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Find and Buy Private Number Plates and DVLA Personalised Registrations.

1. Find a Private Registration Mark using our Number Plate Search Engine.

1 - Find your New Reg using our search engine.

2. Customise your Number Plate & select Transfer and Delivery options.

2 - Customise your Number Plate

3. Pay securely by card or PayPal, or on buy-now-pay-later Finance.

3 - Pay now, or later using our finance.

Cheap Personalised Number Plates

Search over 51 million personalised number plates on New Reg. Our number plate search engine is the best in the business. Simply enter your initials; name; surname; car; hobby or anything - and we'll convert it into ready-to-buy number plate results. Private number plates on New Reg are available to purchase on finance, and we also operate a best-price guarantee.

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Get your new 18 Number Plate today!

Cars registered as new from March 2018 can show 18 Number Plates!
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UFO Number Plates

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"UFO" Number Plates are simply out of this world. Get a "UFO" number plate. Make Will Smith proud.

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Treat dad from with a personalised number plate that will last a lifetime.

Why buy your private number plates from New Reg online?

When you buy an unissued Car Registration from New Reg online, we have a price guarantee that ensures that if you find your chosen Personalised Car Registration cheaper elsewhere, we will beat it.

As part of our service New Reg can also manufacture and supply the physical number plates at highly competitive prices - saving you the time and trouble of getting them from a third party supplier, Plus - If you require, skilled New Reg administrators can handle the entire car registration transfer process on your behalf, guaranteeing a seamless transition to your new private registration.

How many types of vehicle registration are there?

Registration numbers, personalised plates, DVLA number plates and private number plates are a few terms used for our products... But do you know the difference?

  • Current Style Number Plates

    Current style number plates and car registrations consist of two letters, a two-figure age identifier and finally three letters. Good examples of quality current-style personalise registrations are DE51 RES, PR05 PER and HU55 LED plus many more of course! The current registration mark format was first introduced by the DVLA in 2001.

  • Prefix Number Plates

    Prefix personalised number plates and car registrations contain the year identifier at the beginning of the personalised registration. A quality selection of cherished prefix registrations includes R4 NDY, S73 VEN and R4 CHS - great registrations, we think you'll agree! Prefix registrations were first introduced by the DVLA in 1983.

  • Suffix Number Plates

    Suffix DVLA Number plates contain the year identifier at the end of the vehicle registration. These number plates were issued by the DVLA to vehicles manufactured between 1963 and 1982. Good examples of these types of vehicle registrations are EXC 173D, BLO 550M and JEN 11E.

  • Dateless Cherished Plates

    Dateless car registrations or Cherished Number Plates do not contain a year identifier and can consist of a number combination followed by a letter combination and vice versa. Some of these registrations such as JON 321 and Y 1 are seen as the creme de la creme within the number plate industry.

  • Northern Ireland Number Plates

    Irish Number plates contain no year identifier and always incorporate an I, Z and up to 4 numbers. Irish number plates were first issued in 1903 under the original british system of identifiers. Great examples of Irish number plates are BJZ 66 and IT 1.

More detailed information can be found on our DVLA vehicle registration types page.

We've got the answers to your number plate questions

Need some assistance with your private plate? Or need help with the transfer of your personalised registration? Below are some of the most common areas people need help with when buying a number plate.

General Questions about Car Registrations
We give you a summary of general questions and answers about personalised vehicle registrations.

Purchasing Private Number Plates
We answer all of the questions

you're likely to ask when buying a personalised registration or private number plate.

Selling Personalised Number Plates
A comprehensive set of answers to common questions asked when New Reg sell a private registration mark on your behalf.

New Format DVLA Registrations
A summary of questions and answers relating to the new DVLA vehicle registration format.

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1 month ago

Absolutely fantastic service

Absolutely fantastic service. Very quick and smooth transfer.

3 weeks ago

Purchased number plate & opted for New…

Purchased number plate & opted for New Reg to complete & transfer all documents etc for me, cannot believe how quickly everything was authorised & sent back to me, had lovely New Plates on my car within a week or actually purchasing, will definitely...

1 day ago

I was amazed at how quick the entire…

I was amazed at how quick the entire process was. They handled everything, even all the paperwork I didn't want to do. Also i'm very happy with the quality of my plates.Would definitely recommend this company to anyone looking a new license plate.

4 days ago

Excellent service from start to…

Excellent service from start to finish,very quick transaction from payment to receiving confirmation and the platesWould highly recommend to anyone Thank you

4 days ago

great service

great service, I payed extra for them to complete from start to finish of the new reg. Task completed fully and quickly. great service.

3 weeks ago

Updated review

Great company will deal with them again Highly recommended Made a mistake on my previous review sorry. OAP trying to move into 21st century

1 week ago

The "New Reg Ltd" website has a great selection

The "New Reg Ltd" website was easy to use and they had a great selection of available number plates for sale. I found, when I was looking the many companies have the same number plates listed on their sites. However, New Reg's prices were more...

2 days ago

Fast reliable service

Fast reliable service, everything went through smoothly and much faster than i expected

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