Are EU number plates legal in the UK?

I have a 2020 MINI. The number plate has the EU flag on it, which must be illegal when travelling in Europe. Do I need to change the plate and get one with a GB flag on it?

Asked on 11 August 2021 by john letton

Answered by Dan Powell
The registration plate is 100 per cent legal as the car was registered when the UK was still part of the EU. You will not have any problems driving on European roads but from 28 September 2021, British cars must display a UK identifier sticker (which replaces the old GB version).
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