2. Buy a private number plate
Buy from DVLA
You can buy new numbers from DVLA Personalised Registrations.
Buying at DVLA auctions
You can bid in person, by phone, in writing or online.
You’ll get a V750 certificate of entitlement once you’ve paid for the private (personalised) number. This is to prove that you have the right to use a private number plate.
Buying from a private dealer or person
You can buy a private number from a dealer or from another person.
Make sure you get a V750 or V778 document from the seller to prove you have the right to use the number. You’ll need it to assign the number to a vehicle.