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Process for private plate removal
In order to remove the private plate from a lease vehicle, please complete a V317 form as follows:
- Section 1 – To retain
- Section 2 – Complete your vehicle details, please complete these only – the registered keeper section will be completed by the finance company – leave blank
- Section 3 – Leave blank
- Section 4 – Complete the grantee details and sign the grantee box only
The document then needs to be sent to us, along with a cheque made payable to the DVLA for £80. We will then send on to the finance company on your behalf.
In order to place the private plate onto a lease vehicle, please follow the steps below to complete the V778:
- Section 1 – Complete the reg that is currently on the vehicle you wish to place your private registration onto. Please also sign and date.
- Section 2 – Complete this as a finance company.
- Section 6 – Sign and date.
If your vehicle is funded through Arval or Lex Autloease, you will also need to complete a declaration document.
The documentation then needs to be sent to us, we will then send on to the finance company on your behalf.
Private Plate Fees
DVLA always charge £80 admin fee for removal of plate (retention). Funder-specific admin fees also apply. These vary from £25 to £125+VAT.
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