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What Are Private Number Plates?


Private number plates feature a distinct combination of numbers and letters. They replace the original registration plate given to the vehicle when it was registered by the DVLA.

National Numbers specialise in dealing these private registration plates and have millions of licence plate combinations for sale. In fact, we've been expertly selling personalised number plates in the uk for years.

How to buy a personalised number plate?

  • You can buy a personalised number plate with us online in seconds, with a range of 0% finance plans available.
  • For upcoming private registration plate releases such as the 71 series, you can register interest and place advanced orders.
  • We can also help you pick up a previously unreleased licence plate from a DVLA auction.

Whatever you choose, be sure to use an accredited private number plate dealer such as National Numbers. If you have any questions regarding personalised registrations, give our friendly and experienced sales staff a call on 01642 363738.

Can I sell my private number plate?

  • You can sell your private number plate with National Numbers with our free valuation service.
  • It is vital that you own the private number plate you are looking to sell.
  • The process is very simple, you enter your reg, we provide you with a free number plate valuation in seconds, and then we advertise your registration for sale with potential buyers.
  • You can also request a private registration quote by calling 0905 757 0011. But please be aware that this is a premium line, and calls are charged at £1 per minute.

How to find your perfect private number plate?

Find Your Perfect Number Plate

The National Numbers website has over 58 million registrations for sale and new personalised registrations are added and available to buy every hour. With our state-of-the-art search engine finding and buying your ideal private number plate couldn't be easier. Simply type in the letters or number that you are looking for and we will show you all the number plates for sale.

Some personalised number plates are on sale from £138 and you can sort them by price, with many of our private registrations also coming with the option of 0% finance payment plans.

And if you still can't find the perfect personalised number plate to buy online, or if you have any questions, we have friendly sales staff available 7 days a week to assist you. They will guide you through choosing the right private number plate, finance, legal considerations, paperwork and administration to make sure that buying your chosen private registration plates is a simple, painless process.

Please don't hesitate to call on 01642 363738 and they will be happy to help.

How do private number plates work?

We have a huge selection of registrations available. There are lots of formats, but the golden rule is you can make a vehicle look older with a private plate, but you can't make it look newer. So that's a no-go for putting an 18 reg plate on 15 reg vehicle.

Where to get personalised number plates made?

National Numbers supply the highest quality road and MOT legal acrylic plates with a large selection of shapes, flags, borders, 3D effect fonts and other options. As you've bought the number plate from us; you do not need to provide any further proof of entitlement/identity documents that are usually required.

If you simply want the plastic plates and aren't interested in buying a private registration, then we recommend where you can order your plates online and collect them locally.

Start Your Number Plate Search

We have been in the private number plate business for more than 40 years, and our friendly sales staff have guided thousands of clients through their first venture into buying a private license plate.

If you can't find what you're looking for online, please don't hesitate to give them a call!

You can phone us on 01642 363738 and we'll be happy to help you find your ideal cherished number plate.

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Proud members of ALL number plate dealership trade organisations.

Cherished Numbers Dealers Association
Retail Motor Industry Federation
Cherished Numbers Guild
Institute of Registration Agents & Dealers

We're also DVLA recognised - meeting the terms and conditions of the DVLA's ethical trading practices.

We're also DVLA recognised - meeting the terms and conditions of the DVLA's ethical trading practices.
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