Process to Register Vehicle in Punjab

Process to Register Vehicle in Punjab

Types of Registration Services

Temporary Registration

Permanent Registration

Renewal of certificate of registration

Issue of duplicate certificate of registration

Transfer of ownership

Issue of no objection certificate

Change in residence

Endorsement of hire-purchase agreement

Termination of higher purchase agreement

State Codes

Categorization of vehicles

Form and manner of display of registration marks on the motor vehicle

Note: Various relevant forms required for these services are available at

http://punjabtransport.nic.in/forms/index.html (External website that opens in a new window)

Temporary Registration

An application for Temporary Registration, under the Act, shall be made on a plain paper, marked “Temporary”, to the Registering Authority or to the dealer dealing in the sale of New Motor Vehicles, appointed by the Government as a Registering Authority.

Extension of Temporary Registration

An application for the extension of the period of Temporary Registration shall be made to the Registering Authority, specifying the period upto which extension is necessary and shall be accompanied by the Temporary Registration Form C.R.Tem.

Copy of Sales Certificate in Form 21

Copy of road-worthiness certificate in Form 22 from the manufacturers (Form 22A from the Body builder)

Copy of Valid Insurance Certificate

Pollution-under-Control Certificate

Copy of Proof of Address (Ration Card, Electricity Bill, etc.)

Copy of Design approval of the STA in case of a Trailer or Semi Trailer

Copy of the Original Sales Certificate from the concerned authorities in Form 21 in the case of Ex-Army Vehicles

Copy of Customs Clearance Certificates in the case of Imported Vehicles

Unless exempted, the fee payable for the Temporary Registration or for its extension shall be Rs.50/- as per Rule 42(10) of the Punjab Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989

Tax as specified in the Schedule of the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act

Permanent Registration

An application for registration of a Motor Vehicle shall be made in Form 20 to the Registering Authority within a period of 30 days from the date of delivery of such a vehicle excluding the period of journey and accompanied by the following documents:

Sales Certificate in Form 21

Road-worthiness certificate in Form 22 from the manufacturers (Form 22A from the body builder)

Valid Insurance Certificate

Proof of Address (Ration Car, Electricity Bill, etc.)

Design approval copy of the STA in case of a Trailer or Semi-Trailer

Original Sales Certificate from the concerned authorities in Form 21 in the case of Ex-Army vehicles

Pollution-under-Control Certificate

Customs Clearance Certificates in case of Imported Vehicles

Appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the CMV Rules, 1989

Tax as per the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act/Rules

Assignment of Registration mark

On receipt of an application, the Registering Authority, while assigning registration mark as laid down in Rule 80, shall assign the registration number which falls in serial order after the last registration mark assigned.

Assignment of a registration mark of one’s choice: The Registering Authority shall assign a registration mark of his choice to the owner of a motor vehicle, from amongst the registration marks reserved for choice in each series on payment of such additional fee as may be fixed by the Government from time to time provided that:

If the owner of a motor vehicle holding any of the numbers specified in the Sixth Schedule, from any previous series, wants to retain that number for his new motor vehicle. He shall be charged half of the fee fixed for that number.

The Registering Authority may assign unutilized specified registration marks to motor vehicles owned by the State Government without charging any additional fee.

State Codes

Punjab = PB, followed by the code number of the Registering Authority to be allotted by the State Government, not exceeding four figures, to be used as the registration mark.

Where the four figures referred to in paragraph 1 reaches 9999, the next series shall begin, with alphabet ‘A’ followed by not more than four figures and thereafter with alphabet ‘B’ followed by not more than four figures and so on, until all the alphabets excluding ‘I’ and ‘O’ are exhausted.

Provided that the letters shall be in English and the figures shall be in Arabic numeral and the letters and figures shall be painted in reflecting colours and shall be shown:

In the case of transport vehicles other than those under the Rent-a-Cab Scheme, 1989, in black on a white background.

In the case of motor vehicles temporarily registered, in red on a yellow background.

In the case of motor vehicles in the possession of dealers, in white on a red background.

In other cases, in white on a black background.

In the case of transport vehicles under the Rent Scheme, 1989, in yellow on a black background.

Renewal of Certificate

An application for the renewal of the Certificate of Registration shall be made in Form 25, not more than 60 days before the date of its expiry, by paying the appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, to the Registering Authority in whose Jurisdiction the vehicle is.

Documents:

Vehicle. R.C.

Pollution_under_Control Certificate

F.C.

Duplicate Certificate of Registration

An application for the issue of a duplicate Certificate of Registration shall be made in Form 26. If covered by Finance/ Hire Purchase/ Lease, with the signatures of the Financier must be obtained on Form 26 in duplicate, duly paying the appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989, and the form submitted to the Registering Authority in whose jurisdiction the vehicle is.

Documents:

Police Certificate (FIR) in case of loss of R.C.

