What size is a standard UK motorcycle number plate?

Is a 7×5 number plate legal?

Some motorcyclists think the standard legal plate size is too big and unsightly. That’s why many opt for the smaller 7×5″ number plate instead. In fact, it’s one of our best selling motorcycle show plates. Before buying your new 7×5″ plate, please understand that they’re technically not legal for road use.

How small can a motorcycle number plate be?

We sell many sizes of number plates for motorcycles, including small ones. Only the 9×7″ motorbike plate is legal for road use but if you want to buy a small show plate you have come to the right place. Our small bike plates start from only 6×4 inches. Perfect for a novelty gift.

Does a number plate have to be a certain size?

Yes! Shortening your number plates is legal, as we still follow the DVLA standard for spacing on the plates. On either side of your number plate characters will be the correct measurement of spacing to make them legal. You can rest assured that these are legal.

Is a small number plate an MOT failure?

Small number plates are an instant fail as are single line format number plates. Any type font apart from the standard one is not allowed.

Do I need a number plate light on my motorcycle UK?

Motorcycle number plates and lights

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There is thus no legal requirement for a motorbike or moped to have a number plate light, since in most cases, a motorbike should not even be carrying a front number plate. The number plates must follow the set format as required by the strict DVLA criteria.

Can you get points for an illegal number plate?

“Currently whilst speeding offences are endorsable, that is they result in points on the offenders driving licence. “The offence of displaying a non-compliant or even displaying no number plate at all carries only a fine.