How do I know if my Personalised number plate is available?

To check the availability of a personalized number plate in South Africa, you can follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official eNatis website: Access the official website of the National Traffic Information System (eNaTIS) at
  2. Navigate to the personalized number plate section: Look for the option or link that allows you to check the availability of personalized number plates. It may be labeled as “Personalized Number Plate Availability” or something similar.
  3. Enter the desired plate combination: Enter the specific combination of letters and numbers you want for your personalized number plate. Make sure to follow the required format, which may include limitations on characters, spaces, or special characters.
  4. Submit the request: After entering the desired plate combination, submit the request to check its availability.
  5. View the availability results: The system will process the request and display the availability status of the personalized number plate. It will indicate whether the combination is available for registration or if it’s already taken.

If the desired personalized number plate is available, you can proceed with the registration process by contacting your local registering authority or licensing department. They will guide you through the necessary steps and requirements for registering and acquiring the personalized number plate.

It’s important to note that availability is subject to real-time updates and other factors. The eNaTIS website is the official source for checking availability, and it provides the most accurate and up-to-date information.