now - cherished plates deadline
If you have a cherished number on retention with a V750 or V778 check
now to see if it has expired. You can renew online but you only have
until 18th December 2019 - so REN 001T!
This is the
lead article in the latest issue of Classic Car Weekly out on newstands
Classic Car Weekly is out on the stands at newsagents every
Wednesday and carries many topical items of interest to classic car
enthusiasts together with product reviews and features. Well worth
buying a copy and judging for yourself.
your V750 or V778 has expired
You can buy the right to use a private registration number
again if you got the V750 or V778 before 9th March 2015 and
it expired on or after 1st May 2011. You have until 18th
December 2019 to apply - DVLA will not accept applications after
£25 for each year that the certificate has expired.
Any time under 1 year costs the same as a full year, for example
if your certificate expired 2 years 1 month ago, youll
have to pay for 3 years (£75).
Fill in the
form on the V750 or V778. Send it with the fee to the address
on the form.
If you do not
have your V750 or V778, send a letter to DVLA Personalised Registrations.
Youll need to explain why you do not have your V750 or
V778. Include the fee, your private number and proof of your
name and address, for example your driving licence or both your
passport and a utility bill.
this notice on the GOV.UK website
with lapsed personalised vehicle registration numbers that are
on retention are urged to check their paperwork is updated before
it's too late
Why you may ask? Well the DVLA has announced it will seize expired
cherished vehicle registration numbers by 18th November 2019
unless their entitlement and retention certificates are brought
up to date - at a cost of £25.
Notice alongside is on the GOV.UK website. More
What is the Difference
Between a V750 and a V778?
DVLA Documents V750 and V778 allow a personalised number plate
to be kept whilst it is not attached or assigned to a vehicle.
V750 Certificate of Entitlement is a pink A4 size piece
of paper. It is used by the DVLA for the first issue of a personalised
registration. If you have a V750 then the vehicle registration
number shown on the document has never before been displayed
on a vehicle. It is a brand new registration.
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.
information on V750 & V778