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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.


Private Number Plates

Private Number Plate example

The ultimate mark of ownership, a private reg can add some serious personality to your vehicle and make a statement for all to see. Employed by celebrities and stars, private number plates are a symbol of status and can even keep your car’s age a secret from prying eyes. With millions of registrations available to search & buy online, private number plates are no longer just for the fortunate few.

If you’re looking to buy a private number plate, our professional sales team at New Reg can help the process by providing a leading service. From explaining how to correctly assign a plate to a vehicle to talking you through keeping a registration on a certificate of entitlement, our experts are here to offer advice and support. To make life easy for you, we can even manage the transfer of the personal number plate on your behalf - all you need to do is pick your plate!

You’ll have plenty of plate options to choose from, with dateless cherished plates to prefix and suffix style registrations - we’ve got them all. We also stock private plates in the current style, as well as Irish number plates issued by the DVLA in Swansea. Browse our extensive selection of private number plates that include registrations that resemble names - for example, BOB 13Y and B3 CKY - or indicate words like BOSS or FAST, to really make an impression.

If you’re looking for cheap private number plates, you might consider an Irish registration. Northern Ireland number plates can be transferred to UK vehicles and are available at more affordable prices.

Take advantage of our helpful search facility that allows you to filter number plates from different eras as well as our top-ranking suggestions, designed to give you some great ideas for your new registration. You’ll also find detailed information on different kinds of private plates available as well as a list of commonly asked questions we provide answers to.

Types of private number plates

Registration Format Format explained Release Years Example
Cherished (Dateless) 1 - 3 characters (regional identifier) followed by 1 - 4 numbers. January 1903 - January 1963
A 1
Cherished (Reversed Dateless) 1 - 4 numbers followed by 1 - 3 characters (regional identifier). January 1903 - January 1963
5 E
Northern Irish (Dateless) 3 characters (always contains an I or Z) followed by 1 - 4 numbers. January 1903 - January 1963
GAZ 9999
Suffix Three characters followed by 1-3 numbers and 1 additional character (age identifier). January 1963 - July 1983
JEN 11E
Prefix One character (age identifier) followed by 1-3 numbers and 3 additional characters. August 1983 - August 2001
D45 SAM
Current Two characters (regional identifier) followed by 2 numbers (age identifier) and 3 additional characters. September 2001 - February 2051
PK17 TOM

How to buy a private number plate

You don’t need a car or driver’s licence to buy a number plate; you only need this once you want to assign it to a vehicle. Simply select the registration you want from the list of available plates and make your purchase.

How do you put a private number plate on retention?

The quickest way to put a plate on retention is via the DVLA online. You must be the registered keeper of the car to carry out the process and you’ll require information from the vehicle’s V5C logbook. You’ll need to pay a fee of £80 to remove the registration by debit or credit card. After your application is successful, the DVLA will give you a reference number and send you a V778 retention certificate by post. In some instances, you will need to make an application by post and send in your documents with a cheque or postal order.

How to register a private number plate

The easiest way to register a private number plate is to let the experts here at New Reg take care of the process for you. Once you have purchased a registration from us, our skilled administrators can handle the process of transferring it on your behalf, ensuring all the relevant documentation is completed.

How to sell a private number plate

The first step to selling a private number plate is to get it valued. You can do this here on the New Reg website. Simply enter the details into our valuation form and our experts will get back to you with a quote. Once you’ve agreed on a figure, we’ll take care of the rest. We will list your registration on our website, meaning hundreds of thousands of potential buyers have the chance to see it. For total convenience, we will also take care of the full transaction process.

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This was my second time using them and…
This was my second time using them and as with the first the service was fantastic. From purchase to completion was far quicker than I could have hoped for and I cannot recommend them enough. I’ll definitely be using them again for any future...

1 month ago

Excellent service!
The whole experience was quick and actually enjoyable! I had to use their help line a few times because I was buying the number plates as a gift for my husband. Everytime the staff was very polite and helpful even when I asked silly questions! lol...

2 months ago

Great Service, really pleased
The plate was on a couple of sites and was cheaper with NewReg. The whole process went smoothly and I was really pleased with the service. I had to phone with a query which delayed it a bit but that was down to me having a personal plate already on...

3 days ago

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I've used newreg before with no problems, this time - same again superb service, had the plates etc within a week.Brilliant service and communication.

2 months ago

The whole process from start to finish…
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