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Spanish Number Plates. Our Commitment to you.

"Just a courtesy note Graham to say I have now received all the paperwork from you, having visited Spain last week. Thank you very much indeed again for all your persistence (and patience!). I sincerely hope you will allow me to recommend you to anyone I know who needs their plates changing etc".
All the best,
Niall Doherty, Benijofar.

Spanish Number Plates is the sum of experience in the re-registration of over 2000 non-Spanish vehicles gained over a number of years.

Having been successfully run by Graham Shelton for 9 years, Leigh Blann then took over the daily operations of the company growing from strength. Leigh was working with Graham for 6 years before Graham decided to hang up his boots but is still very much active in the background.

Based in the Vega Baja area of Alicante Province our sole purpose is to enable the registration of foreign plated vehicles brought into Spain, or to transfer ownership of Spanish registered vehicles. Whilst our core area is Alicante and Murcia provinces, we have also successfully re-registered vehicles throughout the entire Spanish Peninsular and the Balearics. We cannot assist in the Canary Islands as these are outside of the EU for tax purposes

Our aim is to provide a simple stress-free and prompt service so that your vehicle is fully legal in Spain and throughout the world. We want you to be so satisfied with the service, that you would be happy to refer us to a friend or neighbour.


Hi Graham, I have received the number plates and the documents. Thanks very much for your prompt and professional service and work. I am very happy with the great service you provided and I will have no problem recommending your company to others. Many thanks,
Tarifa Cadiz,

Thank you so much for all your help Leigh! I have recommended you to friends.
Mia Lojdahl
March 2019

complicated Belgian import dealt with seamlessly by Leigh and Graham. These guys know what they're doing, have a great relationship with the authorities and cannot fault the service.
Al Carscadden
April 2019

I couldn't be happier with the service. Very efficient, fast, and user-friendly! Polite and patient with particularities in my specific case of number plate conversion. I highly recommend Spanish Number Plates!" Best and thanks,
Aleks Matic,

Are we the cheapest ?
As with any business, there is always somebody cheaper. Our aim is to provide an outstanding value-for-money service at competitive rates.

Whilst the majority of our clients are British, we have also successfully re-registered vehicles from many other countries including Ireland, Germany, France, Scandinavia USA, Middle East and even Australia, as the process is essentially the same irrespective of the country in which the car is presently registered. Where a car has to be assessed by Customs, we assist with this also.

Our service is designed to successfully take your vehicle through all of the phases necessary to make you a fully legal vehicle owner in Spain. This specifically includes a matriculation engineer's inspection and report (to satisfy the Spanish authorities that your vehicle is what it says it is on your present registration document and acceptable for use on Spanish roads), ITV (MOT) inspection and presentation of your documents to various Spanish government departments in your province.

A flat fee charge is agreed so you know exactly what you are paying up front with no nasty surprises at the end

Why re-register?
EU legislation states that vehicles must be registered, taxed and inspected in the same country as the vehicle is kept. 

If you split your time between the UK and Spain, then you need not re-register, so long as your vehicle is in Spain for no more than 6 months in any 12 and by implication, that you can prove this if asked by the authorities.

If your vehicle is in Spain for more than 6 months, then you need to re-register the vehicle in Spain and display Spanish number plates. If you are a resident of Spain, you have one month to re-register.

We all know many ex-pats who have had their car in Spain for quite some time with no apparent problem. Whilst it is not our intention to scaremonger, we are obliged to point out that these drivers are taking quite a risk and will most certainly have a problem if stopped by the authorities, have an accident or have their vehicle stolen and/or choose to make an insurance claim.

Why not let SPANISH NUMBER PLATES put YOU on the right side of the road?

Telephone Numbers:
865 75 32 77

966 75 33 75

671 60 85 03

605 31 98 89