Under the DVLA Cherished Number Plate Transfer Scheme, the DVLA allows you to transfer a personal number plate from one vehicle to another.
So what's the transfer process for private number plates?
Transferring car registration numbers is pretty straightforward. We've outlined the main steps here:
How to transfer a personalised number plate
You can apply to transfer a UK personal number plate using the DVLA number plate transfer form V317 “Transferring a Car Registration Number”. You can download a V317 form here.
Complete the V317 personal number plate transfer (UK) form. Then send it to the DVLA, with the following documents:
- Original Vehicle Registration Certificate (V5 / V5C) for both vehicles. If you’ve just acquired the vehicle, see instructions on the V317 form for alternative documentation
- V317 form completed and signe
- DVLA fee. See DVLA form for details