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All those driving motor vehicles with registration number plates not conforming to the specifications, will be penalised. So please have your vehicle's registration number plate checked and ensure they are in accordance with the specifications.

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

Sl. No. Class of vehicles Front Letters & Numerals (in mm)

Rear in (mm)

Numerals Letters
Height Width Space Space Height Space Height Width Space
1. All Four wheeled vehicles 65 10 10 65 10 10 65 10 10
2. Mopeds and Motor Cycles less than 70cc 15 2.5 2.5 40 7 5 35 7 5
3. Other Motor Cycles and Scooters 30 5 5 40 7 5 35 7 5
Background colour, colour of letters and numerals and number of lines on the number plate.
Sl. No. Class of Vehicles Background colour of number plate Colour of letters and numerals No. of lines
Front Rear
1. All private vehicles White Black 1 or 2 1 or 2
2. All commercial (except rent-a-cab scheme) vehicles Yellow Black 2 2

Note:

  1. 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.
  2. All the letters should be in English and numerals / numbers should be in Arabic e.g. DL 2C 1234

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