Some people don’t actually care what their registration numbers are. As long as they have their car registered, it does not really matter what letters and numbers are in the number plate. For many people, a number plate is important simply for identification especially if there are plenty of cars in a public parking lot where some vehicles look exactly like yours.
There are drivers, however, who are different and want to express their individuality through their private number plates. And this is the reason why they take effort and money to find the best personalized number plate to put on their car. A personalized number plate can have your name in it, your professional, your hobbies, or can even reflect the make or the model of your car.
If you want to buy a personalized number plate that can best depict who you are, then follow the tips given below.
There are different places where you can buy a private number plate of your choice. The best place to do it is through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency or the DVLA itself. There are many plate combinations that they see as valuable and so they keep them and sell them to vehicle owners. You can actually buy them through the DVLA website but you can also attend their regular auctions to find a good plate for your vehicle.
Look for private companies that sell personalized number plates to buyers. Here you will find cheap plates to very expensive ones. if you find a car owner selling his number plate that suits you, then you can buy it directly from the car owner.
If you have already purchased the private number plate that you want, you need to ensure that you complete the paperwork for its transfer. What you need to get is a certificate that will confirm your entitlement in using that particular number plate on your vehicle.
Be aware that there are restrictions on number plates.
There are some number plates that are banned by the DVLA and you cannot purchase these combinations. You cannot also make your car appear newer than it is. If the prefix on your number plate signifies a certain year of purchase, then your number plate cannot have a newer prefix. A personalized plate is not allowed on Q registered cars.
It doesn’t cost anything to assign a number plate to your vehicle once you have got the paperwork that proves that you are entitled to use it.
If you don’t want your number plate any more then you can sell it. You can fill in a certificate and post it in the DVLA’s website if you want to sell your number plate. Or sell it through a dealer or broker.