How to Apply for Driving Licence in Meghalaya

The procedure to apply for a Driving License (DL) in Meghalaya is simple and can be completed by visiting the RTO or on https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/. Before you can apply for a DL, you must have a learner’s license.

Process to Apply for a Driving License in Meghalaya – Online

The process to apply for a Driving License online is mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of Parivahan Sewa.
  • Click on ‘Online Services’.
  • Click on ‘Driving License Related Services’.
  • Select the state you live in. In this case, select ‘Meghalaya’.
  • Click on ‘Apply for Driving Licence’.
  • Click on ‘Continue’ once you have read all the instructions.
  • Choose the type of license you hold. Enter the learner’s license number and date of birth if you hold a learner's license. In case you have a foreign DL, the relevant details must be entered.
  • Click on ‘OK’.
  • Next, fill the application form.
  • Upload the necessary documents.
  • Select a time slot to take the test.
  • On the next page, the application fee must be paid.
  • You will need to visit the nearest Regional Transport Office (RTO) on the date you have selected to take the test.

Process to Apply for a Driving License in Meghalaya – Offline

The process to apply for a driving license in Meghalaya by visiting the RTO is mentioned below:

  • Once you visit the RTO, collect the application form.
  • Apart from the RTO, you can download the application form by visiting the official website of Parivahan Sewa.
  • Details such as the name, father’s name, residential address, educational qualification, date of birth, place of birth, blood group, and identification mark must be entered in the application form.
  • Next, submit the application form with the relevant documents.
  • Select a date and time to take the test. It is important that you know about the traffic rules in Meghalaya before taking the test.

Check the Status of the Driving License – Online

The process that must be followed to check the status of the driving license is mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of Parivahan Sewa.
  • Click on ‘Online Services’.
  • Click on ‘Driving License Related Services’.
  • Select the state you live in. In this case, select ‘Meghalaya’.
  • Select the ‘Verify Status’ option.
  • Enter the date of birth, application number, and captcha code.
  • The status of the application will be displayed.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria that must be met in order to apply for a DL in Meghalaya are mentioned below:

Type of Vehicle Minimum Age of the Individual
Non-Geared Motorcycle (Maximum of 50 cc) 16 years
Light Motor Vehicle 18 years
Commercial Vehicle 20 years

Documents Required

The documents that must be submitted when you apply for a DL in Meghalaya are mentioned below:

  1. Proof of age such as passport, educational certificate, and birth certificate.
  2. Proof of address such as Ration Card, Voter’s ID, and passport.
  3. Form 4.
  4. Passport-sized photographs.
  5. Learner’s License (original).
  6. Form 5 (for commercial driving license).

FAQs on Driving Licence in Meghalaya

  1. Will I have to pay a fee to apply for a DL in Meghalaya?

    Yes, a fee must be paid to apply for a DL in Meghalaya.

  2. Should I have a learner’s license before I can apply for a DL in Meghalaya?

    Yes, you must have a learner’s licence before you can apply for a DL in Meghalaya.

  3. In case I fail the first test, can I retake the test?

    Yes, you can retake the test in case you fail the initial one.

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