How Do I Buy a Private Number Plate?

Step one: Choose your registration number

Explore millions of private number plates for sale here at Platinum Plates. Our database of private plates is continually updated to deliver the latest choice of both private and cherished number plates currently available. Once you have found the ideal private plates for you or your loved one, you can buy online or secure your chosen private plate over the phone.

Step two: Transfer the Number to Your Vehicle

You can purchase a private number plate easily online or over the phone. Personalised number plates can be transferred directly onto your vehicle, and here at Platinum Plates, we can handle the complete DVLA registration number process on your behalf. Plus, unlike most dealers, we do not charge for this service.

Step three: Get Your Acrylic Plate

As registered DVLA number plate suppliers, you can get the acrylic plates from us at the same time as registering your new number plate, saving time and money.

Alternatively, we can supply registration numbers on genuine DVLA certificates valid for up to 12 months, giving you the flexibility to register your new registration number later.

What Types of Private Numbers Plate are there?

The most popular types of private number plate are:

Cherished number plates — a cherished number plate is a number plate without a year identifier.
Personalised number plates — a personalised number plate is a broader term to describe any plate you have had personalised and applied to your vehicle.

What Can I Put on a Private Number Plate?

Some common examples of the private number plates we have for sale are:

• Names
• Nicknames
• Football teams
• TV/Film titles

Platinum Plates — the Platinum Standard in Private Plate Registration

Platinum Plates has been supplying personalised number plates since 1998. Private plates are an ideal way to personalise your vehicle. Personalised registrations are a great way to represent your name, nickname, initials, football team, company, and so much more on your car.

If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact us by phone on 01746 783500 or email The sales lines are open from 8am-10pm, Monday–Sunday.