Home » India Online » How to check the status of your stolen vehicle

How to check the status of your stolen vehicle

Everyday, we  heard about  the cases of stolen cases in India.There is one vehicle stolen for every 3 second worldwide. That is one scary fact for all of us who own a car. Avoidance is better than cure; this should be your motto if you don’t want to be the next casualty of car theft that is active all over the world.

What to do:

However, there is not an easy way to catch the thieves.The first step of the investigation of stolen vehicle is being to file a FIR at the nearest police station around you.However there are many other ways also which can be used to check the status of stolen vehicle.

Every state Government provides an online service for the stolen vehicles to the public. Here is the list of facility provided by some of the states governments:

Need of  Numbers at the time of  investigation:

You will need the following numbers at the time of search as it will be helpful in the searching process.

  • Registration Number
  • Engine Number
  • Chasis Number

Stolen vehicle Search


You can also register your stole vehicle details at Stolen vehicle India.  This organization lets you register your stolen vehicle details and then helps you to find it at a very nominal charge which is 6% vehicles IDV or insured declared value if they track and find it for you. This is  stated in their Offerings

What I found good about this site is the amount of information like RTO numbers and what you should do to protect your vehicle extra. A must see if you are new car owner.

How to avoid your vehicles getting stolen ?

Some measures for avoiding stolen vehicles:

Stolen Vehicles

  • Lock the windows and doors of your car properly.
  • Never leave valuable things inside the vehicle.
  • Always try to park your car in an as highly trafficked and well-lit area as possible.
  • Always use a security system – Security systems can be helpful for both stages of a stolen car incident – the before and the after.

Do yourself a favor and make a concerted effort. While they will not give you 100% protection from theft or robbery, they will definitely make your car less attractive to thieves, and will enhance your chances of finding your car exactly as you left it.

What do you think.How do you protect your vehicle?

About Shweta Mohta

A housewife with a passion for travel, maps and India. She loves to find new places to visit, map the directions and can talk on, So you get smoother experience to Travel in India.


  1. My friend lost her Vehicle from the parking of our place. What should she do? Please help. Thanks.

  2. @ vaibhavi..you can register the detail of your stolen vehicles and accordingly they will investigate.Each state having their own helpline.so depends from which stste you belong.

  3. hi i just wanted to buy a used bike in hyderabad i just wanted to know that is this vehicle stolen or not

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *