Do You Have To Wait For V5 To Put Private Plate On?

Can I put my private plate on straight away?

However, if you need to have your new plates made up, you can go ahead once you have received your new log book (V5C) or using your V750/V778 certificate at a DVLA approved number plate supplier.

You can also use the number plate authorisation certificate (eV958) as confirmation too..

How much does it cost to put a private plate on retention?

It currently costs £80 to retain a number plate by taking it off a vehicle. Payment of this fee will be shown on the V778 (Retention document) when the number plate retention application process is complete. There is then no further charge when you wish to put the number plate onto a suitable vehicle.

How long does it take to get a new v5 After retention?

After you apply a new log book (V5C) showing the vehicle’s replacement registration number – it can take 4 to 6 weeks to arrive. your original MOT back (if you sent it to tax the vehicle) a V778 retention document if the private number is in your name.

Can I put my reg on retention online?

Any registration number on retention (V778 certificate) or bought from DVLA (V750 certificate) can be assigned via the online service.

Can I drive my car while waiting for v5?

A V5 has nothing to do with who can drive a car. Anyone who is the owner or has the permission of the owner to drive a car can do so lawfully, if insured. The V5 identifies the registered keeper, that is all. If you buy the car, you will be the owner of it, not the seller.

Can I put private plate on car without v5?

DVLA V62 form You can still apply to transfer private number plates by filling in this form and sending it with the V5C/2 little green slip. Just complete and sign the form – instructions are with the form. You can also use this form if you’ve lost your V5C Registration Document.

Why can’t I take my private plate off online?

The usual reason is because the car is going to be sold and you don’t want lose the rights to display your personalised plate. … If your online application to take a number plate off a vehicle is successful you should receive a replacement V5C Registration Certificate (logbook) by post within five working days.

Why is my v5 taking so long?

DVLA 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. … send it to DVLA with the new keeper slip given to you by the seller – if you do not send in the new keeper slip, you’ll have to pay a fee.

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.

Can I put my private plate on my new car without the logbook?

You need the vehicle’s log book (V5C). If you already have a private number on your vehicle, apply to take it off first. You could lose the right to use the number if you do not.

Can you put a new reg on an old car?

Platehunter vehicle registration number plates are only fully legal and in-line with the below DVLA car registration plate regulations. … You can make your car seem older than it actually is but you are not allowed to make it look newer. For example you cannot put an 11 number plate on a 07 plate car.

What does entitlement expiry date mean?

All private number plate certificates have an expiry date printed on them. This applies whether you have the green V778 Retention Document or a pink V750 Certificate of Entitlement. Before the expiry date, you are required (by the DVLA) to either: Assign the registration number to your vehicle, or.

How long does it take to transfer a private plate DVLA?

How long does it take to transfer a personalised number plate? Transfers done by post usually take 10-15 working days where payment clears successfully and all documentation is provided and completed correctly.

How long do I have to put a private reg on my car?

So to sum up, you can keep a personalised registration on a certificate for as long as you like, but you must renew and extend entitlement in the 28 days before your right to the registration mark expires.

What do I do if my v5 hasn’t arrived?

If you do find yourself needing a replacement if your original V5C has been lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or you haven’t yet receive the certificate for your new vehicle then you can apply for a replacement V5C log book by phoning the DVLA on 0300 790 6801 or by post using the V62 form.

How long does it take to transfer a number plate from one car to another?

Once your application has been submitted, it will take around two weeks for the transfer to process, although it may take longer if the DVLA want to inspect the vehicles involved. Once completed, you will receive a new V5C registration for the vehicle that had its registration removed.

How do I transfer my number plate to another car?

To move your registration mark to another vehicle you will need to complete a V317 form and send your application to the DVLA along with the V5C registration certificates (log books) for both vehicles.