Pollution-under-Control Certificate

Original copy of R.C. (if damaged)

Transfer of Ownership

An application for the issue of a Transfer of Ownership shall be made in Form 29 (in Duplicate) and Form 30, in Duplicate if covered by Finance/ Hire Purchase/ Lease, with the signatures of the financer, duly paying the appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, to the Registering Authority in whose jurisdiction the transferor and transferee reside or have their place of business.

Documents:

Certificate of Registration

Certificate of Insurance

No Objection Certificate (in case vehicles of another State)

No Objection Certificate from Financier (if the vehicle is covered by finance)

Pollution-under_Control Certificate

Proof of residence

Affidavit for the sale/ purchase of vehicles, from the seller/ purchaser

Issue of No Objection Certificate

An application for the issue of a No Objection Certificate shall be made in Form 28(in triplicate) to the Registering Authority by which the vehicle was previously Registered/ transferred.

Documents:

Certificate of Registration

Certificate of Insurance

Evidence of Payment of Motor Vehicle Tax up to date

Pollution-under-Control Certificate

Change of Residence

An application for recording of change in residence in the Certificate of Registration of a Motor Vehicle shall be made by the owner of the vehicle in Form 33, duly paying the appropriate fee of Rs.20/-.

Documents:

Certificate of Registration

Proof of Address

Assignment of new registration mark on removal of vehicle to another state

Section 47 of the M.V. Act, 1988 provides for the assignment of a new registration mark on the transfer of a vehicle to another state.

The application for assignment of a new registration mark to a motor vehicle shall be made in Form 27 of the CMV rules, along with the N.O.C. specified under Section 48 of the M.V. Act, 1988, issued in Form 28 of the CMV rules, 1989.

A period of 12 months is provided for the re-assignment of a registration mark to a vehicle, under Section 47 of the M.V. Act.

Documents:

Registration Certificate

Proof of Residence

No Objection Certificate

Insurance Certificate

Pollution-under-Control Certificate

Tax Payment

Hire-Purchase, Lease or Hypothecation agreement

An application for making an entry or Hire-Purchase, Lease or Hypothecation agreement in the Certificate of Registration of a Motor Vehicle shall be made in Form 34, duly signed by the registered owner of the vehicle and the financier, duly paying the appropriate fee of Rs.100/-.

Requirements:

Certificate of Registration

Termination of Hire Purchase Agreement

An application for making an entry of Termination of Hire Purchase, Lease or Hypothecation agreement in the Certificate of Registration of a Motor vehicle shall be made in Form 35., duly signed by the registered owner of the vehicle and the financier, duly paying the appropriate fee of Rs.100/- only.

General Instructions

The registration mark referred to in Sub-Section (6) of Section 41 shall be displayed both at the front and at the rear on all motor vehicles, clearly and legibly, on the plain surface of a plate or on a part of the vehicle not inclined to be vertical by more than thirty degrees, at the front facing direct to the front, and at the rear facing direct to the rear.

In the case of motor cycles, the registration mark in the front shall be displayed parallel to the handle bar or any part of the vehicle including the mudguard facing the front instead of on a plate with the axis of the vehicle.

Provided that:

The registration mark exhibited at the rear of a transport vehicle shall be affixed on the vehicle on the right hand side at a distance not exceeding one meter from the ground as may be reasonably possible, with regard to the type of the body of the vehicle.

The registration mark shall also be painted on the right and left side on the body of the vehicle in the case of a transport vehicle.

The registration mark shall also be painted and exhibited on the partition provided between the driver and the passengers, facing the passengers’ seats, or, where there is no such partition, on the front interior of the vehicle, near the roof, to the left side of the driver’s seat facing the passengers? seats in the case of a stage carriage, and in the case of a motor cab or a taxi cab it shall be sufficient if the registration mark is painted out on the dash-board.

The registration mark shall be exhibited on a plain plate or surface on the left hand side and the rear in the case of a trailer or the last trailer, apart from the registration mark of the drawing motor vehicle to which such a trailer or trailers is/are attached.

The registration mark shall be exhibited in two lines, the State Code and the registering authority code forming the first line and the rest forming the second line, one below the other; provided that:

The registration mark in the front may be exhibited in one line.

In the models of vehicles having no sufficient provision at the rear to exhibit the registration mark in two lines, it shall be sufficient, if, in such vehicles, the registration mark is exhibited in a single line.

The registration mark on a light motor vehicle may be in the center, with illumination.

Every motor vehicle, except motor cabs and motor cars, manufactured on and from the date of commencement of the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 1993, shall be provided with sufficient space in the rear for display of the registration mark in two lines.

In case of agricultural tractors, the registration mark need not to be inclined to the vertical by not more than 30 degrees.

The registration mark of the drawing agricultural tractors may not be exhibited on the agricultural trailer or trailers.

Line of letters and numerals of the registration mark

The dimension of letters and figures of the registration mark and the space between different letters and numerals and letters and edge of the plain surface shall be as follows.

Provided that when the registration mark is exhibited in one horizontal line, there shall be a hyphen between the letters (including the code number of the Registering Authority) and the numerals. The length and thickness of the hypen shall be not less than three-fourth and one-fourth of a centimeter respectively.