Find a Private Number Plate GuideTips & Ideas
Here you will find some great ideas for all styles of private number plates to help you find a meaningful combination of letters and numbers for that perfect registration. Our handy tips will show you how to make your number plate truly personal.
Private number plates can read like words. You can use visual tricks and phonetics to spell out your name or a word, such as swapping numbers for letters.
|6||B G C|
|11||II U H|
You can also use letters and numbers to represent whole words.
|2||Two Too To|
Once you’ve chosen what you want your private numberplate to say you might find you don’t have enough characters to fill the plate. Using characters as ‘fillers’ is a great way to find a match and to create a distinctive looking plate. You can find some tips to help you below.
You can use letters as fillers by adding them at the beginning or end of words, or even in the middle.
Here are some great ways to start a private number plate—just add your name or initials to the end for a distinctive, fun registration.
Prefix style plates
Current style plates
You don’t have to stick to expressing just one thing on a private number plate; you can combine several ideas to achieve a personalised registration. Why not try combining some of the elements below?
Couples or ‘His and Hers’
Special dates or age
You can commemorate a birthday, wedding anniversary or special age on a private numberplate.X54 JEN 84 CS
There are lots of ways that you can make a private number plate fun, naughty, or simply show that the driver has a sense of humour!
Ideas for personalised plates
Here are some ideas to help you to find the perfect unique private number plate.
Private number plates like the examples above can cost thousands, but, if you’re clever and don’t mind shortening your name (or including letters from your surname), finding an inexpensive private number plate for your name couldn’t be easier!
Jobs, hobbies, and interests
Proud plumber? Crazy about cars? Devoted to your dogs? Then why not spell it out on a private number plate? Private numberplates can be linked to your job, career, hobbies or business interests.
|DR BOB||D12 BOB|
|MR MAN||M12 MAN|
|TEA FOR TWO||T4 TWO|
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