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Cherished Number Plates Search

To find a list of private registrations that meet your requirements, just indicate the desired number of digits, letters, or numbers. This search method is particularly useful for potential investors who are seeking affordable cherished dateless plates..

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Prefix Private Registration Plates

Prefix number plates are a popular and eye-catching style of vehicle registration. They were issued between 1983 and 2001, and the prefix indicates the year of registration. The first letter on the plate signifies the year in which the vehicle was registered, followed by a unique combination of numbers and letters. Prefix plates have become highly sought after due to their distinct design and age-related significance. Additionally, they offer personalisation options for drivers looking to add a unique touch to their vehicles.

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Suffix Private Plates

Suffix style registration plates were introduced in 1963 and were in use till 1983. The registration plates comprise three letters, one to three numbers, and a final letter indicating the year of registration, starting with "A" for 1963, "B" for 1964, and so on. If you are interested in purchasing a suffix private plate, you can utilise our easy-to-use suffix plate builder that provides instant results at an unbeatable price. With our platform, you can customise your plate by selecting your preferred letters and numbers to create a unique registration that reflects your personality. Our suffix plates are high-quality and legal for use on UK roads, so you can be sure of getting a great value for your money.

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Current Style Car Registrations

The existing style of number plates is made up of seven characters. It starts with two letters, followed by a two-digit number and ends with three more letters. These registration plates can still be used to spell out words, for example: DE51 RED. This type of new number plate allows for a much larger number of combinations compared to the previous versions that were available before 2001. However, the letters "I" and "Q" are not allowed, but the letter "Z" can appear as part of the last three characters.

Buy Number Plates from New Reg

New Reg provides all the necessary resources and support for creating your own personalised number plate. We specialise in simplifying the process of acquiring and assigning private registrations, making it easy for our customers to find everything they need in one place. As a DVLA recognised reseller with over 30 years of experience, we have the expertise to help you create the perfect number plate.

Our team of experts is always available to provide expert advice and assistance in creating a private number plate for your car or as a gift for someone else. We even offer a gift-wrapping service for those purchasing plates as presents.

If you’re looking to buy number plates, we can help. Our user-friendly search tools enable you to discover millions of available plates issued by the DVLA and those in wider circulation. You can choose from all styles of plates used on UK roads, including current, prefix and suffix style number plates, as well as dateless cherished registrations. We even offer options for Irish plates if they meet your search criteria. Our search facilities allow you to filter plates by type and budget, ensuring you find the perfect reg within your price range.

At New Reg, we manage the entire process of buying a private plate number from start to finish. We’ll help you hunt down your ideal plate and transfer it to a vehicle of your choice or a retention document (in some instances). We’ll even make your plates and deliver them directly to your door. You can rely on us to make the process of acquiring your own personalized number plate as easy and stress-free as possible.

What are the requirements for purchasing a number plate?

No specific documentation or driver’s license is required to buy a personalized number plate, only car documents such as a V5C logbook are needed when attaching the registration to a vehicle, and all that is necessary to purchase a plate is the necessary funds and an idea of the desired plate.

What is the purpose of a number plate on a vehicle?

The purpose of a number plate on a vehicle is to provide a unique identification for the vehicle. It helps in identifying and registering vehicles, ensuring compliance with traffic laws, and aiding in law enforcement and surveillance activities.

How to keep a number plate when selling a car

It is possible to keep the registration number of your vehicle by applying to the DVLA online or by post and paying a fee of £80 for a V778 retention document, which can be used to attach the number plate to another vehicle at a later time.

Can I buy a number plate without a car?

Is it possible to purchase a private number plate without owning a car, making it a great gift option, and allowing for advance preparation for future car purchases?

How long does it take to change number plates?

After a new number plate has been assigned to your car, you can start using it as soon as the transfer application is approved, without waiting for the new logbook to arrive, and the process can be simplified by letting the experienced team at New Reg handle it, including assigning the new registration and sending the plates directly to your address.

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