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Driving Licence Renewal Bangalore

If your driving licence is due to expire soon or has already expired, you can apply for driving licence renewal in Bangalore. Itzeazy provides services for DL renewal in Bangalore.

Driving Licence renewal in Bangalore is done by RTO Bangalore. Both private and commercial vehicle drivers follow the same procedure for renewing their driver's licence. However, the kind of documentation necessary for the renewal of a licence may differ.

When should renew driving license in Bangalore?

  1. The driving licence is required to be renewed before one year or after expiry of its validity.
  2. There will be a late fine for renewal of applications after the grace period of 30 days of DL renewal. It will be Rs 1000 fine per annum
  3. Driving licence renewal does not require a driving test if applied for renewal within 1 year from the date of expiry. If applied after 1 year, you will have to undergo through driving test again.
  4. It can be renewed within 5 years from the date of its expiry. After 5 years, you have to apply for new driving licence
  5. Also after the age of 40 years medical fitness test is mandatory.
Do I need to visit RTO for driving Licence renewal in Bangalore?

You don't need to visit RTO for driving licence renewal in Bangalore, if old driving licence is smart card type drving licence and driving licence data is available on Parivahan website.

If you hold old paper type driving licence and driving license details is not available on the Parivahan website, you need to apply for backlog entry by visiting the parent RTO from where driving licence was issued. This is offline process and can be done at RTO only.

After this backlog entry process, you can apply for renewal of driving licence in Bangalore .
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Driving licence renewal online Bangalore

Itzeazy provide consultancy for renewal of driving License in Bangalore . It provides end-to-end assistance and documentation support to the clients in all scenarios to ensure a hassle free experience for DL renewal in Bangalore .

Following are the steps to apply for renewal of driving licence in Bangalore:

  • Make payment and Book order  
  • Upload documents, photograph and signature
  • Processing of application for DL renewal at RTO 
  • Issuance of renewed driving licence
  • Delivery of renewed driving licence by post at the current address
  • The application process will take around 2-3 weeks time and to get renewed DL.
Service for DL renewal is available in the following RTO :

  • HSR Layout RTO
  • Rajaji Nagar RTO
  • Kasturi Nagar RTO
  • Yeshwantpur RTO 
  • Jayanagar RTO     
  • Electronic city RTO
  • Yelankha RTO  
  • K.R. Puram RTO
  • Chandapur RTO 
  • Rajarajeswari Nagar (KA41)

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DL Renewal Bangalore

A person who possesses a driving licence has to renew it after expiry. 

The validity of renewed driving licence depends on the age of the driver. While applying for DL renewal, you can make changes to your driving licence if required, like change in address etc. This process is done at the RTO Bangalore.

Change of address in driving licence

while applying for DL renewal can have four scenarios :

  1. Same address :If your old driving licence address is same as present address, apply for DL renewal at the RTO from where DL was issued.
  2. Within city : If there is address change within Bangalore city only, you can apply at the same RTO in Bangalore from where DL was issued  
  3. Different cityIf your address has changed to another city that is in a different RTO jurisdiction, you have to apply at the new RTO.
  4. To other State: Your address has changed from another state to Bangalore, then apply at the Bangalore RTO with your existing driving license details and change your address to the new address of Bangalore

Validity of driving licence

  1. Driving license is valid for 20 years from the date of issue or till attains 40 years of age, which is earlier.
  2. After the age of 40 the Driving licence will be issued for 10 years & then 5 years subsequently.
The validity of driving license varies as per the applicant age. 
 Age of the applicant on the date of issue/renewal
<30 years
till attains 40 years
>= 30 and <50
10 years
>=50 and <55
till attains 60 years
5 years


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Process DL Renewal in Bangalore 

  • Book order online
  • Make 50% payment online
  • Verification of the soft copy of required documents for driving licence renewal
  • Collection of the physical copy of the required documents for driving licence renewal if required
  • Online form filling and Uploading of documents 
  • Submission of the documents to the concerned RTO for DL renewal
  • Scheduling of appointment for visit to RTO
  • Applicant's visit to the RTO 
  • Time to time update to the customer regrading progress of the work
  • Work Completion
  • Receive renewed DL by post
  • Documents delivered & order closed

