Can I Tax a vehicle without a V5?

Can you tax a car without the V5C logbook? No. You cannot tax your vehicle if you do not have a V5C logbook. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner, as a V5C only proves you are the registered keeper of said vehicle.

Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?

Can I tax my car while waiting for my log book? Yes. If your log book (also known as a V5C) has been lost, damaged or stolen and you’re waiting for a new one to be delivered, you can still tax your car by visiting your local Post Office. You can also apply for a new V5C at the Post Office.

Can I tax a vehicle without a V5 online?

You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner and keeper, and as a V5 or V5C proves this to be true, you can’t do much tax-wise without it or another piece of equivalent paperwork. To road tax your car or vehicle, you’ll need one of the following: V11 reminder letter.

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Can you drive a car without tax if you just bought it?

Can I drive my car home if I’ve just bought it? If you’ve just bought a car, you must tax it in your name before driving it away. The road tax is not transferred from the old owner to you, the new owner, when you buy the car. And you must have insurance, as well as a valid MOT if the car is more than three years old.

How do I tax my car without documents?

If you do not have any of these documents you will need to use a V62 (Application for a Vehicle Registration form) visit this link to download the form from the DVLA, complete it and send it to the DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1DD with the relevant fee. Before you can tax a vehicle it must have: An up-do-date MOT.

What do you do if you don’t have a v5?

Get a duplicate log book. 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. The log book will be posted to the address which the DVLA has on record.

Can I do a V62 form online?

Use form V62 to apply for a vehicle registration certificate (V5C). You can get a duplicate vehicle log book (V5C) online if you do not need to change anything in the log book. If you need to make any changes or you’re not yet registered as the vehicle’s keeper, you must make an application by post using form V62.

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How long does it take for a log book to come?

DVLA aims to send out a new V5C to you as soon as possible, usually 4 weeks after getting the old V5C from the seller. This may take longer because of coronavirus. If you do not get it within 4 weeks: complete form V62 – ‘Application for a vehicle registration certificate’

Do you get 14 days grace for road tax?

Are There Any Grace Periods for Paying Car Tax? There are no longer any grace periods for car tax. When paper discs were still in existence, there used to be a five-day grace period to allow the new tax disc to arrive in the post. However, now that the process has moved online, the grace period has been axed.

How long does it take for tax to show on DVLA?

DVLA will post a cheque to the registered keeper shown on the registration certificate (V5C) within six weeks. If you don’t receive your refund within six weeks, contact the DVLA.

How do I tax a second hand car I have just bought?

Taxing your car online

  1. The 16-digit reference number on your vehicle tax renewal letter (V11)
  2. The 11-digit reference number on your log book (V5C)
  3. If you’ve just bought the vehicle you can supply the 12-digit reference number on your new keeper supplement (V5C/2).
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