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PERSONALISED NUMBER PLATES

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Linda, Wakefield

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Find and buy

Search all styles at once

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!

Finding the perfect Personalised Number Plate

Personalised Number Plates, also known as Private Number Plates can be purchased and used on DVLA registered vehicles registered in mainland UK and Northern Ireland. You may wish to personalise your vehicle with your name, initials, hobbies or interests. Some people want to display the details of the vehicle model on the plate (e.g. A1 BMW) or display their occupation (e.g. BU11 DER)

 

Tom Williams contacted us for some advice on how to find personalised number plates for him.  He wanted one that would  display his name and date of birth, so we suggested W16 TOM among others. Please see his photo below!   

 

We are experts in finding our clients really personalised matches. We have put some tips and ideas to assist you here into a guide.  We hope you will find the perfect personalised number plates, whether you are looking for a registration that is personal to your name like Tom or have someone else in mind.  


 

Personalised Number Plates

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.

  • KFV 413S
    £123.00
  • KFX 546F
    £123.00
  • KFX 547F
    £123.00
  • MDG 328V
    £123.00
  • SIG 8246
    £133.00
  • SIG 8976
    £129.00
  • SIG 9374
    £129.00
  • SIG 9380
    £129.00
  • FVM 707
    £717.00
  • LVG 215
    £717.00
  • OYY 750
    £717.00
  • UWL 317
    £717.00
  • 292 HTD
    £837.00
  • 734 WYC
    £837.00
  • 737 MFK
    £837.00
  • 790 KPF
    £837.00
  • KSE 7
    £5,569.60
  • HPS 5
    £5,937.10
  • MHD 6
    £5,937.10
  • KBS 7
    £6,549.60
  • 4 XVY
    £2,430.99
  • 4 TXP
    £3,037.00
  • 7 PGT
    £4,442.10
  • 9 RGD
    £4,442.10

How to use your personalised number plates:

You may choose to put your chosen registration mark onto your vehicle or keep it on retention until you are ready to use it.  See our helpful guide here to answer any questions you may have about how to use a personalised number plate.

Important DVLA rules to consider when displaying Number Plates.

- It is illegal to misrepresent the format of a number plate.

- You cannot assign a registration mark to a vehicle that makes it appear younger. i.e. If you have a 1998 vehicle with registration mark R189 UED then you can not assign the 2005 registration mark AB05ABC onto it. Registration Suitability Checker

-  Vehicles must have current MOT (if of the necessary age) and Road Tax (or be exempt) to take part in the government transfer scheme.

- Number Plates always contain a number.

 

How does selling personalised number plates work?

If you have a Personalised Number Plate which you would like to sell, you can list it for sale through our website.  Simply click here to register your details and as soon as we have any interest in your Personalised Number Plate we will contact you.  

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