A car file is an important document that proves your ownership. If the original file of your vehicle is lost or stolen, it can cause a big problem for you and your car value. So you have to be more careful about the car file and keep it in a safe place. If the original file of your car is lost or misplaced, you can get it duplicate. Here’s a complete step-by-step guide on how to get a car duplicate file?
1. Duplicate File Worth:
A duplicate file of the car is not much worthy as the original file. People think it might be a stolen car or there is any illegal activity with the car file.
2. Difficult to Sell Car:
If you have a Duplicate file of the car it is may be difficult for you to sell the car. No one wants to buy the duplicate file car due to risk involvement until you sort out all the matters to the buyer.
3. Decrease Resale Value:
The duplicate file can be decreased the vehicle value from 10 to 15% for the total price. Always be careful with your original file because duplicate cards or files can decrease the vehicle price.
4. How to Get Car Duplicate File:
When your original file of the car is lost you should simply follow these steps to get it duplicate.
A. Register F.I.R
If you have lost your car’s original file, you need to go nearby police station and register an FIR by stating that the original file of the car has been lost or misplaced. After registering FIR, get the letter or copy of the FIR from the police station and kept it safe.
B. Publish Notice on Newspaper:
After that, you need to publish an advertisement about this accident in 1 or 2 newspapers by visiting their office. When the ad is published in the newspaper, save the cutting with you.
C. Application from Company:
After completing these 2 steps, you must visit the car manufacturing company and notify them about your car file lost and request an application as proof that you bought the car from this company. When you get the application save it with you.
D. Statement in Affidavit:
When the above process is complete, you will have to state on stamp paper that my car’s original file is lost, in case I find my car’s original file then I will inform the excise office about it.
E. Invoice and NOC:
You need to get the invoice and NOC of the car. For this, you have to go car manufacturing company and request for Invoice and NOC detail of your car. The company will provide you with an invoice and NOC letters.
F. Submit Document to Excise:
After completing the whole process, the last step is to visit the excise office and submit all the documents and apply for the duplicate file of the car.
5. Get your duplicate file:
After the required procedure, you will get your duplicate file of the car from the Excise Department in a few days.