My private number plate certificate has expired. Can I get it back? What happens to it? Have I lost my registration number?
How do you transfer a private number plate? Step by step guide for all you need to know to move your cherished registration.
How to put your private number plate on retention. Step by step guide. What forms do I need? How much does it cost? How long does it take?
What fees do DVLA charge for number plate services?
Transfers of personalised number plates are processed by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA). There are fees for these services as the DVLA must update their database and issue replacement V5C Registration Documents.
Personalised number plate removal in the UK is pretty straightforward. There are a few basic rules. But if the vehicle qualifies it's really simple.
What to check before removal
Whatever your vehicle, it must be of a type that needs an MoT or HGV test certificate.
Under the current rules the car should have:
Personalised number plate fees apply whenever you transfer from a car.
If you have a private registration number, there will come a time when you want to do one of these things:
Filling in the V750 Certificate of Entitlement you've received from us
Use the details from your V5C Registration Document to fill in the V750 Certificate of Entitlement. See below.
What is a DVLA Certificate of Entitlement V750? Is it the same as a Retention Document? Everything you need to know about DVLA number plate certificates
My car tax has run out. My MoT has expired. Can I sell my private number plate?
What documents do I need? What should I do? Your questions answered.
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.