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Prefix number plates

Issued between 1983 and 2001, prefix registrations always start with one year identifying letter and end in three letters, with between one and three numbers appearing after the year identifier. Like Suffix, this range never contain the letters I or Z.

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GBR888 WMA
£207
GBX600 WNJ
£414
GBV29 YER
£331
GBF15 LEG
£498
GBJ555 HCY
£207
GBT12 EHW
£207
GBS400 WMF
£207
GBX7 YYW
£414
GBP8 BDX
£207
GBX15 CVJ
£414
GBW14 YHS
£331
GBX777 EEN
£414
GBL600 JUC
£207
GBJ888 DGG
£207
GBL16 VBM
£207
GBJ70 OXM
£207
GBJ444 OVL
£207
GBM777 NPY
£207
GBN444 FJO
£207
GBC6 HTX
£331
GBT16 WHK
£207
GBW23 KUA
£331
GBV22 UEU
£331
GBW21 CYP
£331
GBV44 EVV
£331
GBN400 WTW
£207
GBX27 WLR
£414
GBF11 WRM
£498
GBT40 HRO
£207
GBT31 PYK
£207
GBL888 AOP
£207
GBJ33 WOU
£207
GBR12 UGB
£207
GBP2 PUY
£207
GBX222 VYG
£414
GBY23 NTU
£207
GBK777 BKU
£207
GBL40 WKK
£207
GBM777 LRU
£207
GBN400 XUK
£207

Why choose Car.co.uk to buy prefix number plates?

Prefix number plates are the format the came before the number plates we’re familiar with today. The year of issue was represented by a number at the beginning of the plate – then between one to three numbers followed, followed again by three more letters.

This gives a format of ‘A123 BCD’ – making plates like ‘P5 YCO’, ‘S73 VEN’, and ‘M3 BMW’ possible.

Of course, carefully choosing your prefix letter and numbers can create words from numbers – so you might decide on a creative plate that includes ‘K155’, ‘H1’, ‘B19’, ‘M155’ or one of many others.

Only a handful of letters were ever excluded from use on prefix number plates, so try our search now – you’ll almost certainly find a plate that’s a match for your name, job, personality, or interests!

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Why choose a prefix number plate?

Even the latest prefix plate is now approaching 20 years old – so adding one to your car will make it stand out from the crowd and hide its true age.

Prefix plates are also a great gift for someone you love – and the right plate can be an amazing investment too.