Interest fee

How to renew your driving license in Delhi: check the procedure and the costs

If you have a busy schedule, you may miss your driver’s license expiration date. Such an eventuality could result in legal consequences, including fines and prison terms. Therefore, it is crucial that you renew your driver’s license well before it expires. You can renew your DL online and offline. Here’s how.

online mode

  • Visit the official website of Parivahan Sewa. Click on “Online services” then select “Services related to driving license”
  • Select Delhi from the list of states and click on “Apply for DL ​​Renewal”
  • Read all the instructions and click the “Continue” button
  • Enter the required details such as DL number and date of birth before clicking “Continue”
  • Print the acknowledgment slip for future reference

Offline mode

If you want to renew your driver’s license offline, go to the nearest zone office. Request Form 9 and fill in the required details such as your name, DL number, etc.

Sign the form and submit it along with the relevant documents and applicable fees.

If you are over 40, you will also need to attach Form 1-A signed by a licensed physician.

What documents will you need?

. Your original driving license

. Form 9

. Form 1-A, if required

. Two passport photos

. Authenticated copies of your identity document

Renewal fees

The fee for renewing your driving license in Delhi is Rs 200. However, if you complete the renewal after the grace period, a higher fee may be levied. The grace period is valid for 30 days after your DL expires.

Points to remember

  • A private driver’s license is valid for 20 years from the date of issue or until you turn 50, whichever comes first.
  • If you want a renewal after 5 years from the expiration date, you will need to request a new DL.
  • A new DL costs around Rs 500 including the license test cost.

Dear reader,

Business Standard has always endeavored to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and that have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your constant encouragement and feedback on how to improve our offering has only strengthened our resolve and commitment to these ideals. Even in these challenging times stemming from Covid-19, we remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative opinions and incisive commentary on relevant topical issues.
However, we have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more so that we can continue to bring you more great content. Our subscription model has received an encouraging response from many of you who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of bringing you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practice the journalism we are committed to.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

digital editor