Question: What Do You Do If You Can’T Find Your V5?

How do I get a copy of my v5?

If you’ve lost your V5C certificate, commonly called a car log book, don’t panic.

You can get a replacement log book from the DVLA, giving you proof that you are the registered keeper of your vehicle..

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.

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.

How do I transfer ownership of a car without a v5?

It’s actually entirely possible (and 100% legal) to sell a car and transfer ownership without a V5C document….That includes:Vehicle make and model.Your car’s reg.VIN plate number.Buyer’s full name.Date of sale.Signature of buyer and seller.Price and payment terms.The fact that the vehicle is ‘sold as seen’

Where is the 11 digit reference number v5c?

11 Digit is the V5C, 12 is the New Keeper Supplement. To apply online you’ll need either: the 16 digit reference number on your vehicle tax renewal letter (V11) the 11 digit reference number on your log book (V5C)

What happens if I can’t find my v5c?

Lost Your Logbook? If you do find yourself needing a replacement if your original V5C has been lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or you haven’t yet receive the certificate for your new vehicle then you can apply for a replacement V5C log book by phoning the DVLA on 0300 790 6801 or by post using the V62 form.

What does a v5c look like?

The V5C itself is a four-page document that was blue in colour until 2012. Since then, all V5 documents are red, due to the theft of a number of blank certificates in 2006. So, the DVLA recommends owners update to the red version, and that’s the version now automatically issued.

How long does a v5 take to arrive?

4 weeksDVLA 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 long is a v5 reference number?

11 digitthe 11 digit reference number from your V5C (if you’re the current keeper) the 12 digit reference number from the new keeper slip if you’ve just bought the car (and do not have a V5C in your name yet)

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.

Can I update my v5 online?

DVLA launches online service to change address on vehicle log book (V5C) The new online service will cut the amount of time it takes for motorists to receive a new log book from up to 6 weeks to just 5 working days.

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.

Can I view my car log book 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.

What do I do if I have not received my log book?

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.

What do you do if you have lost your v5 form?

If you lose your V5C, you can apply for a copy online or by phone, providing you’re down as the ‘registered keeper’ of the car and none of your other details have changed. A replacement will cost you £25. If you want to apply by post you’ll need to fill in a V62 form.

Can you find your v5c 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. There are other ways to get a log book if: your name or address have changed.

Where can I find my v5c number?

A vehicle registration certificate (or V5C document) is issued by DVLA and contains information about the vehicle and the keeper that the registration certificate pertains to. The vehicle registration number is a number and letter combination that’s unique to each vehicle. This is shown on the registration certificate.