The Government of Andhra Pradesh is committed to provide Simple, Moral, Accountable, Responsive and Transparent (SMART) services to the people through the concept of Citizens’ Charter. The Transport Department, as part of the implementation of this Citizens’ Charter, has simplified the procedures to get a Driving Licence.
For obtaining a Driving Licence, one can approach the offices of Transport Department on all working days. Apart from this, the Government has initiated a special program for the convenience of the public. Accordingly, the Transport Department has made special arrangements on Monday and Tuesday of every week and also on every fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. to issue Driving Licences.At present, this program is for issue of Non-Transport Driving Licences only. In this special program, the candidates are requested to approach the officers concerned directly, as the agents are not allowed to represent the candidates. The entire public is requested to avail these facilities being provided by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.If the public face any difficulty in obtaining a Driving Licence, they are requested to approach the Deputy Transport Commissioner (DTC)/Regional Transport Officer (RTO) of the concerned district or the supervisory DTC of the region. They can also contact the following higher authorities at Hyderabad, whose phone numbers are given below:
Additional Transport Commissioner : (040) 3223589 (Office),3748585 (Residence)
Why do you need a Driving Licence?
Where do you get it?At the Regional Transport Office or Motor Vehicles Inspector’s Office, having jurisdiction over your residential area.
Do you need to produce a Medical Certificate?
Applicants for the Non-Transport Licences, under the age of 50 years do not require a Medical Certificate. However, those applicants who are over 50 years of age must produce a Medical Certificate.
All applicants for Transport Vehicle Licence must produce a Medical Certificate, irrespective of their age.
Applicants for Learner’s Licence shall pass a computerized Â test regarding basic traffic signs and driver’s responsibilities.
The Learner’s Licence so issued is valid for a period of six months from the date of issue.
How do you obtain a Permanent Licence?The applicant should appear in person along with a registered motor vehicle of the relevant category before the Licensing Authority with the following:
The applicant shall pass a driving test on a vehicle of the type he has applied for.
How long is the Driving Licence valid?Licence to drive a Non-Transport Vehicle is valid for 20 years from the date of issue or until the holder attains the age of 50 years, whichever is earlier. After that, the Licence is renewed every 5 years.Transport Vehicle Licence is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of issue or renewal.
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