The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) was established in 1997 after consolidating all motor vehicle related activities under one organization. The RSTA is a Department under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) and is headed by a Director/Director General. Its Headquarter is located at Lungtenzampa in Thimphu. It has 5 Regional Offices and 22 Base Offices located in 19 Dzongkhags/Districts of the country.

Vision and Mission


Ensuring access to safe, sustainable and inclusive transport systems for accelerated socio-economic development.

To provide and develop safe, reliable, efficient, cost effective and environment friendly transport services in support of strategies for socio economic development of the country.