Online and Offline Applications for a Duplicate RC Book

A duplicate RC is a copy of the original Registration Certificate (RC) book, which can be printed or stored on a smart card. When the original RC is lost or misplaced, a duplicate RC can be sought online or in person, together with a copy of the First Information Report (FIR) filed at the police station in the region where the RC was lost.

Is it feasible to get a duplicate RC if the original hasn't been lost or damaged?

Yes! If the request is supported by reasonable evidence, If the chip on the original RC is entirely destroyed or missing, If the RC's information is wrong, If the chassis number is incorrect, the vehicle will not start. If the RC's information is damaged and illegible,

How To Apply For A Duplicate RC Online?

People are more at ease executing their work and other activities online in today's world. To keep up with modern India, made all of its services available online through the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway's Parivahan Sewa website.

To apply for a duplicate RC, perform these steps:

  • Click on the "information services" link on the Parivahan Sewa site.
  • Choose "Duplicate RC" from the drop-down menu after scrolling down to "About registration" .
  • Read everything carefully and prepare a list of all the papers you'll need.
  • Download and properly fill out Form No. 26 .
  • Fill out the form and attach the required papers.
  • Make a payment for the application fee and keep the receipt.
  • The RC will be delivered to the registered address when the receipt is presented to the Regional Transport Office (RTO).

How To Apply For A Duplicate RC Offline?

Despite the fact that the RTO offers online services, some people prefer to use traditional methods.

To apply for a duplicate RC in person, go to the RTO where the original RC was granted and follow the steps below:

  • For the missing RC, file a FIR at the nearby police station. Include required vehicle information in the complaint, such as the owner's name, Chassis number, Engine number and Vehicle model.
  • Send a couple copies of the FIR to the registered RTO after it's been filed.
  • Carefully Fill up the duplicate RC application form and submit it with Form No. 26 .
  • Obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC)from the financier if the car was acquired with a loan.
  • Pay the application fees and retain the receipt when you've completed all of the forms and paperwork.

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