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We make number plates !

 

Among our many products and services, we can make number plates for you, while you wait.

Please visit one of our branches in Edinburgh for assistance.

 

There is, however, strict legistlation that we have to comply with. As an officially Registered Number Plate Supplier (RNPS) with the DVLA (reg. no. 38059) and we only supply number plates that are legal for use on UK roads. 

To legally supply number plates to you, we must ask you for original documents that prove your name and address and show you’re allowed to use the registration number. At least one of your documents must prove the address of the purchaser. We must then keep records of the details.

 

 

TO AVOID ANY DISAPPOINTMENT, PLEASE HELP US TO HELP YOU
PLEASE READ ON FOR DETAILS
 
YOU WILL NEED PROOF OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION:
 
ID must relate to the purchaser of the plates, not necessarily the owner. 
 
You can use the following to confirm your name and address:
 
• driving licence (prefered)
• utility, council tax or rates bill from the last 6 months
• bank or building society statement from the last 6 months
• national identity card
 
The following will confirm your name only:
 
• passport (doesn’t have to be issued in the UK)
• bank or building society debit or credit card
• police warrant card
• armed forces identity card
 
 
YOU WILL NEED PROOF OF YOUR ENTITLEMENT:
 
Any of the following documents can be used to prove your entitlement. Some of these can also prove your address - but only if it matches the address of the purchaser:
 
• vehicle registration certificate (V5C or V5CNI)
• new keeper supplement (V5C/2 or V5C/2NI)
• certificate of entitlement (V750 or V750NI) to the number
• retention document (V778) (not applicable in Northern Ireland)
• a renewal reminder for a tax disc or SORN (V11 or V11NI)
• temporary registration certificate (V379 or V379NI)
• a number plate authorisation certificate (V948) with an official stamp from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) or Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA)
• a letter of authorisation from a fleet operator (including lease or hire company) quoting the document reference number from the registration certificate
 
 
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
 

• Your number plates can be made, while you wait, in only a few minutes using high quality legally conforming materials. Special plate sizes and 3D letters (again only those allowed) can be specially ordered for you.

• We can supply screw kits, screw caps (in white and yellow), fixing pads and fixing tape. 

• The Registered Number Plate Supplier (that's us, if you're buying from us) must include their name and post code on the bottom of the plate. The law requires this. It is not optional and we cannot add or substitute alternative text.

• We do not drill your number plate holes or fit your plates to your car. Plates fitted with screws will have two or four holes drilled in them. Because every set of plates has a unique hole positioning, it would be impossible for us to know exactly where to drill your holes. It's easy to do though and here's how:

1. Using your old number plate as a template, line up both plates together, making sure they are both facing the same way (not facing each other) and are both the same way up.

2. Put the old plate behind the new plate.

3. Tape them together using masking tape, so they don't slip when you're drilling.

4. Using an appropriately sized drill bit, carefully drill through the old plate holes through the back of the new plates.

5. Remove the protective film from the front of your plate and fit your plate to your car. All done!

Alternatively, many plates are fitted using special number plate sticky pads, which we can supply.

 • We must keep records of your details for 3 years and they must be available for a police officer or representative of a local authority to inspect at any reasonable time.

• Please do not ask us for non-conforming letter spacing or anything else that would render a number plate illegal. We will have to refuse.

• Beware of any number plate supplier offering “show plates” or who do not comply with these rules. This includes any online supplier who does not ask you to send original documents before supplying plates. They are breaking the law and putting you at risk!

• You can read more about Number Plates and the rules governing them by visiting the Government’s website, here:  https://www.gov.uk/displaying-number-plates/overview

 

Thank you for your co-operation!