How do I keep my personalised registration?

If you have a personalised registration (also known as a private plate or cherished plate) that you wish to keep, you must transfer or retain it before you sell your car, otherwise you'll lose it. 

Step by step guide on how to transfer or retain your private plate 

Download a copy of DVLA's leaflet about keeping personalised registrations

Download a copy of form V317 - 'Application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number' 


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