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Driving Licence Renewal after 50 years of age

Driving licence renewal after 50 years of age

Driving Licence

Service type:

Renewal

Processing time:

7-10 days

Visit required:

No (online renewal possible)

If your driving licence has expired or is about to expire and you are looking for driving licence renewal after 50 years of age, then you can apply for DL renewal at RTO of your present address. If you do not renew driving licence, you will have to pay a fine for driving a vehicle with an expired licence. Thus, it is necessary to know procedure for driving licence renewal after 50 years of age, fees and documents required for driving licence renewal

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Driving licence renewal 

The renewal of driving licence can be done prior its expiry or after expiry. You can apply for driving licence renewal after 50 years of age through Parivahan official portal of government. The process for renewal is not completely online for all states. It depends upon state whether they provide online services for submission or not but in both cases you have fill application form online only.

Steps for driving licence renewal after 50 years of age

  1. Visit to the parivahan website
  2. Fill applicant details
  3. Upload documents, photograph and signature
  4. Payment of fees
  5. Verify payment status and print receipt
  6. Driving licence appointment for RTO (where needs to visit RTO)
  7. Visit RTO with all documents and online filled application form
  8. Get your renewed driving license at your present address by post or you may have to collect it from respective RTO depending upon service available

Every driving licence has a validity period. If an individual drive without a valid driving licence, then a traffic inspector can issue a challan and can also seize the vehicle.

Can I change address while driving licence renewal?

If your address has been changed, you can change it on your driving licence while renewal. While applying online for the renewal of driving licence, you can choose the change address in DL option and pay the respective DL renewal fees to get a new driving licence with an updated address. There are few cases related to address, which you can choose while applying:

  1. Address is same: if your existing licence address is same as present address, apply at same RTO.
  2. Change in address
    1. Within city: Apply at same RTO and add present address
    2. Different city: if the different city comes under different RTO, you have to apply at respective RTO with changed present address.
    3. To other state: You have to apply respective state and the RTO with existing driving license details and change address to the new present address.

Backlog process for driving licence renewal

You can renew driving licence online through parivahan website. For applying  online for DL renewal, you need to have your licence details in the digitalized data of parivahan .

As you have already reached 50 years of age, you might have an old or paper driving license, and so you may not find your details in digital data.You can still check your existing licence details on the parivahan website. If you do not find your data in the central repository system of parivahan , you should apply for backlog entry.

For the backlog entry process, you need to visit the parent RTO for which you hold an existing driving licence. After this backlog entry process, you can apply online for a renewal of driving licence.

Time for driving licence renewal after 50 years of age

  1. You can renew driving license within one year before its validity expires.
  2. After expiry, there is a 30-day grace period for renewal, for which you don’t have to pay a late fine.
  3. If you renew after the grace period, there will be a late fine of 1000 Rs per annum for the renewal of driving licence
  4. After one year of expiry, you need to take a driving re-test for renewal.
  5. You can not apply for renewal after 5 years of license expiry. It needs to apply for new driving licence after 5 years.

Documents required for driving licence renewal 

Following are the documents required for Driving Licence renewal after 50 years of age :

  1. Original driving licence.
  2. Medical certificate- Form 1A filled signed by a certified medical practitioner MBBS
  3. Proofs of present address
  4. Passport size photograph and signature in digital form

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 should be 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

Fees for the renewal of driving licence

Following is the fees required for the Driving Licence renewal after 50 years of age :

Services Charges
Renewal fees Rs. 200/-
Renewal fees after grace period Rs 300/-
Driving Re-test (renew after 1 year) Rs 50/-
  1. If you renew after one year, late fine per year of Rs. 1000 (as a penalty) + applicable charges
  2. RTO may charge you service/postal charges, SMS charges

You can also obtain additional services by paying additional amount along with thee regular cost of driving licence renewal.

Additional Services Charges
Address changed on DL Rs. 200/- + applicable charges
Getting a smart card Rs. 200/- + applicable charges

Steps for renewal of driving license

Here is the procedure for online driving licence renewal after 50 years of age. Follow the simple steps to renew your driving license after the age of 50 years.

  1. Visit the Parivahan portal and click on the tab called “Online Services”
  2. Select “Driving Licence Related Services” from the drop- down menu.
  3. Choose the state where you need your licence renewed.
  4. Once redirected to a new page, click on “Apply for DL renewal” from the listed Driving Licence related services.
  5.  On the new screen, read all the instructions carefully about the Driving licence renewal application submission online.
  6. Enter all the required details.
  7. Upload all the required documents, digital signatures and your passport- size photograph.
  8. Finish the payment procedure through a preferred gateway.

When you successfully complete these steps, you will get an application ID. The details of the application will be sent to your registered mobile contact via SMS. Or, you can locate the details via the acknowledgement page, which will appear on the screen after submitting the application. That’s all you have to do for the renewal of your driving license after the age of 50 years.

Offline steps in renewal of driving licence 

You may need to visit RTO for renewal after online application in few states or cities. After online submission of form and uploading documents through parivahan as above mentioned, you will have to follow the given steps:

  • After online payment of fees, book appointment for RTO visit
  • Visit to the selected RTO and submit the online filled application form and other documents.
  • RTO will verify your application form and documents.
  • After verification, you will receive your renewed driving license at your address.

Validity of driving licence after renewal

After the age of 50 years, Driving licence will be issued for years till you attain 60 years. If you renew at 55 or above years of age, the validity of driving licence will be 5 years.

Check the renewal status of Driving licence

After submitting an application for a DL renewal, following is the procedure to check status of  Driving Licence renewal :

  1. First, go to the official Parivahan Sewa website. From the top menu, select ‘Online Services.’ Then, select ‘Driving Licence Related Services.’
  2. Select ‘State.’
  3. Click ‘Application Status.’
  4. Finally, provide your ‘Application Number,’ ‘DOB,’ ‘Captcha,’ and ‘Submit’.

also read

Medical certificate for renewal of driving license

Is driving test required for renewal of Licence?

Documents required for renewal of driving licence

 

 

FAQs

What is the grace period for renewal of driving Licence?

There is 30 days grace period for renewal of driving License after its expiry.

What is the earliest I can renew driving licence in India?

As per new MV act, you can apply for renewal of driving licence up to one year prior its expiry.

 

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11 Comments

  1. Amarendra

    i want to renew

  2. Prem

    Can I renewed driving license in other state. or I need to take NOC from state to state. I already checked on line but not possible

    • itzeazy

      You can renew your driving licence from other state also

  3. Y N REDDY

    Can I renew driving Licence after 50years, but expired more than 18 months.

  4. Davinder Singh

    I would like my driving licence renewal from Delhi how is possible or you have any pay service provider id yes please guide me
    I will be very thankful to you

  5. Anup Roy

    Anup Roy
    My partner’s Delhi driving Licence expired 7 years back. Her age is 63… can she get her license renewed?

  6. Alok Kumar Das

    Is it necessary to appear DL test for the license holder who is above 50 and wants to get a license after lapsed manual one?

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