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Retention Certificates

Registration marks can be "stored" on a certificate, allowing the vehicle keeper to sell on the vehicle. The articles below explain the retention regulations. At present, only DVLA registered marks can be retained. Vehicles registered on a DVLNI (Coleraine) computer do not have this facility yet.

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Retain a Registration Number

To apply to retain a registration number you will need a V317 form (application to transfer or retain a vehicle registration number). A registration number can be reta...

    Renew, Update, Assign Retention Document

    A retention document V778 is valid for one, two, or three years. If you retain a registration number for two or three years and you assign in the first year you will not ...

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