Owning a Vehicle in India

Find out how to buy or import a car or bike in India, plus information on registering, insuring and making it road legal once the paperwork is completed...

Whether behind the wheel of a car or motorbike, drivers in India have to make sure that their vehicles are registered, insured and roadworthy. In this section there is detailed information on vehicle insurance to assist drivers in finding the right policy, with instructions on making a claim should the need arise.

There is also information about the compulsory roadworthiness test in order to ensure that your vehicle meets the required national standards.

In the market for a car? This section covers the processes and paperwork involved in buying and selling a new or used car in India, as well as details on how to go about registering or re-registering a vehicle.

Thinking of bringing a car from abroad? Details on the registration, taxes and customs requirements needed to import a car or bike can be found right here.