Terms & Conditions of Sale

You are about to enter into a legally binding contract with the Secretary of State for Transport. Please make sure you understand the important information below.

  • The £80 assignment fee and VAT are included in the total price.
  • You have 12 months to assign the registration number to your chosen vehicle, but the entitlement period can be extended shortly before expiry upon application and payment of a fee.
  • If the vehicle to which this registration is to be assigned is not registered in your name as Purchaser, you should also complete the Nominee section. Once you have completed your purchase the Nominee details may only be changed upon application and payment of a fee.
  • The registration number can only be assigned to a vehicle which is registered, or about to be registered in mainland Britain (excluding Northern Ireland) and which is an appropriate age to receive the registration number. At the time of assignment the vehicle must be licensed, of a testable type and have a test certificate in force, if applicable. Once you have assigned your number it may be transferred to another vehicle subject to the DVLA's transfer rules.
  • It is an offence to mis-represent the registration number in any way.
  • If you are a private Purchaser you have the right to cancel your contract within 10 days from your purchase by applying in writing. There is no guarantee that a late cancellation application will be granted. If you are a business Purchaser, you have no automatic right of cancellation.

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Plate Styles

'Current' style plates are the registrations currently used for new registrations and are made up of the form; 2 letters, 2 numbers and then 3 letters.


'Prefix' style plates are the registrations that were used prior to 2001 and consist of; 1 letter, 1-3 numbers and then 3 letters.

A123 ABC

Auction plates are those that have been set aside to be auctioned at a live or timed auction.

Dateless plates can be assigned to any appropriate vehicle registered within mainland Great Britain and Northern Ireland and can be purchased for a fixed price.


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