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DVLA number plate auctions

The next DVLA Auction is to be held at Kilhey Court Hotel, Wigan on 19th - 21st September 2018.

The DVLA hold several number plate auctions each year, 5 live auctions and 4 timed sales. Prices seem to be on the rise, so don’t delay - Invest ASAP!

Search or view a full list of numbers to be sold in the next auction.

DVLA Auction bidding service

CarReg are expert buyers and can bid for you for only £250 (fee is only charged if your bid is successful).  Our fee is reduced to just £125 plus VAT if the Lot sells for under £1000.

Auctions can be expensive for the inexperienced, so let us take the strain and bid for you! You have nothing to lose. We only charge a small booking fee of £20. We can also advise on registration transfer, and can supply road-legal physical perspex plates as we are a DVLA Registered Number Plates Supplier (RNPS - 27154)

Look no further for an all round service, we are the professionals with all aspects of the process covered in one place.

Ready to bid at the next DVLA auction?

If you would like to bid for a number plate in a DVLA number plate auction, you can either find the registration on our website and then follow the steps to secure your bid online, or we can manage the process manually via email or telephone - In this case, simply download and complete our Bidders Agreement and send it to us by email or you may fax 01902 790979

Whichever way you choose to submit your bid, please ensure you read our full DVLA Auction Terms.

Our DVLA Auction credentials

CarReg have been sponsoring the Number Plates Auction Price Guide and The Car Numbers Book for over 25 years. We used to attend every sale in person but due to vast improvements in Information Technology over the years (the online bidding facilities are stable and reliable) the need to attend in person is not essential. We have excellent knowledge of how the auctions work and can often accurately estimate what many marks will sell for. We have acquired hundreds of private car numbers by way of auction, saving clients both time and money! Dealers and traders often purchase stock from auctions as well.

Types of DVLA number plate auctions

The DVLA currently have two types of auction. The Timed Auctions, mainly for lower priced year letter numbers and the Live Auction of Personalised Registrations, where more select and often more expensive number plates are sold. There are approximately 1500 Lots with the majority having reserve prices in excess of £1600-1700.

Number plates as financial investments

We have built a large client base of investors who ask us to buy number plates from auctions just to re-sell. If you study the past auction prices or use our knowledge and guidance, we should get you a healthy return on investment (ROI). In the past, this concept has certainly given a better ROI than any Bank or Building Society could possibly offer. You and your family can also enjoy the use of the number plates whist earning money when they sell.

Search the next DVLA Auction

Search or view a list of private number plates being sold at the next DVLA Auction, to be held on 19th - 21st September 2018 at Kilhey Court Hotel, Wigan.

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