RTO Form 31: Application for the Transfer of Ownership in the Name of the Person Succeeding to the Possession of the Vehicle

In some cases, the vehicle gets transferred to the successor or the legal heir when the original owner passes away. However, the applicant requires to submit RTO Form 31 to the Registering Authority to validate the transfer. You also need to furnish the Certificate of Survival or Succession and No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Financier to carry out the legal proceedings. Candidates require two copies of this document when the vehicle is under a hire-purchase or lease or hypothecation agreement. The RTO endorses the Form and sends it through Registered Post to the Financier.

How to fill RTO Form 31 Application?

RTO Form 31 consists of three parts. The first section includes the personal details of the successor and statistics about the vehicle, the second part is a consent from the Financier about the transfer of ownership, and the concluding section is an official endorsement. Detailed below is a step by step process of filling up Form 31.

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Key Factors to be considered while filling Form 31

Conclusion

Finally, we can say that RTO Form 31 helps in bailing you out if the lawful owner of a vehicle passes away without transferring the ownership to his successor. The document establishes that the applicant is an heir of the deceased owner, and the ownership of the vehicle will get transferred to him with immediate effect.