Govt extends validity of driving license, automobile registration until March 31

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Govt extends validity of expired driving license, automobile registration, permits until March 31

The validity of motorcar paperwork like driving licence (DL), registration certificates (RC) and permits has been prolonged by the Union Transport Ministry until March 31, 2021, in view of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Highway Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had earlier issued advisories dated March 30, 2020, June 9, 2020 and August 24, 2020 in reference to extension of validity of paperwork associated to Motor Automobiles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Car Guidelines, 1989.

“The Union Ministry of Highway Transport and Highways has prolonged the validity of vehicular paperwork like DLs, RCs, permits and so forth until March 31, 2021 within the gentle of want to stop unfold of COVID-19. Ministry has right this moment issued a listing to the states and Union Territory administrations within the regard,” a MoRTH assertion stated.

Earlier by means of numerous notifications, it was suggested that the validity of health, allow (every type), licence, registration or every other involved doc(s) could also be handled to be legitimate until December 31, 2020.

The most recent advisory says, “Making an allowance for the necessity to forestall the unfold of COVID-19, it’s additional suggested that the validity of all the above referred paperwork could also be handled to be legitimate until March 31, 2021. This covers all paperwork whose validity has expired since 1st February, 2020 or would expire by March 31, 2021.”

Enforcement authorities are suggested to deal with such paperwork legitimate until March 31, 2021, the MoRTH stated, including that “this can assist out residents in availing transport associated providers, whereas sustaining social distancing”.

“All of the states and union territories have been requested to implement this advisory in letter and spirit in order that the residents, the transporters and numerous different organisations that are working below this troublesome time throughout the COVID-19 pandemic might not get harassed or face difficulties,” the assertion stated.

(With PTI Inputs)

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