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How To Order A Private Number Plate


Buying a personalised registration with SwiftReg is a pain free process!

Below is our guide which explains the entire buying process. however should you still have question please get in touch.



1. Choose Your Registration


In order to choose your registration please use our search facility, to find your desired registration number by inputting the name/number that you are looking for. You can also use our Advanced Number Plate Search
Please pay attention to the important information shown above the pricing break down. This will advise you on the registered year of the vehicle that the registration you are considering can be placed onto


Example: "This registration can only be transferred onto a vehicle registered on or after March 2019".


Once you are happy with your chosen registration, and have read the important information then proceed to checkout by clicking the Secure Your Reg button.



2. Completing the Checkout Process


Billing Details

Please fill in all the fields required on the checkout page. For billing please enter the address your payment details are registered to.

It does not matter where the car is registered to. The vehicle could be registered to a different address or in someone else's name ie purchasing this as a gift and this will not affect the order.


Nominee Field

This field is optional however if you do have the details then please input registered keeper that this registration is to be transferred to, as it appears on the V5C document (V5C Log Book). If you are unsure, please leave this blank.
(If purchasing a brand new, leased or motability vehicle, please make sure you fill in this section to comply with the dealer/lease company requirements)



3. Transfer Service


If you are new to this and unsure on how to handle the legal transfer of the registration to the vehicle and all other relevant documentation then we highly recommend choosing our "Fast Track Transfer Service"

With this option we carry out the legal transfer and assign your new registration to your vehicle for you, even if you are not planning on putting the registration on your car straight away or got the car yet. Our service is stress & hassle free, we deal with all complications, and there is no need for you to deal with government forms and we will also handle the transfer of your current TAX and MOT to your new registration. We get the transfer completed as quickly as possible.

We will also handle the transfer of your current TAX and MOT to your new registration.

All we require is a few details from the V5C Log Book which you will be asked for after making payment and we do the rest!. You can also set a preferred transfer date if you want to delay this or gifting it.

If you do not have the V5C yet or have not yet purchased the vehicle then this can be supplied at a later date. Your order confirmation email will contain a link to supply this information when you have it.


This is our most popular option as it removes any added legal hassle and makes the process much smoother. From receipt of your details and the registration certificate being processed it normally takes us less than 24 hours to complete the registering of your vehicle at which point you can then display the plates on the vehicle and notify your insurance company.


Once this transfer is complete you can then display the plates on you car / motorbike and notify your insurance company of the change of registration.



4. Physical Plates


The physical front and back number plates to be displayed on the vehicle are sold separately. Please select "YES, I want plates" if you want to order a set of high quality plates with your registration to display on your vehicle.

  • Premium Quality Number Plates
  • 100% Road Legal & DVLA Compliant
  • Free Delivery with Tracking
  • Saves You Time by ordering now
  • No Need To Provide ID

You can further customise the look and style of the number plates to your liking by choosing a different colour border and country flag.



4. Payment


At swiftreg we offer multiple ways to pay for your private number plates including finance options.


Credit/Debit Card

6,12 and 24 monthly finance payment options


Once you have completed the required steps and submitted the order your registration will be secured straight away.


A copy of the new certificate for your registration along with the number plates if ordered during the checkout process will be posted to you.


If you have chosen our "Fast Track Transfer Service" we will complete the legal transfer and and DVLA will issue you a new log book with new registration.

Once this transfer is complete you can then display the plates on you car / motorbike and notify your insurance company of the change of registration.


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