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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 16:59 IST

Step-by-Step Guide : Replacing A Lost or Stolen Driver's License

The process of replacing a lost or stolen driver's license with our step-by-step guide.

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Losing your driver's license can be a stressful experience, but it's essential to address the situation promptly to avoid any legal complications and resume your normal activities.

Whether your license was misplaced or stolen, the following steps will guide you through the process of replacing it quickly and efficiently.

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Documents Required in case of Lost or stolen driving license: 

Obtaining a duplicate driver’s license after loss or theft is a complex process, thus we have outlined the necessary documents required in order to issue a duplicate DL. Follow the guide to ensure a seamless experience in replacing your lost or stolen driver's license. 

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  1. File a Police Report for the lost or stolen license. Check with your local police station to determine what are the necessary actions to be taken. 
  2. Submission of an LLD form which is for intimation of loss or destruction of driving licence and application for duplication  
  3. Filing an FIR Report, in case it gets lost or stolen. 
  4. Challan Clearance report issued by Delhi Traffic Authority. 
  5. Form No 1, a self-declaration form, to be filled by DL applicants. 
  6. Age proof  
  7. Address proof  

ONLINE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE A LOST OR STOLEN DRIVER’S LICENCE: 

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Securing a duplicate driver's license online adds a layer of convenience ensuring smooth application after a loss or theft.Follow the steps in this guide to navigate the online replacement process seamlessly and reclaim your driving credentials. 

File a Police Report at your local police station for the lost or stolen license. This step is necessary to determine what measures are to be taken next. 

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Procure an LLD Form: Fill and submit your LLD form which is an application for a duplicate driving license. It can be downloaded online, available on the official Sarathi website 

https://sarathi.parivahan.gov.in 

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Visit the RTO office: Submit the printed copy of the form to the RTO office where you previously got your driving license with your necessary documents. You will not be required to take the driving test in order to procure your duplicate DL. 

Delivery via Post :Once you are a done with all the formal procedures, the duplicate DL will be sent to your registered address through post. 

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 16:59 IST

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