Address / Name Change in Driving License

This document can be of help to people looking for address change in their driving license due to residence change or because of marriage.
It has pointers for people looking for a name change after marriage.
Firstly, in Delhi, any driving license related work can be requested at the RTO from where your license was issued.
Eg. If your license was issues from “Sarai Kale Khan”, you cannot request for any DL related services at Janakpuri RTO or any other.
You will have to visit “Sarai Kale Khan” RTO.
Our case was of “Change in Name” as well as “Address” after marriage.
The following documents are required for a successful application:

  1. Form L.L.D: This is for duplicate/damaged license; but works for this case as well.(Link to Forms)
  2. Form 1: Specifying details and mandatory information of fitness.(Link to Forms)
  3. Marriage Certificate: Required for Name Change case only.
  4. ID Proof: PAN Card/Voter Card/Passport.
  5. Address Proof: Voter Card/Passport.
  6. Copy of Existing Driving License.
  7. Original: Existing Driving License.

A fees of Rs.420/- is charged.

Following summarizes the experience at RTO:

  1. After preparing your application; decide a day to visit the issuing RTO.
  2. Try visiting early to avoid queues.
  3. An approval from Officer is required for these types of application.
  4. Get the application approved from Officer and visit the “Data Entry” screen.
  5. Pay fees at Fee Collection Counter.
  6. Next up is the biometric section for photograph, signature and finger prints.
  7. Also, most important is to ensure the details entered in the application. It will be these details that will get printed on the license.
  8. After approval of your application, you will be given a receipt.
  9. Keep this as a temporary driving license proof.

The DL is dispatched via courier and reaches within 10 days.  We received ours in 4 days !!!

Checkout other posts on Indian Govt. Processes here.

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24 thoughts on “Address / Name Change in Driving License

    • Hi Mukta,

      All the best.
      Please share your feedback.
      It will help us validate our post and other readers.
      You can check other government processes posts as well.

  1. hello sir, i dosili rajenderreddy s/o.dosili narayanareddy subject. change my name & address

    arong enter please change my name & address

    Thanking you

    from:
    D.Rajender Reddy
    S/o. D.Narayana Reddy
    H.No. 8-73
    Sai Colony Muthagi Villege,Patancheru Mandal
    Medak District 502300

    • Hi,

      I’m afraid that effort has to be made at your end.
      This post is for guidance so you can easily apply for the change.

  2. I wish to change name in driving license. What is the procedure. Old name – Vaibhav, new name – Vaibhhav.

    • Hi Vaibhnav,
      Though I do not have hands on experience of name change on driving licence, I think it should be similar to address change.
      Difference should be in the name change supporting document.
      Hope this helps.
      All the best.

  3. Hello Dear,

    Thanks for a helpful information Atually I want to change address in my licence,
    Now question is that I’m from Gujarat then Every where procedure are same or different..?

    and more thing I want to change Election card of my wife, from where I can do it
    for new Election card need has any particular time ? or we can get it any time..?

    pls let me some more specific, let me tell you that I have got my new own coupan card (Rashan card)..So is it get any help for new Election card of my wife..?

    Thnks
    Vishal

  4. Hi,

    I forgot to ask one more question

    We have completed more then 2 years of our marriage , would you pls tell me from where I can get our marriage certificate in Gujarat

    Vishal

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