RNI has not received any mandatory issue of Newspapers/Periodical from Delhi NCR Region till now. ONLY Publishers from DELHI NCR Region should submit the issue of Newspapers/Periodicals at RNI HQ, DELHI.

           Parliament Question No.3489

           Note:- RNI does not have any authorized agent/indentor, nor authorizes/allows third party to import newsprint.             Latest Policy guidelines by M/O I&B (2016) for circulation Check/ Verification by RNI.

Notice for Publishers: From 1st June, 2016, All publishers are required to submit 'Keeper's Declaration/Press Licence' filed under section-4 of the PRB Act, 1867 and 'Press Agreement' duly signed by Publisher & Keeper of the Press for the registration of Newspapers. Formats are available under 'Proforma' caption on RNI Website.

Attention publishers      |      Public meeting timings: 12:00-13:00 hrs & 16:30-17:30 hrs during working days. However, in case of exigency, Owners/Publishers can meet PR, DPR & APR in RNI office any time during working hours for the redressal of their grievances. Please bring your Photo ID/Authority Letter for visit to RNI.      IMPORTANT: Guidelines for Visitors

Online Entry of Submission of Mandatory copy
[Only for PIB Regional Officers]

Closure of field offices of RNI and re-designation of the PIB officers as Addl-Dy-Asstt Press Registrar

Revised Advisory to Publishers Dated: 29.09.2016 (Corrigendum)(Kindly Ignore the previous Advisory)

Online Title Application (Effective 01.03.2015)

Title Application Status/Letter Download

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
(Procedure for Registration,change of ownership etc.)

Documents required for Fresh Registration Certificate

Documents required for Revised Certificate of Registration

Documents required for Duplicate Certificate of Registration

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Registration Application Status/DL download

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The Office of the Registrar of Newspapers for India, more popularly known as RNI came into being on 1stJuly, 1956, on the recommendation of the First Press Commission in 1953.... More   

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