- Can I put my private plate on straight away?
- Does a private plate affect insurance?
- Is a car still insured if you change the number plate?
- How long can you keep a number plate on retention?
- How do I put my number plate on retention?
- What happens to mot when you change number plate?
- Can I put my private plate on my car without the v5?
- Why can’t I take my private plate off online?
- What happens to number plates when a car is scrapped?
- How do I transfer a number plate from a retention certificate?
- Do I have to pay to put my number plate on retention?
- How long does it take DVLA to transfer a number plate?
Can I put my private plate on straight away?
However, if you need to have your new plates made up, you can go ahead once you have received your new log book (V5C) or using your V750/V778 certificate at a DVLA approved number plate supplier.
You can also use the number plate authorisation certificate (eV958) as confirmation too..
Does a private plate affect insurance?
No. You are required by law to display a registration mark on your vehicle. A private number plate should not be considered a vehicle modification and your insurer should not change your premium as a result.
Is a car still insured if you change the number plate?
Normally your insurance provider should not charge for change of number plate. According to most insurers, a change of number plate does not count as a modification to your car. … Always check with your insurance provider to know for sure if they provide cover for your personalised number plates as part of your package.
How long can you keep a number plate on retention?
10 yearsSo, currently, the retention certificate will be valid for 10 years and you can renew it completely free of charge once it has expired.
How do I put my number plate on retention?
Apply by post Send all of the following to DVLA : a V317 ‘transfer or retain a vehicle registration number’ form – the address is on the form. the vehicle’s log book (V5C) or green ‘new keeper’ slip with a completed V62 ‘application for a vehicle registration certificate V5C’
What happens to mot when you change number plate?
When the car has been re-registered under your new private number plate by the DVLA, you will receive replacement V5C Registration Document. You will not receive a replacement MoT Certificate, but the DVLA’s systems are updated automatically. So just take your vehicle for MoT as usual.
Can I put my private plate on my car without the v5?
DVLA V62 form You can still apply to transfer private number plates by filling in this form and sending it with the V5C/2 little green slip. Just complete and sign the form – instructions are with the form. You can also use this form if you’ve lost your V5C Registration Document. … For more details download the V62 form.
Why can’t I take my private plate off online?
The usual reason is because the car is going to be sold and you don’t want lose the rights to display your personalised plate. … If your online application to take a number plate off a vehicle is successful you should receive a replacement V5C Registration Certificate (logbook) by post within five working days.
What happens to number plates when a car is scrapped?
Once the vehicle is sold on or scrapped, the DVLA rules are very clear…. you will lose your private number plate! … You should refer to the DVLA for full rules and regulations.
How do I transfer a number plate from a retention certificate?
If you’re still not sure, contact the DVLA for help.Step 3: Send to DVLA Swansea. Address is printed on the back of the V750 Certificate. … Step 4: Wait for DVLA. … Step 5: DVLA confirm number plate assigned. … Step 6: Replacement Documents. … Step 7: Swap your number plates. … Step 8: Tell your insurance company. … Step 9: Enjoy!
Do I have to pay to put my number plate on retention?
There is then no further charge when you wish to put the number plate onto a suitable vehicle. You can pay by debit or credit card to retain a number plate online; or a cheque, bankers draft or postal order made payable to ‘DVLA Swansea’ if you are applying to retain a number plate using a V317 form.
How long does it take DVLA to transfer a number plate?
The DVLA will assign the old car with a replacement registration and send you a new registration document (V5C) within two weeks.