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Buying a personalised number plate

There are three ways that you can get a personalised number plate.


Buy one from a private number plate dealer such as or from a private seller

When buying from a number plate dealer or from a private seller make sure that you receive the V778 certificate of retention or V750 certificate of entitlement from the seller.


Buy one from a number plate auction

DVLA number plate auctions.


Buy one online

New registration numbers can be bought from the DVLA.