How to change address in a Driving License in Bangalore

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Drivers Licence is used as an important address proof while applying for various documents in the event that you change your residence it is important to change these details in your Drivers License as well.


Criteria: Existing Drivers License.


Process flow

• Applicants holding a Driving License/learner’s license/conductor’s license desire for noting change of address must make an application on plain paper

• Along with said application one must submit an address proof as well.

• Change of address will be recorded in the respective Learner's License / Driving License / Conductor License.

• This will be delivered on the same day between 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm. (if issued in the same office.)

• For more information one can contact the P.R.O/A.R.T.O/R.T.O of the office for your area.


Documentation required:


Accepted for address proof -

• Ration Card

• Passport

• LIC Policy

• Electoral Roll

• Telephone Bill

• Electricity Bill

• Water Bill

• Caste Certificate (SC/ST, Backward Class and Minorties, etc.) and Income Certificate issued by Tahsildar.

• Pay slip issued by any office of the Central Government or a State Government or a Local body.

• Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of age and address

• Proof of legal presence in India in addition to proof of residence in case of foreigners.


Department / Organisation: Regional Transport Office (RTO)


Contact person: Concerned PRO/ ART/ RTO Public Relations Officer, 

Office of the Commissioner for Transport, 5th floor, M.S.Building, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 560 001.

Phone: 080-22355802/080-22353785


Website: Karnataka RTO


Location: Contact any of these offices for changing your address in your driving licence


Do remember:


1. For effecting change of address in a PVC Driving License Card, a fee has to be paid at the RTO cash counter and the applicant himself has to be present for capturing a photograph.

2. In case of the driving license/conductor license issued by other licensing authorities, a change of address will be effected after 30 days, with due verification.


Helplines : 080-2235 3434. 


Disclaimer : This information is subject to periodic government policy / process change. Kindly contact the concerned department to crosscheck for recent updates, if any.

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