Bahrain First Reg Plates Up For Sale By Auction
Bahrain to introduce private number plates for auction on the 08/04/2017
Manama, Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Shaikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, today announced that as part of the directives of Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, work is underway to introduced special new private vehicle number plates in the Kingdom’s first auction of registration plates.
He stressed that this step is in line with the Kingdom’s commitment to the principles of competitiveness, fairness and sustainability.
The first auction of number plates will be administered by a government company in which the revenues will be referred to the Ministry of Finance. Following the sale of vehicle number at the auction, the General Directorate of Traffic will issue a certificate of ownership to the buyer.
The Interior Ministry Undersecretary clarified that private vehicle number plate already in circulation will remain the property of their current owners, as all the numbers that will be auctioned are new. He said the new auction would provide a simple and accessible for any individual to acquire a private vehicle number plate.
Retaining a Registration Number
This process involves getting a retention certificate for your registration number. It lasts for 10 years and costs £80. As with the vehicle to vehicle transfer process, the easiest way to do this is online. You will need the vehicle registration certificate for the vehicle you are transferring the registration number away from. Use this form to complete the details in the online process.
Once complete, you will get an email confirmation. This email will also give you the new registration number for the vehicle. Shortly after this you will receive (by post) a vehicle registration certificate for the vehicle with the new registration number. You will also get the retention certificate for your registration number.
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