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This unique system generates all the private number plate searches possible, based on your input and then checks our huge database of over 40 million plates for matches.

The system does all the work so that you don't have to. However, if you don't see anything you like online, you can always fill in a short enquiry form for one of our expert staff to do more searching for you!

Prefix Style Search

Our biggest seller, millions to choose from at reasonable prices.

D12 SAM
P3 TER
1983 - 2001
ANY ANY Any Any Any

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L4 URA
Laura
E12 ROR
For computer developers!
G3 MMA
Gemma
M155 GEG
Miss Grace Elizabeth Gallagher
K155 AJS
Kiss, Amy Jane Smith
J46 UAR
Jaguar
X999 ROB
A kiss for Rob, who works in the emergency services
N16 GKM
Nov 16 th (Date of Birth), George K Moore
X40 JHD
Kiss, 40 th Birthday, Janet Hannah Davies
K8 KLX
Katherine (Kate) Lambert, X for a kiss

Current Style Search

The same structure as registrations being issued on new vehicles.

VW05 BUG
GA12 ETH
2001 - Present
Any Any Any Any Any Any

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OO07 RAY
For Ray, a James Bond fan
AN63 LAJ
Angela Jones
YU11 MMY
Tasty plate!
LO12 RYS
Haulage firm
AN11 MAL
For sports car fans or vets
SH12 LEY
Best plate for Shirley
SA12 AHJ
Sarah Jayne
BO55 RPJ
Boss, Rhys Paul James
JE55 GAZ
Jessica and Gary
MR52 DVS
Mrs Davies
XK03 JRC
XK Jaguar, John Robert Clark
JD04 CPD
Mr John Dawson and Mrs Claire P Dawson

Dateless Style Search

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A1
123 ABC
1903 - 1963

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A1
The ultimate registration mark
25 JR
Janet's And RonaldÔÇÖs 25 th Anniversary
999 ROB
Rob the fire-fighter
TOY 5
Ideal for Toyota or toy store owners
AJL 33
April Jeanette Lee
4 CMP
For Christopher Michael Parkinson
ALF 45
Alfred or Alfie
XMA 55
ItÔÇÖs Christmas!

Suffix Style Search

The first UK “dated” number plates, great value and ideal to cover the age of a vehicle.

JON 3S
ABC 123D
1963 - 1983
Any Any Any Any

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ANG 314D
Angela Davies
KEN 1X
Kenneth, Number 1, Kiss
JON 3S
Jones
EDW 412D
Edward
GHO 5T
Ideal for Rolls Royce Owners, or believers in the supernatural!
RAC 3R
Racer
JAC 1P
Jack or Jacqueline, Number 1, Peters
CAB 846E
Cabbage, for vegetarians!

Northern Ireland Format Numberplates

Great value & are fine for all UK vehicles, they always contain an I or a Z

GIL 123
1903 onwards

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SHZ 40
Sharon's 40 th birthday present
BAZ 101
Barry
BIG 8055
Big boss
GIL 2068
Gillian
GAZ 6468
Gareth
LNZ 12
Lyndsey
OIL 999
For a petrol-head!

Bargain Number PlatesThe Cover Plate Hotlist

Simply Amazing Value - the Perfect Way to hide the age of your vehicle - from only £130 (inclusive of government fees).
These distinctive “cover plates” can be transferred to any age of vehicle. Prices shown include vat and government transfer fees.

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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.

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Buying Private Number Plates made simple, since 1997

Plates are unique so once you are happy with your selection, use our simple and secure checkout process or buy over the telephone at no extra cost. We offer a comprehensive range of services, ensuring that the whole process is completed as smoothly as possible. Don’t forget to check which Private Number Plates you can use on your vehicle before you purchase.

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When you are ready to assign the new Private Number Plate to a vehicle, you’ll need to submit your application to the DVLA or send it to us for us to check and hand deliver. When your application is complete, simply fit the new number plates and update your insurance company.