Validity of Motor Vehicle Documents Extended till 31 Dec 2020
Summary : The Union government has extended the validity of documents related to the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Act, 1989 till December 31, 2020. This is the third such extension after the earlier advisories on March 30 and June 9.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,has decided to extend the validity of Fitness, Permits, Licenses, Registration or other documents under Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 till the 31st of December 2020.
Considering the situation in country due to Covid-19 outbreak, the ministry said that if documents mentioned in the list reached their date of expiration on or after February 1, 2020, and fresh documents in their place could not be granted due to the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government, they would be considered valid till December 31, 2020.
Earlier, the ministry had issued an advisory dated March 30 and June regarding the extension of the validity of documents related to the Acts. It may include documents like Fitness, Permit (all types), Driving License, Registration, or any other concerned document whose extension of validity could or not likely be granted due to lock down and which had expired since February 1, 2020, or would be expired by September 30, 2020.