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Can I sell my car with private plates?

We Want Any Car are happy to purchase your car with private number plates. If you would like to retain the number plates for your next vehicle, there are a few things that need to be done before you can sell your car to us. We recommend that you start this process as soon as possible, otherwise it could result in the delay of your sale. When transferring your registration number to another vehicle you should know that both vehicles should be currently taxed. If not, you can still apply to transfer your private plate to another vehicle, but only under certain circumstances. If your current car’s tax has run out in the last 12 months, and there was no break between the tax running out and the start of the SORN, then you should be eligible to apply for your private plate transfer.

The full process is documented on the gov.uk website at https://www.gov.uk/personalised-vehicle-registration-numbers/overview

It is now possible to complete the process online by following this link https://www.gov.uk/keep-registration-number

After all this is done and you have your new registration and V5C paperwork, we can take your car off your hands. Our valuation won’t change due to the private or standard license plate, and you can get a free quote for your vehicle before it receives the new plate, however the valuation will only be valid for 7 days.

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