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FAQs - General

Welcome to our most popular general questions on private number plates.

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Can I transfer my cherished number plate if I change my vehicle?

Registration plates can be transferred between vehicles provided the recipient vehicle satisfies the rules of the DVLA's Transfer and Retention Scheme. Generally, the recipient vehicle must not be older than the year associated with the personal registration mark. You cannot make a vehicle appear younger. In addition, the receiving vehicle must have current road tax and a valid MOT.

The standard DVLA transfer fee is £80. This includes an age related replacement registration mark for the donor vehicle. You must also purchase the plastic number plates for the donor vehicle if you don’t already have a set.

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