Replacement process of HSRP and Replacement cost of High security registration plate and Color coded sticker

You have already HSRP installed with 3rd registration plate either from dealer or by OEM. But what will happen if it gets broken or damaged in road accident or in some other way? In case of non-HSRP, you just go to any number plate vendor and change the plate, but not any more.

There is a thorough guidelines made by Transport ministry of India in case of replacement of high security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker, if it is broken or damaged. The replacement can only be done by authorised agency. In this article, we will see about all the nitty-gritty of this replacement process and know the replacement cost of HSRP and sticker state-wise.

Replacement process of High security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker in case of damage or breakage:

How to replace the damaged or broken High security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker of the vehicle? The below steps need to follow to replace the HSRP and 3rd registration plate, which is very easy with lesser steps.

Replacement process of High security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh (UP), Himachal Pradesh (HP):

Steps to select the correct option for replacement of HSRP and color sticker and entry of vehicle details in Delhi, UP, HP:

  1. Go to https://www.bookmyhsrp.com/index.aspxReplacement of HSRP and color coded sticker
  2. Select High security registration plate (HSRP) with Color sticker for the following cases:
    1. If front and back HSRP plates and Color Sticker, all are damaged.
    2. If only front HSRP plate is damaged.
    3. If only rear / back HSRP plate is damaged.If any HSRP or all 3 are damaged, select this option
  3. Select ‘Only Color sticker’ option, if color coded sticker / 3rd Registration plate is only damaged.
  4. Now after choosing the option, fill all the required fields in this step like:
    1. State where your vehicle is registered.
    2. Registration number of vehicle.
    3. Chassis number of Vehicle.
    4. Engine number of vehicle.
    5. Captcha entry.

Steps to select the fitment location, Time-slot and Payment for replacement of HSRP and color sticker and entry of vehicle details:

  1. Fitment Location – Select Fitment Location or dealer like Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra, Lucknow, Moradabad, Merrut, Kanpur, Allahabad, Mawana, Bijnor, Bareilly, Jhansi, Mathura, Firozabad, Shimla, Manali, Solan, Kullu etc.
  2. Appointment Slot – Select available appointment date and time slot.
  3. Booking summary – Then comes the booking summary mentioning all the details.
  4. Verify details and Payment – Once again verify the filled details and make online payment by credit card, debit card, UPI, Net banking etc.
  5. Download Receipt – A customer receipt will be generated (sample is attached below), which need to be taken along with RC copy and one Identity card for verification on the date of installation.

Another option to apply online for replacement of HSRP and color sticker in Delhi, UP, HP is shown below:

  1. Go to www.siam.in
  2. Fill all the necessary information and proceed further to get the appointment or home delivery.

NOTE: Problem in applying for replacement of HSRP and Sticker in Delhi, UP at present (Mar’21):

  1. For Delhi, UP, HP with Rosmerta Safety System, you can’t apply for replacement of High security registration plate (HSRP) and colour coded sticker or 3rd registration plate in case your existing HSRP is damaged or broken.
  2. If you follow the above process, which is the correct way, but the message will come as ‘This registration no. already exists’.
  3. Now, you need to call at the customer care number 8929722201 of Rosmerta Safety System. They will ask your vehicle’s registration number and make some provision to allow.
  4. After 24 hours of this provision or allow, you can put your replacement request of HSRP and colour coded sticker or 3rd registration plate in the same above mentioned form.

Replacement Cost of damaged High security registration plate (HSRP) and colour coded sticker, Govt.(MoRTH) circular:

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued an order (21.10.2020) for all India about the replacement of High security registration plate (HSRP) and colour coded sticker or 3rd registration plate or sticker in case of damage. The guidelines to charge the replacement of HSRP and sticker are mentioned below and attached as pdf too.

