Just like a driver’s license, it is important to get a registration certificate for the vehicle. IN our country, India, the owner of the vehicle needs to attain a registration certificate as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
Checking the vehicle registration
Through online mode
When it comes to RC status check online, there are usually situations where one will have to check the Vahan RC status and they are as follows:
Registration of a new vehicle
Under this situation, for an online RC check, the individual has to provide the asked documents to the showroom executive which will be processed later for the registration certificate of the new vehicle. The request of the individual is processed through the trade certificate and online login ID that the showroom executive has of the individual. The individual hence will receive a notification on the registered mobile number and it can be used to track the RC status online.
Transferring or selling the vehicle to another individual or Renewal of registration certificate after completion of 15 years
Under the above-mentioned situation, the individual has to visit the RTO office with the relevant documents along with the vehicle so that a thorough inspection is carried out. Besides this, the individual hence has to pay some taxes and fees both under the condition of transfer or renewal.
Before continuing with the renewal of the RC certificate, the individual also needs to visit the website https://parivahan.gov.in so that they will be acknowledged about all the documents that are required for the renewal.
Through application number (mparivahan RC check)
Following are steps that should be followed to check the RC status through the application number:
- Visit the official portal of Parivahan.
- Log in to the website.
- Tap on ‘online services’ on the drop-down box.
- Click o ‘vehicle-related services’ tab.
- Select the option ‘select states name’ after which you will be redirected to the next page.
- Tap on the ‘status’ tab and after that click on the ‘know your application status’ option to know the same.
- Enter the application number and click on the submit button.
- On the displayed page, the application number has to be furnished which will be received by the individual after the fees are paid at the RTO office.
The final step here is to tap on the ‘view report’ so that all the information related to the status of RC is displayed on the screen. Thus, for example, if you have a bike, you can get the bike details by number.
What is RC?
The vehicle RC or Registration Certificate is legal proof that ensured that the motorized vehicle has officially undergone registration. The duration of the RC of any private vehicle is that of 15 years from the day it has been registered. After those 15 years, it has to be made sure that the RC has been renewed respectfully. Thus, no matter to what brand or model does the vehicle belongs to, it is compulsory for the owner to register the vehicle.
Importance of having Vehicle RC
It has been made compulsory by the Motor Vehicles Act that each motor of the country has to be registered with the registering authorities. Additionally, it has to be based on the location where the vehicle owner will use the vehicle. A vehicle that does not come with a valid registration certificate will be banned. Thus, it is very important to carry the RC whenever an individual is out with his bike or car.
What is the information mentioned in RC?
The following are the vehicle RC details that will be mentioned in the RC:
|Model Number||Registration number|
|Seating Capacity||Registration Date|
|Owner’s Signature||Fuel type|
|Details of hypothecation||Type of Vehicle (Two/three/four-vehicle)|
|Engine Number||Cubic Capacity|
|Vehicle Color||Vehicle Class|
|Vehicle Maker Class||Color of the Vehicle|
Provided that people may be charged with penalties if they fail to provide legal RC documents itself shows its importance. Therefore, it’s vital to get the vehicle registered and obtain the registration certificate. Thus, a Registration Certificate or RC is a very crucial legal document that contains all the sensitive information regarding the respective vehicle.