Question: Can I Keep My Number Plate When I Sell My Car?

Can I retain my number plate?

If you are looking to take a number plate off a car, you can click here to go to the DVLA website where you can transfer a registration number from one car to another, or retain your number plate until you want to use it.

Note that the registration number will be removed from the vehicle straight away..

Can you buy a private plate without a car?

No, you do not need a vehicle to buy a personalised number plate as we can supply ALL numbers plates on DVLA V750 Certificate of Entitlements or DVLA V778 Retention Documents.

How do I take my private plate off when I sell my car?

Apply by post Send all of the following to DVLA : a V317 ‘transfer or retain a vehicle registration number’ form – the address is on the form. the vehicle’s log book (V5C) or green ‘new keeper’ slip with a completed V62 ‘application for a vehicle registration certificate V5C’

How much does it cost to put private plate on car?

You must be the registered keeper of the car your number is currently on, and that car should be registered with the DVLA and have been taxed for the last five years (or declared off the road). It costs £80 to place your private reg number on retention, which is paid to the DVLA.

How do I transfer my number plate to another car?

To move your registration mark to another vehicle you will need to complete a V317 form and send your application to the DVLA along with the V5C registration certificates (log books) for both vehicles.

Can I put private plate on car without v5?

DVLA V62 form You can still apply to transfer private number plates by filling in this form and sending it with the V5C/2 little green slip. Just complete and sign the form – instructions are with the form. You can also use this form if you’ve lost your V5C Registration Document.

Do DVLA buy back number plates?

In a word, no, you can’t sell your number plate back to the DVLA. The DVLA issue new registrations for vehicles and also hold/sell the stock of all cherished registrations that have never been issued to a vehicle before, but they have no interest in buying registrations.

Can I put my private plate on straight away?

However, if you need to have your new plates made up, you can go ahead once you have received your new log book (V5C) or using your V750/V778 certificate at a DVLA approved number plate supplier. You can also use the number plate authorisation certificate (eV958) as confirmation too.

Why can’t I take my private plate off online?

The usual reason is because the car is going to be sold and you don’t want lose the rights to display your personalised plate. … If your online application to take a number plate off a vehicle is successful you should receive a replacement V5C Registration Certificate (logbook) by post within five working days.

Do you have to wait for v5 to put private plate on?

You’ll no longer need to wait for the vehicle registration certificate V5C (log book) to arrive in the post. Downloading the eV948 will allow you to get your number plate made up quicker with your nearest registered number plate supplier (RNPS).

How much is a 4 digit number plate worth?

A four-digit number plate – H 1030 – will be available in the auction for a reserved bargain price of Dh3,000, as will be a couple of distinctive 5-digit number plates – I 11222 and F 77788.

Can I sell the number plate on my car?

Selling a number plate is no more difficult than selling a car, but many people are unsure of the process and what forms need to be completed etc. … Once the number plate is off the vehicle and ‘on retention’ you can transfer it to the buyer.

How long does it take to transfer a number plate from one car to another?

Once your application has been submitted, it will take around two weeks for the transfer to process, although it may take longer if the DVLA want to inspect the vehicles involved. Once completed, you will receive a new V5C registration for the vehicle that had its registration removed.

How long can you keep a car registration on retention?

10 yearsSo, currently, the retention certificate will be valid for 10 years and you can renew it completely free of charge once it has expired.