HOW TO CARRY DRIVING LICENSE RECORD IN OUR SMARTPHONE?

Now carrying your driving license record in the physical form, while driving is not mandatory. The government has brought in amendments in the current law to allow people to carry documents like driving license or registration copy of their vehicle in electronic form authenticated through the DigiLocker or mParivahan apps of the government. However, a normal scanned copy of these documents will not be valid.

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mParivahan App used to Carry Driving License Record

About mParivahan App

The app can be downloaded from Google Play store as well as the App store on the Android and iOS devices respectively. You have to download the virtual format of necessary documents which is considered valid as per the new government law.

            Install the mParivahan app on your smartphone and then follow the below steps to download virtual documents.

Follow the below steps to download the virtual Registration Certificate through mParivahan App

  1. Open mParivahan app.
  2. On the top right corner, click the three horizondal bar.
  3. Click on “Sign in”.
  4. Enter your phone number. You will receive a verification code on the entered phone number.
  5. Enter the verification code received.
  6. From the homescreen of the app, click on RC tab.
  7. Enter your vehicle number and search in the search field.
  8. The app will automatically retrieve all the data linked to the registration number.
  9. Click on “Add to dashboard”. The data will then be added to your account.

Follow the below steps to download the virtual Driving License through mParivahan App.

  1. On the home screen of the app, click on the RC tab.
  2. Enter your driving license number and search in the search field.
  3. The app will automatically retrieve all the data linked to the driving license.
  4. Click on “Add to dashboard”. The data will then be added to your account.

DigiLocker

DigiLocker isa central government application that aims to promote ‘paperless governance’. You have to scan the original documents on DigiLocker to submit as information related to the authenticity of the vehicle as well as permit to drive. The app is available on both Android and iOS platform.

DigiLocker issues e-documents to you in a standard format and makes them electronically available, including CBSE, Registrar Office, Income Tax department, etc. You can even sign the self-uploaded documents using the eSign facility in the app.

Install Digilocker App

Here are the steps on how to use DigiLocker.

  1. Open the DigiLocker app.
  2. Sign up using your mobile number. You will receive an OTP on your entered mobile number.
  3. Now enter the OTP and create a user id and password.
  4.  Enter a four-digit MPIN. This will be very useful as the app prompts MPIN for everything you do.
  5. After log in, Link your Aadhar with DigiLocker.
  6. Once this is done, you can access “Pull partner Documents” section.
  7. To upload your driving license, click it and enter the required details along with your current Driving License Number.
  8. The driving license will be linked and will then be reflected in your DigiLocker.

            Similarly you can upload any of your necessary documents in DigiLocker which can be used further instead of the original certificates.

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