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Government of Uttar Pradesh
Driving License-FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Regarding Learning License

The RTO / ARTO of the district / city in which the applicant resides or conducts his business

It can be renewed by the Licensing Authority of the district / city of the state in which the applicant presently resides or conducts his business

Duplicate DL can be issued by the Licensing Authority which originally issued the DL or the LA which last renewed the DL

No, the application can be submitted on a plain paper containing all requisite details.

(a) for un-geared motor cycle (upto 50 cc)      16 to 18 years with the written consent of parents / guardian

(b) Non-transport vehicles         18 years and above

(c) Transport vehicles         20 years and above

Who can apply for issue of DL to drive Transport vehicles?

Any person who has held a DL to drive LMV for at least one year, and is above 20 years of age

Any person who has held a DL to drive LMV for at least one year, and is above 20 years of age

Throughout India

  • (a) Learner's DL valid for 6 months from the date of issue
  • (b) Permanent DL (for private vehicles) 20 years from date of issue or the time of attaining the age of 50 years, whichever is earlier.
  • (c) Transport vehicles DL 3 years from the date of issue
  • (d) DL to drive Transport vehicles carrying dangerous / hazardous goods 1 year from the date of issue
  • DL for private vehicles can be renewed for a period of 5 years each time
  • DL for Transport vehicles can be renewed for a period of 3 years each time.

30 days from the date on which the DL expired

The Dy Transport Commissioner (Zone) of the concerned zone

Traffic signs / traffic signals / rules of the road / duties of a driver in case he is involved in an accident / precautions to be taken when crossing an unmanned railway crossing / documents that he is required to carry while driving.

The questions posed to an applicant are of objective type, and the applicant has to answer correctly at least 60 % of the questions posed.