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Important Documents for Applying Car Loan

Introduction

Owning a car may have been a luxury in the past. Still, with the steady economic development of the nation, gradual expansion of the city premises, and increasing demand for mobility, cars have emerged as a necessity. And easy availability of car loans has significantly improved the affordability of owning cars. By paying just 10% of the total cost of the vehicle, you can own a car today with the help of car loans.

For an easy and hassle-free car loan, you should give the documentation part its due importance. The reason being the documents required to avail of a car loan has increased considerably over the years as processes have become more transparent and stringent. Also, the list of documents needed for car loans is different for different categories of loanees, such as salaried individuals and self-employed professionals.

Here is the car loan documents checklist for different types of applicants:

Car Loan Documents for salaried individuals

Type of document

Documents required

Proof of Identity

  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID
  • Family card* (ration card)
  • Utility bill* (Electricity, water, or telephone)
  • Life insurance policy

Proof of Address

 

*Utility bill or ration card should be in the name of the loan applicant

Proof of Age

  • Birth certificate
  • School transfer certificate
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving licence
  • Salary slips*
  • Form 16
  • Income tax return document

Proof of Income

 

*Number of salary slips required may vary from bank to bank, from 2 to 6 months

Bank Statement

  • 3 to 6 months of bank statement

Proforma invoice

The document would contain the details regarding the price quoted by a dealer for the car chosen by the loan applicant.  

Documents required for availing a loan for pre-owned cars for salaried individuals are the same as above.

 

Car Loan Documents for self-employed individuals

Type of document

Documents required

Proof of Identity

  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID
  • Family card* (ration card)
  • Utility bill* (Electricity, water, or telephone)
  • Life insurance policy

Proof of Address

 

*Utility bill or ration card should be in the name of the loan applicant

Proof of Age

  • Birth certificate
  • School transfer certificate
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving licence

Proof of Income

  • Income tax returns for up to 2 years
  • Audited balance sheet
  • Profit-loss statement

Bank Statement

  • 3 to 6 months of bank statement

Proof of business ownership

To prove that the business or professional activities of the applicant are operational, the following documents need to be provided:

 

  • Office address proof
  • Maintenance bill
  • Utility bill

Furthermore, the applicant must also provide a copy of the business registration license.

Proforma invoice

The document would contain the details regarding the price quoted by a dealer for the car chosen by the loan applicant.  

 

Additional Read: 8 Things to Keep in Mind While Opting for a Pre-Used Car Loan

Conclusion

Banks ask for the documents mentioned above to access the credit worthiness and financial stability of the loan applicant. As banks generally prefer to provide loan to individuals who have a good credit history and proper documentation, it is essential that you prepare your car loan documents to experience a hassle-free process.

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