Below are the terms and conditions for the sales of Personalised Car Registration plates:
Selling a personal
The Seller of the
registration number authorises us to advertise and sell the right to
transfer the registration number to a Buyer that we shall find, at the
price indicated and accepted in the written/emailed quotation provided. We will bear the cost of all advertising, administration and marketing of
the number plate, subject to the Seller complying to the terms and conditions
of their contracted agreement and thus at no cost to the Seller.
The Net payment
made by us to the Seller of the registration number will be that
already agreed in the quotation (unless the Seller makes a further reduction)
or any lower offer agreed with the Seller prior to the sale by letter, email or
The Agency is valid indefinitely. It may only be cancelled upon written notice given
by the Seller to us by recorded delivery prepaid post.
advertise the registration number on behalf of the Seller until a buyer is
found, so it is the responsibility of the Seller to inform us immediately either by writing, email or telephone should they cease to be the
owner of the vehicle that carries the registration number or if the vehicle is
sold, stolen or destroyed or simply wishes the registration number to be
removed from sale. The Seller must also notify us by writing, email or
telephone if the vehicle which carries the registration number no longer has
valid paperwork for a successful transfer.
The Seller must
supply all relevant paperwork and documentation when requested by return post
and must inform us immediately if there is any delay.
If the the number
plate is on a vehicle:
We require the V5C registration logbook
The vehicle must be registered with DVLA in the UK
Be available for inspection
Be able to move under its own power
Be of a type that needs an MOT or a heavy goods
vehicle (HGV) test certificate
Either have been taxed (or have
had a SORN in place) continuously for the last 5 years
Your vehicle will need to be taxed if it has had a
SORN for longer than 5 years. It might also need to be inspected
Or if the number
plate is no longer on a vehicle:
either a V750 Certificate of Entitlement or V778
The Seller agrees
to have his/her vehicle available for inspection by DVLA Swansea ( or
one of their officers) if required. (Please note the Chassis Number on
the vehicle must tally up with the Chassis Number on the V5C Registration Document).
not accept any liability for any losses incurred by the Seller through delay
from the slow arrival of documents by the Buyer or if the Buyer fails to go
ahead with the transaction.
A Buyer shall be
deemed to be found once we have received a part payment. It should be
noted that we are under no obligation to check availability prior to a
sale being agreed as the written/emailed contract from the Seller is
confirmation of availability.
If the Registration
Number is held on a V778 Retention Certificate or a V750 Certificate of
Entitlement the Seller is responsible in providing the original certificate to us in order for us to arrange transfer of the registration and the
document must be signed by the Grantee where indicated. The document must also
be current, not expired.
If the Agency is
not cancelled by the Seller and we find a buyer the Seller shall be
liable to pay us their commission, as it is not fair that we should incur expense in selling a Registration Number that is not after all
Upon completion of
the Transfer the amount payable shall be made to the Seller by us. Where there is a donor vehicle involved in the transfer it is the
responsibility of the Seller to purchase and fix new acrylic number plates
bearing the replacement registration number to their vehicle after approval
from DVLA Swansea and to notify their insurance company of the change of
The Secretary of State for Transport or their
Agents, the DVLA (as keeper of the records), may at any time revoke the right
to a registration number for whatever reason. In this event WE cannot
be held liable. WE are also not liable for any changes in Government
legislation. Current guidelines and legislation covering the transfer and sale
of Vehicle Registration Numbers remains in force at all times.
Any complaints will be dealt with within 14 days
and should be sent in writing and should be accompanied by
your name and address details along with a telephone number. Please address for the attention of Mr Martin McLaughlin.
You can read the terms and conditions for buying registration plates by clicking here.