- How long can you keep a private plate on retention?
- What do I do if I have lost my retention certificate?
- How long does it take to receive a retention certificate?
- How long does it take to get a new log book?
- What do I do if I cant find my log book?
- Do you have to pay every year for a private plate?
- How do I apply for a retention certificate?
- Can I change the grantee on a retention document?
- What does a number plate on retention mean?
- What the most expensive number plate?
- Can I put a number plate on retention online?
- Do you have to wait for v5 to put private plate on?
- How do I get a v778 retention document?
- Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?
- How do I transfer a number plate from a retention certificate?
- Can I fill in a v317 online?
- What is v778 retention document?
- Can I put my private plate on straight away?
- How much does it cost to put registration on retention?
- Can a v5 be done online?
- What is a retention document?
- How do I put a number plate on retention?
How long can you keep a private plate on retention?
10 yearsSo, currently, the retention certificate will be valid for 10 years and you can renew it completely free of charge once it has expired..
What do I do if I have lost my retention certificate?
There is a specific process to replace a lost or stolen V750 certificate of entitlement or a lost retention document (V778). You would need to send a letter to DVLA Personalised Registrations to request a replacement. The ‘grantee’ is the person who has the right to use a registration number.
How long does it take to receive a retention certificate?
What happens after I have sent my V778 (Retention Document) and V5C (log book) to the DVLA? The DVLA may contact you to arrange to inspect your vehicle. Otherwise your application should be approved within 2 weeks and you will be sent a new V5C (this can take between 4 and 6 weeks).
How long does it take to get a new log book?
usually 4 weeksDVLA aims to send out a new V5C to you as soon as possible, usually 4 weeks after getting the old V5C from the seller. This may take longer because of coronavirus. If you do not get it within 4 weeks: complete form V62 – ‘Application for a vehicle registration certificate’
What do I do if I cant find my log book?
If you weren’t given a green ‘new keeper’ slip and the vehicle seller did not have the log book details needed to notify the DVLA of the transfer of ownership, you can send off for a new V5C yourself using a V62 form.
Do you have to pay every year for a private plate?
Do all plates have an annual fee? No. Standard number plates (where you have not chosen the letter and number combination yourself) have a one-off order fee only. If you want to select (personalise) your content, by choosing your own letters and numbers, then ongoing annual fees will apply.
How do I apply for a retention certificate?
How do I apply for a Retention Certificate? It is possible to apply in person at a local DVLA office or by sending the completed V317 “Application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number” form by post.
Can I change the grantee on a retention document?
The Grantee name can not be changed on either the V750 Certificate of Entitlement or the V778 Retention Document. Ownership of the document itself can not pass from one person to another. The Grantee remains until the registration is assigned or transferred to a vehicle.
What does a number plate on retention mean?
Why put a personalised number plate on retention? You want to do this if you are selling or scrapping your vehicle, but don’t yet have another car to transfer it to. The number plate can be held on Certificate for as long as you need to, subject to renewal.
What the most expensive number plate?
1 – €8 million In 2008, Mr Ghaffer Khouri, who is also from the United Arab Emirates, set the record of the most expensive number plate ever sold when he purchased the single digit number plate for over €8 million in 2008.
Can I put a number plate on retention online?
You can do this online on the Government’s website, or you can instead post the DVLA the following documents: The V5C log book of the car you want to transfer the private number to. Your V750 or V788 – in both cases, you must fill out sections 1 and 2 and sign them.
Do you have to wait for v5 to put private plate on?
You’ll no longer need to wait for the vehicle registration certificate V5C (log book) to arrive in the post. Downloading the eV948 will allow you to get your number plate made up quicker with your nearest registered number plate supplier (RNPS).
How do I get a v778 retention document?
You can send a letter to DVLA Personalised Registrations to ask for a replacement V750 or V778 if:it has not expired.you’re the person with the right to use the number (your name will have been on the V778 or V750 as the ‘grantee’)
Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?
Can you tax a car without the V5C logbook? No. You cannot tax your vehicle if you do not have a V5C logbook. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner, as a V5C only proves you are the registered keeper of said vehicle.
How do I transfer a number plate from a retention certificate?
The form that you need to complete in order to transfer a number plate from a car to retention is called a V317. Just as if you were going to transfer to another car, you will need to complete the V317 transfer form on the left hand side on the front section as the current registered keeper and sign it at the bottom.
Can I fill in a v317 online?
Online services You can take a registration number off a vehicle online, and put a registration number on a vehicle online. Use form V317 to transfer a vehicle registration number from one vehicle to another. The form includes guidance notes and information on where to send it.
What is v778 retention document?
V778 Retention Document The V778 refers to a mark previously issued by the DVLA confirming a grantee’s entitlement to the registration mark specified on the certificate. The certificate is valid for a period of 10 years and must be assigned to a vehicle prior to the expiry date as shown on the V778.
Can I put my private plate on straight away?
But don’t worry, you don’t have to wait over a month to use your plates; you can use your new plates straight away, once your application has been approved.
How much does it cost to put registration on retention?
Apply by post Send all of the following to DVLA : a V317 ‘transfer or retain a vehicle registration number’ form – the address is on the form. the vehicle’s log book (V5C) or green ‘new keeper’ slip with a completed V62 ‘application for a vehicle registration certificate V5C’ the £80 transfer fee.
Can a v5 be done online?
You can now transfer or retain a cherished registration number online too. This is just as easy to do and records it all instantaneously, enabling you to either retain it or put it on your new car immediately, instead of having to wait weeks for the new V5 document to arrive.
What is a retention document?
The V778 Retention Document is a green A4 size piece of paper. It is used by the DVLA when a personalised registration has been separated from a vehicle and placed on retention. If you have a V778 then the retained personalised registration has previously been displayed on a vehicle. Expiry of your DVLA Documents.
How do I put a number plate on retention?
Apply to assign a numberregistered to you – apply online or by post.a used vehicle you just bought – wait for DVLA to send you a new V5C in your name before you apply online or by post.brand new – give the dealer your V750 or V778 document and ask them to apply.More items…