Download DVLA form V317. Use this to put your private number plate on retention or transfer it direct from one vehicle to another. DVLA fees apply.
What's road legal for number plates in the UK? Avoid being stopped by the police. Or worse, being fined. Check this guide before you buy.
What does On Retention mean? What does a V778 DVLA Retention Document look like? How can I put a number plate on retention?
Local DVLA Offices in the UK
Unfortunately, all local UK DVLA offices have now been closed.
All local DVLA offices were closed in December 2013. So it's no longer possible to pop in and transfer a private number plate (or access other services) in person.
So how can I get what I need to deal with my private number plate?
All transfers, retentions, assignments of private number plates are dealt with at DVLA Head Office in Swansea.
DVLA forms for number plate transfer and retention. See this guide for explanation of all the forms you are likely to need.
DVLA V62 form to apply for a V5C Registration Document log book if you have a new vehicle or the original V5C is lost.
Tax your car. Download DVLA V10 Vehicle tax application form. Use this form to apply for car tax.
What do I do about my personalised number plate when my car is stolen?
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What is the right spacing for a personalised number plate?
We are regularly asked about number plate spacing. It's assumed that this doesn't matter on a personalised registration number. Not true.
Whether you have personalised number plates or a standard ones, the same rules apply for the size of the letters and the spaces between them. Even the fonts for registration numbers are tightly controlled. And the official font for UK number plates is called Charles Wright.