Transferring a Private Number Plate to a Vehicle

Transferring Number Plates

Transfer from V778 or V750 certificate:

•Ensure grantee name or nominee name is a match with the registered keepers name on the vehicle V5C

•Ensure the recipient vehicle is currently taxed and that the vehicle has a current MOT (where applicable)

•Complete V317 transfer form and sign as the registered keeper for the recipient vehicle

•Send the signed V778 or V750 certificate with the completed V317 transfer form to DVLA Swansea

•On completion of the assignment process you will receive a replacement V5C for your vehicle

•Ensure you notify your Insurance Company of the change in registration for your vehicle

Transfer from Vehicle to Vehicle:

•Ensure you have both vehicle V5C registration certificates

•Ensure the recipient vehicle is taxed and that it has a current valid MOT certificate (where applicable)

•Complete the V317 form and ensure both the donor and recipient vehicle registered keepers sign the V317 form

•Send the completed V317 form with the vehicle V5C documents to DVLA Swansea with a cheque for £80.00 made payable to DVLA Swansea

•On completion of the assignment process you will receive replacement V5C’s for the vehicles

•Ensure you notify Insurance Companies of the change in registrations for the respective vehicles