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

Information about registered keepers

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

Use the old service

You can use the old online service.

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

By phone

Call DVLA to get details of the vehicle’s:

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

DVLA Vehicle registration and tax enquiries
Telephone: 0300 790 6802
Textphone: 18001 0300 123 1279
Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm
Saturday, 8am to 2pm
Fax: 0300 123 0798
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