Yes, it’s possible to tax your car without your V5C. However, you might find that it’s a slightly more difficult task, depending on how you’re choosing to do it. Whichever option you choose to tax your car, you’ll need a specific reference number.
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 you insure a car without a logbook?
And you don’t (usually) need to own a car to insure it. The ‘registered keeper’ is what most insurers really care about, because that’s the person responsible for getting it insured, paying fines and sorting taxes and MOT. You can find out who the registered keeper is in your V5C document, or ‘log book’.
How can I tax my car if I don’t have 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)
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 happens if you buy a car without a V5?
If you buy a vehicle that doesn’t have a V5C vehicle registration certificate (log book), you may not be able to tax it. You’ll need to apply for a V5C logbook using a V62 application which can take 6 weeks and costs £25.
What happens if you don’t have a log book?
What if you’ve lost your log book? The good news is you can get a replacement if your V5C is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed – or you didn’t get one when you bought the car. If you’re the registered keeper then this can be sorted out over the phone – as long as your name, address or vehicle details haven’t changed.
Is it illegal to sell a vehicle without a V5?
It’s actually entirely possible (and 100% legal) to sell a car and transfer ownership without a V5C document. … The V5C or Logbook holds all the ownership info for your vehicle. Once a car has been sold or changed ownership, you can also notify the DVLA without needing the V5C if it’s unavailable.
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 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 long does it take to get a v5 back?
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’
How do I cancel my car tax without a v5?
If you don’t have your V5C registration document you need to write to the DVLA via the following address DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BA, and give them the following details: The vehicle’s registration number, its make and model. The name and address of the new keeper. The date when you sold it.