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Government Of Assam Biswanath District

Apply for Learner's License

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  • The first step to driving a motor vehicle is to obtain a ‘Learner’s Licence’.
  • Validity is for Six Months
  • A Test has to be given


 The first step to driving a motor vehicle is to obtain a ‘Learner’s Licence’. For obtain a learner licence one have to apply to the licencing authority of his jurisdiction where the applicant resides or carries business. Learner’s Licence is a purely temporary one valid for 6 (six) months only and it is issued to an applicant to learn how to drive.

Eligibility Criteria

For applying for a licence one must be 18 (eighteen) years of age and for driving a transport vehicle one must be 21 (twenty one) years of age. But a person attaining the age of 16 (sixteen) years can drive a motor cycle with engine capacity not exceeding 50CC in a public place.

Documents Required

The following Documents should be attached to the form prescribed in Schedule I and II:

1. Ration Card

2. Electoral Roll

3. Life Insurance Policy

4. Pay Slip issued by any State or Central Govt. body

5. Self swearing affidavit by an applicant before an Executive Magistrate or a 1st Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of address

6. Age Proof Documents (i) Birth Certificate (ii) School Certificate (iii) Certificate granted by a registered Medical practitioner not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon, as to the age of the applicant. (iv) Pay Slip issued by any State or Central Govt. body

Test for Learner's License

Applicant of a learner license shall have to present himself before the licensing authority for a preliminary test. The test will be conducted by the Inspector of Motor Vehicles and the applicant has to satisfy the Motor Vehicle Inspector with adequate knowledge of traffic signs and signals and rules of the road regulations. The applicants who are already having a driving license are exempted from applying the preliminary test in case of additional endorsement of new class of vehicle.

How to apply

For obtaining a Learner’s Licence you have to apply to the licence authority or District Transport Officer, in whose jurisdiction, the applicant resides. The form for application is given below in Schedule I and Schedule II

Validity Period

Learner’s licence are valid for a period of 6 (six) months. The holder of a learner’s licence must drive a car with prominently display the letter ‘L’ at the front and rear of the car and he must be accompanied by a permanent licence holder at the time of driving

Forms to be filled


Table Name

Schedule I

Application cum Declaration as to Physical Fitness Download

Schedule II

Arms License Application Form Download

Whom to Contact

District Transport Office, Sonitpur, Tezpur