How to transfer the car's RC? What is the full way? Know the complete process here


After buying an old car or bike, if you have not done an RC transfer, then get it done soon. Otherwise, you may incur a heavy loss with the deduction of challan. That's why today we are going to tell you the complete way to get the RC transfer of the vehicle.

 Any person who is taking an old vehicle or is selling an old vehicle to someone, then there is a need to transfer RC at that time. There is no problem while transferring RC and this process can be completed very easily, that is why the facility of transfer of registration has been made available in the country.

Why is it necessary?

There are many such platforms, where sellers and buyers can buy or sell the vehicle without any dealer and can apply for a registration certificate i.e. RC while buying an old vehicle. The importance of RC transfer also increases because if we sell the vehicle to someone without transferring the RC and that person gets into an accident, then the challan of the vehicle that is deducted by such person, all the expenses will fall on the same person. Whose vehicle belonged to him personally and who has not yet transferred the RC of his vehicle. In such a situation, RC transfer is very important.

Illegal to travel without RC

As per the Motor Vehicles Act, all vehicle owners must have a valid RC. The vehicle cannot be used on Indian roads without RC. The process of RC transfer is conducted at the Regional Transport Office (RTO) of each region. After successful registration, RC transfer is done very easily.

RC Transfer Process

The RC transfer process in India is divided into two broad categories- within-state and out-of-state. If the vehicle is bought or sold within the boundaries of the state, then RC transfer is done within the state itself. On the other hand, if it is sold in another state, then interstate RC transfer is done.

How to get the transfer done in the state

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) is the main organization to be contacted for the vehicle transfer process. Some Indian states also provide online facilities to contact the RTO and initiate the vehicle transfer process. Normally this process involves filling up a specific form and submitting the required documents, after which the process of transfer of the vehicle starts.

Transfer process to another state

There should be a robust and functional online process in both the states for Two-Wheeler / Four-Wheeler Ownership Transfer, then only one can apply online. Two states and two RTOs are involved in the offline process. The cost of vehicle registration has been fixed at Rs 600.