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RTOs to accept new Learner’s License applications from Aug 23

Cuttack: The Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across the state will resume accepting applications for new Learner’s License (LL) from August 23, 2021, strictly adhering to Covid-19 protocol.

The LL issuing was suspended in view of the Corona pandemic on April 22, 2021. With the improved situation and in the view instruction by the government, the State Transport Authority (STA) has decided to resume all LL-related services after a lockdown-induced pause of nearly four months.

The LL test for existing applicants has resumed from August 11, 2021. The applicants can book slots from 7 am to 10 pm every day. The slot duration is of 15 minutes which includes 10 minutes of test time.

A candidate has to answer at least 12 questions correctly out of 20 nos. of questions to pass the test. The applicants must wear mask and follow social distancing norms at the testing centre/office.

Driving License (DL) test, DL-related services, vehicle-related services, and fitness tests have also resumed in all the RTOs.

In 2021, till date a total of 1, 32,391 LLs and 4, 12,104 DLs have been issued.