As per amended Rule 50, the plate shall be a solid unit made of 1.0 mm aluminium conforming to DIN 1745/DIN 1783 or ISO 7591. Border edges and corners of the plate shall be rounded to avoid injuries to the extent of approx.10 mm and the plates must have an embossed border. The plate shall be suitable for hot stamping and the reflective sheet has to be guaranteed for imperishable nature for minimum of five years. Some of the other features are explained below in detail:

One of the significant safety feature of the High Security License Plates is reflectivity. High Security License Plates will have a high quality retro reflective sheeting which is laminated and embossed. This sheeting provides excellent conspicuity during day time and offer high reflectivity in the night. By virtue of reflective sheeting the vehicle is visible from a minimum difference of 200 meters in night irrespective of the working of its tail lamps etc.

For over 40 years, worldwide, it has been proved that application and usage of Retro Reflective sheeting on vehicle License Plates reduces the accidents and loss of life significantly. This feature is particularly essential in India, given the fact that lack of visibility is one of the highest causes of fatal accidents.

Holograms are well known security features of our daily life. Hot-stamping of chromium based hologram makes it possible for a license plate to withstand the inclemency of the weather for many years, The hologram shall carry the image of 'CHAKRA' as notified by the Govt. of India. Being hot stamped with high pressure at 220 Celsius, this hologram cannot be tampered with or removed or replaced. Holograms on number plates are easily visible with naked eyes so that they give a direct hint about possible fraud if they are missing or destroyed/tampered with.

The security inscription shall incorporate the following features:
The type of colour or ink which is used for the inscription is based on a Pearl Pigment Colour.
Verification of the use of this kind of colour can be made as follows:
By changing the visual direction between the license plate and the viewer (under day light) there can be seen a change in intensity of the colour. This change is also related to the intensity of the external illumination of the license plate. This property shall avoid copying such kind of product by using a simple print.

This is engraved on the left hand side just below the words IND with laser. This is a sequential identification of individual license plates across the country. It acts as a watermark and cannot be erased. On the basis of this laser code, complete details of the vehicle can be easily obtained from the records of HSRP supplier/RTO.

This is a self-destructive self-adhesive sticker pasted on wind screens. It contains all information pertaining to a vehicle's registration. This serves the purpose of double secure identification mark of a vehicle.

The snap lock is the external fastening device used as normal bolting procedure for the License Plate to the vehicle body. This device prevents removal and reusability of the License Plate from the vehicle. Also any tampering with the snap lock is easily detectable by naked eye, making it easy for the law enforcing agencies to detect any abnormality in the License Plate. This snap lock system is used in many countries worldwide including Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia etc.