Special Motor Vehicle Number Plates
Motor vehicle owners can apply for special and personalised number plates.
Applications can be submitted directly to the Transport Management branch, or you can approach the nearest motor vehicle registering authority.
To apply for a special number plate, you need to complete and return application form SLN1, with a copy of your RSA ID.
Business applicants should provide:
Application forms can be posted or faxed to the Licence Numbers section at:
PO Box 2603, Cape Town, 8000
You can also go directly to the offices between 08:00 and 12:15 and 13:15 to 15:00.
Faxed applications are responded to within 24 hours. If approved, you will be issued with:
Once the proof of payment is submitted and processed, you will be issued with:
You need to register the vehicle at a motor vehicle registering authority. The licensing letter and PLN2 certificate enables you to license your vehicle using the special vehicle licence number. The special number plates are made at the following authorised outlet.
Uniplate Group Pty Ltd
Tel: 021 593 5066
To keep or transfer a specialised licence number, you can send an application form to the licence number section. Applications should be accompanied by an RSA ID and a Traffic Register Number Certificate or a Business Registration Certificate, as appropriate.
Special conditions apply to the use of special number plates.
For more information:
Please visit the Western Cape Provincial Administration Personalised and Special Discrete Numbers website where you can:
|Government Body:||(Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)|
Registration fee: R69.00 for personalised and three to six digit discrete numbers.
- Conditions Regarding the Use of Special Registration Numbers and Plates (Public Information) (File type: pdf; size: 40.69 KB)
- Authorised Outlets for Special Vehicle Number Plates (Public Information) (File type: pdf; size: 47.05 KB)