Applying for special motor vehicle number plates
Apply for a special licence number at the Department of Transport and Public Works.
Special number plates contain both personalised numbers and discrete numbers on it. Personalised number plates contain the letters WP (Western Province) at the end of the number plate.
If you want to apply for a special number plate, you’ll need to complete and return application form SLN1, along with a copy of your South African identity document.
Business applicants should:
Where to apply
Once the proof of payment is submitted and processed, you’ll be issued with:
You’ll need to license your vehicle at your appropriate motor vehicle registering authority. The allocation letter must accompany your application for licensing.
If you require any assistance or information regarding special licence number, you can contact the Western Cape Government contact centre:
Tel: 0860 212 414
The special number plates are made at the appointed service provider:
Street address: Uniplate Group Pty Ltd, No. 10 14th Avenue, Maitland, 7405
You can also contact Ridha Abrahams:
Tel: 021 593 5066
For applicants living outside Cape Town, the appointed service provider will deliver the number plate to the registering authority indicated by the applicant.
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Here’s a list of cost prices for alpha or numeric characters and digits and letters that you can add to your special number plate or personalised number plate.
The registration fee for personalised and 3 to 6 digit discrete numbers is R69.00.
(Discrete numbers are personalised numbers which only the driver of the vehicle can obtain on their number plate if the car or the vehicle is in their name).
- Authorised Outlets for Special Vehicle Number Plates (Public Information) (File type: pdf; size: 47.05 KB)