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The arrival of new DVLA 2018 number plates took place on 1st March. The car dealers and the showrooms wish to make good savings on the ‘67’ and the ‘17’ plated cars. The old stocks are soon going to get over so that the new ones can enter the market.

If we look back in August 2017, we can see that the car dealers swept a large number of 17 plated cars for the entrance of 67 plated vehicles.

The drivers can purchase a brand new Nissan Qashqai containing a 17 plate for approximately £5,000 off the listed price as the dominant fragment of the agreements. The pre-registered cars are offered at the cut-price before the introduction of the new number plate registration.

The pre-registered cars are the smart ways to buy a new car as you will be held as the first owner in spite of the car’s coverage of just a few miles. Though you will bear less authority over the specifications, technology, and color, yet you can make a good saving.

The ‘68’ number plates will be introduced on September 1st. By that time, the new ‘18’ plates will run till August 2018.

Know the characters and number of the new number plates (public and personalized):

  • The first couple of letters are the DVLA memory tags representing the region of the vehicle’s introduction: The very first letter indicates the location and the second one is of the local offices of DVLA.
  • If the first alphabet is “L”, then it means the place is “London.”

  • But, the multiple letters can indicate the same DVLA office.
  • It is possible that the vehicles with similar sequences of the alphabets come from the same maker.

  • Then the age identifiers are placed. These are two numbers located on the private number plate’s first half.

  • The current system of the number plates was inaugurated in the year 2001 with the new cars’ labeling that initiates at ‘01’. It is followed by ‘52’ in September came behind.

  • After the year 2010, the half-year mark number was altered from 5 to 6. In the November 2009, it was ‘59’ and in 2011’s November, it was changed to ’61.’

  • Prior to it, the license plates were utilized a single letter representing the registration year.

Identify the present car’s age:

  • 2015/16: 15/65
  • 2016/17: 16/66

  • 2017/18: 17/67

  • 2018/19: 18/68

  • There lie three random letters after the number.

The idea about the information rendered by the remaining letters:

  • The number plate’s last three letters are random that makes your plate unique. If you use the current scheme of DVLA, your plate is protected until 2051 February.
  • Again, there are two numbers following the first two letters that tell you your car’s age.

  • Each year, two lots of number combinations are issued by the DVLA. One is done in March and the next is in September.
  • The plates that are issued between March and August will utilize the number of the specific year in which they are lodged. Example- A car will possess number ‘18’ if it was provisioned in April 2018.
  • The new cars will show the number ‘68’ from September 2018 to February 2019 which specify that they were issued after September 2018 and before March 2019.
  • Thus, if you purchase your registration number, you will get a Certificate of Entitlement. It is the proof of the allotment. You must use the application form for assigning the registration number to your car. You must not fail to apply to DVLA for assigning the car’s registration number. Until you get the confirmation from DVLA in the shape of Registration Certificate, don’t display the registration number.

Your vehicle should meet these formalities for getting a personalized registration number:

  • A right age for receiving the registration number

  • Whether it is registered or about to be registered in the UK in your own name or in the nominee’s name

  • If it is taxed or being taxed

  • Whether it has a Statutory OFF road Notification present at the time of appeal

  • A specific type that requires the Goods Vehicle Test or MOT certificate

The guidance will help you in selecting the personalized plates and getting them registered legally without any complication. Knowing the present status of the number plates, you can be aware of the rules and procedures and stay away from mishaps.

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