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RC Transfer Process in Easiest Way Explained. Buy-Sell Used Car with Fees, Documents

RC Transfer Process in Easiest Way Explained. Buy-Sell Used Car with Fees, Documents

Used Car RC Ownership Transfer Process Explained in Most Easiest Way in Delhi, NCR and all other States in India. RTO Forms, Documents, Charges, FAQ Explained

 

Vehicle RC Transfer Importance as per Law

As per Motor Vehicle Act and Supreme Court Verdict - Car Ownership is considered basis Owner name in Vehicle Registration Certificate i.e RC 

Do note that

  • If you sell Car without ensuring Ownership Transfer in RC, then do note that the Owner name as reflected in RC will also be held legally responsible in case of any Road Accidents (despite of having him sold the Used Car). This is as per Supreme Court Verdicts
  • If you buy Car without ensuring Ownership Transfer or without Signed RTO Forms - Seller can lodge a case of Cheating, Suspicion of some illegal activities in Police basis ground that Buyer intentionally not transferring Car sand may use same in planned intention

Thus, before Buying or Selling Used Car, its imperative to know how ownership transfer happens with documents, transfer charges with Process note from both buyer and seller perspective.

 

Online RC Transfer Process 

Now, you can easily apply for Transfer of RC Online

 

Step 1- Registration & Access Vehicle Details

  • Visit Parivahan site. Check Online Services - Vehicle related services and Register. If you do not have made an Account with Parivahan, then you need to Register first before Initiating RC Transfer Process.

  • Once Account Created and Logged in Check Online Services - Vehicle Related Service.

There you need to Select State - if from Delhi or Sikkim or Other State

  • Next Step is to Authenticate: Punch in your Car Number, Last 5 Digits of Car Chassis number as can be checked from RC and Authenticate Mobile Number as used by using OTP. 
 
 

Step 2- Online Transfer Form Filling

  • The Seller has to Select Service essentially in case of RC Transfer as 'Transfer of Ownership' in case of RC Transfer. Very Important: Do note that if Vehicle has Hypothecation (HP) then Hypothecation Termination also needs to be checked only if in possession of RTO form 35 and Bank NOC. If you are not in Possession of RTO Form 35 and Bank NOC then Transfer process will not be completed.

 

  • Fill Online Form for RC Transfer with Details of Seller, Buyer Filled in it including Name, Address. Once Details of Buyer, Seller Submitted. Then will also get a Page for taking Appointment as Scheduled basis available dates

 

Step 3 - Documents Upload & Payment

  • Upload Scanned copies of Address Proof, Form 29, Form 30, Insurance and RC Copy 
  • Lastly, Online Payment needs to be submitted which is around Rs 530
 
 

After Submission of Fees: 2 payment receipt will be generated along with RTO Form 29, 30. The printout copy of the same needs to be obtained and needs to be signed by both buyer and seller

 

Step 4- Submission of Documents in RTO

Visit RTO on Specified Date and submit in

  • Printout as Generated of Payment Receipt, RTO Form 29,30
  • Vehicle Documents as Original RC, Copy of Valid Insurance, PUC
  • Buyer PAN Car along with Aadhaar Card for ID & Address Proof and 2 Passport Size Photo
  • Seller ID & Address Proof
  • One Blank Envelope with Buyer Address, Stamps equivalent to registered Post on to it. As RC is sent through Registered Post

 

Step 5 - Get Transferred RC

Transferred RC / Smart Card is sent by RTO within 7 days of Verification on address of Buyer. If there is any signature mis-match then buyer will also be asked to visit RTO with Original ID Proof for Verification Purpose.

