Fancy Car number
Buying a new car? You can now choose a special number or a fancy number by paying the required fees. The process is different from buying a car; You must bid through the online auction to get the fancy number.
How to get a fancy registration number for your car in India
Since it is an electronic auction, the fancy number is available online at car dealers. You can choose from the list without having to visit the RTO. For example, in Delhi, the base price is set for each of the important car numbers and the bidding will start from that base price. Here is the bidding process for a fancy car number:
Step 1: Register online on the official Ministry of Road and Highway Transportation (MoRTH) website as a public user.
Step 2: After registering and logging into your account, select the smart number.
Step 3: Pay the required registration fees and reserve the number.
Step 4: Bid on the VIP car number of your choice.
Step 5: The result will be announced. You can pay the balance or charge the refund accordingly.
Step 6: Print the assignment letter for your reference.
Registration fees and charges for fancy car and bike number
Registration fees and fees associated with purchasing a fancy car or bike number vary between states. In Delhi, the registration fee is 1000 rupees, which is non-refundable. You should also book the price of the luxury car number, this depends on the type of car. Below is the reserve price to bid on a luxury or VIP vehicle license plate in Delhi:
|Category||Type of Number||Series||Amount|
|1||Super Elite||0001||Rs.5 Lakh|
|2||Single Digit||0002, 0003, 0004, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0009||Rs.3 Lakh|
|3||Others||0786, 1111, 7777, 9999 and numbers between 0010 to 0099||Rs.2 Lakh|
|4||Semi-Fancy Numbers||0100, 0111, 0200, 0222, 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, 8000, 8888, 9000, 0101, 0108, 1008, & 1313||Rs.1 Lakh|
Fancy number online availability
There are different types of fancy car numbers and you can check their availability online. Here are the steps to check availability of important vehicle numbers:
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Ministry of road and Highway transportation.
Step 2: At the bottom right of the page, choose “Selection Number”.
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page. Here you need to specify the state and the name of the RTO.
Step 4: The new page will reveal a list of fancy car numbers that you can choose from.
Online auction of fancy registration numbers
Here is the flow of the online auction process for fancy registration numbers in Delhi:
Step 1: Register on the official website of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and obtain a unique Acknowledgement number (UAN).
Step 2: Pay the registration fee (non-refundable) and the fancy registration number reservation price.
Step 3: Select the desired registration number of your choice to block the number.
Step 4: The registration window will open for three days from the start of the online auction and the bid will be submitted on the next two days.
Step 5: You can change the bid in multiples of Rs.10,000 for Class 1 to 4, while for Class 5 you can bid in multiples of Rs.1,000.
Step 6: The winning bidder will be notified via SMS and email.
Step 7: Deposit the remaining amount online within 5 days of the announcement date.
Step 8: A waiver letter will be generated after the deposit amount is paid online. The letter is valid for 90 days for vehicle registration.
How to choose a VIP registration number for cars and bikes
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has simplified the process of selecting a vehicle’s VIP registration number with the launch of the online auction. You can register and select the fancy number option available to bid and get the VIP car or bike number of your preference.
To complete the bidding process on a fancy car or bike number, it takes about 5 days from the moment it is registered. Once you register on the site, the bidding process begins on the fourth day and continues until the fifth. Once the letter of assignment is generated, you have 90 days to register the vehicle with the relevant RTO.
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