In the year 2018, the Government of India issued an advisory to the state to accept store driving license and vehicle registration in DigiLocker and mParivahan app. This move of the government is aimed at eliminating the need to carry documents while driving. Through this article, we will give you information on how to keep your driving license in your smartphone or how to download and keep a soft copy of it.
How to keep your driving license on your smartphone or download its soft copy
Before explaining the procedure, it is important to know that you must have a DigiLocker account to store the license in the phone. You have to sign-up in your DigiLocker using phone number and Aadhaar number.
– DigiLocker first site Go to and sign in with your username and six-digit PIN. After this you will receive one-time password OTP on your registered number.
After signing in, click on Get Issued Documents button.
Now search “driving license” in the search bar.
After this, select the state government by which you have been issued the driving license.
Now enter your driving license number and click on Get Document button. Before proceeding, be sure to click on the check box that requires you to provide your consent to share your data with DigLocker.
Now DigiLocker will get your driving license from the Transport Department.
You can see your driving license by going to the Issued Documents list.
The soft copy of the driving license can also be downloaded by clicking on the PDF button.
– You can also keep the license on your phone by downloading the DigiLocker app.
If you don’t want to sign up for DigiLocker and are looking for an alternative, you can also download mParivahan through Google Play or Apple’s App Store. After signing up you can find your driving license under DL Dashboard tab.