If the owner desires to remove or sell his vehicle outside the jurisdiction of the registering authority within or outside the State then the owner shall file the application for issue of clearance certificate with the registering authority where the vehicle is registered.


  • Apply for no objection certificate under section 48 in in Form 28 to the registering authority by which the vehicle was previously registered
  • In the case of a transport vehicle, furnish additional documentary evidence (permit surrender, challan clearance, tax clearance, fitness clearance)
  • Pay the due taxes on vehicle, if any
  • Pay appropriate fee as specified in Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989

Documents required

  • Application in Form 28
  • Certified copy of the certificate of registration
  • Certified copy of the certificate of insurance
  • Evidence of payment of motor vehicle tax up-to-date
  • Pollution under control certificate
  • Chassis & Engine Pencil Print*
  • Signature Identification of owner*

Additional documentary evidence for transport vehicle

  • Vehicle is not covered by any permit issued by any transport authority
  • Sum of money agreed upon to be paid by the holder of the permit, if any, is not pending recovery
  • Evidence of payment of tax on passengers and goods under any law for the time being in force up to the date of application for no objection certificate


  • The Motor Vehicles Act 1988 (Section 48 of Chapter IV)
  • The Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 (Rule 54)
  • State transport official websites

Documents marked with asterisk (*) may be required in some states.