How to transfer a number plate onto a vehicle

Transfer Onto Your Vehicle


Transfer Onto Your Vehicle

Choose this method if you own the vehicle which you want to transfer the registration. To enable us to complete the transfer you need the following documents:

  • Original V5/V5C registration document (also known as the log book)
  • The Vehicle needs to have a current MOT
  • The Vehicle needs to be taxed.


Our comprehensive transfer service offers the following benefits:

  • Confidence all legal requirments are met.
  • Transfer completed as quickly as possible, generally within 7 days.
  • Platehunter deals with DVLA directly meaning you will not need to contact them whatsoever.
  • Replacement V5 documents delivered to you directly to your door.
  • 100% Stress-free. We deal with all complications and irregularities.

Once you have received these documents you can put your new plates onto your vehicle. You will receive your new V5/V5C registration document directly from the DVLA. These normally takes around 10 days