Andhra Pradesh, is a state with rich cultural heritage and food. The state has been split into two parts namely Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2014, and the government of AP is trying to improve the facilities and benefits for the people in the state. Although the laws and rules in the state with regards to major sectors have been altered, the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh has not undergone any major changes with regard to rules and regulations for registering, transfer, change of ownership, etc. for motor vehicles.
Hyderabad will be a shared capital for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh until 2024. However, Amaravati is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh alone, and the state government is working towards bringing in more investors in every sector, especially in the automobile sector, to improve the city as well as the economic growth. Hence, the two-wheeler manufacturers have ample amount of opportunity to expand their business here. In the past 4 years, the city has seen a steady growth of motor vehicles and improved traffic. Since the number of two-wheelers and cars have increased in the state, the Transport Department of AP has made the vehicle registration process easy with online facility.
It is undeniable that motorcycle or two-wheeler is the first choice for any individual who wants to buy it for daily commute. It is easier to travel from one place to another with two-wheelers, within the city or outside. For many bike enthusiasts, it is not just a vehicle but an asset. Therefore, we do not hesitate to spend a little extra on the registration number to make it extra special and to have a unique identity for the vehicle. So, if you want to get a special registration number in AP, the cost for each series of number is different.
|Minimum Bidding price||Fancy Numbers|
|Rs.50,000||1, 9, 999, 9999|
|Rs.30,000||99, 333, 555, 666, 777, 888, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555, 6666, 7777, 8888|
|Rs.20,000||123, 222, 369, 444, 567, 786, 1111, 1116, 3366, 3456, 4455|
|Rs.10,000||3, 5, 6, 7, 111, 234, 306, 405, 789, 818, 909, 1188, 1234, 1314, 1818, 1899, 2277, 2772, 2345 , 2727, 2799, 3636, 3663, 3699, 4545, 4554, 4567, 4599, 5678, 6336, 6633, 6789, 7227, 7722, 8118, 8811, 9009, 9099|
|Rs.2,000||For special numbers not mentioned in the list|
|Rs.1,000||To reserve any number in the current running series|
You might be surprised to know why fancy numbers for bikes cost so much. For many bike owners, registration number plays a major role and it is equally important as choosing the best bike/scooter. Few consider it as lucky, few opt for it as per the numerology, etc. Numbers like 007 (James bond number), 786 (Islamic number), 8055 (spells like ‘BOSS’), etc. are the most popular numbers. The Transport Department of AP reserves few special numbers from 001 to 9999 which are popular, and divides it in series according to the demand. Each series as shown above, has a minimum registration price and this could go higher if the numbers are auctioned. Hence, it is important to know the registration process for fancy VIP number and normal registration process, if you are residing in this state.
The following documents must be submitted to the concerned authority at the RTO:
The above documents must be submitted at the RTO within 7 days of purchase of the vehicle. On submission of these documents, the RTO will provide registration number of the vehicles within a week or 10 days. If you wish to have a fancy registration number, then follow the above-mentioned steps.
To renew the RC, the owner should apply for renewal at least 60 days in advance with following documents:
The RTO issues duplicate of any original vehicle document only when it’s lost. Documents required for duplicate Registration Certificate are:
You should apply for RC ownership transfer by submitting a letter to the RTO authority mentioning the reason i.e. death, second-hand purchase, shifting to another state, etc. Documents required are:
The vehicle ownership should be transferred in the name of the legal heir within 30 days of the death of vehicle owner. Required documents are:
As per your requirement, carry all the necessary documents with you to the RTO, for faster processing.
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