Guidelines for Number plates in Delhi

February 5th, 2011  | Published in General Awareness  |  2 Comments

From February 15, the Delhi traffic police will start treating the use of logos or designations on vehicles as registration certificate violation and will levy a fine of Rs 2,000.

Specification for the minimum size of letters/numerals and spacing between them on a number plate

VehiclesFront letters and numerals (in mm)

Rear (in mm)




All four vehicles651010651010651010
Mopeds and Motor cycles < 70cc152.52.540753575
Motorcycles, Scooters305540753575
  • Registration numbers can be in one or two lines.
  • In case of two lines, the state code and registering authority code will form the first line and the rest will form the second line, one below the other
  • All the letters should be in English and numbers in Arabic
  • Background color of number plate for private vehicles will be white and color of letters black
  • Background color of number plates for commercial vehicles will be while and color of letters black
  • The drive will begin on February 15, 2011.

  • Aww

    what is “registering authority code” here?

    for example, in “AP 28 AA 9999”, what is “registering authority code” ?

  • Amit Sahrawat

    As Per My knowledge
    “AP 28” will form the first line and the rest “AA 9999” second line.
    “AP 28” – registering authority code.



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