How do Northern Ireland Car Registrations work?

How do Northern Ireland Car Registrations work?

Like other plates in the UK, the Northern Irish registrations currently issued begin with letters rather than numerals, whereas in the Republic of Ireland they always start with numbers.

Are Irish number plates worth anything?

Irish plates are cheap! Perhaps one of the greatest draws to Irish plates is that they are really good value. If you check out our very cheapest plates, many of these are Irish plates. So for those who like a bargain, you get a lot for your money when you opt for an Irish plate.

Can I buy an Irish number plate?

Irish Number Plates are dateless and can be transferred onto any age of vehicle registered in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. You can purchase one of our Irish Number Plates and hide the age of your vehicle from as little as £40 (plus fees). …

Why are Northern Ireland number plates different?

Similar to other British plates, Northern Ireland format registrations contain an area code to signify where the vehicle was registered. ‘AZ’ is to show Belfast; ‘NZ’ is the code for Londonderry and ‘KZ’ signals Antrim. These kinds of plate also only use the European Union symbol or GB country code for their badges.

Can I drive a Northern Ireland registered car in England?

Yes, as Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, and it will not be subject to VAT or other taxes, as would a car imported into Great Britain from the Republic of Ireland.

Can I change Northern Ireland number plate to UK?

Yes you can change your Irish Registration providing the vehicle is registered in mainland UK. The Private Plate Company offer a scheme whereby we can change your existing Irish registration number to a UK registration for you.

What year is a reg NI?

In 1987, the Republic of Ireland broke away from the system altogether. As of 2002 there were reportedly 794,477 recorded registration plates in Northern Ireland, compared to only 50 for the island as a whole when the format was first introduced in 1903….Vehicle registration plates of Northern Ireland.

Current series
First issued 1 January 1904
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Can I sell my number plate to DVLA?

In a word, no, you can’t sell your number plate back to the DVLA. The DVLA issue new registrations for vehicles and also hold/sell the stock of all cherished registrations that have never been issued to a vehicle before, but they have no interest in buying registrations.

Can I put Irish plate on UK car?

Yes! All Irish number plates can be used in any UK country and we try to make the transition as seamless as possible. Any vehicle that was registered in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland can use these kinds of registration plates and unlike usual plates; they can be used on a vehicle of any age.

What happens if I buy a car from Northern Ireland?

VAT. You have to pay VAT on all used and new cars imported from Great Britain. If you buy a car in Northern Ireland, you only have to pay VAT in Ireland on new cars. An extra VAT charge could apply if the vehicle was not properly imported from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.

Can I buy a car in Northern Ireland and bring it to Ireland?

If a car to be imported into Ireland is first registered in Northern Ireland after January 1 2021, then it can be done without any checks on its customs status. In other words, current rules remain unchanged. VRT is still payable on such vehicles.

Can I MOT My Northern Ireland registered car in England?

Can you get an MOT done in an approved private garage in Great Britain if your car is registered in Northern Ireland? Yes, an official MOT vehicle test certificate issued within the UK is valid in Northern Ireland.

Who is responsible for car registration in Northern Ireland?

From the 21 st of July 2014, all vehicle registrations from DVA Northern Ireland have become the responsibility of DVLA Swansea.

Why choose cheapcheap Northern Ireland car registrations?

Cheap Northern Ireland Car Registrations can make a less costly alternative to the more expensive dateless private number plates.

How many vehicles are there in Northern Ireland?

23,229 Northern Ireland vehicles. Click here to advertise your vehicle now Make Not Sure?

What are Northern Ireland number plates?

Northern Ireland number plates can be placed into the ‘dateless’ category of number plates, meaning you can assign them to roadworthy vehicles of any age in the UK . This has led to them being used as convenient “cover” plates.