To operate legally for Build & Buy Custom Made Road Legal Number Plates, we must be provided with two types of documents:

  1. Verification Of Registration (original copy)
  2. Identification (original copy)

 Here's an explanation for each type:

  1. Proof of your vehicle registration:
    • vehicle registration certificate (V5C or V5CNI) certificate of entitlement (V750 or V750NI) to the number
    • retention document (V778)
    • a renewal reminder for vehicle tax or SORN (V11 or V11NI)
    • temporary registration certificate (V379 or V379NI)
    • a number plate authorisation certificate (V948) with an official stamp from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) or Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
    • an electronic number plate authorisation certificate (eV948)
    • a letter of authorisation from a fleet operator (including lease or hire company) quoting the document reference number from the registration certificate
    • if your fleet is in the new V5C on demand scheme (also called ‘V5C suppression’), a PDF of the vehicle’s details from the view vehicle record service
  1. Proof of your identification:
    • Utility bill, Council Tax bill or rates bill from the last 6 months
    • Bank or building society statement from the last 6 months
    • National Identity Card

​The following will confirm your name only:

    • passport (doesn’t have to be issued in the UK)
    • bank or building society debit or credit card
    • police warrant card
    • armed forces identity card

For any questions related to documents, please call 0845 862 5020 or fill in the Contact Us form so that we can get in touch and further assist. Unfortunately, we will require your personal presence in Essex IG9 area so that we can validate your documents in-person with you.

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