Validity of driving licence, motor vehicle documents further extended

New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced further extension of the validity date of motor vehicle documents till September 30, 2020. Accordingly, the Ministry has issued an advisory to all States and UTs to this effect.

Earlier, MoRTH had issued an advisory on the 30th March to all States and Union Territories wherein it was advised that the validity of Fitness, Permit (all types), Driving License, Registration or any other concerned document whose extension of validity could not or not likely be granted due to lock-down and which had expired since February 1, 2020 or would expire till 31st of May 2020, the same may be treated to be valid till 31st of May 2020 for enforcement purposes.

Enforcement authorities were advised to treat such documents valid till 30th of June, 2020. However, considering the situation for prevention of COVID-19 still continues, and as per the requests received, Gadkari directed the Ministry to issue advised for extension of this period till September 30 for treating the documents valid for enforcement purposes.

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