Uttar Pradesh govt. starts apply online process for High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) for vehicles. All the owners of 2 wheeler or 4 wheelers which were manufactured before May 2019 can get HSRP number plates. These plates will be installed by their respective automobile dealers in UP this month. In the near future, the state govt. plans to make HSRP mandatory for all two wheelers and four wheelers vehicles.
The chip embedded HSRP number plates stores ownership details of vehicles in national database. In addition to this, engine and chassis numbers are also stored in national database for vehicles. The centralized records are very helpful in identification of any stolen car or bike.
High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) was introduced by the central government in 2012 to check duplication of number plates. It is also meant to ensure uniformity in size, font and colour.
UP High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) Apply Online
Regional Transport Offices in Uttar Pradesh have met dealers and briefed them about HSRP fixing process. UP Transport Department has done its job and it is now upto dealers to create a portal and issue online appointments. This number plate installation process has to be completed very fast. Any vehicle owner can seek an appointment online with his / her dealer to get the HSRP fitted.
If one vehicle owner has relocated from the city where one bought the vehicle, then person can go to any dealer of automobile brand in new city. If the current city does not have a dealer then one can apply online for High Security Registration Plates in the nearest district. Before making online application, owner must ensure that there is no challan pending against the vehicle and its registration is valid.
On the other hand, a dealer must verify details of the vehicle from the state government’s VAHAN portal. Dealer has to inform the vehicle owner through SMS if details does not match. The owner will have to visit the regional office and get details updated. All the vehicle owners who does not gets confirmatory SMS from their dealers will have to pay fee online, print receipt and get appointment. Read central government notification for HSRP installation through the link below:-https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/sites/default/files/NOTIFICATION%26ADVISORY/SO%206052%20E.pdf
An HSRP for 4 wheeler may cost around Rs. 500 and for a 2 wheeler around Rs. 200. No manual application will be accepted by dealers. Once the HSRP is fitted, dealers will have to update details on the VAHAN portal.