Under the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, any motor vehicle that is driven on the roads of the country should be registered. The owner of the vehicle can do so by obtaining a registration certificate for the same. The registration certificate of the vehicle is to be mandatorily renewed by the owner within 60 days of the expiry date.
Steps required for the renewal of registration certificate
To renew the registration certificate, the owner of the vehicle has to follow the steps mentioned below:
- Take a print of Form 25 and fill in all the details asked. The form has to be submitted to the authority under which the vehicle was registered.
- If there are any taxes levied on the vehicle by authorities that needs to be paid, make the payment immediately.
- As per Rule 81 of Centre Motor Vehicles Rules 1989, pay the fee applicable during the renewal process of the registration certificate of the vehicle.
Documents required for renewal of registration certificate
There are certain documents that need to be submitted along with Form 25 for the owner to renew the registration certificate of the vehicle. They are:
- Form 25 which is the application to be submitted for the renewal of registration certificate.
- A certificate that states that the pollution emitted by the vehicle is under control.
- The RC book. This document may be required only in certain states.
- The original certificate of registration of the vehicle.
- A document that acts as proof of the road tax paid by the owner of the vehicle.
- Certificate of insurance of the vehicle.
- A copy of the vehicle owner’s PAN card or Form 60 or Form 61, whichever is applicable.
- The engine pencil and chassis print of the vehicle registration certificate is to be renewed.
- A document which includes the signature identification of the owner.