List of Learning Licence & Driving Licence Fees - 2021

During the second week of January 2017, the Central Motor Vehicle Rules bore witness to its 22nd amendment. This amendment brought about a fresh fee structure for a lot of vehicle related issues including Driving Licence (DL), Learning Licence (LL), International Driver’s Licence (IDL), Registration of new vehicles, and Fitness Certificate (FC) tests.

Online Payment Steps for Driving Licence's & Learners Licence Fee

  • Step 1: Click on
  • Step 2: Click on the “Online Services” tab.
  • Step 3: Select the “Driving Licence Related Services” option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 4: Select the specific state from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 5: Click on the “Fee Payment” present on top.
  • Step 6: Select the “Fee Payment” option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 7: Go through the “Instructions for online payment for the LL/DL applicants”.
  • Step 8: Click on proceed.
  • Step 9: Fill up the required details and click on the “Click here to calculate fee” tab.
  • Step 10: After all the details get generated, click on the “Bank / Gateway / Treasury” drop-down option.
  • Step 11: Enter the verification number.
  • Step 12: Click on the “Pay Later” or “Pay Now” option to process the payment.
Application Fees for DL & LL

Fees structure Changes for Driving Licence, Learner's Licence & International Licence

Type of license-related issues Old fees (In Rs.) New fees (In Rs.)
Driving Licence Fees 40 200
Driver’s licence test 50 300
Driver’s licence renewal 50 200
Learner’s licence application 30 200
Learner’s licence renewal 40 200
International driver’s licence 500 1,000
Renewal and issue of licence for driving schools 2,000 10,000
Issue of renewed driver’s licence 50 200
Appeal fee against RTO 100 500
Issue of duplicate licence for driving schools 2,000 5,000

Fee Structure Changes for Vehicle Registrations

Registration type Old fees (In Rs.) New fees (In Rs.)
Two-wheeler hypothecation 100 500
Motorbike registration 60 50
Three-wheeler hypothecation 100 1,500
Medium and heavy vehicles hypothecation 100 3,000
Transport licence for cars and autos with white board 200 600
Transport licence for cars and autos with yellow board 300 1,000
Passenger and cargo vehicles 400 1,000
Passenger and heavy cargo vehicles 600 1,500
Imported vehicle fee 800 5,000
Imported motorcycle fee 200 2,000

These are all the changes that have been introduced with the commencement of 22nd amendment. So, keep these in mind before going ahead to get a licence or are looking to get a vehicle registered.

FAQs on Driving Licence Fees

  1. How much does it cost to get a driving license in India?

    Application for a new driving licence would cost approximately Rs. 200 and the driving licence test would cost Rs. 300.

  2. What is the fee for driving licence renewal?

    Renewing a driving licence would cost approximately Rs. 200.

  3. What is the fee for LLR?

    Application for a new learner’s licence would cost approximately Rs. 200.

  4. How much does it cost to renew a learner’s licence?

    Renewing a learner's licence would cost approximately Rs. 200.

  5. How much does a duplicate driver's licence cost?

    A duplicate driver’s licence costs approximately Rs. 200.

  6. Is the driving licence fee the same for all types of vehicles and all types of licences?

    The licence fees vary depending on vehicle class and licence type. For more detailed information, click on the parivahan link:

  7. What are the ways to pay DL/LL fees?

    The applicant can pay driving licence fees online through the Parivahan Sewa website or the State Transport Department website. If the applicant wishes to make the payment offline, they must visit the RTO directly and make the payment directly at the RTO Office.

  8. Will I get a fee refund if I fail the driving test?

    No, the fee will not be refunded in case of failing the driving test.

News About Driving Licence Fee

  • Jharkhand increases fees for driving and learning licences

    The Jharkhand State Transport department increased driving and learning licence fees as well as the fees for renewal of licences. From now on, the driving licence fee will be Rs.500 instead of Rs.300, learning licence fee will be Rs.200 instead of Rs.100, and the fee for renewal of licences will be Rs.300 instead of Rs.150. There has also been an increase in the fee for permits. The fee for permanent permits for buses will now be Rs.9,000 instead of Rs 6000 for five years while goods vehicles will have a permit fee of Rs.4,000 instead of Rs.2,000.

