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Retention Certificates


Registrations can be "stored" on a certificate, allowing the vehicle keeper to sell on the vehicle. The articles below explain the retention regulations.

2 articles in this section:
Retain a registration with DVLA's retention scheme

How can I take a registration off a vehicle and retain it? You can click here to go to the DVLA website where you can transfer a registration number to another vehicle or retain it until you want to use it....

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Renew, update or assign a retention document

How long does a V778 (Retention Document) last? A V778 (Retention Document) must be renewed every ten years unless you received the document before 2015 where the renewal dates are more frequent so...

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