Wednesday, June 2, 2021

How to find vehicle owner details by registration number online || Vehicle owner details by number plate || How to find vehicle details with number plate

 You see a vehicle rashly brush against someone on the road but flee the scene in fear of getting berated for it.

Even though you manage to note their registration number, you do not have any immediate recourse to know other details of the vehicle or the driver. 

You eventually end up at your Regional Transport Office, go through mammoth documentation and bureaucratic procedure, after all of which you manage to find the details you were looking for. 

Sounds familiar? 

What if we told you that there’s another way how to find vehicle owner details by registration number? That’s right. You can find it with VAHAN. 

VAHAN is a national vehicle registry which was launched back in 2011 by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in collaboration with the National Informatics Centre.

As per the official website of VAHAN, it holds data of more than 25 crore motor vehicles, in respect to their registration certificates. 

As of March 2020, there is a total of 285,768,212 digitized vehicles on the Vahan website. This includes all vehicles registered in the country, such as cars, bikes, auto rickshaws, cabs, buses and more. 

It was launched with the objective of collating all details related to motor vehicle registration certificates and driving licenses from the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) and District Transport Offices (DTOs) across India.

As of 2019, it has collated these details from nearly 90% of such offices pan-India

How to Find Vehicle Owner details with Registration Number on VAHAN Website? (Click Here)

Step-by-Step Guide To Find Vehicle Registration Details Online:

Any Vehicle Ka Information Get karane ke liye niche diye gaye Step ko follow kar sakate hai...

  • Step 2: Site Home Page on CITIZEN LOGIN Option Available. Create New Account for first time login, Click on Create Account Button.
  • Step 3: Enter Your Mobile Number and Email Address after click on Generate OTP Button.

  • Step 4: Check your mobile phone and email id on Get One time password, Enter OTP and click on verify button, after password set and submit now.
  • Step 5: Enter Your Register mobile number and click on Next button .

  • Step 6: Enter Your Citizen Login Password and click on Continue button .

  • Step 7: Enter Your Vehicle Registration Number  and enter Captcha after click on Vahan Search Button.

You can find the following details in the VAHAN website upon entering your vehicle’s registration number:-

  • Registration date
  • Chassis number (not mentioned in full)
  • Engine number (not mentioned in full)
  • Owner’s name
  • Vehicle class
  • Fuel type
  • Model and manufacturer details
  • Vehicular fitness duration
  • PUC or Pollution Under Control Certificate number
  • Motor Vehicle (MV) Tax validity
  • Details of motor vehicle insurance
  • Emission standards of the vehicle (Bharat Stage emission norms)
  • Registration Certificate Status
  • Name of the financier

Find Vehicle Registration Details with an SMS

Did you know you could also learn the details of a vehicle with a simple SMS?

Follow the steps mentioned below to find vehicular details by using a vehicle's registration number:

Type VAHAN <space> vehicle’s registration number
Send it to 7738299899

Demo Message format  : VAHAN HR04AA2772 

So, the next time you need to know the details of a vehicle owner other than yourself, you simply need their vehicle’s registration number to be the next Sherlock Holmes.


If you have any doubts. Please let me know