RTO Chennai

RTO Chennai

Chennai RTO Registration


Chennai RTO registration office comes under the jurisdiction of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Any vehicle be it car or a bike or any other means of transport purchased from Chennai has to go through any of the Chennai RTO offices to get the vehicle registration done. Some of its services include NOC, driving license issuance and vehicle registration. The vehicle owner has to provide important documents if they have to avail their services.


Services in Chennai RTO Office

Just like services provided by any other RTO office, Chennai RTO too provides the same type of registration services. For almost all the services, a person has to pay a visit to the RTO.


Chennai RTO provides a list of services, some of them are-

  • Driving license

    Any person who wants to drive a vehicle in India has to get a license. The RTO provides the license for driving vehicles.

  • Registration Certificate

    An owner must compulsorily get their car registered which can only be done by the RTO.


These are the two main services RTO offices provide. However, there are a few other RTO services like NOC, vehicle number change, clearance certificate, hypothecation, road tax payment and more.

List of RTO Offices in Chennai

List of RTO Offices in Chennai


Chennai is one of the major cities of India. Naturally, there are plenty of vehicles operating in the city. To deal with the registration and other services for the citizens, Tamil Nadu state operates RTOs from different regions of the city. Below is the list with address, pin code and RTO code.




Pin code

RTO code


 Chennai (North East), No.147, Balakrishna Street, Tondiarpet T. H. Road




Chennai (North West), Plot No. 3623, G-17, Anna Nagar, New Avadi Road




156, J.N.Road, Collectorate Complex Annex, Thiruvallur -




Chennai (West), 1, Bharathidasan Colony, Mambalam Taluk Office Complex, K.K.Nagar




Chennai (South), Thiruvalluvar Nagar, East Coast Road, Thiruvanmiyur




4/87, Sri Samundeeswari Complex, Bye-pass Road, Redhills




 Chennai (East), Power Mill Road, Basin Bridge, Pulianthoppu




Chennai (South East), Triplicane (at Mandaveli), 17, R.K.Nagar, 3rd Cross Street, Mandaveli



(North) Chennai

Chennai (Central), MTC Building, Ayanavaram, Chennai




 Chennai (North), No.10, A/4, Ist Cross Road, MKB Nagar, Vysarbadi



RTO Registration Charges in Chennai

RTO Registration Charges in Chennai


The temporary registration cost is Rs. 40. An LMV registration cost is Rs. 200 and MMV charge is Rs. 400. The registration charge of an HMV is Rs. 300. Change of address in the certificate of registration can range from Rs. 20 to Rs. 150. Getting a duplicate registration certificate can range from Rs. 30 to Rs. 400.


Procedure for Vehicle Registration


The procedure for registering a vehicle is easy but requires some efforts. It is a 2 step process which the owner has to follow.


Step 1-

Temporary Vehicle Registration

A car dealer provides a temporary vehicle registration.


Step 2-

Permanent Vehicle Registration

While the temporary vehicle registration is in use, an owner has to apply for permanent vehicle registration.


Motor Insurance in Chennai


Buying an insurance policy is compulsory with any vehicle. Normally, a vehicle dealer will suggest an insurance policy while the owner is purchasing a car.


However, it is important that every person searches for insurance packages online to make a wise decision.


Here are a few important benefits of purchasing online insurance-


  • Anyone can easily browse for insurance packages.
  • Comparing packages becomes easier.
  • It is easy to purchase insurance online.
  • Documents can be effortlessly submitted.


Buying insurance can provide financial security when it is most needed. It is very important and necessary to purchase packages to protect from financial problems.


FAQs | Ask Questions

FAQs | Ask Questions


1.    Is buying a Car Insurance Policy mandatory in India?

Yes, buying a car insurance policy is compulsory in India under the Motor Vehicle Act.

A car insurance policy ensures safety and security to the insured person and assures in unfortunate situations.


2.    What are the different types of Motor or Car Insurance Policies, and what does it cover?

Fundamentally, there are two types of Car Insurance Policies in India. Those are:

•    Third Party Policy

•    Package Policy


3.    What is Road Side Assistance (RSA)?

RSA or roadside assistance is a service that serves the insurance holder during the untoward times when their car has undergone a mechanical failure due to accident/breakdown.