- 1 What information do I need to tax my car?
- 2 What documents do I need to renew car tax?
- 3 Can I tax my car without any paperwork?
- 4 Do you need your MOT certificate to tax your car?
- 5 Can you drive your car straight away after taxing online?
- 6 Will I lose a months car tax?
- 7 Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?
- 8 Does car tax start at the beginning of the month?
- 9 Can I tax my car over the phone?
- 10 Can I tax my car with just a V62?
- 11 How long does it take for a vehicle to be taxed?
- 12 What happens if your caught without road tax?
- 13 Can I tax car online without MOT?
- 14 How much MOT Do you need to tax a car?
- 15 Can police seize a car for no tax?
What information do I need to tax my car?
What do I need to tax my car?
- A recent reminder (V11) or ‘last chance’ warning letter from the DVLA.
- Your vehicle log book (V5C), which has to be in your name.
- The green ‘new keeper’s details’ slip (V5C/2) from the V5C log book if you’ve just bought the car.
What documents do I need to renew car tax?
Which documents do I need to renew my tax? A reminder from the DVLA (known as a V11) or your Registration Certificate (known as a V5C). If you have lost your V5C Registration Certificate, you can also tax your vehicle using a (V62) form.
Can I tax my car without any paperwork?
What if I don’t have any of the correct documentation? Without one of these DVLA forms, you cannot tax the car. Instead, you need to follow these steps: Apply for a logbook via the V62 form.
Do you need your MOT certificate to tax your car?
In order to renew your annual road tax on your vehicle you will need a valid MOT certificate, however you can insure your car without this. When taxing your vehicle, your vehicle will be checked to ensure that it has a valid MOT certification, so this will need to be obtained before it can be taxed.
Can you drive your car straight away after taxing online?
It is no longer possible to transfer road tax from one car to another. Instead, the current owner of the vehicle can apply for a refund (see above) and the new owner has to re-tax the car. The new owner will have to tax the vehicle straight away before driving it.
Will I lose a months car tax?
Yes, you will lose a month if you tax your car on the last day of the month. Your best option is to tax the car from the first date of the next month to avoid losing a whole month of tax which you have just paid for.
Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?
Can you tax a car without the V5C logbook? No. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner, as a V5C only proves you are the registered keeper of said vehicle. The Government website reads: “If you buy a vehicle that doesn’t have a V5C vehicle registration certificate (log book), you may not be able to tax it.
Does car tax start at the beginning of the month?
Any vehicle that has a SORN doesn’t have to pay tax, as long as it meets the requirements and is kept in a garage, drive or private land. The buyer then pays for the car and gets it taxed at the start of the new month.
Can I tax my car over the phone?
Taxing Your Car By Phone You can also tax your vehicle over the phone by calling 0300 123 4321. You’ll need either the renewal reference number or V5C reference number, along with your credit or debit card details. Note, you cannot set up a direct debit through the automated phone service.
Can I tax my car with just a V62?
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 long does it take for a vehicle to be taxed?
How long does it take to register I’ve paid car tax? It takes up to five working days for renewed car tax to show online – the time DVLA says its system takes to update.
What happens if your caught without road tax?
Driving without tax FAQs. No, the punishment for driving without road tax does not include penalty points on your licence. If you’re caught driving without valid VED, an automated letter and a fine will be sent to the address of the registered keeper of the vehicle, which is likely to be you.
Can I tax car online without MOT?
If your car has no valid MOT and no tax, you can drive it to a test centre. That’s because, without an MOT, you will be unable to renew your road tax. By law, your vehicle needs to have passed its MOT test to be taxed. Once it passes, however, you must immediately organise your car tax so you are driving legally.
How much MOT Do you need to tax a car?
No. When you tax your car, the DVLA checks official databases to make sure that the car has a valid MOT and insurance. It’s a legal requirement to have all 3 for your car. If you’ve just bought a new car, update your car insurance with the details of your new car before you tax it.
Can police seize a car for no tax?
Generally speaking, it is a criminal offence to take a car out on the road when you have not paid the due car tax. An untaxed car could be impounded by the police – leading to an expensive and inconvenient procedure to release your vehicle.