RTO vehicle information can be fetched easily through online medium. Let us find out the right procedure.
You can easily find the RTO vehicle information through the vehicle registration number. The government of India has made all the data available online to find out car or bike owner details through the registration number.
The procedure to find vehicle registration details is simple and easy to follow. The Government of India has made it possible for citizens to trace bike or car owner details by registration number online. The Centre, through the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, launched a national registry known as VAHAN. It is a central database of all crucial details and currently, it has digitized over 28 crore vehicle data or information.
The primary objective of the Central Government to launch VAHAN is to centralize all information related to driving licences and vehicle registration certificates from the DTOs (District Transport Offices and RTOs – Regional Transport Offices spread across the country.
Below is the step-by-step procedure to check vehicle details by number online through VAHAN:
- Step 1: Visit the official website of VAHAN to check the vehicle owner name.
- Step 2: On top of the page, click on ‘Know Your Vehicle Details’. (at Top Navigation menu)
- Step 3: On the new page, enter the vehicle registration number (Car or Bike Plate Number).
- Step 4: Enter the human verification code and click on ‘Search Vehicle’.
- Step 5: Make a note of the car or bike owner’s name and other details of the vehicle.
Example: Vehicle Owner Details via Registration Number:
Upon completion of the steps above, you will be directed to a new page with details of the vehicle. Below are the different types of vehicle details you will be able to view:
- Registration Number
- Registration Date
- Chassis and Engine Number (Partially Visible)
- Owner Name
- Vehicle Class or Type
- Fuel Type
- Manufacturer and Model Name
- Fitness or Registration Expiry Date
- Road Tax Details
- Insurance Expiry Date
- Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUCC) Expiry Date.
- Emission Norms Details
- Status of the Registration Certificate
The online vehicle search via number plate is applicable for all states such as Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Delhi, Goa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Assam, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Ladakh, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
How To Check Vehicle Registration Details With SMS?
To make it easier for the citizens to find out the RTO vehicle information who want the data without checking it online, the Centre has also provided the option to check vehicle registration details with SMS. Follow the steps below to find out how:
Step 1: Enter VAHAN <Space> Vehicle Registration Number. (Example: VAHAN KA01AD8xx2)
Step 2: Send the SMS to 7738299899.
You will receive complete details of the vehicle along with the vehicle owner’s name, RTO details, make and model, RC/FC expiry, insurance details, etc.
Hope, these steps will help you find the RTO vehicle information easily.