Complete Guide to Apply Driving Licence In Jharkhand

How to Apply Online Driving Licence in Jharkhand?

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Driving license:

The legal Driving License is the most essential and mandatory document to drive a motor vehicle in any public place.

The legal Driving License should be issued by the Local Transport authority which has been authorized to issue such document under the norms of Government of India. Driver must possess in his name the relevant driving license of that particular category which he/she is driving to be called as the authorized driver.

Mainly there are two types of Driving Licenses


The related applicant for driving license should be 18 years old on the date of application for commercial vehicle the applicant must be 20 years old and for vehicles up to 50 CC engine capacities, applicants must be 16 years, with the consent of parents/guardian.

Mainly there are two types of Driving Licenses

1.Learner License:

This will be a temporary license and purpose of learning to drive. It is validity up to 6 months only. These will be issued to learn driving of Motor Vehicles.

How to gain Learner License

the below documents are required while applying for a Learner's Driving License

1. The Application Forms (available from Local Transport Authority)

2. The Residence Proof

3. The Age Proof

4. Three recent passport size photographs of the applicant.

5. The Medical certificate in Form No 1A (wherever applicable)

6. The Self-declaration of Medical fitness in Form no.1

7.The Requisite fee as lay down by the authorities

Anyhow after verification of documents the applicant is inspected for color blindness and after that a 20 minute learner test is conducted with 20 multiple choice objective type questions. This Learner License is issued to the applicant who qualifies the test. The related authorities also provide a handbook so that applicants may go through it before writing test for Learner License. This learner license is issued on the same date after completion of all tests.

2. Permanent License:

This Permanent License will be the final documentary authorization for valid driving. This will be given if the applicant becomes eligible for permanent license after expiry of one month from the date of issuing of the learner license.

Process to get Permanent License

In order to acquire Permanent License:

1. The specified applicant should have a valid learner license.

2. The person should apply for Permanent License after 30 days and within 180 days from the date of issuance of learner license

3. The person should be well versed with the driving and traffic rules regulation and the system of vehicle.

The following Documents are required

1. The Valid original learner's license

2. New Application in Form No.4

3. The Requisite fee

4. Details-Proof of age and residence

5. Fresh recent snap-shot passport size photograph

6. The Form No.5 in case of commercial license

7. Particular Vehicle of that category which you are seeking license for.

Then After scrutiny of all the documents the applicant is put through a driving test. Then applicant is tested for his driving skills-familiarization with the vehicle-knowledge of traffic rules and regulations. When the applicant passes the driving test he or she is awarded Permanent Driving License. If In case applicant fails he or she can reappear for the driving test after 7 days.