Driving Licences, RC To Come In Plastic Card Format Only


Driving licences and vehicle registration certificates will now be issued as plastic cards in a standard format across the country.

Under the new norms notified by the ministry, states would have an option to issue the two documents in the form of cards, which would be either made of PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) or of Poly Carbonate.

“The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has prescribed a common standard format and design of the Driving Licence and the Certificate of Registration for the entire country.The option of providing a paper or booklet based driving licence or the registration certificate has been done away with,” the ministry said in a release. The specifications for the cards are a high standard and would enable durable and quality cards, it added.