Certain companies and buyers can request specialist vehicle data from DVLA, including the ‘bulk data set’, ‘anonymised data set’ and vehicle mileage data.
DVLA can provide certain companies with the ‘bulk data set’, which contains 47 different information fields about a vehicle. These companies can provide a vehicle checking service to the public and the motor trade.
DVLA provides certain companies with the ‘anonymised data set’, mainly used for marketing purposes, and containing vehicle identifying information including make, model and partial postcode.
DVLA provides certain companies with mileage data to help buyers check a vehicle’s mileage.
How to make a request
You must fill in a data request form if you’re asking DVLA for new data or want to make changes to an existing data sharing process.
You must explain:
- what data you need
- why you need it
- how you plan to use and store it
Email your completed form to: