The Motor Vehicles Department functions under the provisions
of Section 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of
1988). The Motor Vehicles Department is primarily established for
enforcement of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act 1988, Goa Motor
Vehicles Taxation Act 1976 and the rules framed under these two
Road transport is a very vital area of public interest.
We are committed to absolute integrity and judiciousness, courtesy
and transparency in our efforts to achieve the above stated mission.
We consider it our responsibility to enlighten the public about
their rights and entitlements. It is our earnest endeavour to educate
the public about the procedures associated with the various activities
and transactions in the department. Thus the Department is trying
to revitalize and simplify the various functions and activities
and make them more people-friendly.
To render help to the public an effective and efficient
public relations system was set up in all offices of the department.
After considerable thought we have fixed practicable time limits
for various services rendered from the offices. We make sincere
and earnest efforts to adhere to the time limit as far as possible.
We have introduced a revolutionary change in the issue of driving
licence i.e. the licence is issued on the spot on the same day of
Functions of the Department
The major functions of the Motor Vehicles Department
(i) Enforcement of the Motor Vehicles Act and Rules
(ii) Collection of taxes and fees and
(iii) rendering services like
(a) issue of Driving Licences
(b) issue of Conductors’ Licences
(c) Registration of Motor Vehicles
(d) issue of Certificate of Fitness to Transport Vehicles
(e) providing transport facilities to the public by granting regular
and temporary permits to vehicles etc.
Apart from this importance is also given to Road Safety measures
and to the Control of Automobile Pollution. We dedicate ourselves
to provide better and speedy service to the common man and proper
enforcement of the statutory provisions pertaining to Motor Vehicles
Act and Rules.