing authority can be obtained from the “Office and Location” Section of this page.
  • You will have to submit Application in Form No.9 in front of licensing authority.
  • Application form no 9 can be downloaded from following link: Form 9
  • The applicant should make sure they are eligible for applying for driver license by reading through the eligibility criteria that has been listed out under the “Eligibility” section of this page.
  • Please make sure you have all the documents that are listed down the “Required Document” section of this page.
  • Application forms can also be obtained from the appropriate RTO offices that should be completed and presented with appropriate fees.
  • Present the completed application forms in one of the counter and pay the appropriate fee where the officials would start processing your application.
  • License related queries can be checked through following link : license queries Or license search

Apply Online -- Tripura Online Renew Driver License with Images

  1. In order to apply for online, please follow the link : online portal
  2. Please select "Online Services" from the menu and click on "Driver License Related Services".
  3. You will be taken to a new screen where you have to select “Tripura” in the drop down menu against “Please select the State from where the service is to be taken”.
  4. Once you select the State, you will be redirected to the page Home page, here you can select the service you want to avail.
  5. Click on apply online
  6. From the given options select “Services on Driving license (Renewal/Duplicate)”, you will be redirected to instructions page: Instructions page
  7. You can click on “continue” to move to the application form.
  8. Fill the Applicant Details as instructed and required.
  9. Upload the required Documents mentioned on this page
  10. Upload Photo and Signature if required (applicable for only some states)
  11. Pay the required fees
  12. The applicant, who holds a valid permanent license can only apply for renewal.
  13. Once the application, along with documents and fees is submit, the officers will process for duplicate driving license.

Printing application

  1. You can take printout of online application form with the help of the link: please follow the link Online portal
  2. Select “Gujarat” 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.


  1. You can book appointment with RTO using the following link :Online appointment booking
  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 in Form No. 9: Form No.9
  2. Medical Certificate, Form 1A: Medical Certificate
  3. Permanent License.
  4. Three copies of passport photographs.
  5. Fees as specified
  6. Aadhaar Card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Tripura Transport offices contact details: Offices Addresses
West Tripura
Office of the Joint Transport Commissioner
Address: Paribahan Bhavan,Astabol, Northgate, Agartala, West Tripura District
Telephone: (0381) 232-4601
Email: [email protected]

Gomati District Transport Office
Address: SDM Office Premises,Radha Kishorepur,Udaipur,Gomati District
Telephone: (03821) 223724
Email: [email protected]

Dhalai District Transport Office
Address:Jaharnagar,DM Office Premises,Ambassa, Dhalai District
Telephone: (03826) 222214 (DM Office phone)

Unakoti District Transport Office
Address:Near Kailashahar Circuit House,Kailashahar, Unakoti District
Pincode: 799279

North Tripura District Transport Office
Address:District Transport Office,Chandrapur, Dharmanagar, North Tripura
Pincode: 799251

Khowai District Transport Office
Address:District Transport Office, 2nd Floor, Municipality Council Building,Teliamura,Khowai District
Pincode: 799201

Sepahijala District Transport Office
Address:District Transport Office, Bishramganj Motor Stand, DM Office complex,Bishramganj,Sepahijala District
Pincode: 799103

South Tripura District Transport Office Address:District Transport Office, Santirbazar SDM office complex,Santirbazar,South Tripura District
Pincode: 799144
Telephone:(03283) 262026
Email: [email protected]

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  • An application for renewal shall be made not more than one month before the date of expiry of the permanent licence.
  • If the application is late for more than five years after the date of expiry of the licence, the applicant should undergo all the formalities to obtain a fresh licence.


  • Renewal of Driving License – Rs. 200 /-
  • Renewal of Driving License after grace period – Rs.300 /-
  • More information related to fees can be obtained through following link: Related fees


  • A commercial Driving License is valid up to three years.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

  • After completion of driving test, the Licence will be issued on the same day or within a week’s time.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

  • To obtain a commercial license, applicant must have one year old experience license.

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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Renewal of license is important to continue driving officially.

Information which might help[edit]

  • Guidelines related to licence can be obtained through following link: Guidelines
  • List of Motor Driving School: List of Motor Driving School
  • Applications for a provisional driving licence can be made from the age of 16. Valid for driving a moped or gearless motorcycle (with a capacity of up to 50 cc) from aged 16, and a car from aged 18 or older to drive any other type of vehicle. The common "All India Permit" allows the licensee to drive throughout the country. For driving commercial/transport vehicles, one should obtain endorsement (and a minimum age of 20 years, in some states) in the driving licence to effect under s.3(1) of The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Until a driving test (which consists of three sections: verbal or written test (depending on the state), road sign test followed by a supervised driving examination) has been passed a driver may hold only a provisional licence and be subject to certain conditions.
  • The conditions attached to provisional licences of a particular category of vehicle are:
(i) L-plates must be conspicuously displayed on the front and rear of the vehicle.
(ii) Learner drivers of a particular category and transmission type of vehicle must be accompanied by somebody who has held a full driving licence for that category and transmission type, except in the case of solo motorcycles and vehicles of certain categories designed solely for one person.
(iii) Motorcycle riders must not carry any pillion passenger.
(vi) Bus drivers must not carry any passenger except a person giving or receiving instruction.
  • After passing a driving test, the provisional licence may be surrendered in exchange for a full Indian licence for the relevant kind of vehicle. Full car licences allow use of mopeds, motorcycles and cars.
  • Vehicle Categories Related to Driving License in India The different categories of driver’s license include:
(i) MC 50CC – A motorcycle of 50 cc
(ii) MCW or MCWOG – A motorcycle without gear such as moped, scooter, etc.
(iii) MCWG or M/CYCL.WG – License to drive all motorcycles with gear as well as heavy bikes with gear anywhere in India.
(iv) LMV – Light motor vehicle license that includes auto rickshaws, jeep, motor cars, taxi, three-wheeler delivery van, etc.
(v) LMV–NT – A license to drive any light motor vehicle like car for non-commercial transportation that is for personal use.
(vi) LMV–TR – A light motor vehicle – transport license for driving light motor vehicles such as cars for commercial transportation and not valid to drive heavy motor vehicles (HMV).
(vii) HMV – A Heavy Motor Vehicle License that allows you to drive heavy or low motor vehicle ‘Open License’. It is an All India Driving Permit for Cars and Trucks.
  • Classes Related to Driving License in India The different types of driver’s license based on classes related to the type of vehicle in India include:
(i) LL: Learner License
  • Demo help related to application can be obtained through following link: Demo video

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • A Driving Licence can be used as a proof for Identity. A modern photo of the driving licence can also serve many of the purposes of an identity card in non-driving contexts (proof of identity (e.g. when opening a bank account) or age (e.g. when applying for a mobile connection)).

External Links[edit]

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  • There is SMS based service available for the customers/applicants that can be availed, information related to it can be obtained through following link: SMS based service