In the early 90’s vehicle registration process we so easy, the dealer would just give few options to choose from, and the one we chose, would be assigned to our vehicle. But nowadays, it is a detailed long process which has to be followed thoroughly to get the vehicle registered. Mumbai is one such place where dreams come true for many people. It is a city that never sleeps. If you are a resident of this beautiful city and you own a two-wheeler, then the following information is for you.
Most of the people in Mumbai prefer to travel by train but that does not mean that this city has dearth of bike lovers. There are so many places near Mumbai where one can visit on weekends. If you have bought a bike recently or want to buy a bike then you should be aware of the registration process as well. The registration of the bike in a particular city represents that the vehicle is legally registered under the state transport department and is complaint to be driven anywhere in the country.
The registration number can be obtained through a normal standard procedure as per Mumbai RTO. But if you wish to obtain a fancy number or VIP number, then the Mumbai RTO conducts an online auction on weekly basis in which anyone who wants a fancy number can participate by registering themselves with the RTO. This process will be held online also known as e-auction. The e-auction will be held 5 days a week i.e. from Monday to Friday. Before participating in the auction one should always read the customer manual and familiarize with the entire process.
The minimum bidding rates in Mumbai for e-auction of two-wheelers are as follows:
|Fancy Numbers||Minimum Bidding price|
|0010 to 0099,0786,1000,1111,7777 and 9999||Rs.20,000|
|0100,0111,0200,0300,0333,0400,0444,0500,0555,0600, 0666,0700,0777,0800,0888,0900,0999,2000,2222,3000,3333, 4000,4444,5000,5555,6000,6666,7000,7777,8000,8888,9000, 0101,0108,1008 and 1313||Rs.15,000|
|For special numbers not mentioned in the list||Rs.10,000|
Every vehicle that is running on Indian roads must be registered properly according to the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. Failing to obtain a proper registration number soon may lead to many problems. Likewise, not obtaining a proper two wheeler insurance may also lead to cancellation of your Driver License, may be penalized for driving without even a third-party liability insurance policy or imprisoned for 3 months for the same. A two wheeler insurance is not only mandatory under the law, it is the necessity of the hour. So while you enjoy a sweet ride in your new fancy bike with a fancy registration number, ride safe with two wheeler insurance.
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