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Duplicate RC Issue

How to apply for a duplicate RC of a vehicle?

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Duplicate RC Issue

When a registration certificate of a vehicle is reported to be lost, mutilated, torn or used-up, duplicate registration certificate is issued to the registered owner.

Procedure for Duplicate RC

  • If at any time, the certificate of registration is lost or destroyed, report to the police station in the jurisdiction of which the loss or destruction has occurred and intimate that fact in writing to the registering authority by whom the certificate of registration was issued.
  • Apply for duplicate certificate of registration to the last registering authority in Form No. 26.
  • Pay appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989.

Requirements for Duplicate RC

  • Application in Form No. 26.
  • Police certificate.
  • Pollution under control certificate.
  • Valid insurance certificate.
  • Proof of address.
  • Challan clearance from traffic police & Enforcement wing Transport Department in commercial vehicles.
  • Tax clearance from Accounts Department in commercial vehicles.
  • Copy of PAN card of Form No. 60 and Form No. 61 (as applicable)
  • Chassis & Engine pencil print.
  • Certificate of registration.
  • Signature Identification of owner.
  • Affidavit stating that RC is lost and has not been impounded.