Panchkula at a Glance
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Sub-Divisional Magistrate Office
Working of Sub-Divisional Offices
The Sub-Divisional Magistrate is responsible for maintenance of law and order in the Sub- Division. He enjoys powers of Executive Magistrate as well as Collector/Astt. Collector Ist Grade. Works like registration of vehicles/renewal of arms licenses/issue of driving licenses/ permission for loudspeakers and hearing of revenue cases tribal by Astt. Collector Ist Grade and Collector, are done in the office of Sub-Divisional officers (Civil) in the District.
Motor Vehicle Registration:
All vehicles for "personal use" are registered in this office. Transport vehicles i.e. those used for hire or reward are registered in the office of D.T.O. The vehicles should be got registered with in a period of seven days from the date of purchase. The application (Form No.20) duly filled and signed should be accompanied by the following documents:-

1. Form No.21 (Sale Certificate).

2. Form No.22 (Initial certificate of fitness).

3. Invoice (Bill issued by the dealer).

4. Self Declared Copy of insurance receipt.

5. Form No.60 (Declaration for Income Tax purposes) It is required where the amount of bill is above Rs.50000/-.

6. Proof of residence such as attested copy of voter list,Photo Identity card, Ration Card, Electricity/Telephone bill, LIC policy, Passport, Pay slip,House Tax receipt etc.

The vehicles are required to be produced before the District Inspector of Police, Panchkula for inspection before submitting the documents in the office of S.D.M. Vehicles are registered for 15 years and lump sum tax is charged at the time of registration. The fees charged for different vehicles are as under:-

Following Documents are required to be submitted :-

1. Form 29 & 30.

2. Original R.C.

3. Copy of Insurance.

4. N.O.C.

5. Self Declared of seller.

For obtaining N.O.C., the following documents are required :-

1. Form No.28.

2. Orginal Registration Card.

3. Report of S.H.O. of Police station where the owner of the vehicle resides.

New Rates of the tax as per Transport Department:
Serial No
Types of Car
Rates of Tax
Car of the value of upto 5.00 lac Rupees 2% of the value of the car.
Car of the value of above 5.00 lac Rupees and upto 10.00 lac Rupees 4% of the value of the car.
Car of the value of above 10.00 lac Rupees and upto 20.00 lac Rupees 6% of the value of the car.
Car of the value exceeding 20.00 lac Rupees 8% of the value of the car.
Applicant must be above 18 years of age. Learner license is issued in the first instance. Persons of the age of 16 years and above are eligible for license of Moped only.An application for learner license should be submitted in form 2 alongwith the following :-

1. Declaration of physical fitness in Form-1.

2. Three passport size photographs.

3. Proof of residence.

4. Proof of age such as Matriculation certificate, Birth certificate etc.

After atleast 42 days of grant of learner license, one can apply for permanent license in Form No. 4. After appearing for driving test before District Inspector of Police, the application form along with original learner license should be submitted in the office of S.D.M. There is no need for photographs for Permanent License, as photograph of the applicant is taken by the Computerized System, wherever it is in operation.


1. For learner license :- Rs.90/- for Scooter/M.Cycle/Car/Jeep/Tractor is charged.

2. For permanent license :- Rs. 600/- for Scooter / M.Cycle / Car / Jeep /Tractor are charged.

3. Rs. 250/- is charged for addition of each vehicle. (LTV)

4. Rs. 250/- is charged for addition of each vehicle. (CAR)

5. Rs. 400/- is charged for renewal of license(in time).

6. Rs. 300/- is charged for duplicate of license.

For further any query, please contact to the Dealing Clerk at Registration Authority & Licensing at Edisha, Ground Flor, Mini Secretariat.

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