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DVLA transfer form – V317

We now have the new style V317 application form available for you to download free of charge from

The new style all in one ‘V317′ combined transfer/retention application form, replaces the old version of the V317 application form and also the old version of the V778/1 application form.

You can now apply to transfer a personalised registration mark from one vehicle to another OR apply to retain your current personalised registration mark using just the one form.

The new V317 form replaces the need to have two seperate forms which were originally used for transferring or retaining a cherished vehicle number.

Below you will find a FREE download for all of the everyday DVLA motoring forms that you may require.

For your convenience we have provided below a list of various forms that can be downloaded for FREE in PDF format. The list covers all of the everyday forms associated with personalised registrations and vehicle taxation.

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V317 form
Application to transfer OR retain a vehicle registration number.

V62 form
Application for a vehicle registration certificate (V5C).

V10 form
Application for a tax disc (vehicle excise license).

V85 form
Application to tax a Heavy Goods Vehicle/HGV

V20 form
Application for a duplicate tax disc.

V14 form
Application for a tax disc refund/SORN application.

V70 form
Application for an exchange of vehicle licence.

V890 form
Statutory off-road notification (SORN) form

Below for your reference are images of various items of vehicle documentation.
(As actual documentation is shown the personal details have been blurred out for security)

This shows the front page of a Vehicle Registration Certificate (also known as a log book).

This is the small green section of the V5C (also known as a new keepers supplement). This is the slip of paper you will have if you have just purchased a vehicle.

V750 certificate
This shows what a certificate of entitlement looks like.

V778 certificate
This shows what a retention certificate looks like.

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