Quick Answer: Can You Sell A Vehicle Without Logbook?

Can I sell my car without the logbook?

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..

Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?

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.

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 much is a new v5?

Apply by post for a replacement log book Download and fill in an application for a log book (form V62). Send it to DVLA with a cheque or postal order for £25 made payable to ‘ DVLA , Swansea’.

How do I inform DVLA of sale of car without 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.

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.

What details do I need to sell my car?

An original copy of a sales contract, or proof of purchase, which could be a letter, bill of sale, receipt, or tax invoice, showing the seller’s details, the buyer’s details, the date of the sale, the selling price or market value of the car, whichever is higher, and the car’s registration and VIN numbers.

How do you change ownership of a car without logbook?

If you didn’t get a log book when you bought the car then you also need to complete the V62 form that you can download from the DVLA website. You then send it to DVLA with the green ‘new keeper’ slip you were given when you bought the vehicle – and the good news is you won’t have to pay a fee.

Can I get a replacement v5 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.

Can I get a copy of my log book online?

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 view your v5c 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.

Can I Tax a vehicle without 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)

What happens if you lose your log book?

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 can I get a v62 form?

At the same time, you can apply for a new Registration Certificate using a (V62) application form A (V62) is available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax.

How do I tell DVLA my car is scrapped without logbook?

Unfortunately, if you’ve chosen to scrap your car without a V5C, there’s a little more red tape you have to get through. Once you’ve scrapped your car, you’ll need to write and send a letter to the DVLA informing them of the sale, which has the following information inside: Vehicle registration number. Make and model.

Can you change ownership of a vehicle online DVLA?

To transfer ownership online you’ll need to complete a form on the DVLA website. To do this you need the details of the new owner, you’ll need the 11-digit reference number from the car’s V5C. … A new physical V5C will be sent to the new owner within five working days.

How do I fill out a v62 form?

How do I complete a V62 form? You must complete all sections of the V62 form including the “tax class” and VIN, chassis or frame number in section 1. The tax class and VIN number can be found on the V5 registration document. You will find them on the inside front cover under the make and model of the vehicle.

What does a log book look like for a car?

Your V5C document, also known as a log book, shows that your car is registered in your name, with your address shown too. The log book shows who is responsible for registering and taxing the car, but NOT who owns it.

Do I need to cancel my road tax when I sell my car?

It is important to plan your road tax, insurance disposal time wisely. You will need to refund your road tax and cancel your insurance policy before transferring the ownership name of the car.

Can I fill out 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.

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.

What if I have lost my v5?

You can apply for a new V5C by phone or post. Replacing a lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed V5C will set you back £25. You can apply by post by filling in a V62 form, or over the phone if none of your details have changed. If you bought a car and never received the V5C, you’ll not need to pay the £25 fee.

How can I put my car in someone else’s name?

The procedures for transferring ownership are similar to buying or selling a car: the donor must include the odometer disclosure on the title, both parties must sign and date the title, and the recipient must go to the DMV and apply for a a new title in his/her name and pay the transfer fee.

Is the v5c proof of ownership?

The V5C is a paper document issued by the DVLA to the registered keeper of a vehicle and is used to confirm proof of ownership and the specific details of a vehicle. It’s also used to inform the DVLA of a change of ownership, a change of name and address, or if a vehicle has been modified, scrapped or written-off.

Should I give out my v5 document reference number?

Its fine to give it out, they probably need it for the HPI check and also an MOT history check to verify car milage. Also allows them to see what the vehicle identification number is on the national database and compare it to the one on the vehicle, to see if its been chopped/cloned!

What has been done? The DVLA confirmed to GEM that, while there are no specific laws surrounding the selling of V5C logbooks, the document should be surrendered upon disposal (sale, export, destruction et al) of a vehicle so that an accurate database can be held.

How do I tell DVLA I sold my car?

You can contact the DVLA to let them know you’ve sold your car by completing the relevant section of the V5C log book for a private sale (Sections 6 and 8). Or for a sale or transfer to a motor trader, insurer or dismantler (Section 9). You then need to post the correct section to the DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BD.

How do I fill out a v5 when I sell my car?

If you have your V5C registration document you need to:Fill in sections 6.Sign and date the declaration in section 8 along with the new keeper.Fill in section 10 (V5C/2) and give it to the new keeper – they will need this to tax the vehicle.Keep a record of the new keeper’s name and address.More items…

How do I tax my car without a log book?

How do I tax a car without a logbook?V11 reminder letter.V5C logbook registration certificate (registered in your name)V62 Logbook application form (when the car is registered in your name)V5C/2 Green slip, new keepers supplement (when you have just bought the car not registered in your name)