Quick Answer: Can I Keep My Number Plate When I Sell My Car?

Can you sell your number plate back to DVLA?

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..

Is my number plate worth any money?

As a rule, if a number plate has an easily recognisable name on it, it’s worth a lot. … If it’s really difficult to make the name, and there aren’t too many letter / number combinations that make it, then the price goes up. The value of the number plate depends on what style of number plate it is too.

What happens to my private plate when I sell my car?

Once the private number plate is transferred, your car will automatically be reassigned its original registration number. However, you will need to put the original plates back on the car before you drive it on the public road again, and it’s best to reattach the plates too if you’re going to sell the car on.

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.

How much is the number plate 1 worth?

1 – £7.25million: The highest price paid for a plate – in the United Arab Emirates. It was purchased by Abu Dhabi businessman Saeed Abdul Ghaffar Khouri in 2008. 25 O – £518,000: Record price commanded by the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency was paid by Ferrari dealer John Collins in 2014.

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.

How do I transfer my private plate to a new car?

If you want to transfer a number plate between cars, you’ll need to fill in a V317 form. Using this form, there are two methods: the first is to move a number plate from your old car to your new one, while the second is to keep hold of the registration using something called a retention document.

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 you get a message saying ‘this registration number cannot be retained online’ call the telephone number displayed on screen and speak to a member of the the DVLA online support team.

What happens to a private number plate when someone dies?

If someone has died and left you a personalised number in their will, or you’re in charge of the will (an ‘executor’), you can: keep the private number. transfer it to another vehicle. … give up the right to use the number (you can apply for a refund)

When selling a car How do you keep the private plate?

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’

Where can I sell my private plate?

Sell My Number Plate! Platehunter is the best place to sell a number plate and have it visible to thousands of people every day. We offer a FREE number plate valuation service that will give you an idea of your registrations value.

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 long does it take DVLA to transfer a number plate?

The DVLA will assign the old car with a replacement registration and send you a new registration document (V5C) within two weeks.

Are private plates worth it?

Depending on the type of registration you get, a personalised number plate could also give your car a face lift. That is, they can make your car look younger. This is only true of the dateless registrations (made before 1963), which are highly desirable for exactly that reason.