 

Car RC Transfer Process - Updated in 2020 (Applicable, If Online Process not Available in your City)

Below is Common RC Transfer Process including Documents required for ensuring RC Transfer

  • Original RC: Original RC Smart Card needs to be submitted in RTO
  • Sale Transfer Forms: RTO Form Number 29, 30 are considered Sale Transfer Forms. This needs to be signed by both Seller and Buyer with 2 Copies
  • ID and Address Proof of Buyer and Seller: Self Attested ID & Address Proof of both Buyer and Seller (Seller Address Proof on RC should match as with Present Address else an affidavit is required)
  • Buyer PAN: Self Attested PAN Card of Buyer (if Purchase Transaction is less than Rs 50000) or Form 60,61
  • Other Documents: Copy of Insurance, PUC Certificate, Vehicle Chassis Number Imprint 
  • Loan Hypothecation Removal (Only Required if Car RC/Insurance has HPA): If there is any Loan Hypothecation on RC or Insurance, then Valid Bank NOC along with RTO Form Number 35 duly signed by Bank and Owner needs to be submitted. Note: Generally NOC is Valid for 60 days from date of issuance.
  • NOC Clearance Certificate (Only Required if Car Sold in Different City or District but within Same State)If say Ghaziabad Registerd Car needs to be registered in Bareilly (within Uttar Pradesh but different district) or say Mumbai Registered Car needs to be registered in Pune (within Maharashtra bit different district) then NOC needs to be additionally obtained. This is like a Clearance certificate from RTO that there is no Objection for Transfer to other RTO as no Court Case or no Traffic Offence pending on the car.

 

Download: RTO Forms

 

FAQs on Vehicle RC Transfer

» Generally the Seller is not required to be present in Person in RTO Office for transfer of vehicle. However, where the Signatures mismatch or case seems doubtful to RTO Officer - in those cases only the Seller is also called to be present in RTO Office with ID Proof along with Buyer for Verification Purpose, to avoid any fraudulent / stolen / ID theft Transfer.

» Before Handing over Car, important to check Buyer ID and Address Proof. Not all address proof are accepted by RTO. Like Rent Agreement, Driving License, Credit Card Statements, Appointment Letter or Postpaid Telephone bill are not accepted in RTO

» In Terms of Time Taken for Used Car RC Transfer - If Transfer Forms and Documents are submitted and in order - it does not take more than 2 weeks to get Transferred RC from RTO

» As matter of caution, the seller can submit Form TCR within 2 Weeks which is a transfer intimation to RTO Office after sale of vehicle along with Copy of ID & Address Proof of Buyer

» Although a Sale-Purchase Agreement do not hold much Value as Name Transfer in RC is what the most Important Criteria. But still to be on safer side, a 100 Rs agreement can well be done between buyer and Seller where Transfer Terms to be clearly specified along with Undertaking that from that day onwards of handing over Vehicle Key - entire Risk, Responsibility, Traffic offence remains as Buyer responsibility. You can download Agreement in: RTO Forms

» Buyer needs to ensure to create Entire set of Documents in Order and take a Blank Envelope with his name and Address filled on it along with Stamps equivalent to registered Post charges, which is around Rs 30. RC is generally sent by RTO through Registered Post to Buyer Address

» In Terms of Time Taken for Used Car RC Transfer - If Transfer Forms and Documents are submitted and in order - it does not take more than 2 weeks to get Transferred RC from RTO

 

Inter State RC Transfer - Updated in 2020

Sometimes Buyer belongs to one state and seller to other, in this case Transfer Process goes on like. Other than the Documents mentioned above in RC Transfer Process - in case of Inter State transfer, below documents are required :-

Home Location (RTO where Vehicle is Registered)

  • Original RC along with Copy of Insurance, PUC needs to be submitted
  • Id and Address Proof of Both Buyer and Seller
  • NOC needs to be applied to other State where Vehicle needs to be Registered
  • Signed RTO Form 27,28 (2 to 3 copies as mentioned)
  • RTO Form 35 and Bank NOC (only applicable if vehicle Financed)
  • Blank Envelope with Seller name and Address filled on it along with Rs 30 Stamps as NOC for Registered Post

Post Submission - RTO will issue you NOC along with Original RC which will be sent through Registered Post

Inter State RC Transfer and Vehicle Re Registration Process in India

Other State (where Vehicle needs to be Transferred)

