Itzeazy helps in applying for car fitness certificate. Car fitness renewal is a process of renewing of registration validity of a car. As per the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, you should apply for fitness certificate for car after 15 years , subject to RTO considerations.

Also vehicle owner should re register or renew RC , if it get expired after every five years subsequently.

If the registration certificate is being used constantly, it must be renewed not more than 60 days before the registration expires. So the online application process with required documents, fees and the whole steps for car fitness certificate are very well explained in the post.

When do you need car fitness renewal?

A per the Motor Vehicle Act, the requirement for car fitness renewal , therefore, required in the following events :

  • If a private vehicle has registered 15 years from the date of registration
  • Five years after the renewal RC (registration certificate).

Required Documents for fitness certificate for car after 15 years

  • Application in Form 25
  • Pollution under control certificate
  • R.C.Book*
  • Fitness certificate*
  • Certificate of registration*
  • Proof for the payment of up-to-date road tax paid*
  • Insurance certificate*
  • Copy of PAN card or Form 60 & Form 61 (as applicable)*
  • Chassis & Engine Pencil Print*
  • Signature Identification of owner*

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How to re register vehicle after 15 years?

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Stages of fitness certificate for car after 15 years

  1. Fill the form 25.
  2. Attached necessary documents
  3. A physical inspection of the vehicle 
  4. Fitness certificate
  5. Pollution test clearance
  6. Moreover, scrutiny of the documents. For example, insurance, identification of the owner and
  7. Payment of all  the necessary fees 
  8. The RTO issues a fresh registration Certificate

Requirements to consider before car fitness certificate for inspection.

  • Maintain the vehicle.
  • Consider denting and painting your car.
  • To pass the pollution test, the engine should be fine-tuned.
  • Consider servicing and set your machine.
  • All electrical equipment, for instance, backlight, sensors, the indicator, should function.
  • Make sure the vehicle is working.
  • Similarly, without problems in the pickup, extra noise in the engine or suspension.

Fitness certificate for car after 15 years

fitness certificate for car after 15 years :
  • An application form 25 collected and filled.
  • Then, the vehicle presented to the RTO for inspection
  • The required fee needs to be paid at the RTO cash counter.
  • After vehicle inspection and verification of all the documents, the RTO will issue a new Registration Certificate (RC).

Required Documents for car fitness renewal:

  • Filled Form 25
  • Original Registration Certificate
  • Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate
  • Insurance Certificate of the vehicle

Re registration of vehicle form 25

Form 25 for re registration of vehicle


Renewal-rc completed before 60 days, subsequently, from the date of its expiry of the registration for its continuous use.


1) In India, how long does a car registration last? 

According to the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, all private vehicles must be re-registered every five years after 15 years, as long as they are deemed roadworthy by the department.

2) How can I check my RC status? 

For more information, go to To get started, go to Online Services and choose Online Services from the drop-down menu. Go to the Know Your Vehicle Details page to learn more about your vehicle.