number plates

Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy:


When you purchase through you are entering in to a legal contract which is hearby setout via our websites and the below terms and conditions. These terms and conditions bind all sales through so please ensure you read through these terms and conditions to ensure you understand what you are purchasing. The content written on our website is there for your benefit and your viewing. Please ensure that you read through all pages on our website to ensure you understand what we sell and what you are purchasing. By ordering through our website you hereby accept these terms and conditions. If you are unsure about any of the terms and conditions or content on our website please ensure you contact us before ordering.


Plates for Cars aim to dispatch your goods the same day if your order is received before 12pm Monday to Friday. Plates for Cars aim to deliver your goods by next working day if your order is received before 12pm Monday to Friday and if the Next Working Day delivery option has been selected. Plates for Cars aim to deliver your goods within 2-3 working days if the 2-3 Working Day service has been selected. Plates for Cars aim to deliver your goods within 3-5 working days if the 3-5 Working Day service has been selected. If your order is placed after 12pm on a Friday or on a Saturday or Sunday it will be dispatched on the Monday. Plates for Cars cannot guarantee these time scales and cannot be held responsible for postal delays, or any other failures that are out of Plates for Cars hands. If items are lost in transit Plates for Cars will replace the goods after the 7 days have passed. Plates for Cars are not liable to refund or cancel the transaction once goods have been made and dispatched.

Damaged Goods & Quality

Plates for Cars will replace any goods that are damaged in transit or do not meet the quality standards that we set. If you have received damaged goods or goods that do not meet your expectations please send an email through to us with photos. All plates are quality checked before leaving our premises.

Cancellations & Refunds

As soon as your order is placed, Plates for Cars print off plastic and reflective materials that contain your registration and designs, we start work on your order as soon as it is received to ensure the prompt delivery demands are met. Plates for Cars do not offer refunds as there is no cooling off period when you place your order, the transaction cannot be reversed or cancelled and no refund can be given. This is because the product that you purchase is bespoke to you and your registration/design and there for cannot be returned and sold to anyone else, and as such our products do not fall under the distance selling regulations. Non bespoke goods such as number plate surrounds, and number plate fixings can be returned back to us for a full refund, as these goods do not fall under the same "bespoke" and "personalised" categories as number plates.

Order Amendments

Plates for cars are not able to amend or edit orders once payment has been made for the order. This is due to printing and manufacture of materials within minutes of the payment being authorised for your order. We are not able to amend or edit orders in anyway so please ensure you fully check your order and plate designs before you process your order.


Plates for Cars make your number plates with the information you have entered online when you place your order. You are responsible for any information entered on to the website. Plates for Cars cannot be held responsible for any errors made by you. Plates for Cars are not obliged to replace items if the mistake is yours. You should always enter your plate details correctly and also your address information correctly.

What we sell

Plates for Cars manufacturer replacement number plates, but do not sell personalised registration numbers. When you purchase with Plates for Cars you are purchasing plastic number plates, you are not purchasing the actual registration number. Please ensure when purchasing plates with Plates for Cars that you check you are the owner of that registration number as you cannot just make up a registration number on our website and place on your vehicle.


All number plates come with a 12 month guarantee from the date of purchase. This warranty covers issues which may occur due to manufacturing defects, but this warranty does not include plates which have been drilled or damaged due to drilling or any other damage which is out of the manufacturing scope. If you have experienced any issues with any of our number plates within 12 months, please contact us with photographs and your original order number, and a description of the issues, and we will respond with the best cause of action.


If you have any complaints about Plates for Cars Products, Website, or level of customer service then please contact Plates for Cars at the following email address: and all complaints will be dealt with by a director within 2-3 days.


Plates for Cars manufacturer both road legal number plates and off-road number plates. For road legal number plates you will need to design them in accordance with the legal guidelines displayed on our website. For off-road number plates you can design them as you wish but they are strictly for use on private land and not the UK Roads. It is your responsibility what you design online and Plates for Cars will not be held responsible for you using off-road number plates on UK Roads. If you are unaware of any of the legal guidelines and information please contact us before purchasing. All plates are made in Ireland and then shipped direct from Ireland to the customer via DPD. Plates for Cars keeps records of every transaction that is placed. Plates for Cars will fully co-operate with the authorities on request if the number plates are used for illegal purposes. If you are unsure on any of the legal guidelines or have any question please contact Plates for Cars before ordering.

Fraud Checking

At times it may be necessary for Plates for Cars to contact you to carry out fraud checks to prevent credit card fraud.

Design and Designer

All designs, colors, and images on the Plates for Cars website are for guidance only. In some cases on rear plates colors may appear darker due to the yellow reflective. All plates closely resemble the images displayed on our website but due to the limitations of our online designer and website some colors, layouts, and images may vary.


All badges on our designer have been uploaded, designed & requested by our customers, we will not be held responsible if those images infringe copyright. It is the customers responsibility to ensure that if they are uploading badges to our website that they do not infringe copyright. If you believe that any of these images breech copyright law you can request a removal of the image by sending an email to Please ensure that you submit evidence to support your claim and one of our representatives will respond within 48 hours.

Privacy Policy:

Who we are

In this privacy policy references to “we”, “us” and “our” are to Plates for Cars References to “our Website” or “the Website” are to registrant type with nominet is classed as a Non-UK Corporation code FCORP. This states that the domain is owned and managed by a NON UK entity that is not registered or located within the UK. Plates for Cars is a limited vat registered company located and based in the republic of Ireland under registration number 502649.

What information we collect and how

The information we collect via the Website may include.

1. Any personal details you knowingly provide us with through forms and our email, such as name, address, telephone number etc.

2. In order to effectively process credit or debit card transactions it may be necessary for the bank or card processing agency to verify your personal details for authorisation outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Such information will not be transferred out of the EEA for any other purpose.

3. Your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you (if you select to receive email updates on products and offers).

4. Your IP Address, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the Website and to combat fraud and other illegal activities.

5. Data recorded by the Website which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings, this saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on you computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies, information regarding this may be found in your browsers ‘help’ facility.

What we do with your information

The details we collect will be used:

1. To process your order, to provide after sales service (we may pass your details to another organisation to supply/deliver products or services you have purchased and/or to provide after-sales service);

2. In certain cases we may use your email address to send you information on our other products and services.

We may need to pass the information we collect to other companies for administrative purposes. We may use third parties to carry out certain activities, such as processing and sorting data, monitoring how customers use the Website and issuing our e-mails for us. Third parties will not be allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes.

Your Rights

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information please send an email including your name and reason for requesting the information to the following Email address:

Other Websites

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours. 


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Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy