Where can I get a Personalised number plate in Gauteng?
What you should do
- Go to your nearest registering authority and complete an application form that will be provided by them.
- Submit: a certified copy of your identity document. a vehicle registration certificate. proof of presidential address e.g. utility account.
- Pay the required fee.
How do I know if a Personalised number plate is available in South Africa?
To aid you in selecting this string, a number of provincial traffic departments offer an online or telephonic service to see if a number plate is available. Once you have decided on an available plate, you will then need to visit the nearest local traffic registry office and complete the application form (SLN1).
How much does it cost to Personalise a number plate in Gauteng?
Two characters cost R6,000, three characters cost R4,000, and others to a maximum of seven letters or numbers cost R1,750. Gauteng has the second most expensive personalised plates, but charges much less for its low-character plates. In GP three characters cost R5,950 and between four to seven characters cost R3,450.
How do I know if a Personalised number plate is available?
Contact the provincial traffic departments to verify whether the plate you have chosen is available; it should not be a duplicate of any other person’s plate.
How long does it take to get a Personalised number plate?
Other registrations usually take between 3 to 5 weeks to complete (upon receipt of correct documentation, where appropriate). Further information and what you will need, can be found in our guide: Assignment of a private number to a vehicle.
Can I put a personalised plate on any car?
Not quite. That means you cannot put a registration number on your car if it was issued after your car was first registered. For example, if your vehicle was registered in (say) June 2006, you cannot put a personalised number plate on it that has 08 in the middle.
What happens when you sell a car with Personalised plates?
Yes, whenever you change cars, you have the choice to take your personalised number plate with you. You don’t have to leave it on your car. You must remove the registration number from your car before selling it. If you don’t, ownership of the registration number will pass with ownership of the vehicle.
How long can you keep a Personalised number plate?
Your V778 retention document proves that you still have the right to assign the private number for the next 10 years. You must renew your right to use a private number before the V778 expires.
Can you create your own number plate?
You can put almost anything on your personalised number plate. There are just a few basic rules you need to follow. Firstly, your number plate has to be unique. If someone else has taken the number you wanted you will either have to come up with an alternative or buy it from them.
What are the rules for Personalised number plates?
A private number plate must:
- be made from reflective material.
- display black characters on a white background on the front plate.
- display black characters on a yellow background on the rear plate.
- not have a background pattern.
- not have an altered font or spacing.
- not make your car seem younger than it is.
Do you have to pay every year for a private plate?
A private number plate is not really its own thing – it is a façade. When it is registered to a vehicle it belongs to that vehicle, not the person who bought it, as some understand. This means there are no annual fees to pay as long as the private number plate is on the vehicle.
What is needed to buy a number plate?
We often get asked “what do you need to get a number plate made”, and the answer is simple – just one proof of ID and one proof of entitlement to the registration!
Can two cars have same number plate?
Registration numbers are unique. They are allotted on the basis of chassis number, color, model, etc and it is hence impossible for two identical cars from the same area to receive the exact same registration number.
Can I buy a private plate and not use it?
Therefore, somebody who isn’t able to drive or simply doesn’t own a car is still able to purchase a personalised plate for their loved one, without the need to attach it to a vehicle of their own.
What happens to my private plate when I sell my car?
Can I Sell My Car and Retain a Private Number Plate? Yes, you can sell your car and keep personalised number plate even if you’re giving your car for scrape. You can take the private plate off car and either keep number plate in retention or transfer to new car.