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Buying a Private Number Plate? Here’s the Do’s and the Don’ts!

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When you are planning to purchase a new number plate for your car you need to be aware of a few things. It is always advisable that you follow a few steps to ensure you don’t lose out or fall foul of the regulations. We have a list of the do-s and the don’t-s that you need to follow to get the best private number plates at the most reasonable prices.

Set a Budget before You Buy

It is important to have a budget for the number plate that you are planning to purchase. Personalised number plates are available at a wide range of prices. It is important to find the right kind of plate within a price range that you can afford. This will prevent you from purchasing a number plate, which is too expensive and beyond your reach, whilst ensuring you maximise your satisfaction from your purchase.

Have a Clear Idea of the Style You Want to Purchase

Wondering what should be type of number plate that you should go for?

There are different types of styles for car number plates. These include:

  • Prefix style car number plates
  • Suffix style car number plates
  • Current style car number plates
  • Dateless style car number plates

It is important to choose the right style of number plate for your car whilst remembering that the age of your vehicle may limit your choice.

When purchasing the number plate it needs to be registered in your name. . So, it is essential that you have all vehicle documents to hand when making your purchase.

Be Flexible

You might have set a budget for purchasing a personalised number plate. But when you enquire with a registration broker you may find that the number plate that you finally like comes at an increased cost, which slightly surpasses your budget. However, it is still affordable to you.

If you remain inflexible and focus entirely on your budget you are likely to lose the opportunity to purchase your ideal number plate as they tend to increase in price with time.

Don’t Forget the Agency Fee

When you are purchasing a private number plate, you will need to make a payment to the authorising body which in the UK is the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). The DOT fee associated with the transfer of a personalised registration to your vehicle is £80 and this needs to be borne in mind when establishing the cost of purchasing a number plate.

Use Recognised Brokers

Always buy a private number plate from a DVLA recognised broker so that you have the confidence that the process will be managed in accordance with the Cherished Numbers Transfer Rules. Reputable brokers with over 10 years market experience are a good starting point as there are a large number of inexperienced companies in the market place.

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Our staff will co-ordinate the transfer of your personalised number plate with DVLA Swansea and provide updates on transer progress for your convenience and peace of mind. Our cherished number plates can be purchased securely on-line from our website or alternatively by telephone. Premier Plates UK sell cherished numbers owned by clients, government stock and our own stock. Under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 (rules on cancellation H6) we must notify all our clients that our service begins immediately upon placement of your order and subsequently no cooling off period or refunds are given. Please refer to our terms and conditions page for detail relating to the purchase of a uk registration. Premier Plates UK is in no way affiliated to the DVLA. We are a registered reseller of DVLA number plates and use of the term 'DVLA' is only for the purposes of describing the goods and services offered by Premier Plates UK

Premier Plates are a DVLA approved reseller of DVLA number plates and we are a registered supplier of acrylic and classic number plates for cars and motorcycles. We buy personalised registrations from auctions and from members of the public. We are brokers of dvla registrations for members of the public and we provide our marketing service for owners of high value and low value private number plates. We have custom search facilities on our website which allows our customers to search quickly for their ideal number plate. If you are looking for a dateless or a modern style of registration then you will be able to find it and enquire or buy securely online. We also have a sales team available to deal with your enquiry or alternatively to take an order over the phone should you feel nervous about ordering online. Before choosing your ideal plate you need to check on the age of your vehicle and the year qualifier for the new plate in order to make sure it is a transferable number to your vehicle. In purchasing your ideal plate you will need to ensure the vehicle displays the registration in accordance with DVLA regulations and it is recommended that you buy your number plates from us as part of your order.