Buy & Sell Private Number Plates

Discover over 50-million great-value private number plates with Absolute Reg, one of the UK's leading providers of personalised number plates. Whether you're looking to display your name, location or model, we can help you find and buy the perfect number plate for your vehicle.

Buy private number plates

With a database of over 50 million car registration plates and a state-of-the-art search facility, we have a range of number plates to suit everyone. Use our simple online registration and receive your DVLA number plate in no time.

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Sell your number plate

Do you have a private number plate you are looking to sell? See what your registration number is worth by completing our free, no obligation valuation service.

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0% deposit number plate finance options

Spread the cost of your new number plate purchase with low monthly payment options, over 12 to 36 months with a zero-deposit option.

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Why choose our private number plates?

Founded in 2010, our mission has always been to source and distribute the largest, most affordable supply of private number plates across the UK. Absolute Reg makes the process of buying, registering and selling personalised number plates as straightforward as possible. Discover our wide range of number plate options today.

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Fast delivery on all number plates

Absolute Reg were awarded the highest on-time delivery 2020 by Buy your car number plate through us today for fast and reliable delivery. Read our reviews to learn more.

Competitive prices on all private registration plates

With private number plates starting from as low as £89, what are you waiting for? We will not be beaten on price, our price match promise ensures you won’t find your number plate cheaper anywhere else.

Just screw in place

We even stock acrylic number plates, so all you have to do is screw them in place, and away you go! It really is that easy to find, buy and install your new personalised number plate.

Exemplary after-sales support

Whether it's 2 weeks after the date of your purchase or 2 years, our friendly after sales team will be more than happy to help. We provide you with the easiest way to register your number plate with the DVLA.

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Affordable private car number plates and registrations

Our team of experts are on hand to help you find the best private number plates for you. Our website is accessible 24/7 so you can browse our selection of private number plates at your convenience. And when you’re ready, we're available to provide guidance and support in transferring your chosen registration number onto your vehicle.

Finance options available

As well as a large selection of number plates to choose from, we also have a variety of payment options available, including finance and Paypal. Choose to pay your new registration on the spot, or over the course of several months to spread out the cost of the purchase.

Secure payment

All of our payments are compliant with the payment card industry standards. We use secure payments so you can check out using your debit or credit card with peace of mind.

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Private number plate FAQs

How do I buy a private number plate?

Buying a private number plate couldn’t be simpler. Use our search features to check the availability of the number plate you want. If it's available, you can can purchase it through our website in full or through flexible finance options.

Can I create my own number plate?

You can’t create a new registration plate, but you can use our database to find a valid licence plate that suits your taste. Search by your name, initials, favourite football team, or anything else you like to check the number plate’s availability.

How long does buying a number plate take?

You could receive your private number plate in as little as 7 working days.
Once the documents are received by the customer, these can be used to easily transfer the registration themselves with the DVLA. Full instructions on the reg transfer process will be included with the registration documents issued by Absolute Reg.

Can I buy a number plate as a gift?

Yes, number plates are becoming increasingly more popular as gifts. Whether for someone’s birthday or engagement, a number plate can be the perfect personalised gift to give to a friend or family member.
At the checkout, simply enter the 'Nominee Name' of the person you would like to gift. We would then dispatch the order to the billing address, so you can keep the gift a surprise.

Can I sell my number plate?

Yes, in most cases you will be able to sell your private number plate to someone else. If you currently have a number plate registration you would like to sell or transfer, you will probably be eligible to do so under the 'Cherished Registration Mark Transfer Scheme'.

Can I put my private number plate on any car?

Not quite, there are certain restrictions to adding DVLA number plates to your car. For example, you cannot make the car look newer than it is. So you cannot add an 08 age identifier to a car that was registered in 2006.

Can I put my private number plate on straight away?

Before putting your new private number plate on your vehicle, you first need to get it approved. When you purchase a new number plate regardless of style, you need to send off an application to get it approved. Once it has been approved you can go ahead and fit your DVLA registration to your vehicle.

Do you have to pay to put private number plates on a car?

No, you do not need to pay to put your private number plate on your car. You just need to apply by post or online, both of which are free. You will also need the vehicle’s log book (V5C).