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DVLA holds 5 Live and 4 Timed Auctions of DVLA Personalised Registrations each year. Bidding in person is by far the most popular way to buy a registration and it is at the auction where you will find the real atmosphere. If you can't make it to the auction we offer free telephone, internet and absent bidding facilities. Our partners BCA organise our auctions, and you can visit them at

Last Auction

You can find the prices by selecting the 'View Registrations' button below. Unsold registrations may be offered for sale at future DVLA auctions.

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Next Timed Auction

The next timed auction will run from Monday 16th - Wednesday 25th March 2020. Registrations to be included can be viewed at least 48 hours before the Auction starts.

Next Live Auction

The next auction is at Oxford Belfry Hotel, Milton Common, Nr Thame, Oxfordshire. OX9 2JW on the 13th, 14th, 15th May 2020. Only 75 days left to register as a bidder

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2019/2020 Auctions

DVLA's 2019/2020 auctions are detailed below. Click on the venue details to explore where our Live Auctions will be held.

Timed Auction

Monday 16th March to Wednesday 25th March 2020

Timed Auction

Monday 8th June to Wednesday 17th June 2020

Cambridge Belfry, Cambridge, CB23 6BW

22nd, 23rd, 24th July 2020

Timed Auction

Monday 12th October to Wednesday 21st October 2020


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Plate Styles

'Current' style plates are the registrations currently used for new registrations and are made up of the form; 2 letters, 2 numbers and then 3 letters.


'Prefix' style plates are the registrations that were used prior to 2001 and consist of; 1 letter, 1-3 numbers and then 3 letters.

A123 ABC

'Suffix' style plates are the registrations that were used prior to 1983 and consist of; 3 letters, 1-3 numbers and then 1 letter.

ABC 123A

'Dateless' style fixed price plates are registrations that can be assigned to any age vehicle and consist of; 3 letters and 3 numbers.

AEZ 121


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