Embossed Number Plate for Vehicles was affixed by the Department of Transport Management from July 16, 2021. Even if the Department of Transport Management has made putting Embossed Number Plate mandatory, citizens will have to put it before applying for renewal of their vehicle registration. In this tutorial, we will guide you towards all the steps and show you How to Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal.
So, you can say that you can wait until your vehicle registration date to putting an Embossed Number Plate. Whereas, all imported vehicles after July 16, 2021, have Embossed Number Plates. But before going into the process of How to Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal, let’s see why Embossed Number Plates are important and how can they benefit everyone.
Note: A citizen should compulsorily clear their Annual Tax or any of their remaining dues of their vehicle while applying for an Embossed Number Plate.
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What is and Why to use Embossed Number Plates? How much does it cost?
An Embossed Number Plate is a vehicle Number Plate that is camera-readable friendly. Plus, it integrates a microchip connected to the vehicle’s GPS. Therefore, it helps to maintain the digital records of the vehicle as well as helps in monitoring it. Furthermore, it will also be helpful to track down a vehicle if stolen and in cases of accidents.
The big question is, how much does an Embossed Number Plate cost. The Department of Transport Management has categorized the price of Embossed Number Plate in four categories according to the vehicle size. Cost of Embossed Number Plates for different vehicles are listed below:
- For Two Wheelers (Bikes, Scooters): Rs. 2,500
- For Three Wheelers: Rs. 2,900
- For Small and Medium-sized four Wheelers: Rs. 3,200
- For Heavy four Wheelers: Rs. 3,600
As you can see, its costs Rs. 2,500 for Two Wheelers, Rs. 2,900 for Three Wheelers, Rs. 3,200 for Small and Medium-sized four-wheelers as well as Rs. 3,600 for Heavy four Wheelers. Also, every citizen will be required to fill up a detailed online form and pay around Rs. 2,500 to the Department of Transport Management at Matatirtha, Kathamndu, or else in any other recommended bank.
Furthermore, the Embossed Number Plate has information about the vehicle similar to a normal Number Plate. They are Vehicle Age Identifier Code, State Code, Type of Vehicle Code as well as Vehicle Number. The flag of Nepal, a NEP Text and a micro-chip is the only thing additional in an Embossed Number Plate.
Note: Once the Embossed Number Plate is attached to your vehicle, it can never be removed. If you need to remove it, you will have to cut it.
Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal
To make the process simple and understanding, we have separated each step that will guide you from the first to the very last of the process. With no further delay to do, let’s Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal.
- Go to hsenp.dotm.gov.np website.
- Click on Get Started.
First, you will have to go to the website listed above and click on Get Started. After this, you will be directed towards the Embossed Number Plate online form.
- Enter your vehicle’s Registration Number.
- Enter your vehicle’s Registration Date.
- Fill in the Captcha and click on Continue button.
Just enter your vehicle’s Registration Number and Registration date and fill the Captcha box. After this, just click on the Continue button.
- Enter your Mobile Number and click on Send SMS.
This step is all about entering your mobile number and clicking on Send SMS. An SMS code will be sent to your provided number.
- Enter the verification code sent in your SMS.
After entering the verification code sent in your SMS, just click on Continue.
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- Enter your Email address (Not Mandatory).
If you have verified your SMS code then the Email address is not mandatory, you can click on Skip. However, the information you give, the better it is. You can simply tap skip or provide your email address and send a verification code in your E-mail. Just put the verification code again sent in your email and press on continue.
- Fill up all the information as asked on the form.
- Enter vehicle information as per you Bluebook and current ownership.
You will have to fill up the form with the information on the current ownership. Old ownership information is not needed, just the current one. Just fill-up the form with all details asked and you’re good to go. Moreover, fill up the form with information regarding your current ownership details. Old ownership details are not needed.
- Check the type of ownership (Individual or Organization) .
- If you vehicle is purchased via loan, then mention the name of the Bank by which the vehice is financed, it’s mandatory.
We suggest you check the type of ownership first. Furthermore, if you’re vehicle is purchased via a loan, then you should compulsorily mention the name of the Bank by which the vehicle is financed.
- Check all the documets listed that is asked while submitting the form.
- Tap on Next Button which will take you to the Submit screen.
- Check all your inormation and hit Submit button.
- Now, click on Download button and Download the form.
- Print out the form and submit it to Department of Transport Management office.
Before submitting, check or note all the documents listed in the form. These documents are to be attached with the form while submitting it to the Department of Transport Management office. After this, you can click on the Next Button which will take you to the Submit Screen.
Check all your information filled in before pressing submit the form. If all the details are good, you can click on Submit button and download the form. After this, you can print out the form and submit it to the Department of Transport Management office.
Note: Don’t forget to attach the asked documents (during Step 8) with the printout of the form.
However, if you feel that the information you have provided needs correction, then you can click on the Apply again button. Clicking on Apply again button will cancel the current application form and open the form in editable mode. You can refill the form with the correct information and submit it again to print out. After everything is finished, you can click on the Exit button. This is the last step in our guide to Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal.
If you are a two-wheeler owner, you can submit the application at the Transportation Management Office located in Gurjudhara, Kathmandu which will cost Rs. 2,500. Similarly, if you are a four-wheel owner, you can submit the application a the Transportation Management Office located in Ekantakuna, Lalitpur which will cost Rs. 3,200. After submission of the form, you will receive your new embossed number plate with two to three working days.
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Hope you are now able to Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal. All of our information has been provided after reading of official guide released by the Department of Transport Management. The implementation of the Embossed Number Plate will be beneficial for all vehicle owners as it will help in tracking and keeping a digital record of the vehicle. However, many people haven’t recovered from the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown and many people aren’t able to pay for the Embossed Number Plate or their vehicle’s renewal charges ad taxes.
The Department of Transport Management has aimed to attach Embossed Number Plate in about 2.5 million vehicles running in Nepal. Likewise, as of Dec 1, 2021, around 1,900 vehicles including government vehicles already have embossed number plates. So, it might be your turn to have one, so follow our steps given above and Apply for an Embossed Number Plate in Nepal.