Driving Licence Download

In today's digital world, you can keep your driver's license on your smartphone! The electronic Driving License (eDL) is a handy, safe, and eco-friendly way to carry your driving details. With an eDL, there's no stress about losing or damaging your physical license. It's officially recognized and serves as a valid ID.

This page will guide you on how to download your driving license from the Sarathi Parivahan portal, DigiLocker, and mParivahan.


Two primary ways to download your digital driving license:

Method 1: Parivahan Website

  • Step 1: Start by visiting the official Parivahan website: https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/
  • Step 2: Locate the "Online Services" tab and click on "Driving Licence Related Services."
Sarthi parivahan portal
  • Step 3: Choose your state from the available options.
  • Step 4: A new window will open, from there choose the “Driving Licence” drop down menu.
  • Step 5: From the drop down click on “Print Driving Licence”.
Print Driving Licence Option
  • Step 6: Enter your date of birth, application number, and provide the captcha.
  • Step 7: Click "Submit." Your license details will appear. You can then download and save it as a PDF.

Method 2: DigiLocker

  • Step 1: Head to the DigiLocker website: https://www.digilocker.gov.in/.
  • Step 2: If you already have a DigiLocker account, log in using your Aadhaar, username, or mobile number. Otherwise, create a new account.
  • Step 3: An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number for verification.
  • Step 4: Provide the 6-digit security PIN for your DigiLocker account.
Digilocker DL Download
  • Step 5: Choose "Driving Licence" from the "Issued Documents" section.
  • Step 6: Enter your driving license number and click "Get Document."
  • Step 7: Your digital driving license will be there. Simply click "Download" to save it.
If you can't find your driving license in the issued documents section, you can search for it by entering your driving license number and date of birth.
You can also store your virtual driving license in the NextGen mParivahan mobile app.

Who can download a Digital Driving License?

To download your digital driving license, you must fulfill a few basic conditions:

  • Valid License: Your driving license must be current and not suspended or revoked.
  • Linked Mobile Number: Ensure your mobile number is registered with the transport department.
  • Aadhaar Verification: Sometimes Aadhaar verification maybe required to complete the download process.

Why move to a digital driving license?

Downloading a driving license in digital format offers several benefits:

Benefit Description
Convenience Access your driving license on your smartphone without needing the physical card.
Safety Store digital licenses in secure apps or digital wallets, reducing the risk of loss or damage.
Verification Digital licenses often include QR codes or digital signatures for easy authenticity verification.
Accessibility Retain proof of driving credentials digitally if the physical license is lost or while awaiting a replacement.
Environmentally Friendly Reduces the need for physical documents, saving paper and reducing waste.
Up-to-Date Information Easily update digital licenses with new information, keeping records current.

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