Driving Licence: West Bengal
person can drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds a valid
driving licence issued to him, authorising him to drive a vehicle of that
particular category. The following two types of licences are issued:
is a temporary licence valid only up to 6 months. It is issued to learn driving
of motor vehicles.
becomes eligible for a permanent licence after the expiry of one month from the
date of issue of the learner's licence.
eligibility: 18 years.
vehicles up to 50CC engine capacity & without gear -- 16 years (Provided
parents'/guardian's consent is obtained.)
commercial vehicles -- 20 years.
applicant should be conversant with traffic rules & regulations.
verification of your documents you have to go through a learner's test. Before
the learner's test, a colour blindness inspection is carried out. The learning
licence is issued to the applicant who has passed this test.
scrutiny of the applicant's documents the applicant will be put through the
driving test. For the driving test it is required to bring one vehicle of the
same class. The Motor Vehicles Inspector inspects driving skills,
familiarisation with the vehicle, traffic rules and regulations. The applicant
may also be asked about the vehicle system and safety.
(For a Learner's Licence)
proof ? attested copy of any of the following: Ration card, Life Insurance
Policy, Passport, Voter Identity card, Pay slip issued by any office in the
Central/State Govt. or a local body, consent from parents in blood relation can
be treated as residence proof, if parents enclose their residence proof, other
authentic proof acceptable by the Motor Licensing Officer (MLO).
Proof: attested copies of any of the following: school certificate, Passport,
Birth Certificate, certificate from Central/State Govt. or a local body,
Identity card/voter list, PAN Card, other authentic proof acceptable by the
for a learner's licence.
1 A :Medical
licence form with photographs.
for one category.
for two categories.
for three categories.
fee includes all kinds of fee payable for licences excluding the photograph
card fee, which is to be paid while applying for a permanent driving licence.
(For a Permanent Licence)
original learner?s licence.
in Form 4.
of age and residence (as attested photocopy as well).
recent passport sized photograph.
No.5 in case of commercial licence.
vehicles for which category you are applying the licence.
original licence in case of endorsements of categories.
Application for Licence to Drive Motor Vehicle
West Bengal Driving Licence Verification Form
Application-cum-Declaration as to Physical Fitness for Driving License
Driving Licence Renewal Form