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The West Bengal Transport Department ensures the enforcement of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act 1988, in West Bengal (WB).
The West Bengal Transport Department enforces the provisions of Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924 (Amended 1993) and Rules and collection of Tax. The primary function is the registration of vehicles, issuance of driving licenses and permits, motor vehicle tax and enforcement of vehicles.
|RTO Locations||RTO CODE||RTO Locations||RTO CODE|
|Kolkata Salt Lake||WB08||Purulia||WB55|
|Alipore, South 24 Parganas||WB19||Cooch Behar||WB64|
|Alipore, South 24 Parganas||WB20||Malda||WB65|
|Alipore, South 24 Parganas||WB22||Malda||WB66|
|Asansol||WB44A||Jangipur, (Murshidabad District)||WB93|
The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for a vehicle owner to insure his vehicle with a third party insurance. A 3rd party insurance provides coverage against damage, injury or death caused to a third party. A vehicle owner can also opt for a comprehensive car insurance that provides coverage for own damage as well as against third party person or property.
In West Bengal, no motor vehicle can be driven without its registration at the WB RTO. So, here is everything that you need to know about vehicle registration process at the West Bengal RTO.
Documents required for registration of motor vehicle at WB RTO
The RTO officials will then verify the age and address proof documents and will inspect the vehicles on the basis of which the registration number is issued to the vehicle owner. Fancy registration number can be obtained through the process of auction.
Re- Registration of Motor Vehicle in West Bengal
Vehicle brought from another state in West Bengal can be re-registered at WB RTO on submission of the below documents
The West Bengal Transport Department is mainly involved in the following functions and duties: