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Affidavit Format for Lost Drivers Licence (Duplicate DL) in India

You may be asked to submit an affidavit while making an application for the issue of a duplicate driving licence for the lost, misplaced, stolen, or destroyed driving licence of yours.

affidavit of loss of driver's license
An affidavit is a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation by a person on his personal capacity. As per the law of the country, an affidavit can be used as evidence in court. Therefore, it is important that you make truthful statements in the affidavit.

If it is proved that you have made any wrong statements knowingly in the affidavit, then it may land you in jail for some time and/or be penalised with fine.

Here is a sample of an affidavit for loss of driving licence and issue of duplicate driving licence.



I, (Name of the Person), age ___ years, son / daughter of (Father's Name), resident of (address) do hereby solemnly affirm and declare as under:

1. That I was issued Driving Licence no. _______ by Licence Authority RTO, _______ on (Date) and is valid up to _______ for ____ class of motor vehicles.

2. That I have lost/misplaced my driving licence on or about (Date).

3. That I have made all efforts to search and locate my driving licence, but I have failed to find it yet.

4. That I have lodged an FIR with the _______ Police Station vide FIR No. _______ dated _______ reporting the loss of my driving licence.

5. That my driving licence has not been cancelled nor been impounded by any statutory authority for any violation of law.

6. That I have applied for the issue of a duplicate driving licence and have submitted the required fee.

7. That I am qualified to hold the driving licence.

8. That I shall abide by the provisions of any Act & Rules for the motor vehicles made under the law of the State of __________ for the time being in force.

9. That if at any time in the future the original licence comes into my possession, I undertake to deposit the same with the RTO, _______.

Declared at (Place) on this _____day, ___th of (Month), (Year).



I, (Name of the Person), age ___ years, son / daughter (Name of the Father), resident of (Address) do hereby confirm that the statements made in the above affidavit are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed therefrom.

Verified at (Place) on this _____day, ___th of (Month), (Year).


Solemnly affirmed and signed in our presence at (Place) on this _____day, ___th of (Month), (Year).


Name: _______________
Address: ______________

Name: _______________
Address: ______________