Form

Transfer or retain a vehicle registration number

Application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number form V317.

Documents

Application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format.

If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email comms.web@dvla.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Cais i drosglwyddo neu gadw rhif cofrestru cerbyd (V317W)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format.

If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email comms.web@dvla.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Detail

Form and guidance on how to fill in form V317, application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number.

Online services

You can now transfer or retain a registration number online.

Use form V317 to transfer a vehicle registration number from one vehicle to another - the form includes guidance notes and information on where to send it.

You can transfer a vehicle registration:

  • from your vehicle to another one in your name
  • to a vehicle you’re buying
  • to someone else’s vehicle

If the number is being transferred to someone else’s vehicle, then both registered keepers need to complete the application.

Along with the form you’ll need to include:

  • the registration certificate or new keeper supplement with a completed form V62 (application for a vehicle registration certificate V5C)
  • the £80 transfer fee

If either vehicle needs taxing, include:

  • a completed form V10 (application for vehicle tax)
  • correct vehicle tax payment
  • an MOT certificate