  • Original RC along with Copy of Insurance, PUC needs to be submitted
  • Id and Address Proof of Buyer and Seller. PAN Card of Buyer if transaction more than Rs 50,000 will also be needed
  • NOC Clearance Certificate as issued by RTO in Home Location
  • Signed RTO Form 27,28,29,30
  • RTO Form 20 for Re-Registration
  • RTO Form 35 and Bank NOC (only applicable if vehicle Financed)
  • NOC from NCRB (National Crime Record Bureau) that Vehicle is not Stolen, can be done Online - Click Here to Obtain
  • Applicable Re-Registration Fees, Road Tax Charges based on Depreciated Value as per Ageing Value of Car carried as per respective RTO Officer. Demand Draft needs to be submitted for same equivalent to Road Tax Fees
  • Blank Envelope with Seller name and Address filled on it along with Rs 30 Stamps as NOC for Registered Post

Important: In some States, Only BS-IV / Euro IV vehicles are getting registered in inter state due to latest emission norms (one need to check with local RTO office for same)

However, if you yourself is migrating to another city (say from Delhi to Mumbai), due to transferrable job or for some other reason and you intend to keep vehicle with you - but want to re-register in new state. Know Related Topics: Vehicle Re Registration Process

  

Transfer Fees in Used Car

Except Rajasthan where Road Tax is applicable on Buying Second Hand Car. There are no Road Tax or Re-Registration Charges to be paid in case of Transfer within same State. Only Required are :-

  • Transfer Charges - which is like Endorsement for issuance of New RC in buyer name. Official transfer charges are Rs. 300 in most of the RTO Office
  • New RC Smart Card Issuance - For issuance of New Smart Card, Charges are around Rs. 200 approx
  • If Finance taken on Purchase of Used Car, then HP Addition Fees would be Rs. 1500

Process Note Valid in :- Above Process Note is almost Valid in all Cities, States or Union Territory of India. From Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Kerala etc.

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Comments 41

Guest - K Lakshman Singh on Sunday, 12 April 2020 19:06

I am looking to transfer my Hyundai Verna Next Gen from Bangalore to Ludhiana. I am 1st owner of the Car, please guide me procedures.

I am looking to transfer my Hyundai Verna Next Gen from Bangalore to Ludhiana. I am 1st owner of the Car, please guide me procedures.
Guest - Fida Hussain on Friday, 06 March 2020 22:28

Hello...sir
I have purchased a second hand car
So dehli to kashmir Registration Transfer process. ...?
So plz my help you...
.??

Hello...sir I have purchased a second hand car So dehli to kashmir Registration Transfer process. ...? So plz my help you... .??
Guest - Anil on Monday, 17 February 2020 19:26

How much car rc transfer charges in delhi

How much car rc transfer charges in delhi
Guest - Shubham Mittal on Sunday, 15 December 2019 22:49

I purchased bike which registered in ghaziabad and i am from muzaffarnagar. In which rto offce the rc transfer documents submit.

I purchased bike which registered in ghaziabad and i am from muzaffarnagar. In which rto offce the rc transfer documents submit.
Guest - Sandeep Singh on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 05:17

I live in Noida, Can I buy used car from Delhi and keep the Delhi registration number after transferring the RC?

I live in Noida, Can I buy used car from Delhi and keep the Delhi registration number after transferring the RC?
Guest - Ujjwal Sharma on Thursday, 08 August 2019 09:53

Hi
My bike is register in Delhi and now i want to transfer it to another state (HP)
Please tell me what are documents required (owner remain same)

Hi My bike is register in Delhi and now i want to transfer it to another state (HP) Please tell me what are documents required (owner remain same)
Guest - RMV YOUSUF on Friday, 26 July 2019 05:21

hi
first time going through such a usefull blog, thanks for that appreaciate your effort .
thanks once again
yousuf Trissur kerala

hi first time going through such a usefull blog, thanks for that appreaciate your effort . thanks once again yousuf Trissur kerala
Guest - Harshu on Saturday, 06 April 2019 12:56

meri bike ka noc aa gaya haio ab muje online name transfer karna hai bank name nahi rakhna to konsi website pr jau

meri bike ka noc aa gaya haio ab muje online name transfer karna hai bank name nahi rakhna to konsi website pr jau
Guest - HIREN PATEL on Saturday, 06 April 2019 12:53

