Driving License New Update: You can convert your old DL to Smart DL, know how

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Driving License New Update: You can convert your old DL to Smart DL, know how
Driving License New Update: You can convert your old DL to Smart DL, know how

If you also have an old driving license and you want to convert your license to Smart Driving License, then what will you have to do, how to apply for this. Know everything



Smart Driving License : You have a vehicle, driving license and have ever thought whether you can convert your old DL to Smart DL. If yes, then understand that this news is for you only. The advanced version of the traditional driving license is now Smart DL (driving licence), which is equipped with a microchip, which contains all the information related to that person electronically.

Apart from this, in Smart Driving License , the biometric data of the license holder, such as fingerprints, blood group, scan of their retina etc. is computerized and made available in Smart Driving License.

Smart Driving License is Handy, Durable and Carry which means it is easy to carry with you, which can be damaged in some way with the driving license. Or also protects against the risk of damage.

So if you want to convert your old Traditional DL to Smart DL, then you have to visit RTO office or RTO website.

Where you have to submit the application form along with the required documents. After paying the fee and submitting your biometrics, you will be issued a smart card driving license.

Now let us also tell you the way, with the help of which you can easily get a smart driving license? For this follow the steps given below-

  • First of all you have to go to the official website of the State Transport Department and download the Smart Card DL Application Form.
  • Fill the form and attach the required documents.
  • Visit the RTO and submit the application form.
  • Pay its fee and schedule the driving test.
  • Once your driving test is cleared, submit your biometrics. Including fingerprints, retina scanning and photographs.
  • After completing this process, the smart card diving license will be issued at the registered address i.e. the registered address.

How much does it cost to apply for a Smart Diving License?
Now the question comes that how much will it cost to apply for a smart diving license. So for this, let us tell you that while applying for a smart card driving license, you will have to pay a fee of Rs 200.

Does Smart DL expire?
If you have any question regarding Smart DL expiry date, then we have the answer for that too. The validity/validity of Smart Card Driving License is 20 years from the date of issue or till the license holder attains the age of 50 years (whichever is earlier).

How can I convert my paper driving license to smart card in UP?
If you live in UP, then here we have the answer on how to convert your paper driving license into smart card. For this you have to visit the RTO which has issued you the driving license and ask for the application form to upgrade your license to smart license. Fill the form and submit the required documents.

Is a Virtual Driving License valid in India?
According to the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, digital copies of documents like RC and DL are considered valid and are at par with the original/original copies of these documents.

Is Smart Driving License Mandatory?
No, there is no such rule that smart driving license is mandatory. But if you want, you can apply for this in RTO.