Obtaining a driving license (DL) in Gujarat is a pretty easy job, provided you are well aware of the procedure that you need to go through. The driving license is a mandatory document is to be carried by anyone using a motor vehicle on public roads of Gujarat. In this post, we give you a guide on how to obtain a driving licence in Gujarat, other than also telling you how to get an international driving permit and the process of renewing the driving license in Gujarat.

Types of Driving Licence (DL) in Gujarat (GJ)

As is the case in every other state of India, in Gujarat, you need to apply for a category of driving licence as per the type of vehicle you intend to use. Following are the three categories to choose from-

Driving license for two-wheeler without gear: If you wish to ride a motorcycle or a scooter that doesn’t have a manual operation of gear, you need to apply for this kind of DL.

Driving license for light motor vehicles: This is the category of driving license you should apply for if plan to ride a two-wheeler with gears or a light motor vehicle such as cars, SUVs or MPVs.

Driving license issued for transport vehicles: In case you wish to drive heavy motor vehicles that transport goods or passengers, you need to get this kind of દળ

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Gujarat (GJ) Driving Licence (DL) – Eligibility Criteria

To apply for a driving licence, one needs to meet the following criteria-

Must be at least 18 years old

Must have a learner’s license

Must submit an application for obtaining a permanent driving license only after 30 days or within 180 days of obtaining a learner’s license.

Must know of all the traffic rules

Must be a minimum of 20 years old if applying for a commercial driving license.

Documents Required for Driving Licence in Gujarat

For applying for a DL in Gujarat, one is required to submit a self-attested copy of the below documents to the RTO

Any one of the following Age proofs-

Birth Certificate

Educational certificate


Certificate issued from the employer if you are working for state/ central government or a local body.

Any one of the following Address proofs

Ration card

Voter’s ID

LIC policy bond


Employers certificate issued by local/central or state government

Other documents:

Application form 4

Application form 5 in case of applying for a commercial driving license

Original learner’s license

Three passport size ફોટોગ્રાફ્સ

How to Apply for Driving Licence Offline in Gujarat?

To apply for a permanent driving license offline in Gujarat, you have to follow the below steps-

Visit the nearest RTO and obtain an application form

The above application form can be also downloaded from the official website and the printed copy needs to be submitted at the RTO.

Fill the following details:

Full Name

Father’s Name

Residential Address

Educational Qualification

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

Blood Group

Identification Mark

Submit address proof, age proof and passport-size photos.

You will get an appointment for the first round of the test where your knowledge of traffic rules will be tested.

After passing the test, a learner’s license will be issued. One is required to apply for a permanent driving licence after a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 180 days.

How to Apply for Driving Licence Online in Gujarat?

In order to obtain a permanent driving licence online in Gujarat, the following steps need to be followed-

Go to rtogujarat.gov.in and download the application form and print it

Submit the filled form at the RTO nearest to your residence

Submit all the above-mentioned documents

You will get a slot for the driving test

On passing the test, you will obtain your license in 2 to 3 weeks

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Steps to Check Driving Licence Application Status Online:

Steps to check driving licence status online through State Transport Department website:

One can check the status of his or her driving licence application online through any of the following two methods. First is to find out the status on the State Transport’s official website. Else, one can find out the status of his or her driving license application on the official website of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway. The same can be done through the following steps-

RTO પરીક્ષા બુક



Visit the official website of the Transport Department of Gujarat

Click on ‘DL and LL registration’ option.

A new page will load, in which, click on ‘Know your application status’.

Enter your application number

Click on the ‘Submit’ button and you will be shown the status of your application.

Steps to check driving licence status online through the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways official website:

Visit parivahan.gov.in.

Click on ‘Driving license-related services’.

Select the state you reside in.

On the new page that loads, click on ‘Verify status’ option

Enter your application number and date of birth.

Fill in the correct captcha code.

You will be shown the status of your driving license.


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How to Apply for a Duplicate Driving Licence in Gujarat?

Application form LLD

FIR copy will be required if the DL is stolen

Challan clearance report given by the traffic police in case of commercial driving license

Form 1

Copy of Age and address proof documents.

Copy of Original licence

License number if the license is stolen

The photocopied documents are required to be attested by a gazetted officer or notary public.


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