All vehicle owners need apply for vehicle tax even if there is no payment. Below are types of vehicles that may be exempt.
DVLA are diligent in their checking of vehicles without tax or offences relating to vehicles that have been declared SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification). The DVLA identify offences from the DVLA register and from 'on road sightings'. The offences are as follows:
It's really important to inform DVLA if you sell, transfer, scrap, or export a vehicle that's registered to you. If you don't do this, the vehicle will remain your responsibility - and this includes tax.
Visit this link to tell the DVLA that your vehicle has been written off.
Visit this link for information about taking a vehicle out of the UK.
Inform the DVLA of any changes regarding the current owners address or name, a new owner, vehicle details, sale or transfer to a motor trader, insurer or dismantler, permanent export of the vehicle by following the relevant instructions on your V5c vehicle registration certificate (logbook).
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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