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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 40

Guest - Asheesh on Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:08

M purchasing a used car, having registeration number of U.P and I want it transfer to my Delhi address... Is it possible... Kindly assist the procedure and formalities

M purchasing a used car, having registeration number of U.P and I want it transfer to my Delhi address... Is it possible... Kindly assist the procedure and formalities
Guest - Raghubir on Monday, 05 March 2018 19:13

I would like to transfer UP Registration Skoda to Jammu.. What will be the fees and documents required

I would like to transfer UP Registration Skoda to Jammu.. What will be the fees and documents required
Guest - Raghubir on Monday, 05 March 2018 19:11

Sir,
I want to transfer Skoda Fabia of up registration to jammu.. What will be the fees and documents required

Sir, I want to transfer Skoda Fabia of up registration to jammu.. What will be the fees and documents required
Guest - satish on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 16:16

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to visakhapatanam what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to visakhapatanam what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name
Guest - satish on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 16:15

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to vishakapatanam what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to vishakapatanam what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name
Guest - Punjab singh on Saturday, 13 January 2018 11:18

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to punjab what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name

Sir, i want to register a car bought from delhi to punjab what will be the total fee for its registeration on my name
Guest - BHARAT BHASKAR on Friday, 22 December 2017 14:51

Sir,
I want to know about the fee of transfer of ownership of car into other state.
Like I purchased a car from Mohali and I want to transfer it to Haryana than what fee I have to submitted?

Sir, I want to know about the fee of transfer of ownership of car into other state. Like I purchased a car from Mohali and I want to transfer it to Haryana than what fee I have to submitted?
Guest - Ashad Biswas on Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:31

I like to purchase a used car from Kolkata and like to transfer it to Pune in my name. What are the paper work I have to do.

I like to purchase a used car from Kolkata and like to transfer it to Pune in my name. What are the paper work I have to do.
Guest - Manoj on Friday, 24 November 2017 18:35

I bought bike in Telangana , if I want to use the same bike in Karnataka any charges I need to pay.....

I bought bike in Telangana , if I want to use the same bike in Karnataka any charges I need to pay.....
Guest - Uttam on Saturday, 28 October 2017 12:58

Hi, I have procured a used Pulsar bike and would want to transfer the ownership in my name. I would wants to know do I need to visit same RTO office where the vehicle was registered OR I can visit any RTO office which is nearby my residence.

Hi, I have procured a used Pulsar bike and would want to transfer the ownership in my name. I would wants to know do I need to visit same RTO office where the vehicle was registered OR I can visit any RTO office which is nearby my residence.
Guest - Swaran on Saturday, 14 October 2017 14:14

Hi,

I'm planning to buy Audi A4 from my friend who is in Delhi and take it to Hyderabad. Can someone kindly tell me be the charges incurred or hassles involved?

Hi, I'm planning to buy Audi A4 from my friend who is in Delhi and take it to Hyderabad. Can someone kindly tell me be the charges incurred or hassles involved?
Guest - Karan Khurana on Monday, 27 November 2017 16:39

If you got the answer can you tell me the procedure and the cost for the same city

If you got the answer can you tell me the procedure and the cost for the same city
Guest - pawan on Saturday, 07 October 2017 14:59

Dear ADMIN
Quoting your commnets:
"Note: Generally NOC is Valid for 60 days from date of issuance."

Is it possible that we applied for the NOC at local RTO , but we did not transferred the car in our name. & 3 months has elapsed.
Now Can we again apply for NOC ?

Actually the situation is like that , i have applied for NOC for my name , but now we want to apply NOC in the name of my wife.
So, can we again apply for NOC for other person ??

Dear ADMIN Quoting your commnets: "Note: Generally NOC is Valid for 60 days from date of issuance." Is it possible that we applied for the NOC at local RTO , but we did not transferred the car in our name. & 3 months has elapsed. Now Can we again apply for NOC ? Actually the situation is like that , i have applied for NOC for my name , but now we want to apply NOC in the name of my wife. So, can we again apply for NOC for other person ??
Guest - Preeti Pathak on Thursday, 05 October 2017 23:35

I want to transfer my car with loan on my husband name only
Is that possible??
Kindly assist.... Thanks

I want to transfer my car with loan on my husband name only Is that possible?? Kindly assist.... Thanks
Guest - agent vinod on Thursday, 11 January 2018 14:51

no

Guest - pankaj sharma on Saturday, 23 September 2017 08:59

sorry gorakhpur ,uttar pradesh

sorry gorakhpur ,uttar pradesh
Guest - pankaj sharma on Saturday, 23 September 2017 08:58

i want to know that what will be the cost involved in inter state RC transfer and registration of bolero sle DI turbo if the car is from nagaland and is to be transfer to gorakhpur , nagaland

i want to know that what will be the cost involved in inter state RC transfer and registration of bolero sle DI turbo if the car is from nagaland and is to be transfer to gorakhpur , nagaland
Guest - Rishi_upadhyay on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 16:54

Help me bro
Mujhe apni bike ko Madhya pradesh me transfer karna h to kya ho sakta h to koi h jo krwa skta h yaa koi janta ho aise person ko to plz share your information
8109835645

Help me bro Mujhe apni bike ko Madhya pradesh me transfer karna h to kya ho sakta h to koi h jo krwa skta h yaa koi janta ho aise person ko to plz share your information 8109835645
Guest - Gaurav Gupta on Sunday, 03 September 2017 17:28

I am looking for assistance in getting my duplicate vehicle RC from Shaikh Sarai RTO which I lost and currently I am in UAE and will not be back soon.

I can be contacted on the email id anytime

I am looking for assistance in getting my duplicate vehicle RC from Shaikh Sarai RTO which I lost and currently I am in UAE and will not be back soon. I can be contacted on the email id anytime
Guest - Magan Oberoi on Saturday, 19 August 2017 13:53

I want to finance Skoda Laura which is Delhi Number but being driven in Mohali, I live in Ludhiana so if I have to transfer the RC on my name from Delhi to Punjab, wot will be the procedure and fee structure etc?

I want to finance Skoda Laura which is Delhi Number but being driven in Mohali, I live in Ludhiana so if I have to transfer the RC on my name from Delhi to Punjab, wot will be the procedure and fee structure etc?
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