In order to retain an original (or obtain an age-related) registration number, you first need to apply for a Dating Certificate from the appropriate vehicle enthusiasts club - these are listed in the DVLA leaflet V765/1.
If you have any queries about this service, please use the contact form.
Please send a C4 envelope with a large-letter stamp with your Dating Certificate requests.
The Club provides a number of services to its members, the most popular being the Triumph Motorcycle Dating Service, and the Club Archives.
We are accredited by the DVLA to issue Certificates of Age on Triumph motorcycles.
Photographs are used for verification so that we can ensure most parts are consistent with the year of manufacture, if a machine has been altered with parts from different years or bikes, the DVLA might wish to class the bike as a special and issue a "Q" plate. More information about registering your motorcycle can be found at: Direct Gov web site.
Certificate Fees: Non members: A charge of £50 will apply for any dating letter/certificate and must be paid prior to a proof of age letter being issued.The Club Archives is a valuable source of information on Triumph motorcycles.There are numerous original workshop manuals, spares catalogues, factory records, and other information.Dating Certificate Dating Certificate Accredited by the DVLA Do you need a Dating Certificate for your Suzuki motorcycle? The dating certificate service is offered for anyone who has an old motorcycle that has never been registered and restored, or one that the DVLA do not hold any records for, and you wish to retain the original or to obtain an age-related registration number plate.The requirements: Chassis number - Taken from the headstock or panel on the side of the frame Engine number Your details - Please include your full name, address and postcode Country of Origin - Was the bike imported and from where ? Title, bill of sale and NOVA declaration Photos Include good quality photographs of the bike - Please send at 4 Photographs, 1 of the frame number, 1 of the engine number and 1 of each side of the bike. Capacity - Exact cc if possible Payment: Visit SOC Shop - Dating Certificate All evidence can be scanned and emailed to the club Technical Officer: For postal enquiries please send details to: The Technical Officer Suzuki Owners Club Suite 240, Divo House, 29 Belmont Road Uxbridge UB8 1QS Once you have your proof of age letter you can send it along to the DVLA to obtain either your original registration or an age related registration plate.Applicants should contact us on 01457 872788 for the procedure involved in providing a certificate. Applicants should send debit card details to Saddleworth Classic Motorcycles, or email debit card details to the address below.