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High Security number plates in Chandigarh from 1 August

High Security number plates in Chandigarh from 1 August

Chandigarh: The High Security Registration Plate Scheme (HSRP) in case of new vehicles shall be implemented by the office of Registering and Licensing Authority, UT Chandigarh w.e.f. 1.08.2011.  As far as already registered old vehicles are concerned, the task of implementing this scheme will be completed within two years from the above mentioned date.

The procedure/process to be followed by the vehicle owners are as follows:-

1. The High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) shall be fastened on the front and rear of the vehicle.  In case of three and four wheelers, a Third Registration Plate in the form of a self destructive sticker shall be affixed on the wind shield of the vehicle.

2. On submission of the required documents, the new vehicle owners shall now be able to get their vehicles passed, registered and obtain the vehicle registration number at their respective areas i.e. either  at RLA, Sector 17, UT Chandigarh, or office of SDM (South), Sector 42, Chandigarh or at office of SDM (East), Industrial Area, Phase I, Chandigarh.  The passing of the vehicles shall be from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. (Monday to Friday).

For the convenience of the Senior Citizens and Defense  Personnel, the vehicle passing shall be done only at the RLA, Sector 17, UT Chandigarh, on Saturday from 10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

In case of already registered old vehicles, the vehicle owner shall submit an application for fastening HSRP to the vehicle and also deposit his/her original Registration Certificate (RC) at the office of RLA, Sector 17, U.T. Chandigarh only.  The passing of the commercial vehicles shall be done at the Passing Ground, near Kalagram, UT Chandigarh on every Tuesday and Thursday, from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

3. The vehicle owner shall then obtain “HSRP Authorization Slip” from the respective office of the Registering and Licensing Authority as mentioned in Para 2 above. There will be three such copies of the “HSRP Authorization Slip”.  The officials of the RLA shall paste one copy of the “HSRP Authorization Slip” in the vehicle registration booklet of that particular vehicle owner.

The vehicle owner shall be given the other two copies of the “HSRP Authorization Slip”. The vehicle owner shall keep one copy for his/her own record and shall submit the third such copy to the HSRP vendor for procuring the HSRP.

4. Presently, there are 18 vendors in India who are eligible to sell High Security Registration Plates.  The list of the same can be obtained from the office of the RLA.  This information is also available on the website:

www.morth.nic.in.

The vehicle owner shall have the liberty ato procure the HSRP for the vehicle (as mentioned in Para 1 above) from any one of the eligible vendors.  The vehicle owner shall submit the third copy of the “HSRP Authorization Slip” to that particular HSRP vendor for procuring the HSRP.

5. On procuring the HSRP for the vehicle, the vehicle owner shall ensure that the HSRP vendor issues two copies of HSRP Delivery Document to him. The vehicle owner shall keep one such copy for his/her own record.

6. The vehicle owner shall thereafter bring a person to the office of Registering and Licensing Authority for fastening of the High Security Registration Plates and for affixing the Third Registration Plate (if required as mentioned in Para No. 1 above) to the vehicle.

 7. To fasten the HSRP (including the Third Registration Plate if required as mentioned in Para No.1 above) to the vehicle, it is mandatory for the vehicle owners to submit one copy of the HSRP Delivery Document (as mentioned in Para No. 5 above) at the office of their respective areas (as mentioned in Para No. 2 above).

8. The High Security Registration Plates (including the Third Registration Plate if required as mentioned in Para No.1 above) shall be fastened / affixed on the vehicle only within the premises of the Registering & Licensing Authority (as mentioned in Para No. 2 above) in the presence of Registering and Licensing Authority or his authorized representative. The fastening/affixing of the HSRP to the vehicle shall be from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Monday to Friday). For the convenience of  the Senior Citizens and Defense Personnel, the same shall be done only at the RLA, Sector 17, UT Chandigarh on Saturday from 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

The fastening of the HSRP to the commercial vehicles shall be done at the office of the State Transport Authority (STA), Sector  18, Chandigarh, from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m (Monday to Friday).

9. Only after the High Security Registration Plates are fastened/affixed to the vehicle and the vehicle is found fit to play on road, the Registration Certificate shall be given to the vehicle owner.

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