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FORM1:     If you are below 50 years and applying for non-transport driving license, use this form for self declaration of physical conditions.

FORM1 A:     If you are 50years or more and applying for non-transport driving license, or you are applying for a transport vehicle driving license, you should obtain a certificate from a general medical practitioner about your physical condition Form1A.

FORM2:     Application for Learner’s License (you should fill up)

FORM3:     Learner’ License form- (you can fill up some columns)

FORM:       Application for Driving License (you should fill up)
 

Holder of a learner’s license for more than 30days can only appear for driving test. You should produce the application along with the learner’s license in the ground mentioned in the learner’s license on the date and time prescribed in it.
Driving test is conducted in two parts. First part is ground test and the second is road test. In the first part your efficiency in controlling the vehicle will be tested. An 8 track is made for testing part I for two and three wheelers; while an ‘H’ is made for testing the four wheelers.
In the second part your skill in driving will be tested.
If you pass both the parts you will be issued an acknowledgment coupon on the spot and the Driving License Card will be send to you within a week.
 

On submission of the application you will be required to undergo a computer based Learner’s test. Your knowledge on Road Rules and Regulations, Signals and signs, Road manners, defensive driving etc will be tested.
Facility for practicing the test is provided in this site; and also in the Information kiosk in the office.
A Learner’s License, valid for six months and valid throughout India, will be issued to you on passing the test. If you fail in the test you can reappear for re-test on any of the coming working days on paying fee of Rs.30/-
Date for Road Test will be mentioned in the Learner’s License. The Learners License cannot be renewed.
 

If you are between 16 and 18 years you can apply, with the written consent of your parents, for a driving license to drive a Motor Cycle below 50cc.
If you are 18 years or more, you can apply for a driving license to drive a non-transport vehicle.
If you are 20 years or more and having one year driving experience in non-transport vehicles, you can apply for a transport vehicle driving license. A pass in 8th standard is an additional condition to get a transport vehicle driving license. You will be exempted from one year driving experience if you need a transport vehicle Driving License only to drive Auto-Rickshaw.
Vehicles using for hire or reward are classified as transport vehicles and others are classified as non-transport vehicles.
 

A valid Driving License, issued under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, is an essential document to drive a motor vehicle in any public place in India. In the State of Kerala driving licenses are being issued by the Motor Vehicles Department through its 17 Regional and 42 Sub Regional Transport Offices. One should have proper authorization in the license to drive specific class/classes of vehicle he intends to drive.

FORM1:     If you are below 50 years and applying for non-transport driving license, use this form for self declaration of physical conditions.

FORM1 A:     If you are 50years or more and applying for non-transport driving license, or you are applying for a transport vehicle driving license, you should obtain a certificate from a general medical practitioner about your physical condition Form1A.

FORM2:     Application for Learner’s License (you should fill up)

FORM3:     Learner’ License form- (you can fill up some columns)

FORM:       Application for Driving License (you should fill up)
 

Holder of a learner’s license for more than 30days can only appear for driving test. You should produce the application along with the learner’s license in the ground mentioned in the learner’s license on the date and time prescribed in it.
Driving test is conducted in two parts. First part is ground test and the second is road test. In the first part your efficiency in controlling the vehicle will be tested. An 8 track is made for testing part I for two and three wheelers; while an ‘H’ is made for testing the four wheelers.
In the second part your skill in driving will be tested.
If you pass both the parts you will be issued an acknowledgment coupon on the spot and the Driving License Card will be send to you within a week.
 

On submission of the application you will be required to undergo a computer based Learner’s test. Your knowledge on Road Rules and Regulations, Signals and signs, Road manners, defensive driving etc will be tested.
Facility for practicing the test is provided in this site; and also in the Information kiosk in the office.
A Learner’s License, valid for six months and valid throughout India, will be issued to you on passing the test. If you fail in the test you can reappear for re-test on any of the coming working days on paying fee of Rs.30/-
Date for Road Test will be mentioned in the Learner’s License. The Learners License cannot be renewed.
 

If you are between 16 and 18 years you can apply, with the written consent of your parents, for a driving license to drive a Motor Cycle below 50cc.
If you are 18 years or more, you can apply for a driving license to drive a non-transport vehicle.
If you are 20 years or more and having one year driving experience in non-transport vehicles, you can apply for a transport vehicle driving license. A pass in 8th standard is an additional condition to get a transport vehicle driving license. You will be exempted from one year driving experience if you need a transport vehicle Driving License only to drive Auto-Rickshaw.
Vehicles using for hire or reward are classified as transport vehicles and others are classified as non-transport vehicles.
 

A valid Driving License, issued under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, is an essential document to drive a motor vehicle in any public place in India. In the State of Kerala driving licenses are being issued by the Motor Vehicles Department through its 17 Regional and 42 Sub Regional Transport Offices. One should have proper authorization in the license to drive specific class/classes of vehicle he intends to drive.

SI Government order No. Date Issuing Department Title Download
1 G.O.(Rt)NO.94/2021/TRANS Transport (C) Promotion,Transfer &postings
2 G.O(P)No.12/2021 Transport (B) Department Electric Vehicles Tax Reduction-Reg
3 G.O(P)No.11/2021 Transport (B) Department Tax Excemption for Vehicles Registred In The Name of Institutions in Palliative Care and Used for Palliative Care Activities
4 G.O(P) No. 10/2021/Trans Transport (B) Department Installment for arrear tax
5 G.O(P) No. 9/2021/Trans Transport (B) Department Tax Exemption in respect of SC's and CC's for the quarter commencing 1st day of the Jan 2021
6 G.O.(P)No. 68/2020/TRANS Transport (C) Department Final Seniority List of Joint Regional Transport Officer as on 01.01.2019
7 G.O(Rt) 48/2021/TRANS Transport (C) Department Appointment of Standing Counsel in State Transport Appellate Tribunal
8 G.O(P) No. 7/2021/Trans Transport (B) Department Extension of Grace Period for SCs Commencing from 01.10.2020
9 G.O(P)No. 6/2021/Trans Transport (B) Department Grace Period Extension for S/C,G/Cs
10 G.O(P)No.5/2021/Trans Transport (C) DPC Higher

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The Motor Vehicles Department is regulated by the Government of Kerala in terms of policy formulation and its implementation.  The Department is administered by the Transport Commissioner who is the Head of Department.

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