Everything to Know About Registration Certificate (RC)

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As important as the Driving License is to drive a vehicle in India is the Registration Certificate (RC) for owning a vehicle. It is an official document stating that a vehicle is registered with the Indian government.

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A Registration Certificate consists of plenty of information about the vehicle and its owner. It is so important that the Transport Ministry of India has made it mandatory for vehicle owners to carry their original RC at all times failing to which an owner is liable to pay a challan. 

Here’s how a RC looks like:

Have a look at some important facts related to truck RC:

  • As per the CMV Act, all vehicle owners must have a valid RC. Only after this will you be able to use the vehicle on the Indian roads.
  • A Registration Certificate is valid for 15 years from the date of issuance.
  • After the expiry, RC can be renewed for 5 years.
  • In case, you own a temporary RC, it will be valid only for a month.

We hope that this information will prove to be useful for truck businessmen across the country. For more logistics-related information, please visit our ‘Help Portal’.

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