Odisha Extends Validity Of Motor Vehicle Documents Till Dec 31

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) of Odisha, on Monday, extended the validity of Fitness, Permit (all types), Driving License, Registration Certificate or any other documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 till December 31, 2020.

It was done based on the advisory issued by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) earlier today. Considering the advisory, the validity of the following documents is extended.

1. Fitness Certificate: Fitness Certificate of all motor vehicle which had expired since 01.02.2020 or would expire by 31.12.2020, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.12.2020.

2. Registration Certificate of Non-transport vehicles: Registration Certificate of Non-transport vehicles which had expired since 01.02.2020 or would expire by 31.12.2020, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.12.2020.

3. Driving License: Driving Licenses which had expired since 01.02.2020 or would expire by 31.12.2020, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.12.2020.

4. Learner’s License: Learner’s Licenses which had expired since 18.03.2020 or would expire by 31.12.2020, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.12.2020 as the Driving Licenses test has been cancelled w.e.f. 18.03.2020.

5. Goods Carriage, Contract Carriage, Private Service Vehicle and Educational Institution Bus Permits: Goods Carriage, Contract Carriage, Private Service Vehicle and Educational Institution Bus Permits which had expired since 01.02.2020 or would expire by 31.12.2020, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.12.2020.