How To Get A Customized Plate Number In Nigeria

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.

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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.

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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
S/N STATE LOCATION
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

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