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Use our advanced search tools and expertly written guides to help find your perfect Private Number Plates.
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Special Search / Browse Areas
We have compiled a selection of pre-owned number plates that represent amazing value! get yours before it's gone. These attractive and memorable number plates are ideal for disguising the age of your vehicle.
Search or browse through thousands of pre-owned private number plates. Our unique system allows you to tailor how you view your results including being able to see prices including or excluding fees.
Search and Order your latest issue DVLA plates now and we'll do our best to have them transferred to your new vehicle before you collect it from the dealers! (just choose our Full Transfer Option)
From your feedback, we have grouped results for the most popular searches in alphabetical order to save you time.
Sell A Registration Mark
If you no longer wish to own the rights to your cherished registration mark then you can list it for sale through our website using our free seller's service. All you will need to do is decide on your price and follow the online instructions to complete our online registration process.
Number Plate Guides
If you are new to private number plates, we understand that it can often feel daunting and confusing. Therefore we have compiled four comprehensive guides that will take you through the process step by step. You will also find information about us, our frequently asked questions and how to contact us.
Find a Private Number Plate Guide
This guide will show you how to use our industry-leading search tools to find the perfect private number plate. We will introduce you to clever tricks that will make finding the perfect private number plate easy.
- Smart Search Guide
- Search Results Explained
- A Brief History of Number Plates
- New Releases
- Tips & Ideas
- Find Guide - Frequently Asked Questions
Buy a Personalised Number Plate Guide
Once you are happy with your selection of personalised number plate, use our simple and secure checkout process online 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.
- Purchase Options Explained
- New Registration Marks-choosing your transfer option
- New Registration Marks- Choosing your extras.
- Pre-owned Registration Marks - Choosing your transfer option.
- Pre-owned Registration Marks - Choosing your extras
- Buying as a Gift
- Placing an order
- Plate Status
- Ways to Pay
- Buy Guide-Frequently Asked Questions
Use a Private Registration Guide
When you're ready to assign the new private registration to a vehicle, you'll need to either submit your application to the DVLA or to us to check and submit. Once your application has been successfully processed, simply fit the new number plates and update your insurance company.
- After you buy
- New registration marks - your transfer options
- New Registration Marks - Your Extras
- Pre-Owned registration marks - your transfer options
- Pre-owned registration marks - choosing your extras
- Bought a used car?
- Later Transfers
- DVLA Processed and Regulations
- How to Transfer
- Number plate rules and regulations
- DVLA Forms
- Historic Documents
- Use Guide - Frequently Asked Questions
Sell a Cherished Registration Guide
Our service fees are paid by the buyer and we keep them as low as possible to achieve a quicker sale for you. Decide on the price you want for your cherished number plate, complete a short form and follow the instructions online to complete the registration process. It really is that simple!
- Benefits of selling through us
- The costs involved
- Setting an asking price
- Listing your registration for sale
- The selling process
- Terms & Conditions
- Frequently asked questions
Transfer Age Rules Checker
You cannot assign a registration mark to a vehicle if the registration's 'age identifier' is more recent than the date the vehicle was first registered. Make sure you can use the registration mark on your vehicle by using this handy tool.
About Us & Our Policies
Information about who we are, what we do, our opening times, our policies, terms and conditions, and more.
- About Us
- Contact Us
- Delivery Policy
- Cookies Policy
- Our Advice to Customers
- Terms & Conditions
- Complaints Procedure
Video guides covering the main questions asked.
- How do I use a private registration?
- How do I sell a private registration?
- Do private registrations make good investments?
- Can I put a private registration on my vehicle?
- What are the UK plate styles?
- Why buy a private registration?
- Buying a registration as a gift
- Can a registration go on my car?
- A brief history of number plates and a short quiz
- Can you find the owner of a personalised registration?
Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that buying and selling private number plates can seem complicated so we've answered many frequently asked questions within the guides on this website.
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