DVLA Number Plate Auctions – How To Find and Buy?

By CarsFellow 5 Min Read

If you’ve ever wanted your own number plate, there are plenty of ways to get them. However, if you want something more unique than the typical ‘A12 BUD’, you can use DVLA auctions as your key to getting that perfect plate. Here’s how it works and how to go about it…

What Are DVLA Number Plates Auctions?

DVLA number plate auctions were originally set up as a way for motor vehicle owners who were looking to sell their plates and buy new ones. But what many people don’t know is that these auctions are also open for bidding by members of the public (and you don’t even have to own a car in order to do so). Bidding can take place online or at auction houses, with most transactions taking place in London.

4 Tips for getting a good deal on a DVLA number plate

To find a great deal on a number plate, there are a few things you can do.

  • Take advantage of our Buy Now Pay Later scheme which allows you to pay for your DVLA number plates auction over 3 or 6 months interest-free!  This gives you time to search for a bargain and means that if you don’t want it anymore, simply return it back to us and we’ll refund you in full (excluding any fees).
  • Make sure that if buying online that you use a secure payment method such as PayPal so that no one else has access to your bank details. 
  • When searching for a particular number plate make sure you check out every auction site possible because some sites have better deals than others.
  • once you’ve found what you’re looking for, check whether it’s available at CarReg first before bidding elsewhere because sometimes people place bids without even checking whether they have won! If they win and then realise that they can buy it cheaper at CarReg they will cancel their bid meaning that someone else might be able to snap up your dream plate at a bargain price!

A number plate’s price by an additional 10% if you pay for it online! We are dedicated to delivering a great service and offering you fantastic savings. We hope these tips help you find that great deal! We have loads of special offers, from our exclusive Buy Now Pay Later scheme to reduce

What number plates are sold at DVLA auctions?

The DVLA is an official agency which auctions off number plates in both England and Wales, as well as Northern Ireland. Plates are often bought by private companies or individuals looking for a personalised number plates. However, there are also some restrictions when it comes to what can be auctioned and how much money can be raised through these DVLA auctions. To find out more about these restrictions, read our section below.

Where Can I Buy Best DVLA Number Plates?

DVLA number plates are issued by Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency in England, Scotland and Wales. If you’ve just bought a new car, you may want to make it stand out from all of the rest. One option is buying a DVLA personalised number plate from an auction house like CarReg. The most expensive registered car number plate ever sold in Britain was R S1 for £518,500 in July 2014. In 2006 K N C was sold for £440,000 and D L R 1 for £415,450.

At CarReg, you can browse a range of DVLA number plate auctions and filter by price. Our advanced search engine will help you find exactly what you need, whether you’re looking for car registration plates from specific areas of Britain or are searching for cheap car registration numbers that are still in stock. You can also set up an email alert to notify you as soon as a new number plate auction comes onto our site so that you never miss out.

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