DVLA Registrations and Private Number Plates
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Information on DVLA personalised registrations and Number Plates
All number plates and registration marks mentioned in this site are either issued and controlled by the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency -formerly known as the DVLC , in Swansea) or the DVA NI (Driver and Vehicle Agency Northern Ireland in Coleraine). They are only for display on vehicles registered in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.
The DVLA markets and sells previously un-issued personalised registration marks for UK registered vehicles, but does not offer any re-sales facility to owners of private number plates. The term personalised is specifically chosen to explain that whilst these brand new registration numbers originate from the general run of the mill bi-annual issuing sequences, they have been especially selected and withdrawn from general issue, instead being chosen as desirable plates which have certain personal characteristics making them potentially more valuable and cherished.
Twice each year, usually in early December and early June, the DVLA releases these personalized numberplates onto the general market for sale under their Sale of Marks scheme with prices carefully chosen to illustrate the desirability of the personal number plates in question. The DVLA has a pretty good idea of the level of desirability of private registrations as they have been in the business of selling these personal plates since 1989.
DVLA Personalised Registrations also auctions some of what they consider to be their more valuable registration numbers holding about six auctions a year, each selling about 1,500 registration numbers. Full details of each auction are advertised in the press or online.
You can purchase or sell any DVLA personalised registration mark through VRM Swansea Plates4 less
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These distinctive “cover plates” can be transferred to any age of vehicle. Prices shown include vat and government transfer fees.
- FDV 542T£135.80
- FDV 547T£135.80
- NUX 205W£135.80
- TDV 153W£135.80
- SIG 4508£140.00
- SIG 4531£140.00
- SIG 4532£140.00
- SIG 4536£140.00
- SBU 823£724.88
- KPY 179£846.63
- GSY 294£968.38
- FVM 707£968.38
- 923 AYF£724.88
- 292 HTD£724.88
- 734 WYC£724.88
- 831 EBY£724.88
- OUH 2£2,981.50
- KSE 7£5,590.68
- HPS 5£5,959.68
- MHD 6£5,959.68
- 4 XVY£2,453.49
- 4 TXP£2,958.50
- 7 PGT£4,458.68
- 9 RGD£4,458.68
Plates4less, the sister firm to VRM Swansea, has in excess of 27 million unique DVLA and DVA NI registration marks to offer you, the majority of which are very reasonably priced. Every day private registration mark sellers place their registrations for sale with us because they recognise the fact that we are the authority and experts on such matters.
Although we are based in Swansea our reach is far and wide. We supply personalised numberplates nationally to all areas of the country and even to clients in Northern Ireland. Did you know that any UK vehicle registered at the DVLA in Swansea can display a vehicle registration mark issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland too?
As well as the many different types of number plates we have for sale we also have many useful resources for the enthusiast or present cherished plate owners. We have a numberplate selling department you can reach by completing our online forms our ideas and suggestions pages which can be found here and we have a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions Section which you can look through by clicking here.
If you’re short of ideas then why not take a look at our ideas and suggestions pages which can be found here
Our aim is to make finding and owning a cherished number plate a simple and highly enjoyable experience so that our buyers and sellers are happy. Just use our search areas on the top left of this page to find your ideal DVLA or DVLNI Registrations.
Northern Ireland format registrations are commonly known as ‘Irish’ registrations prior to the separation of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Any reference to ‘Irish’ registrations on this page relate to registration marks now known as ‘Northern Ireland format’ registrations.