• How to get VIP Registration Numbers for Two-Wheelers in Maharashtra

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    Vehicle owners look at a lot more than just the utility and practicality of a vehicle when purchasing a two-wheeler for themselves. For many, a vehicle can be a means of expression. Thus, several individuals also apply for VIP registration numbers or fancy registration numbers for their vehicles. These fancy registration numbers can be purchased for a price from the respective RTOs. Different states fix different rates for VIP registration numbers based on the demand for these numbers. Read on to know more about the process to get a VIP registration number in the state of Maharashtra.

    Elements of a Number Plate

    The number plate that is attached to your vehicle is more than just a random combination of alphabets and numbers. These codes, in fact, make up a unique registration number that helps in identifying your vehicle and protecting it from theft. The first part of the number plate is made up of your state’s code. Thus, two-wheelers registered in Maharashtra will begin with an “MH”. The next part is comprised of two digits that denote the RTO that your vehicle has been registered under. The third part of the vehicle is the registration ID or number. The fourth part of the vehicle is a holographic logo with “IND” embossed under the logo. This logo is present in all High Security Registration Plates (HSRPs).

    Things to Know about Getting a VIP Registration Number in Maharashtra

    If you are looking to get a VIP registration number for your two-wheeler in Maharashtra, you will need to do keep the following points in mind:

    • As per the Maharashtra Motor Vehicles (First Amendment) Rules, 1989, individuals who wish to get special registration numbers for their vehicles will need to submit application forms to the respective RTO during the specified office hours.
    • Vehicle owners can get a VIP registration number for their vehicle by paying the prescribed fee for the particular number. Upon paying the prescribed fee, the Registering Authority will reserve the particular registration number/mark for the concerned individual. The prescribed fees for various VIP registration numbers are mentioned in the table below:
    Registration Numbers Two-Wheelers, Three-Wheelers, and Transport Vehicles Other Vehicles
    0001 Rs.50,000 Rs.3 lakh
    0009, 0099, 0786, 0999, and 9999 Rs.20,000 Rs.1,50,000
    0111, 0222, 0333, 0444, 0555, 0666, 0777, 0888, 1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555, 6666, 7777, and 8888 Rs.15,000 Rs.70,000
    0002, 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0010, 0011, 0022, 0033, 0044, 0055, 0066, 0077, 0100, 0123, 0234, 0345, 0456, 0500, 0505, 0567, 0678, 0789, 0900, 1000, 1001, 1234, 1515, 1818, 2345, 2525, 2727, 3456, 3636, 4545, 4567, 5000, 5454, 5678, 6363, 6789, 7007, 7272, 8181, 9000, 9009, and 9090 Rs.10,000 Rs.50,000
    0088, 0101, 0200, 0202, 0300, 0303, 0400, 0404, 0600, 0606, 0700, 0707, 0800, 0808, 0909, 1010, 1011, 1100, 1112, 1200, 1212, 1213, 1221, 1300, 1313, 1314, 1331, 1400, 1414, 1415, 1500, 1516, 1600, 1616, 1617, 1700, 1717, 1718, 800, 1819, 1900, 1919, 1920, 2000, 2002, 2020, 2021, 2100, 2121, 2122, 2223, 2300, 2323, 2324, 2400, 2424, 2425, 2500, 2526, 2600, 2626, 2627, 2700, 2728, 2800, 2828, 2829, 2900, 2929, 2930, 3000, 3003, 3030, 3031, 3100, 3131, 3132, 3200, 3232, 3233, 3300, 3334, 3400, 3434, 3435, 3500, 3535, 3536, 3600, 3637, 3700, 3737, 3738, 3800, 3838, 3839, 3900, 3939, 3940, 4000, 4004, 4040, 4041, 4100, 4141, 4142, 4200, 4242, 4243, 4300, 4343, 4344, 4400, 4445, 4500, 4546, 4600, 4646, 4647, 4700, 4747, 4748, 4800, 4848, 4849, 4900, 4949, 4950, 5005, 5050, 5051, 5100, 5151, 5152, 5200, 5252, 5253, 5300, 5353, 5400, 5455, 5500, 5556, 5600, 5656, 5657, 5700, 5757, 5758, 5800, 5858, 5859, 5900, 5959, 5960, 5995, 6000, 6060, 6061, 6100, 6161, 6162, 6200, 6262, 6263, 6300, 6364, 6400, 6464, 6465, 6500, 6565, 6566, 6600, 6667, 6700, 6767, 6768, 6800, 6868, 6869, 6969, 6900, 6970, 7000, 7070, 7071, 7080, 7100, 7172, 7200, 7273, 7300, 7373, 7374, 7400, 7474, 7475, 7500, 7575, 7576, 7600, 7676, 7677, 7700, 7778, 7800, 7878, 7879, 7900, 7979, 8000, 8008, 8080, 8081, 8100, 8132, 8200, 8282, 8283, 8300, 8383, 8384, 8400, 8484, 8485, 8500, 8585, 8536, 8600, 8686, 8687, 8700, 8787, 8788, 8800, 8889, 8900, 8989, 8990, 9091, 9100, 9191, 9192, 9200, 9292, 9293, 9300, 9393, 9394, 9400, 9494, 9495, 9500, 9595, 9596, 9600, 9696, 9697, 9700, 9797, 9798, 9800, 9898, 9899, and 9900 Rs.5,000 Rs.15,000
    Additional fee for any serial number that is more than 1000 from the last serial number Rs.4,000 Rs.7,500
    Additional fee for any number that is a non-serial number Rs.3,000 Rs.5,000
    • If multiple individuals have applied for the same VIP registration number, the RTO will conduct an auction.
    • A VIP number will be reserved for a period of 30 days. If the vehicle is not produced within this period, the reservation will be cancelled.
    • The application for the allotment of a particular VIP registration number can be made on plain paper.
    • The Registering Authority will reserve certain VIP registration numbers for government vehicles, subject to certain conditions being met.
    • Unless a VIP registration series of a particular category of vehicles is completely exhausted, the Registering Authority will not start a new registration series for the same class of vehicles.
    • The Registering Authority can assign VIP registration numbers from other current series to any category of vehicle upon payment of three times the prescribed fee.
    • Once a registration number/mark is reserved, the Registration Authority will not transfer it to another vehicle owner. The VIP registration number will instead be allotted on a first come first serve basis if there is over one applicant.
    • The fees paid to reserve a particular VIP registration number will not be refunded by the Registering Authority.

    Need for Registration Mark/Number

    According to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, all motor vehicles, including two-wheelers, are required to have a registration number. Thus, make sure to get a permanent registration number for your vehicle, soon after you purchase it.

    The Bottom Line

    In conclusion, registering your vehicle is a must for identification purposes. Along with getting your vehicle registered, you will also need to remember to purchase a two-wheeler insurance policy for the vehicle. While the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for all vehicle owners to purchase at least a third-party liability policy, you can also consider purchasing a comprehensive cover with add-ons if you wish to receive a more enhanced protection. Regardless of whichever type of policy you purchase, make sure to do your due research and compare policies before zeroing-in on one particular policy.

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