Monday, August 26, 2019,



Procedure for transfer of ownership of vehicle purchased in public auction

The Person who has acquired or purchased a motor vehicle at a public auction conducted by Central/State Government, within 30 days of taking possession of the vehicle shall make an application to the Registering Authority.

A) Application and Documents to be produced :

  1. CMVR FORM-32
  2. Along with the following documents:
    • Registration Certificate
    • Valid Insurance Certificate
    • Pollution Under Control Certificate
    • Prescribed fees as per Rule 81 of CMVR
    • Order confirming the sale of the vehicle in his favor duly signed by the person authorized to conduct the Auction
    • Certified copy of the order of the Central Government or State Government authorizing the auction of the vehicle.
  3. Address proof as per rule 4 of CMV rules.
  4. In case of LMV and transport vehicles FORM-60 in duplicate and FORM-61 in duplicate in case of agriculturists OR Pan Card Xerox in case of Income Tax Payers.
  5. Two Passport Size Photographs.

Fees to be paid at Office Cash Counter/e-Payment as per Rule 81 of CMVR

  1. Rs 30/ for two wheelers 
  2. Rs 100/ for Light Motor Vehicles (Non transport)
  3. Rs. 150/ for Light Commercial Vehicles
  4. Rs. 200/ for Medium Goods/Passenger vehicles.
  5. Rs. 300/ for Heavy Goods/Passenger vehicles.
  6. Rs. 400/ for imported LMV’s.
  7. Rs. 100/ for imported Motor Cycles.
  8. Rs. 150/ for other vehicles not mentioned above.
  9. Hypotication continuation fee of Rs 100/ if the vehicle is covered by Hypothecation/HPA/Lease Agreement.
  10. Rs.200/- for Smart Card (Department: Rs.137/- to be paid at Office Counter/e-payment & Rs.63/- to be paid to the Smart Card Vendor)

Compounding Fees:

If the application is not made within 14 days from the date of transfer of MV, compounding fees of Rs 25/- per month or part thereof for delay subject to a maximum of Rs100/- shall be paid.

Procedure :

Application with the above documents & fee paid challans to be submitted at concerned Registration Section.

 The vehicle should be produced for inspection before the inspecting authority.

Delivery of Documents:

  • The Registered Owner of the Vehicle shall enclose a self addressed envelope cover and affix sufficient postal stamp along with the document.
  • The Registration Certificate will be delivered through Speed Post/ Reg. Post as per Sakala Schedule(

B)  Where the vehicle auctioned is a vehicle without any Registration Mark or with Registration Mark which on verification is found to be false subject to the provisions of sec-44 of CMV Act 1988 the Registering Authority shall assign a New Registration Mark to the vehicle in the name of the Department of the Central Government / State Government auctioning the vehicle and there after record the entries of the transfer of ownership of the vehicle noting the name and address of the person to whom the vehicle is sold along with re-assignment of Registration Mark.


For more information please contact the respective DCT & Sr.RTO / ARTO.


CMVA : Central Motor Vehicle Act 1988

CMVR : Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989

KMVR : The Karnataka Motor Vehicle Rules 1989

KMVTA : The Karnataka Motor Vehicle Taxation Act 195

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