KIND ATTENTION OF PUBLISHERS: Regional PIB Offices are entrusted ONLY with regularity monitoring and circulation check of newspapers.
Title verification and issue of Registration Certificate will be carried out by RNI Headquarter directly.

All Titles verified by RNI prior to 31st January, 2014, will be deblocked on non-receipt of complete documents of registration by March 16th, 2017.      

        Note:- RNI does not have any authorized agent/indentor, nor authorizes/allows third party to import newsprint.         


Notice: Time Span to Complete Registration Process

Latest Policy guidelines by M/O I&B (2016) for circulation Check/ Verification by 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

Check your Registration DATA

Registration Application Status/DL download

Download Your Online CR  (Know how to download)

Communications for DM

Communications for Publisher

About Us

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   

Starting A Newspaper

Printing and publishing of newspapers and periodicals within India are governed by the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 and the Registration of Newspapers (Central) Rules, 1956.... More      


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