    18 August 2021

  • Soon you won’t be required to visit RTO for renewal of license

    People in Pune who wish to renew their driving license will soon not be required to visit their nearest Regional Transport Office (RTO). The department is working on developing an online system which will allow people to renew their license and upload their documents without having to visit the office. The entire system will be integrated with the user’s Aadhaar to make the application process smoother and faster. The applicant can apply for license by visiting the ‘Sarathi’ tab on the Parivahan portal and upload the necessary documents.

    13 July 2021

  • Fine of Rs.500 to be charged for two-wheelers without rear-view mirrors and indicators

    The Bengaluru Traffic Police will be amping up the checks on two-wheelers and fine the ones which are without rear-view mirrors or indicators. This is being done to reduce the road fatalities in the city. According to Joint Commissioner (Traffic), B R Ravikanthe Gowda has stated that many accidents were due to motorists failing to use the rear-view mirror or to use the indicator before taking a turn.

    Due to this, a fine of Rs.500 will be charged on those two-wheelers which are not equipped with rear-view mirrors and functional indicators.

    12 April 2021

  • Traffic fines to be issued at 20 Gurugram intersections

    A joint mission has been launched by the Gurugram Traffic Police department and the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) where they will issue fines to those who are found violating traffic rules at any one of the 20 Gurugram intersections. CCTV cameras have been installed at specific places which will help both the bodies catch those who violate traffic rules.

    29 March 2021

  • Centre to set up driver training centres In tribal areas, 115 Poorest Districts

    In order to meet the shortage of drivers all over the country, the Government of India is working to set up Driver Training Centres in tribal areas and in the 115 poorest districts in India. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that people come from economically or socially backward classes will be able to benefit from this programme.

    As on now, India has a shortage of up to 22 lakh drivers. Gadkari further informed that the National Road Safety Board had been cleared by the Ministry of Law and persons will be appointed on the Board soon.

    The Centre assists private players in public-private partnership mode to set up driving training schools. As per an official data, around 84% of road accidents take place due to faults of drivers. A ministry data shows that the total number of accident cases involving drivers who do not have a valid driving licence for the calendar year 2017 is 48,503 (around 10% of total accidents).

    6 November 2020

  • Driving licenses to be issued by the Maharashtra RTO from 17 June 2020

    From 17 June 2020, RTOs in Maharashtra will resume issuing permanent and learner driving licenses. The licenses will be issued in all the 50 RTOs. According to the State Transport Commissioner, Shekhar Channe, the new rules ensure social distancing and will prevent the spread of coronavirus when individuals take the tests. He further added that a quota will be set by the RTOs providing details on how many individuals can take the test on a daily basis. The quota will be set on the amount of space that will be available in the RTO since a six-feet distance must be maintained between two individuals in the case of computerised tests. Once the individual completes the exam, the keyboard and computer will be sanitised. Candidates will have to book an appointment on the website and must wear gloves and masks. Registration of vehicles will also be done at RTOs.

    17 June 2020

  • Auto drivers demand relief: Rs.5,000 as a one-time financial incentive

    Two weeks after the Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa had made an announcement about a Rs.1,610 crore relief package for all the working-class who are distressed amidst the lockdown, the auto drivers of the city have now demanded for a lot of relaxation in the conditions that have been set by the Government for getting a Rs.5,000 one-time compensation under this package.

    While speaking to ‘Star of Mysore’, President M. Mahadevaswamy, of Mysuru Autorickshaw Drivers Association had said that according to the Government’s criteria, auto owners who own a valid permit, Fitness Certificate and Driving Licence are now are eligible for availing this Rs.5,000 compensation.

    26 May 2020

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