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So, you’re looking to get a fancy number (VIP Number) for your vehicle? That’s quite exciting! This simple guide will show you exactly how you can get a fancy number (VIP number) for your vehicle from Maharashtra RTO.
A fancy number will really help you stand out from the crowd and garner those extra eyeballs. We will highlight all of the necessary steps in a simple and easy to digest form on how you can get your brand new fancy number from Maharashtra RTO. Let’s begin!
This article will talk about the following:
A fancy vehicle number (VIP number) is a special set of numbers that depict a unique vehicle license plate. A fancy number is made up of a unique set of alphabets and numbers that are of the vehicle owner’s choosing.
An example of a fancy vehicle number could be license plates ending with 0001, 0007, 1111, 7777, and more. Fancy numbers are categorized into four categories, i.e Super Elite, Single Digit, Semi-Fancy Numbers, and Others. Each category has a different price point starting from ₹ 1 lakh and going as high as ₹ 5 lakhs.
You can check on the availability of fancy numbers with Maharashtra RTO by following the steps below:
Now that you have zeroed-in on your desired fancy number, you can also register it for yourself by following the below instructions. You can register your fancy number from Maharashtra RTO by following these steps:
Online Process to get Fancy Number in Maharashtra:
First, you will need to login to your Vahan account. Once you are logged-in click on ‘’Search by Number.”
Now, you can select your desired fancy number from the “Search by Number” section.
Now, you will need to go to the “E-auction” section and register yourself in the vehicle number auction.
Now that you have registered for e-auction, you will need to click on “number selection” and select your fancy number.
Now that you have registered for the e-auction, you can now bid for your preferred fancy number. You can participate in the auction process by visiting Auction Services > Bidding Process.
You can now bid your selected price for your desired VIP number. If your bid is successful, you will have to deposit the bid amount within the Vahan portal. You will also get an acknowledgment for the same to your registered email ID and phone number.
Offline Process to get Fancy Number in Maharashtra:
First, you will need to visit your designated RTO. Then you will need to submit a physical application for allotment of fancy number.
Next, the RTO officer will let you know if the desired fancy number is available. If available, you will be required to pay the charges for the fancy number. You can either pay the amount online or offline.
Now, if your fancy number is available and you have paid the fees, you will then be allotted the fancy number under your name.
It is also possible that multiple people have made an application for the same number. If that is the case, then you will have to participate in the Vahan e-auction for availing your desired fancy number. The process of participating in the Vahan e-auction is mentioned above.
Mentioned within are the charges of fancy numbers in Maharashtra.
Fees / Charges
Types of Numbers
Single Digit / Elite
0002, 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0009
₹ 1,50,000 – ₹ 2,00,000
0009, 0099, 0786, 0099, 0999, 9999
7000, 7070, 8787, 8788, 8800, 2400, 2424, 2425, 2500, 0707, 0600, 0606, 0200, 9898, 9899, 9900
Charges are subject to change, kindly verify the same with your nearest RTO or check on Vahan e-auction.
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