PLEASE MERI BANK LOAN PURI HO GAI HAI OR MUJE MERI BIKE AB MERE NAME PR HI CHAHIE ONLINE SUBMIT KARNA HAI TO KONSI WEBSITE ME JAKE KARSAKTA HU ME GUJRAT ME RHETA HU

PLEASE MERI BANK LOAN PURI HO GAI HAI OR MUJE MERI BIKE AB MERE NAME PR HI CHAHIE ONLINE SUBMIT KARNA HAI TO KONSI WEBSITE ME JAKE KARSAKTA HU ME GUJRAT ME RHETA HU
Guest - Amit on Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:36

Hi i am buying 2nd hand HR number car.but it has already 4transfer done. So how can i get NOC. How can i buy legally

Hi i am buying 2nd hand HR number car.but it has already 4transfer done. So how can i get NOC. How can i buy legally
Guest - madan on Saturday, 09 February 2019 18:04

hello, guys
please any one tel me that a car transfer that registerd in 1995

hello, guys please any one tel me that a car transfer that registerd in 1995
Guest - Ravi on Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:28

I want take a 2nd hand bike in Delhi on Delhi number . Anybody can tell about transfer charges same state.plz....

I want take a 2nd hand bike in Delhi on Delhi number . Anybody can tell about transfer charges same state.plz....
Guest - Amit on Friday, 29 March 2019 12:17

380 rs only

380 rs only
Guest - Harish Sain on Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:13

I have purchased a car of Delhi registeration.And i have an address of Sonipat,Haryana ,I want to transfer my Rc at my address of sonipat ,and also change the vehicle reg. No.

I have purchased a car of Delhi registeration.And i have an address of Sonipat,Haryana ,I want to transfer my Rc at my address of sonipat ,and also change the vehicle reg. No.
Guest - Rajender Kumar on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 18:28

Dear Sir,
My Friend is giving me good condition Delhi no car which is 15 years old. I live at Faridabad. can I takes NOC or own name.
Thanks & Regards,
Rajender Kumar

Dear Sir, My Friend is giving me good condition Delhi no car which is 15 years old. I live at Faridabad. can I takes NOC or own name. Thanks & Regards, Rajender Kumar
Guest - Ankit yadav on Monday, 29 October 2018 16:55

Hello...sir
I have purchased a second hand car
So dehli to U P Registration Transfer process. ...?
So plz my help you...
.??

Hello...sir I have purchased a second hand car So dehli to U P Registration Transfer process. ...? So plz my help you... .??
Guest - sonu kumar singh on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:17

i want transfer rc of my name

i want transfer rc of my name
Guest - Vartika Khare on Saturday, 18 August 2018 17:07

Hi

I want to sell my up registered commercial car 2016 model. What is the process to transfer ownership

Hi I want to sell my up registered commercial car 2016 model. What is the process to transfer ownership
Guest - Ramnarayan on Thursday, 07 June 2018 16:34

Hello friends
I have purchased mahindra bolero from churu districts and originally registered from Nagaur. Now i want to transfer my RC back to Nagaur district of rajasthan. So pls any body have idia how much I should pay for it approx.

Hello friends I have purchased mahindra bolero from churu districts and originally registered from Nagaur. Now i want to transfer my RC back to Nagaur district of rajasthan. So pls any body have idia how much I should pay for it approx.
Guest - Pritesh Shah on Thursday, 05 April 2018 07:37

I am buying a used 2wheeler of Mumbai Registered as MH02 and also will be doing registration for the same in MH02 means same zone so what will be the charges of the RC Card Transfer and the documents required and how many photographs will be required and how much time will it take to transfer the vehicle in my name.

I am buying a used 2wheeler of Mumbai Registered as MH02 and also will be doing registration for the same in MH02 means same zone so what will be the charges of the RC Card Transfer and the documents required and how many photographs will be required and how much time will it take to transfer the vehicle in my name.
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