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Search by Digits

Simply enter how many digits, letters or numbers, that you would like on your private registration to see a list that meets your needs.

This method of searching is great for potential Investors looking for a cherished dateless plate at low-cost.

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Prefix Number Plates

Prefix number plates are one of the most recognisable and impacting styles of vehicle registrations. Introduced in '83, prefix number plates start with a letter representing the year of the registration.

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Suffix Registration Plates

Suffix style registration plates, introduced in 1963, contain 3 letters, 2/3 numbers and a last letter to indicate the year the vehicle was registered, starting from "A" being 1963, "B" being 1964, and so on.

If you'd like a suffix registration, simply use our suffix plate builder for instant results that come with an unbeatable price tag.

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Current Style Registrations

Current/New Style Registrations are the most recent types of Number Plates. They were first introduced in 2001.

Search Private and Personalised Number Plates

Whether it’s for your own use or a present for a friend or relative, here at New Reg you can search from millions of number plates to find your ideal registration. With our cutting-edge search technology you’ll be able to narrow down your options in seconds, allowing you to get the plate you want in no time.

The perfect choice for your number plate search, here you’ll find every kind of UK registration available for purchase, from the unissued government stock plates to older plates already in circulation.

With our car reg search engine, you can find the plate you want from the current seven-character combinations issued to cars today, as well as older prefix and suffix style registrations. We also enable you to take your pick from much older cherished plates that don’t include an age identifier, ideal when you’re looking for a level of privacy regarding how old your car is. Our effective registration plate search facilities conveniently allow you to filter down results and view an easy to check through list of potential plates.

These search results will also include Northern Irish registrations for you to browse when they’re a suitable fit for what you’re after. Irish number plates can be a great choice for a personalised registration. Not only an affordable option, they can also be transferred to UK vehicles and they always contain the letters I or Z, useful for creating names and nicknames like JIL or GAZ.

If you’re not sure what these different kinds of UK number plates look like, don’t worry. You’ll find examples of all of these styles right here to give you an idea of which one might suit you best.

With so many options for a private number plate, the level of choice can be overwhelming at times when you’re trying to decide. Our professional team are always available to help point you in the right direction, but you can also browse some of our ready prepared selections. You can discover the most looked at number plates on our site in the Hot Number Plate Searches category or check out our helpful ideas for number plate gifts.

As well as being a great way to give a vehicle some added personality, number plates can make superb investments. By speculating what a registration might be worth in the future, buyers can purchase plates for low prices and sell them for a profit later. If you have an eye for an investment, we have a list of plates worth checking out - and if cost is a concern, you’ll also be able to search our most affordable plates here at New Reg.

To save you time and energy, you can also make use of our handy search tool that can identify what region a plate comes from and what year it was issued. This last point is particularly important as the number plate you assign to a vehicle must display an age no younger than the car itself or you’ll be breaking the law.

A single stop for all the advice and assistance you need when you’re buying a number plate, you can count on our experts here at New Reg. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect plate for yourself or someone else, we’ll steer you in the right direction and handle the tricky tasks for you. We can even get your private plates made up and sent straight to your home.

Number plate location and age checker

Do you want to know when a particular registration mark was released? Simply enter it into the box below and we will tell you when, where or if it was first registered.

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1 month ago

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Excellent experience from start to finish. I was a little apprehensive at first but the process was so easy and so quick. I paid the extra for NewReg to do all the paperwork etc and I’m glad I did. It took about a week from start to finish. The new...

6 days ago

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Very professional and kept me informed all the way whilst I was selling my cherished Number Plate !I would highly recommend them !

2 months ago

Great service but a little bit more…
Great service but a little bit more expensive than DVLA but pleased overall bought reg for my sons mother's day present son and mam pleased with plate thanks again peter

1 month ago

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3 weeks ago

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Excellent service, speed and communication. So easy

1 month ago

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