How to get Driving License and RC copy on your mobile through mParivahan

The Digital India campaign launched by the government of India has been instrumental in streamlining several of the services that we have been used to do in a conventional manner. mParivahan is an app that has revolutionized the concept of traffic safety in addition to ensuring consumer facilitation. How to get your Driving License and RC through mParivahan? Let us explain it in the following paragraphs.

mParivahan is an intelligent app that gives you access to different services in the transport sector. The app and the services provided by it are being utilized by different state governments. Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the Union of India that has made the app operational in all the regional transport offices in the state. The app comes with several functionalities and services related to the sector and brings a sense of transparency in the sector.

mParivahan - The App That Empowers Transport Sector

Yes, indeed - the app is meant to empower the transport sector and its users. It offers you access to several services, information, and utilities. Also designed with an option of reporting traffic violations and offences, the app can be your best option for finding and saving your Driving License and Registration certificate in the digital format.

The app comes with additional functionalities. Some of the functions worth mentioning include reporting road accidents and traffic violations. The mParivahan app can be used for a host of services advanced tools, utilities, and services. One of the services that the app excels in the way, it helps in saving local copies of the virtual DL or RC copies. More services will be added as the app is updated.

How To Get Your DL and RC on mParivahan?

Well, one of the best features that the mParivahan excels in the ability to get your virtual DL and RC on the phone. In fact, the app lets you find the details about any DL and RC details as long as you know the Vehicle registration number or driving license number.
Steps involved in getting the details of DL or RC are explained here below -
  • Download mParivahan from Google Play Store
  • Launch the app and tap on the appropriate option depending on whether you want to check DL or RC.
  • mParivahan First Page
  • Enter the DL or RC number in the space provided.
  • You might get an alert to verify your DOB. Enter your date of birth as mentioned in the driving license.
    mParivahan DOB verification
  • Wait for a while till the app searches for the details and displays the RC or DL in the virtual format.
  • mParivahan DLmParivahan RC
  • Scroll down and tap on Save To My Dashboard
Isn't that something practically useful to carry your virtual DL or DC while on the move? The traffic authorities will be able to verify your DL details using the QR code.

Please note that if you want to save it to the dashboard so that you will have the virtual copies of the documents, you will need to enter confirmation details. In case of DL, enter the date of birth as on the DL and for RC, you will need to enter the last 4 digits of engine number and chassis number.

When it comes to RC details, it offers you the complete information that includes
  • Name of the owner
  • Date of Registration
  • Make/Model and Fule type
  • Vehicle Age and Class
  • Insurance and Fitness Validity

The Concluding Thoughts

Well, the app should be an excellent option to carry your DL around or verifying your RC details. In fact, the app is useful when you are about to buy a second-hand vehicle so that you can check the registration details before buying. You would also be able to find details of parked or stolen vehicles. The app can also help you verify the owner details of the vehicles in cases of accidents.

mParivahan is indeed the first step towards making use of the technology for practical purposes. We would definitely look forward to seeing further improvements to the app so that it can address all your traffic woes and make your travels stress free and paperless.

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Guest Author: Dinesh Kadian12 Aug 2018

Not showing my DL no and also the space for entering DL no is less my DL is off Tamil nadu state

Guest Author: Suraj kumar22 Aug 2018

mParivahan is not for iOS?

Guest Author: T R NIMADE29 Nov 2018

I am not getting the OTP instead of repeatedly sign up

Guest Author: Gokul Pillai24 Dec 2018

I have a driving license issued from the Dy RTO Pen bearing license number MH06-13054-PE-05. When I enter this number irrespective of what format I use, I am not able to fetch these details neither in the mParivahan app or in Digilocker. Could you help, please?

Guest Author: Kundan Kumar09 Sep 2019

My driving licence is issued from DTO Patna in year 1985. And number is xxxx/85. How this be downloaded in mparivahan app. My car and scooty RC is downloaded successfully but rc in any format ie xxxx1985 or xxxx/1985 gives no result.

Author: Ankit11 Sep 2019 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 0

Hi Kundan,
Is your DL valid now? If it was issued in 1985, it should have expired by now (DL is valid for 30 years unless reissued)

Guest Author: Deval Soni16 Sep 2019

Hiiii I am from Gujarat my driving licence number is 9HNMDS2008354 how can I upload on m parivahan app please tell me

Guest Author: Mukeshkumar16 Sep 2019

How to write RC number for vehicle number XX12X1234 i.e. where there is only one character for series code ...

Guest Author: CHANDRESH16 Sep 2019

How to apply for a 14 digit license number to add to mParivahan application?

Guest Author: Darshan patel16 Sep 2019

My DL num is GJ24/011582/09
THIS is not shown in transport database

Guest Author: Dinesh18 Sep 2019

DL is not searching showing it is not valid DL while i m entering correct no.

Guest Author: Edvin Pinto19 Sep 2019

My RC no is GJ23 N2407. But when I search for this number on the mParivahan application, it is showing that this number is not valid.
What to do now?

Guest Author: Bipin19 Oct 2019

My DL no. Is 14 digit so how can i add

Guest Author: SANDEEP PATEL06 Nov 2019

I have tried entering my DL number multiples times in various combinations. However, each time it says wrong number. So, can you suggest any way I can enter my old type DL number in the app? This number was issued in 2004.

My driving license number is GJ12/030338/04

Guest Author: Jayesh06 Nov 2019

to all those who's DL is 14 digit
Go to Search DL by DOB then enter your 14 Digit DL
It will appear

Author: Webmaster10 Nov 2019 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

Please enter your DL number in this format: GJ12 03033804. Once you enter this, you will get an alert to verify the details with your Date of Birth. Once you enter the DOB, your DL will be downloaded. I have added your example in the article too, please look at the second screenshot attaced.

Guest Author: Rahul Raj28 Jan 2020

Hi, my DL number is BR-2620090008823 and issued in 2009. It is not showing my DL in mParivahan could you please help me.

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