A learner's licence is a document issued under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and allows you to drive a motor vehicle until you get a driving licence. You can apply for your driving licence only after you hold a learner’s licence for a period of 30 days. If you want to apply for a learner’s licence in Goa, here is a guide which will take you through the entire process.
Types of Learner's Licences Issued in Goa
- Learner’s Licence for motor vehicles with gear
- Learner’s Licence for motor vehicles without gear
- Learner’s Licence for Medium Goods Vehicles (MGV)
- Learner’s Licence for Light Motor Vehicles (LMV)
- Learner’s Licence for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV)
- Learner’s Licence for Medium Passenger Vehicles (MPV)
- Learner’s Licence for road rollers
- Learner’s Licence for Heavy Passenger Vehicles (HPV)
- Learner’s Licence for motor vehicles which come with a specified description
Eligibility Criteria and Documents Required to get a Driving Licence in Goa
Apply Online for a Learner's Licence in Goa
To apply for a learner’s licence in Goa, you have to pay a fee of Rs.150 and follow these steps:
- Step 1: Visit the website parivahan.gov.in/
- Step 2: Select 'Online services’
- Step 3: Click on ‘Driving licence-related services’
- Step 4: Type in your state
- Step 5: Select 'Apply online’
- Step 6: Click 'Learner's licence’
- Step 7: Key in all information required in the form
- Step 8: Click on ‘Submit’
- Step 9: Upload all the required documents
- Step 10: Book your time slot for the learner's licence test
- Step 11: Appear in time for the test (at least half an hour early)
- Step 12: Once you pass the test, your learner's licence will be issued
Apply Offline for a Learner's Licence in Goa
- Step 1: Visit the (Regional Transport Office) RTO office in your jurisdiction
- Step 2: Collect an application form. You can also download and print the form by visiting the website goa.gov.in/
- Step 3: Fill in all details
- Step 4: Attach all required documents
- Step 5: Pay the application fee
- Step 6: Book your time slot for the test
- Step 7: Make sure to reach the RTO at least half an hour early for the test
- Step 8: If you pass the test, you will get your learner's licence
Apply for a Duplicate Learner's Licence in Goa
You can apply for a duplicate learner's licence if your original learner's licence is lost, damaged, or stolen.
Documents Required to Get a Duplicate Learner's Licence in Goa
- Photographs (passport size)
- Proof of age documents
- Proof of address documents
- Application Form LLD (Learner’s Licence Duplicate)
- FIR copy (for stolen learner’s licence)
Process to Get a Duplicate Learner's Licence in Goa
- Step 1: Visit the website, parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/ and download the application form. You can also visit the RTO and collect the application form.
- Step 2: Fill in all details
- Step 3: Submit the form and all required documents at the RTO
- Step 4: Once your documents have been verified, your duplicate learner's licence will be issued
Learner's Licence Test in Goa
- Your learner's licence test will conducted as per the rules and regulations established by the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
- The learner’s licence test will test your knowledge of traffic rules.
- This test will be conducted online or at the RTO.
- If you pass the test, you will be issued a learner’s licence within 2 weeks.
- If you fail the test, you can always re-appear for it after 7 days.
FAQs on Learner's Licence in Goa
Is it necessary for me to appear for a driving test to get my learner's licence?
No, you do not have to take a driving test. The learner's licence test in Goa is a written one and will test your knowledge of traffic rules.
What is the validity of a learner's licence in Goa?
Your learner's licence issued in Goa will be valid for 6 months from the date of the licence being issued.
How do I check the status of my learner's licence application?
You can easily track the status of your learner's licence application by enquiring at the RTO or by visiting the website, parivahan.gov.in/
When can I renew my learner's licence?
You can renew your learner's licence if you have not applied for driving licence within 180 days from the date of your learner’s licence being issued.