Check online to find out what information the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) holds about a vehicle.

You’ll need the vehicle’s make and registration number.

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Information you can get

You can find out various things about the vehicle, including:

  • when its current vehicle tax expires
  • when its MOT expires
  • the date it was first registered
  • SORN status
  • colour
  • engine size
  • year of manufacture
  • CO2 emissions
  • current vehicle tax rate

Use ‘askMID’ to check if your vehicle is insured.

Information about registered keepers

You must write to DVLA to request information about the current or previous registered keeper of a vehicle.

By phone

Contact DVLA to get the vehicle’s:

  • date of first registration
  • year of manufacture
  • engine size
  • CO2 emissions
  • colour
  • current vehicle tax rate