Quick Answer: How Do I Get A Replacement Retention Document?

Can I put my number plate on retention online?

You can pay by debit or credit card to retain a number plate online; or a cheque, bankers draft or postal order made payable to ‘DVLA Swansea’ if you are applying to retain a number plate using a V317 form..

How do I get a v778 retention document?

You can send a letter to DVLA Personalised Registrations to ask for a replacement V750 or V778 if:it has not expired.you’re the person with the right to use the number (your name will have been on the V778 or V750 as the ‘grantee’)

What is a v778 retention document?

V778 Retention Document The V778 refers to a mark previously issued by the DVLA confirming a grantee’s entitlement to the registration mark specified on the certificate. The certificate is valid for a period of 10 years and must be assigned to a vehicle prior to the expiry date as shown on the V778.

How do I transfer a number plate from a retention certificate?

The form that you need to complete in order to transfer a number plate from a car to retention is called a V317. Just as if you were going to transfer to another car, you will need to complete the V317 transfer form on the left hand side on the front section as the current registered keeper and sign it at the bottom.

How much does it cost to keep a private number plate on retention?

Apply by post Send all of the following to DVLA : a V317 ‘transfer or retain a vehicle registration number’ form – the address is on the form. the vehicle’s log book (V5C) or green ‘new keeper’ slip with a completed V62 ‘application for a vehicle registration certificate V5C’ the £80 transfer fee.

How do I reclaim my number plate?

Reclaiming your numbers You need to contact the DVLA and your insurer to tell them you want to keep the plate. Your insurer then has to write a letter of non-interest and send it to the DVLA. You then have to pay a retention fee to keep the plate if you don’t have another vehicle to transfer it to.

How do I create a retention document?

How do I apply for a Retention Certificate? It is possible to apply in person at a local DVLA office or by sending the completed V317 “Application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number” form by post.

Do you have to wait for v5 to put private plate on?

You’ll no longer need to wait for the vehicle registration certificate V5C (log book) to arrive in the post. Downloading the eV948 will allow you to get your number plate made up quicker with your nearest registered number plate supplier (RNPS).

How long does it take DVLA to transfer a number plate?

The DVLA will assign the old car with a replacement registration and send you a new registration document (V5C) within two weeks.

Do you have to pay every year for a private plate?

Do all plates have an annual fee? No. Standard number plates (where you have not chosen the letter and number combination yourself) have a one-off order fee only. If you want to select (personalise) your content, by choosing your own letters and numbers, then ongoing annual fees will apply.

How long does a retention certificate last?

10 yearsSo, currently, the retention certificate will be valid for 10 years and you can renew it completely free of charge once it has expired.

What do I do if I’ve lost my retention certificate?

There is a specific process to replace a lost or stolen V750 certificate of entitlement or a lost retention document (V778). You would need to send a letter to DVLA Personalised Registrations to request a replacement. The ‘grantee’ is the person who has the right to use a registration number.

Can I put my private plate on straight away?

But don’t worry, you don’t have to wait over a month to use your plates; you can use your new plates straight away, once your application has been approved.

Can I change the grantee on a retention document?

The Grantee name can not be changed on either the V750 Certificate of Entitlement or the V778 Retention Document. Ownership of the document itself can not pass from one person to another. The Grantee remains until the registration is assigned or transferred to a vehicle.