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.
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:
How do I put a personalised number plate on retention? What forms do I need , and how much does it cost? Guide to everything you need to know.
Got a personalised registration number plate? Step by step guide on how to put it on your car or other vehicle.
DVLA forms for number plate transfer and retention. See this guide for explanation of all the forms you are likely to need.
Not buying your personalised number plate from us? But still need help?
No problem. We can still help.
If you've bought a personalised number plate from elsewhere, we can still help you with your purchase. Many people feel nervous about buying a registration number through auction sites or other ways. That's where we come in.
Our team has been working with buying and selling personalised number plates for over a decade. So there isn't much we don't know! We can deal with your purchase for you. You'll get stacks of advice on the best way to go forward.
Number plate certificate - what is it?
A personalised number plate certificate is used to hold a the registration number while it's not on a car or other vehicle. It's handy when you're changing cars, if you don't have another one to move it to.