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We love to help people find and buy or sell private number plates the easy way

Use our advanced search tools and expertly written guides to help find your perfect Private Number Plates. 

Remember, If you’d like us to do the searching for you or answer any question more fully, then give us a call on 01792 477 316.

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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.

We’ll help you every step of the way

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.

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Try your name, initials, vehicle, anything.

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

Click 2 or more ANY tabs to choose your letters and numbers, click SEARCH. The more tabs you fill in the more focussed your search will be.

L4 URA
LAURA
E12 ROR
Computer Developers
G3 MMA
Gemma
M155 GEG
Miss Grace Elizabeth Gallagher
K155 AJS
Kiss, Amy Jane Smith
J46 UAR
Jaguar
X999 ROB
Kiss, For Rob who works in emergency services
N16 GKM
Nov 16th (Date of Birth), George K Moore
X40 JHD
Kiss, 40th 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

Click 3 or more ANY tabs to choose your letters and numbers, click SEARCH. The more tabs you fill in the more focussed your search will be.

OO07 RAY
For Raymond, A James Bond fan
AN63 LAJ
Angela Jones
YU11 MMY
Tasty Plate!
LO12 RYS
Haulage Firm
AN11 MAL
Sports Car Fans/ 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

Browse or search through these desirable plates. Complete with guidance.

A1
123 ABC
1903 - 1963

Type into the box above and click SEARCH.

A1
The Ultimate Registration Mark
25 JR
Janet And Ronald’s 25th 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
XMA 55
It’s 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

Click 2 or more ANY tabs to choose your letters and numbers, click SEARCH. The more tabs you fill in the more focussed your search will be.

ANG 314D
Angela Davies
KEN 1X
Kenneth, Number 1, Kiss
JON 3S
Jones
EDW 412D
Edward
GHO 5T
Ideal For Rolls Royce Owners and Supernatural Believers!
RAC 3R
Racer
JAC 1P
Jack or Jacqueline, Number 1, Peters
CAB 846E
Cabbage, For Vegetarians!

Northern Ireland style

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

GIL 123
1903 onwards

Type into the box above and click SEARCH.

SHZ 40
Sharon’s 40th Birthday Present
BAZ 101
Barry
BIG 8055
Big Boss
GIL 2068
Gillian
GAZ 6468
Gareth
LNZ 12
Lyndsey
OIL 999
Petrol-head
MIG 6857
Cover Plate, Ideal for hiding vehicle age!

Why choose Plates4Less?

Industry leading search technology

Our unique system generates all of the number plates searches possible based on your input and then checks our huge database of over 28 million records for matches. The system does all the work so that you don’t have to. We’ve even prepared optimised searches for popular names and words so you can find the best matches quickly. If you still haven't found a plate you like, our expert team can find you a match!

DVLA Liason

We can save you the hassle of any complicated paperwork and phone calls to the DVLA. We can even work directly with your car dealership enabling you to relax and get on with the more important things in life. Up to one third of transfer applications posted directly to the DVLA are delayed due to basic errors—we'll ensure your transfer documentation is correctly completed and submitted first time. Being located in Swansea, we'll personally visit DVLA headquarters for you, completing your transfer swiftly and safely.

Value for money

We are based in Swansea, the centre of United Kingdom number plates registration transfers and pass on the savings we make from being here directly to you. Our low number plate prices represent the best value for money available and reflect the level of work you wish us to undertake for you. We believe it's very important that selling prices offer good value for money, so we keep our service charges as low as possible. We dispense free expert and impartial advice to all comers, with no obligations to buy or sell through us.

Peace of mind

“Your communication has been really good and everything was fully and clearly explained to me regarding the whole process. The transfer has been completed in a fairly speedy manner and within the timescales you indicated. All in all I am very pleased with your service which has made it a hassle free experience for me. Many thanks and should the occasion arise I would be very happy to use your services again and I would be more than happy to recommend you to other people.” John

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Bargain Number PlatesThe Cover Plate Hotlist

Simply Amazing Value - the Perfect Way to hide the age of your vehicle - from only £58 (£138 inc. £80 govt transfer fee)
These distinctive “cover plates” can be transferred to any age of vehicle. Prices shown include vat and government transfer fees.

  • EGZ 8189
    £133.00
  • EGZ 8218
    £133.00
  • EGZ 8220
    £133.00
  • OIG 5758
    £140.00
  • ULW 978
    £651.00
  • WJI 318
    £470.00
  • 790 GXC
    £680.00
  • KCE 445
    £697.00
  • KCE 445
    £697.00
  • 8 GOW
    £7,237.00
  • 2 TPO
    £8,557.00
  • JNP 6
    £10,357.00
  • KCE 445
    £697.00
  • ON 4530
    £1,047.00
  • 839 DOC
    £1,957.00
  • 550 MPC
    £2,557.00
  • 6553 NW
    £2,557.00
  • 2777 MP
    £3,557.00
  • TS 9762
    £3,557.00

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