How to apply for biometric smart card driving license in Uttar Pradesh


In which areas, district, regional offices of Uttar Pradesh is smart card driving license is available? How to apply for biometric smart card driving license in Uttar Pradesh? Smart card driving license in Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Aligarh, Agra, Barabanki, Kanpur, Jhansi of Uttar Pradesh. What are new biometric smart card driving license in UP?

The process to distribute Smart card driving license in UP has started. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav announced that, people of Uttar Pradesh can now apply for and get Biometric smart card drivers' licenses in areas and cities of Uttar Pradesh.

How to apply for biometric smart card driving license in Uttar Pradesh


Earlier the driving license which were given to people of Uttar Pradesh were made of simple paper. However the new types of driving license that will be given people who apply for new driving license in Uttar Pradesh will be of smart card type (just like an credit card or ATM card) and will contain biometric information of driving license holder in it. These smart card driving license in Uttar Pradesh will be made of plastic and will contain a microprocessor chip which will contain the biometric details of the driver.

Biometric information is just like biometric thumbprint which will contain the information, which is unique to any driving license holder. It will also contain digital signatures. To get this type of biometric smart card driving license in Uttar Pradesh, you will have to go transport office of your area in person and apply for smart card driving license in UP.

In which areas/ district of Uttar Pradesh is smart card driving license available?
These new biometric smart card driving license are available in following regional offices of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Lucknow,
  • Agra,
  • Allahabad,
  • Kanpur,
  • Varanasi,
  • Ghaziabad,
  • Meerut,
  • Jhansi,
  • Aligarh,
  • Barabanki

  • The above districts of Uttar Pradesh have already started providing smart card licenses in Uttar Pradesh. In other districts and areas of Uttar Pradesh issue of these biometric smart card driving license will soon be started. The expected date when entire Uttar Pradesh will start getting biometric smart card driving license is from April 2013. If you want to know any thing more about new driving license in Uttar Pradesh, you can refer:
  • How to apply for online driving license in UP
  • How to get smart card driving license in UP

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