This is a detailed guide on how to get a customized plate number in Nigeria, read to the end to gain more insight.
Many people desire customized plate number but do not know how to go about getting it while some people think customized plate number is for only superstars.
However, getting a customized plate number in Nigeria is not a big deal if you can afford it and also have all the necessary documents.
If you are intentional about getting a customized plate number but do not know how to go about it, this article on how to get a customized plate number in Nigeria will help you.
What Is Plate Number?
A vehicle number plate, also known as a registration plate, number plate, license plate, is a metal or plastic plate affixed to motor cars, buses, or trailers for official identification purposes.
All countries require registration plates for road vehicles and Nigeria is not an exception. However, the number plate is popularly known as plate number in Nigeria.
In Nigeria, it is an offense to drive a car that does not have a number plate attached at the back, when you purchase a car, it is mandatory to process your number plate before you launch it on the road.
However, in Nigeria, number plates are issued by an independent federal agency known as Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
Types Of Number Plate In Nigeria
If you stood by the road to watch cars, you would realize that cars have different number plates. The number plates may vary in colors, design, or inscription. However below are the different types of number plates in Nigeria.
1. Number plate with a unique design.
2. Number plate for mass transits.
3. Individually owned number plates.
4. Government-issued number plates.
5. Armed forces and paramilitary number plates.
6. No follow number plates.
Documents Needed to Get a Customized Plate Number
Getting a customized plate number is not a difficult task, you only need some documents to get started. Below are the required documents needed to get your plate number in Nigeria.
1. A printed application letter with a heading “Customized plate number”, where you indicate the preferred name or number to be written on the plate.
2. Shipping documents if the car was imported.
3. Means of identification such as national ID Card, driver’s license, citizen card, and international visa.
4. A valid driver’s license.
5. Tax identification number (TIN).
6. Insurance documents of the car.
7. Insurance policy number.
8. A clear document showing the verification of vehicle ownership.
How To Get A Customized Plate Number In Nigeria
Follow the steps below to get your Nigerian customized plate number.
1. Go to the Federal Road Safety official website and apply for the plate number on the enrollment page.
2. Once you log in successfully, download the forms on the platform(tax document form, structure B, vehicle permit, street health commission, and plate number form) or you go to the nearest Road Safety office and get the forms.
3. Fill in the correct details on the form.
4. After that, submit the forms to the State board of internal revenue/mobile license authority for stamping..
5. Make your payment and submit your receipt of payment for verification.
List Of Approved Vehicle Licencing Offices To Get Customised Plate Number
To get your customized number plate, visit any of these approved vehicle licensing offices to get started.
|LIST OF APPROVED VEHICLE LICENSING OFFICES TO OBTAIN NEW NUMBER PLATES|
|1||ABIA||BIR Zonal Office, 5 Bende Road, Umuahia|
|2||ADAMAWA||BIR Office, Yola North|
|3||AKWA IBOM||BIR Office State Secretariat, Uyo|
|4||ANAMBRA||Motor Licensing Office, Npaje Awka|
|5||BAUCHI||BIR Office, Jos Road, Bauchi|
|6||BAYELSA||MLA Yenagoa: Obele street, Ovom, Yenagoa|
|MLA Kpansia: INEC Junction, Kpansia, Yenagoa|
|MLA Brass: BIR Secretariat complex, Road Safety Road, Yenagoa|
|MLA Ogbia: Emeyal II, Ogbia LGA|
|MLA Sagbama: Hospital Road, Yenagoa|
|7||BENUE||BIR Office, G.R.A. Kashim Ibrahim Road, Makurdi|
|8||BORNO||BIR Office, Opp. Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri|