Replacement cost circular by Transport ministry
Replacement cost circular by Transport ministry

For 2-wheeler, Charge or cost of replacement of High security registration plate (HSRP):

Damaged HSRP in 2-wheelerReplacement Charge of damaged HSRP in 2-wheeler
If one HSRP is damaged in 2-wheeler Single HSRP (front or rear) be replaced and payment be taken for one HSRP only
If one HSRP is damaged in 2-wheelerBoth HSRP (front and rear) be replaced and payment be taken for both HSRP
For 2-wheeler, Charge or cost of replacement of HSRP

For 4-wheeler or heavy vehicles, Charge or cost of replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate are:

For the vehicle in which 3rd registration plate or sticker is available, the charge or cost of replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate or Fuel sticker or Color coded sticker are given below:

Damaged HSRP or Color Sticker for vehicle with 3rd registration plateReplacement Charge of damaged HSRP & Color Sticker, for vehicle with 3rd registration plate
If one HSRP plate is damaged, for vehicle with 3rd registration plateSingle HSRP (front or rear) and 3rd registration plate be replaced and payment be taken for one HSRP and 3rd registration plate only
If both HSRP plate are damaged, for vehicle with 3rd registration plateBoth HSRP (front and rear) and 3rd registration plate be replaced and payment be taken for both HSRP and 3rd registration plate
If only 3rd registration plate has been damagedOnly 3rd registration has to be replaced and payment be taken for 3rd registration plate only
cost of replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate
  1. For a two wheeler, in case of damage to one HSRP, single HSRP (front or rear) be replaced and payment be taken for one HSRP only.
  2. For the vehicle with 3rd registration plate or sticker, if one HSRP is damaged, then single HSRP (front or rear) with 3rd registration sticker be replaced and charged also to be taken for single HSRP and 3rd registration sticker only.
  3. For the vehicle with 3rd registration plate or sticker, if both HSRP are damaged, then both HSRP (front and rear) with 3rd registration sticker be replaced and charged also to be taken for both HSRP and 3rd registration sticker.
  4. If only 3rd registration has been damaged, then only 3rd registration has to be replaced and charged.

Protocols to follow before replacement and after replacement of HSRP and color sticker:

  1. Replacement of any existing HSRP or 3rd registration plate / sticker may be done only by the motor vehicle dealer or vendor appointed by OEMs or state.
  2. Old HSRP or 3rd registration plate / sticker must be surrendered and shredded by the registration plate issuing agency before replacement of any existing HSRP or 3rd registration plate / sticker.
  3. The destruction records of old HSRP or 3rd registration plate / sticker shall be generated with suitable evidence and stored electronically.
  4. Authorised dealer or vendor appointed by OEMs or state will have to update the information to the VAHAN software regarding the replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker.
  5. Proper records of the damaged HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker must be maintained.

Replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration sticker in case the vehicle is theft or lost:

In case of vehicle lost or vehicle theft, the process to follow is mentioned below:

  1. The vehicle owner will file the FIR about vehicle lost or vehicle theft.
  2. The copy of FIR needs must be submitted to the registration plate issuing agency to maintain the record.

Charge of Replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker state wise and UTs of India:

Charges for Replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker are different state wise. For state wise cost or charges of New and Replacement charges of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker, click below.

Cost of High security registration plate (HSRP) and 3rd registration plate / sticker and online apply process (All States and UTs)

Home delivery of replacement of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker:

There is the facility of home delivery of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker if you want to replace your HSRP. For this the charge of home delivery of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker is from Rs.125 to Rs.300 depending on your type of vehicle. The cost of home delivery of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker for 2-wheeler is about Rs. 125, while cost of home delivery of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker for 4-wheeler is about Rs. 300.

For home delivery order of HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker, you have to choose home delivery option based on your PIN code (location) in the online order form. If your PIN code is still not in the home delivery serviceable list of the provider, then you have to choose your nearest dealer, where you have to go to replace the HSRP and 3rd registration plate / sticker.

Disclaimer: Kindly go to respective state’s website to confirm the final charges and process.

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