New Delhi: Obtaining a driving license in Delhi will soon become easy and hassle free. The Delhi Transport Department is going to introduce online procedure of registration for Driving Licences.

The applicant is required to submit all his information on the website of the transport department and take the print out of the e-driving licence challan. Each applicant will be allotted with a unique registration number superimposed on the electronic challan. The applicant is required to submit the same in any of the 13 regional offices of the transport departments in Delhi where the applicants’ photos and signatures will be taken. The payment for the DLs can be done electronically via internet. The DLs will be issued to the concerned person immediately.

Notably, the applicants desirous of obtaining their driving licences can also avail the provisions of editing the information while registering their application on the department’s website.

Errors and delay in the issuance of driving licences had become a norm but after the DL procedure going online, such issues can be easily rectified with a click of a mouse, besides procedure of issuance has also become fast.

A senior official of the Transport Department said, “This is a very effective measure and will facilitate the easy issuance of DLs. Currently we are discussing upon important points regarding validity period of the challan and other issues. The online registration process is likely to be introduced by May this year.”