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What are the smallest overall rectangle registration plate dimensions i can have on my imported vehicle?

To comply with the current MOT inspection guidelines and BSAU 145d, although this is soon changing to BSAU 145e (which will not affect number plate dimensions), the smallest possible rectangle registration plate sizes for imported vehicles consist of the following:-

408w x 87h (mm) – 7 digit reg
354w x 87h (mm) – 6 digit reg
300w x 87h (mm) – 5 digit reg
226w x 87h (mm) – 4 digit reg
172w x 87h (mm) – 3 digit reg

However, if any of your characters consist of an I or a 1, then the width of your number plate can be reduced by 34mm (for each 1 or I you have) as the character width can be 10mm as opposed to 44mm.

What are the smallest overall square registration plate dimensions i can have on my imported vehicle?

To comply with the current MOT inspection guidelines and BSAU 145d, although this is soon changing to BSAU 145e (which will not affect number plate dimensions), the smallest possible square registration plate sizes for imported vehicles consist of the following:-

226w x 156h (mm) – 7 digit reg
172w x 156h (mm) – 6 digit reg
172w x 156h (mm) – 5 digit reg

However, if any of your characters consist of an I or a 1, then the width of your number plate may be reduced by 34mm (for each 1 or I you have) as the character width can be 10mm as opposed to 44mm.

Note:- The reduction in size is subject to the formation of characters so this may not be  available for some customers.

What documentation and ID do I need to supply in order to purchase a registration plate?

According tothe DVLA and relevant Government Legislation, the following ID and documentation can be supplied to prove your identity and ownership of the vehicle prior to purchasing a registration plate. This information is required by law and if ANY number plate supplier does not request this information then they are trading illegally!

Proof of ID:

A = Driving Licence
B = Utility, telephone or council tax bill
C = A bank or building society statement
D = Passport
E = Foreign National Identity Card
F = Debit or Credit Card
G = A police warrant card
H = An armed forces identity card

Proof of Ownership:

1= Registration Certificate (V5C)
2 = Tear off slip V5C/2 section 10 of the V5C
3 = Certificate of entitlement to a mark (V750)
4 = Cherished transfer retention document (V778)
5 = Vehicle licence renewal form (V11)
6 = Temporary registration certificate (V379)
7 = Authorisation Certificate (V948) with Official DVLA stamp
8 = A letter of authorisation from Fleet Operators (including a lease/hire company) quoting the document reference number from the V5C
9 = Record of the insurer’s name, reference and policy number (for repairs approved by an insurance company).

What are the best methods to contact you?

The best method to contact us would be via our ‘Contact Us’ forms on the home page and the ‘Contact Us & FAQ’ page. We frequently check our emails and although we use the majority of social media platform; they are used less frequent as they are primarily used for advertising purposes. We do have an automated chat system which may help with some of your questions… You can be directed to all of our social media pages via the icons around the website. Alternatively, our email address is, [email protected] if you wish to contact us this way.

We do have a phone number although at peak times we may not be able to answer. Feel free to leave us a voicemail if we are unable to answer and we will return your call when possible. Our phone number is, 01493 304196.

What are the smallest overall rectangle registration plate dimensions i can have on my standard UK vehicle?

To comply with the current MOT inspection guidelines and BSAU 145d, although this is soon changing to BSAU 145e (which will not affect number plate dimensions), the smallest possible rectangle registration plate sizes for imported vehicles consist of the following:-

460w x 101h (mm) – 7 digit reg
399w x 101h (mm) – 6 digit reg
338w x 101h (mm) – 5 digit reg
255w x 101h (mm)– 4 digit reg
194w x 101h (mm) – 3 digit reg

However, if any of your characters consist of an I or a 1, then the width of your number plate can be reduced by 37mm (for each 1 or I you have) as the character width can be 13mm as opposed to 50mm.

What are the smallest overall square registration plate dimensions i can have on my standard UK vehicle?

To comply with the current MOT inspection guidelines and BSAU 145d, although this is soon changing to BSAU 145e (which will not affect number plate dimensions), the smallest possible square registration plate sizes for imported vehicles consist of the following:-

255w x 199h (mm) – 7 digit reg
225w x 199h (mm) – 6 digit reg
225w x 199h (mm) – 5 digit reg

However, if any of your characters consist of an I or a 1, then the width of your number plate can be reduced by 37mm (for each 1 or I you have) as the character width can be 13mm as opposed to 50mm.

Note:- The reduction in size is subject to the formation of characters so this may not be  available for some customers.

How Long do you need to keep my records for?

To maintain RNPS SID number and to comply with the DVLA trading rules; number plate suppliers are required to keep customer records for a minimum of 3 years. This information is required in order to prove that a particular trader has completed a trade.

Can you manufacture bespoke number plates?

Yes. We can manufacture any size number plate. However, bespoke number plates may incur an added charge as design time will need to be implemented and the costs to cover the time required to set up machine tools etc…

If you wish to send in your bespoke requirements, please complete the form on the Home page.

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  • positive review  Fast service love the 4D plates small size looks good on my bike 🏍

    thumb Garry Postle
    6/15/2019
  • positive review  Can’t fault them at all. Customer service was brilliant and the plates are really good quality. Definitely recommend!👌🏼

    thumb Dan Hands
    6/12/2019
  • positive review  Great customer service, speedy delivery and very impressed with the quality. The smaller legal plate looks so much better 👍

    thumb Brad Damms
    6/08/2019
  • positive review  Really pleased I ordered from JDM Plates. Great communication from start to finish, competitive price and clearly a quality product, couldn't be happier with my new 4D import size plates, photo does not do them justice. Highly recommended!!!

    thumb Aaron Lovell
    5/21/2019
  • positive review  Awesome customer service, decent price and deilvery was quick, plates look awesome on the cars too! cheers to carl for his help 👍

    thumb Will Smith
    5/21/2019

| We Are:-

| DVLA RNPS No:-
57790

| Company No:-
11309345

| Secured By:-

| Safe Payments:-

| Working With:-

| Recent Twitter Posts & Articles:-

Facebook Reviews

  • positive review  Fast service love the 4D plates small size looks good on my bike 🏍

    thumb Garry Postle
    6/15/2019
  • positive review  Can’t fault them at all. Customer service was brilliant and the plates are really good quality. Definitely recommend!👌🏼

    thumb Dan Hands
    6/12/2019
  • positive review  Great customer service, speedy delivery and very impressed with the quality. The smaller legal plate looks so much better 👍

    thumb Brad Damms
    6/08/2019
  • positive review  Really pleased I ordered from JDM Plates. Great communication from start to finish, competitive price and clearly a quality product, couldn't be happier with my new 4D import size plates, photo does not do them justice. Highly recommended!!!

    thumb Aaron Lovell
    5/21/2019
  • positive review  Awesome customer service, decent price and deilvery was quick, plates look awesome on the cars too! cheers to carl for his help 👍

    thumb Will Smith
    5/21/2019

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