Last Updated on April 21, 2023 by uptransport
A driving licence nowadays is very important and especially if you are living in a state like UP(Uttar Pradesh). This article will help you today in clearing your all doubts regarding your UP driving Licence. If you don’t have a valid driving license then you have to pay a heavy chalan and in some worst cases, your vehicle may also get seized.
Once you have a proper driving licence issued by UP transport department according to your vehicle class i.e two-wheeler or four-wheeler then you are eligible to drive your private transport not only in Uttar Pradesh but across the country.
This guide will help you in applying for your learning Licence and as well as driving licence. People have the misconception that UP driving licence is a lengthy procedure but that is not the truth, below we have written everything related to UP DL and LL.
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UP Learning/Driving Licence LL and DL: Everything you need to know
Before applying for a driving licence there are some eligibility criteria that you must follow, also there is some set of documents that are very important before applying for a UP driving licence in 2021. Once your all documents are ready then you are good to go.
Below are some important sets of documents that are needed to apply for a UP (Uttar Pradesh) learner licence or driving licence.
First, we will discuss what documents and what is eligibility criteria are for the UP learner license.
Uttar Pradesh UP Learner’s Licence: Eligibility Criteria and Age Limit
You must know that before applying for a permanent driving licence you have to first apply for a learner’s licence and after you successfully get your learner’s licence then can apply for a permanent driving licence. Below are the eligibility criteria for UP Learner’s license.
For learner’s licence, candidate must have passed class 08th Exam for a Transport Vehicle. The age limit of the candidate should be at least 16 years old (for non-transport vehicles) 18 years or older (for Commercial vehicles).
How to Apply for Learner’s Licence in UP Uttar Pradesh
To apply for the learner’s licence test in UP, you have two options either apply it online or offline. If you are interested in offline process then go to your nearest RTO office and fill-up the form. After filling the form, pay the required fees and then you will be allotted a slot. After giving the test you will get your learner’s licence.
To apply for an Online learner’s license then you have to visit this URL Parivahan.gov.in website. Now go their click on Learner’s licence and select your desired category. Now pay the fees online and take the printout of all the important documents, then go to your booked slot and give the UP LL test.
UP Driving Licence (Permanent Licence): Eligibility, Age Limit, and Documents Required
After having the UP learner licence issued by the UP (Ministry of Road Transport and Highway) then you are eligible to apply for the UP permanent licence that is also known as a Driving licence.
The age limit is the same as the above and follow are the important documents that you must carry.
- Passport Size Photograph
- Proof of Residence (Any one of the Following)
- Ration Card.
- Voter ID.
- Life Insurance Policy.
- Aadhar Card.
- Pan Card.
How to Apply for Permanent Driving Licence in UP Uttar Pradesh
You can either apply for DL in UP offline or online, if you are interested in offline then go to your nearest RTO and fill-up the form. For an online Driver’s license in UP, follow the below steps.
- First of all, go to this website and fill the application form.
- Enter all the required information correctly.
- Now after filling in the information pay the online fees.
- Print all the important forms that you fill.
- Submit the form to your nearest RTO office.
- You will now be provided with the date of your driving licence test.
Give the driving license test on your issued date and if you pass the test succesfully then on the same day of your test you will receive the message that your driving license is approved. Within 2-3 weeks your permanent driving licence UP will get delivered to you.
Driving Licence in UP: Fees
|Test of Competence to Drive or Retest per Vehicle Class||₹300|
|Driving Licence Grant||₹40|
|Driving Licence Test||₹100|
|Issuance of Driving Licence||₹200|
|International Driving Licence||₹1000|
|Adding Another Class of Vehicle to Driving Licence||₹500|
|Renewal or Endorsement of Authorisation of Vehicle Carrying Hazardous Goods||₹100|
|Renewal of Driving Licence||₹200|
|Delayed Renewal of Driving Licence After Grace Period||₹300|
|Road Safety Cess for Driving Licence for Geared or Gearless Two-Wheeler||₹100|
|Road Safety Cess for Driving Licence for Non-Transport Light Motor Vehicle||₹150|
|Road Safety Cess for Driving Licence for Transport Light Motor Vehicle||₹200|
|Road Safety Cess for Driving Licence for Medium and Heavy Motor Vehicle||₹500|
|Form 7 or Smart Card||₹200|
Learner’s Licence Fees in UP
|Issue of Learner’s Licence in Form 3 per vehicle class||₹150|
|Learner’s Licence Test or Repeat Test||₹50|
How to Pay UP Driving licence fees online?
It is very easy to pay the driving licence fees in Uttar Pradesh online. Just follow the below steps.
- Go to this website: parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/
- On the top, you will see different menus, simply click on “Online Services”.
- Now from the drop-down menu select “Driving Licence Related Services”.
- Enter the state name Uttar Pradesh.
- You will now see the option of fees payment, click on it.
- Enter your DOB and application number.
- Hit the enter key.
- Now click on “Click Here to Calculate Fee”.
- According to your vehicle class (two-wheeler or four-wheeler) make the fee payment.
How to check your UP driving licence Status
To check the status of your driving licence in UP, follow the below steps.
- Go to this website: https://sarathi.parivahan.gov.in/sarathiservice/stateSelection.do
- Now it will ask you to select your state, simply select Uttar Pradesh.
- Enter your application number and DOB(Date Of Birth).
- After that, all information including the status of your driving licence will be shown on your screen.
So, that’s it for now, here I cleared all your doubts if you still have some queries then do ask us by dropping the comment below. We will try to help you out as soon as possible.