A manufacturing method of a keypad for a contact character illumination rubber switch composed of a surface enriched in color design variations is provided. The method includes forming a black or gray intermediate layer (
) on a surface portion of a color keypad member (
) for a contact character illumination switch of the mobile communication system, electric equipment components for cars or the like. A colored surface layer (
) is formed thereon with any color. A laser beam is applied from the upper side thereof for burning up and removing the intermediate layer and the colored surface layer.