Question: What Do You Do If You Lose Your V5c?

Do I need to tell DVLA I’ve sold my car?

You must tell DVLA you’ve sold the vehicle and give them the full name and address of the buyer.

If you do not do this, any vehicle tax refund you’re owed might be affected..

How do you let DVLA know car is sold?

You can contact the DVLA to let them know you’ve sold your car by completing the relevant section of the V5C logbook for a private sale (Sections 6 and 8). Or for a sale or transfer to a motor trader, insurer, or dismantler (Section 9). You then need to post the correct section to the DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BD.

Can I get a replacement v5 online?

You need to get a log book (V5C) if the original has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed by you or your insurance company. You can get a duplicate log book online if you do not need to change anything in the log book.

How much does a v62 cost?

At the same time, you can apply for a new Registration Certificate using a (V62) application form A (V62) is available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax. It costs £25.00.

Can I Tax a vehicle without a v5?

You can tax your vehicle without a V11 reminder letter using a: V5C registration certificate (logbook) in your name if you’re the current keeper. V62 application for a registration certificate if you’re the current keeper. green ‘new keeper’ slip if you’ve just bought the car (and do not have a V5C in your name yet)

Can you view your v5c online?

Registered keeper details will be on the V5c registration document and you should never buy a used car without seeing the V5c. You can check vehicle details online using DVLA’s vehicle enquiry service if you know the make and registration number, but keeper details are much harder to verify if you don’t have the V5c.

Can you download DVLA forms?

You can download most other DVLA forms or complete them online.

Can you sell a car without a v5?

Lost your V5C form or simply don’t have one? It’s actually entirely possible (and 100% legal) to sell a car and transfer ownership without a V5C document. Most people do not realise that the vehicle logbook is a record of the registered keeper, not proof of ownership.

How do I get a replacement v5c?

To get a replacement V5 document, you just need to follow the same process as if the logbook had been lost. You can either apply by phone or post, and there’s a £25 charge. It can take up to 5 days to get a replacement if you apply by phone, and up to six weeks via the postal service.

How long does it take to get v5c back from DVLA?

six weeksIf the new V5C fails to arrive, you can download a V62 ‘application for a vehicle registration certificate’ form or pick one up from a Post Office. Send this to the DVLA along with the ‘new keeper slip’ (section six) provided by the seller or you’ll be charged a fee. You should receive a V5C within six weeks.

How do I tell DVLA I sold my car without a v5?

Without a V5C You should still inform the DVLA of the sale. To do so write to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AR and explain that you have sold the vehicle.

Can I do a v62 form online?

Fill Online, Printable, Fillable, Blank DVLA Form V62 Application for a vehicle registration certificate 2/19 Form. Use Fill to complete blank online DVLA AND VEHICLE STANDARDS AGENCY pdf forms for free. Once completed you can sign your fillable form or send for signing. All forms are printable and downloadable.

What do I do if my log book hasn’t arrived?

If you did not get a log book for your new vehicleDownload and fill in an application for a log book (form V62).Send it to DVLA with the green ‘new keeper’ slip you were given when you bought the vehicle. You do not have to pay a fee.

Is it illegal to sell a car without a v5?

Selling a vehicle If you sell your vehicle you must tell DVLA straight away using the V5C registration certificate. If it’s lost or damaged you’ll need to get a replacement before selling. The new keeper won’t be able to tax the vehicle without it.

Can I tell DVLA I’ve sold my car online?

You can only update the DVLA on the sold (or transferred) vehicle online if you have not sent your log book via post.