You would need a Duplicate Driving Licence when they happen to lose or misplace their original document. The matter is of utter importance because you will not be allowed to drive a vehicle on the roads without a valid licence.
So, if DL is stolen or it might get lost, the important thing you should do on an immediate basis is to apply for a Duplicate Driving Licence. But do not forget to lodge an F.I.R and a complaint to RTO. You should also get it written and get the affidavit as an important document.
Steps to apply for a Duplicate Licence:
- Fill in the application form for the Duplicate Licence. You can apply online through parivahan.gov.in. The form to apply for a Duplicate Licence can be downloaded from the website of Kolkata Regional Transport Office
- Submit all the documents along with the fees.
- The documents will further be verified by the officials. If they approve your application, you will receive the DL in just a few days.
Remember that the application for the duplicate licence should be made within 6 months.