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Personal Number Plates

Personal number plates are no longer the preserve of the rich and famous and here at we aim to help you find yours at the lowest possible price.

There are literally millions of personal cherished plates and private registrations to choose from and many laws and procedures to comply with. To help you we have devoted our personal number plates web site to making your search as easy as possible and to keeping you informed.

Just use the "Find Number Plates" link at the top of this page and use some of the different search methods. We hope you’ll take the time to use them and have fun finding some amazing personal plates. There are even more to be found by clicking this link and...
if you still can’t find the car registrations you’re searching for, we invite you to make your dream plate and e-mail or telephone us for help, by using our Enquiry Assistance area.

If you’re a little short of ideas for your personal number plate, don’t worry just visit our ideas and suggestions pages which have been developed from many years of customer feedback.This is because of the very many ways the DVLA has issued combinations of letters and numbers over the years. There is literally a personal number plate for just about everyone! You'll see there are hundreds, if not thousands of ways you can design truly personal number plates and make your vehicle look extra special.

Most of our clients know very little about buying and owning personal number plates so we have developed a highly informative Frequently Asked Questions area.

Even though our highly trained customer advisors and transfer administrators will take all the worries out of the purchase and transfer process for you, we still feel you may like to know the facts, and it’s definitely worth taking the time to find out about the law and how this can affect you

Personal number plates are not only eye-catching they also make great gifts and can even prove to be sound investments. If you need any advice on which plate to choose then please feel fee to call our Swansea offices on our local rate telephone number 01792 477316.One of our friendly and experienced customer advisors will be happy to help you.

We hope you enjoy you visit to our web site and enjoy the process of searching for your personal number plates.

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Important Private Number plates and DVLA Information
DVLA is the government agency responsible for all regulatory matters related to the issue and display of private number plates and car registrations in the UK. The DVLA acronym means Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and its head quarters are here in Swansea from where it controls all UK private registration plates. It was formerly called the DVLC standing for Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre but this title was changed in 1990 and so is now obsolete. In Northern Ireland the government agency responsible for controlling and issuing Irish number plates is DVA this acronym meaning the Driver Vehicle Agency.
DVLA is a registered trade mark of the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency. We contract the agency on a daily basis but VRM Swansea  Plates4less is in no way affiliated to the DVLA or DVLA Personalised Registrations.
All personalised number plates and personal registration marks mentioned in this site are either British i.e. issued and controlled by the DVLA Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency  here in Swansea or Northern Irish i.e. issued by the DVA NI (Driver and Vehicle Agency Northern Ireland) in Coleraine. They are only for display on vehicles registered in the UK and Northern Ireland.

Personal Number plates : Follow the law
As responsible personalised number plates agents we feel it is important that our visitors and customers understand the law regarding the supply and display of cherished number plates as they are valuable assets and should be protected. It was once possible to buy cheap number plates from any private car numberplates maker without any evidence of your entitlement to the car registration numbers. These days you need to provide the private registration plates manufacturer with a V948 number plate authorisation certificate which is issued by the DVLA only after your keeper’s entitlement has been checked. Your numberplates are an important identifying feature of your vehicle and can be cloned to provide a false identity to any vehicle for those engaged in vehicle related crime. There are now many stories that tell of speeding fines collected in areas of the UK where car owners have never visited, due to the display of duplicate number plates  by criminals.

The law on the display of vehicle registration numbers is now very strict and personal number plates owners may not use decorative or fancy fonts. Letters and numbers must be of the correct size, style and spacing with private registration plates also conforming to strict British Standards in their materials and manufacture. To break the law on the manufacture and display means you risk having your entitlement to your cherished registration plates permanently withdrawn and face a substantial fine of up to £1000. Incorrectly displayed private plates or personalised reg marks will be enough to make your vehicle fail its MOT test.

 VRM Swansea Plates4less is a DVLA registered number plate supplier (supplier no: 3166) and a recognised reseller of DVLA Personalised registrations. In recognition of this fact we only supply fully road legal number plates. DVLA, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, DVA NI Driver and Vehicle Agency Northern Ireland, are registered trademarks

See also: Private Car Registrations | Registration Numbers | Registration Plates | Irish Number Plates DVA NI | Private Number Plates