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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.

Personalised Number Plates

The identification of your vehicle heavily relies on its number plate, but it has the potential to be much more than a mere combination of letters and numbers. Personalised number plates provide the chance to express oneself and distinguish your motorcycle, car, or van from others in a noteworthy manner.

DVLA personalised number plates are produced according to set criteria that identify the area in which the vehicle was registered and its age. They also include a series of letters that are unique to each registration. The process of buying number plates involves choosing from an extensive collection of private plates available for sale, from government-issued plates from the DVLA to those already released in the UK, saving you time and energy. You can also find sequences to match your initials. The role of DVLA vehicle licensing is crucial in this process as it is responsible for car registrations and maintaining the central database that records details of all vehicles licensed to drive on UK roads, along with their keeper and registration information. It is important to note that DVLA is a registered trade mark of the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency.

Whatever you’re looking for, you can buy personalised number plates, including private registration plates, of all sorts here at New Reg. Some plates cost large sums of money, while others can be very modestly priced indeed. The fact that personalised plates can be a great investment - as well as making superb gifts - makes them even more popular. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is unmatched in the industry, making us the go-to choice for all your private registration plate needs.

Personalised number plates are custom license plates that allow individuals to choose a combination of letters and numbers that hold personal significance. These plates are purchased from the relevant government agency or authorized dealers and can be displayed on vehicles as a unique identifier.

What are personalised number plates and how do they work?

Personalised number plates are custom license plates that allow individuals to choose a unique combination of letters and numbers for their vehicle. These plates are purchased from the relevant licensing authority and can be personalized to represent names, initials, or any other desired combination.

Types of Personalised Number Plates

Current Style Number Plates

"The format of the current, or “new style”, plates was designed by the DVLA to make each vehicle’s history more clear. They begin with two letters that denote the region of origin, followed by two numbers to state the age. After the space there are three random letters, which exist so that each car has its own unique identifier.

Prefix Private Plates

Prefix number plates are highly popular among those investing in personalised registrations. The sequence starts with one letter relating to the vehicle’s age. There are then up to three numbers followed by a space, then three letters, which once again ensures a unique combination.

Suffix Private Plates

Suffix number plates preceded prefix plates, and the letter denoting the year is placed at the end rather than the start of the sequence. They were introduced in 1963 in an effort to increase the number of combinations on offer. Due to limited availability, these tend to be among the most expensive type of personalised plate.

Dateless Number plates also known as cherished registration, Personalised Number Plates

Dateless registrations go back further still and are among the most desirable type of personalised plate. They can display numbers or letters first; the latter is sometimes referred to as a “reversed dateless” number plate. In addition, dateless number plates, also known as cherished registrations, were active on vehicles from 1903 - 1962 and featured letters to distinguish from which region it was released, followed by a unique number for vehicle identification purposes.

DVLNI Number Plates

DVLNI plates are Northern Irish number plates. They are prized because they can be used to disguise the true age of a vehicle. Usually there are three letters, which represent the area, followed by a sequence of up to four numbers.

Buying a personalised number plate

Buying your personalised number plate is easy at New Reg. Simply use the search function to find the combination of letters and/or numbers you require - such as your initials, job or favourite sports team. You’ll then be given a list of registrations that match your requirements, along with prices.

How much is a personalised number plate worth and its valuation?

Simply put, a personalised number plate is worth what someone is willing to pay for it. The more desirable and therefore more sought after plates tend to be those featuring common words or names that many people are looking for. The more demand there is for a plate, the higher the price tag is likely to be. Transfers done by post usually take 10-15 working days where payment clears successfully and all documentation is provided and completed correctly. In some cases we are able to conduct the transfer online. Where this is possible the process is much faster and the transfer can be achieved almost immediately on receipt of cleared funds and correct documents.

Selling a personalised number plate

New Reg can provide you with a free, no obligation valuation of your private registration number. Just enter your registration mark and provide your contact details, and we’ll send you a quote. We deal with all styles of registration - from dateless, suffix and prefix plates to the current or new style sequences presently produced by the DVLA. If your registration number is currently on a vehicle and the person buying your number plate is having it transferred onto a certificate then you will be paid when we receive the new certificate from the DVLA correctly showing the purchaser as New Reg and the buyer as the nominee. We are able to pay you via bank transfer (BACS) or cheque, whichever you prefer.

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