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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 Wednesday 2nd - Tuesday 8th September 2020.

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 *

Wednesday 2nd September to Tuesday 8th September 2020 *Previously advertised as a live auction

Timed Auction

Wednesday 14th October to Tuesday 20th October 2020

Timed Auction *

Wednesday 18th to Tuesday 24th November 2020 *Previously advertised as a live auction


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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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