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DVLA auction, October 2023

The top 5 number plates sold at DVLA Auction in October 2023

DVLA's October auction was held at Stratford Manor Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 18th, 19th and 20th October 2023. We report on what was likely the last ever live DVLA auction.

Vietnamese number plate joins the £1m club - briefly

Vietnamese number plate 51K 888.88

Vietnam held its first ever official auction of vehicle registration numbers. There was a fair bit of excitement as the event seemed to be attracting some very serious bids. By the time the sale was over, several lots had achieved very impressive hammer prices.

The artistic number plate

Number plate V9 OGH

At Regtransfers, we firmly believe that we have something for everyone. That claim, as you might imagine, attracts a broad spectrum of customers: people from all walks of life. We have supplied private number plates to celebrities, doctors, entrepreneurs, lawyers, hairdressers, tailors, convicted criminal forgers...

Revealed: The best UK cities to buy a used Tesla


Recently, we’ve been looking at car listings across London and the UK’s 10 largest cities - and we’ve discovered the best place for you to buy a used Tesla. Across the cities we reviewed, the price for a used Tesla currently sits at an average price of £33,273, with an average mileage of 34,152 - but which city comes out on top?

More bumps in the autonomous-driving road

Autonomous driving

Back in April of this year we wrote about the teething troubles plaguing attempts to kickstart the self-driving revolution. Now, several months later, the way ahead still doesn't look smooth.

The role of DVLA

Car registrations and number plates, including personalised number plates, in the UK, are the responsibility of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, usually known as the DVLA. It issues new registrations twice a year and also maintains the central database that records details of all vehicles licensed to drive on UK roads, along with their keeper and registration information.

Regtransfers works closely with DVLA to complete registration transfers as quickly and efficiently as possible. Regtransfers is a DVLA-registered supplier of personal car registrations and number plates and is listed on the DVLA Registrations website. All number plates supplied by Regtransfers comply with DVLA's prescribed standards and regulations.

DVLA administers all UK registration transfers and issues updated registration documents when the registration number of a car is changed, or when a registration is removed from a vehicle and placed on a retention document in accordance with the DVLA Retention Scheme.

DVLA is a registered trade mark of the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency. Regtransfers is not affiliated with the DVLA or DVLA Personalised Registrations. Regtransfers is a recognised reseller of unissued Government stock.

Number plate regulations

When a car is on the road, it is an offence to display number plates bearing any number other than the vehicle's officially recorded registration number. If you purchase a private registration, learn how to transfer private plates before displaying the new number.

All registration number plates displayed on UK vehicles must comply with the official number plate regulations. DVLA oversees enforcement of number plates display regulations and maintains a register of approved manufacturers and retailers of vehicle number plates.

Regtransfers is not part of, and is not formally affiliated with DVLA.

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