Consultation outcome

Transitional arrangements where vehicle registration numbers held on a certificate have expired

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The responses to this consultation have been used to create a revised transitional scheme for vehicle registration numbers held on an expired certificate.

You can view and comment on the proposed transitional scheme as part of a new consultation.

Original consultation


We are seeking views from personalised registration number dealers and respective trade associations on the management of expired personalised registration numbers.

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Consultation description

This consultation is aimed at personalised registration number dealers and trade associations. It aims to help the DVLA understand how expired certificates of entitlement for personalised vehicle registration numbers have been managed within the trade.

The consultation is also seeking views on the scope and conditions of current transitional arrangements in place, to identify whether changes could be implemented.

Members of the public are welcome to provide a response if they wish.


Consultation with personalised registration dealers

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Published 22 June 2017
Last updated 27 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. This consultation has concluded
  2. First published.