Document Required

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Documents Required for Driving Licence Renewal in Bangalore

  1. Original driving license
  2. Two Passport-size photographs and  signature in digital form
  3. Present proof of address
  4. Medical fitness certificate- Form 1A filled  signed by a certified medical practitioner MBBS  (If you are above the age of 40 years)

List of acceptable documents for proof of address 

  1. Passport
  2. Voter Id
  3. Aadhar card with DOB
  4. Employment certificate

Specifications for uploading photographs and signature

  1. Photo size should be of minimum 35 mm×45 mm  i.e 420×525 pixels
  2. Signature should be minimum 35 mm×11mm  i.e 256×64 pixels
  3. File size should be between 10-20 Kb in jpg/jpeg format


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Forms for DL Renewal Bangalore 

  1. There is no need to submit any form for DL renewal in Bangalore.
  2. If applicant is above 40 years while applying, it needs to provide Form 1A as certificate of medical fitness.  


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Driving License renewal Bangalore - FAQ

1. Can I change the address in my Driving Licence while applying for renewal?


Yes, you can apply for change of address when you submit the application for renewal of driving licence renewal. Note that you must choose the RTO accordingly if you wish to change the address. You also need to pay additional fees for the change of address in driving licence.

2. Do I need to visit RTO for renewal of driving licence in Bangalore ?


All types of driving licence can not be renewed online in Bangalore. RTO visit is required for old paper type driving licence . On the basis of driving licence type, there can be three possible scenario :

  1. Driving licence is smart card driving licence and DL data is available on the parivahan website. Driving licence has not expired more than one year before. In this scenario its possible to apply for renewal of driving licence online in Bangalore. RTO visit is not required in this case.
  2. Driving licence has expired more than one year before. In this scenario visit to RTO is mandatory.
  3. Driving licence is in the form of paper licence. Normally data of this type of driving licence is not available on the online portal of parivahan. In this scenario driving licence can not be applied online in Bangalore. For data entry of old DL into parivahan portal RTO visit is required. Driving licence renewal process for such driving licence is 2 stage process :
a) Backlog entry of driving licence data into parivahan portal

b) Renewal of driving licence

3. How can I renew my driving licence online in Bangalore ?


  •  Visit the Parivahan portal’s official website to access online RTO services.
  • Navigate to the “Online Services” drop-down menu and select “DL Related Services”.
  • Select the state name “Bangalore” from the drop-down list on the next page.
  • Click on “Apply for DL Renewal”, read the instructions on the next page and click the “Continue” button.
  • Enter your DL number and date of birth, input the captcha code and click on “Get DL Details”.
  • Verify the DL details, select the DL category, state and RTO and click “Proceed”.
  • Select “DL Renewal” as the service type and fill out the online form.
  • Upload the required documents and click “Submit”.
  • Note the system-generated application number and print/download the acknowledgement receipt.
  • Pay the requisite driving licence fees online
  • Application will be processed and Driving licence will be issued
  • Collect driving licence 

4. What happens If an accident occurs after the expiry of your Driving Licence?


The Insurance Company will not provide the compensation if your driving licence is expired. So, its important to renew your driving licence once it expires. Also driving with expired driving licence is an offence as per motor vehicle act. 

5. What is the grace period for DL renewal in Karnataka?


There is grace period of one month for DL renewal in Karnataka from the date of expiry of driving licence. For each year's delay, you have to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000, along with the cost of renewal and smart card. 

So, its advisable to apply for DL renewal well in advance.    

6. What is the cost of renewal of driving licence in Karnataka?


The RTO fees for renewal of driving licence in Karnataka is Rs. 200. There is additional fees of Rs. 200 for smart card diving licence.

There is a grace period of 30 days after the expiration date of a Driving Licence. If you apply for DL renewal within these 30 days, there will not be any late fine.

DL renewal after the grace period is also possible, but it increases the fees of the procedure. For each year's delay, you have to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000, along with the cost of renewal and smart card.