Assam Transport Department on Tuesday decided that if driving license, permit, fitness, registration is expiring or has expired during the lockdown period, all such documents will be considered to be valid till June 30 next.

This is in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.

In view of the lockdown imposed by the spread of COVID-19, citizens may face difficulty in renewal of validity of various documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, Government of India,issued an order that the validity of fitness, permit (all types), driving license, registration or any other documents whose extension of validity could not or not likely to be processed due to lockdown, and which have expired since February 1, 2020 or would expire by June 30, 2020 will be treated to be valid till June 30, 2020.

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