|9||CROSS RIVER||BIR Office, 43 Akim Road Calabar|
|BIR Office, Ikot Omin Calabar|
|BIR Office, Inyang Street Calabar|
|10||DELTA||BIR Office, 27, Ezenei Avenue, Off Nnebisi Road Asaba|
|11||EBONYI||BIR Office, Ministry of Finance, Abakaliki|
|Ezza South LGA Motor Licensing Office, Onueke|
|Ebonyi LGA Motor Licensing Office, Ugbodo|
|Afikpo North LGA Motor Licensing Office, Afikpo|
|12||EDO||EIRS Office, New Lagos Road|
|EIRS Office, Forestry Road (LTO I & LTO II)|
|EIRS Office, TV Road|
|EIRS Office, Uselu|
|EIRS Office, Ikpoba Hill (Ramat Park)|
|EIRS Office, Obe|
|EIRS Office, Okada|
|EIRS Office, Ekpoma|
|EIRS Office, Auchi.|
|13||EKITI||BIR Office, Oke-Oriomi, Ado Ekiti|
|BIR Office, Beside First Bank Erekeson Market, Efon-Alaaye|
|BIR Office, Old secretariat complex, Emure-Ekiti|
|BIR Office, Oja-oba premises, Ido-Ekiti|
|Bir Office, Opp Oba palace, Ise-Ekiti|
|BIR Office, Oke-Osun, Ikere Ekiti|
|14||ENUGU||BIR Office, Okpara Avenue, Opp. PHCN Office Enugu|
|15||FCT||VIO Office, Mabushi Abuja|
|16||GOMBE||BIR Office, Gombe|
|17||IMO||BIR Office, Okigwe Road, Owerri|
|18||JIGAWA||BIR Office, Old Secretariat, Sani Abacha way, Dutse|
|19||KADUNA||BIR Office, Opp. High court Bida RS Kaduna|
|20||KANO||BIR Office, No.2 Bank Road, Kano.|
|21||KATSINA||BIR Office, G.R.A. Katsina|
|22||KEBBI||BIR Office, Opp. Diamond Bank, Birnin Kebbi|
|23||KOGI||BIR Office, No.1 Beach Road Lokoja|
|24||KWARA||IRS Office, Ahmadu Bello Way, Ilorin.|
|LAGOS||Beach road, Agbowa/Block 9, Old Secretariat, Ikeja|
|Ipaja road, Abekoko, Agege|
|Agege Local government|
|13 Olubunmi Alonge Street, Aguda|
|7/9 Dele Bakare Str., Trinity Tpapa Oshodi Expressway, Lagos|
|Oriade Local Council Dev Area Office Kirikiri|
|Water Corporation yard mile 2 bus stop, mile 2|
|7 Dopemu Road Agege|
|Old Secretariat 1/kemfat road, Thomas Village, Ajah|
|17a Alhaji Tokan street, Western Avenue, Surulere|
|Lirs, idi oro|
|65, Abeokuta Expressway|
|Allen Avenue, Ikeja|
|2, Plateau Road, Apapa|
|Vio yard, Berger Cement Bus stop, Olodi Apapa|
|Badagry town hall, Badagry|
|62/63 Campbell Street, Lagos|
|Oke Oyinbo GRA road, Epe/old cla secretariat, Epe|
|Tinubu Square, Nnamdi Azikwe Street, Lagos|
|Vio/Lastma yard, Ejigbo|
|31b, Oyeleke Str, Alausa Corporate house, Alausa ikeja|
|70, College Road, Ifako|
|Block 9, Old Secretariat, Ikeja|
|25||Mpwb old secretariat, Ikeja beside Muslim pilgrims welfare|
|42 Tos Benson road, Ikorodu|
|Vio/Lastma yard, Odogunyan, Ikorodu|
|96, Isolo road, Egbe|
|25, Biaduo CLS off Keffi by hosephine, b/stop south west, Ikoyi|
|19 Oloruntedo way Imota|
|2 Odaliki street, Ebute metta|
|582, Ikorodu road, Ketu|
|13, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju|
|8/10 Isheri road, Ojodu|
|155 Olojo Drive, Ojo|
|Isheri road, Frsc complex, ojodu|
|13, Idoluwo street, Lagos|
|30, Oke Olowogbowo street, Lagos|
|43, Oregun road, Oregun, Lagos|
|85, Badagry Exp way, Orile Iganmu|
|26, Afari Ogun street, Oshodi|
|Block 8, 1st floor, Old secretariat, Ikeja|
|Lagos Terminal, Oyingbo|
|Old cla Secretariat, PWD Shogunle, Ikeja|
|33/35 Salami Shuaibu str., Shomolu|
|43, Marina Str., Lagos re-insurance house|
|Itinrin court, Aboyade close str., Victoria Island|
|Yaba lcda secretariat, Adekunle bus stop, yaba|
|26||NASSARAWA||BIR Office, Kasuwar Tomato, Lafia|
|BIR Office, Testing Ground Lafia|
|27||NIGER||VIO Office, along Paiko Road Minna|
|28||OGUN||IRS Oke-Mosan, Opp Federal High Court Abeokuta|
|29||ONDO||BIR Office, Alagbaka, Akure|
|30||OSUN||BIR Office, Ministry of Finance, State Secretariat Abere.|
|31||OYO||BIR Office, Onireke Road, Egbe Ibadan.|
|32||PLATEAU||BIR Office, No.7 Beach Road, Jos North|
|33||RIVERS||BIR Office, No. 22 William Jumbo Street, Port-Harcourt|
|Obio Licensing Office, Old Aba Road, Portharcourt|
|Emenike Licensing Office. Emenike Junction, Diobu, Mile 1, Portharcourt|
|34||SOKOTO||BIR Office, behind City Campus, Usman Danfodio University|
|35||TARABA||BIR Office, Hamman Ruwa Road, Jalingo.|
|36||YOBE||BIR Office, Gujiba Road, Damaturu.|
|37||ZAMFARA||BIR Office, Tudun Wada, Gusau|