Request by a company for keeper at date of event information (form V888/2A)

Companies who want to apply for the name and address of a registered keeper at a specific date from DVLA’s records must use the V888/2A form. There are currently delays with paper applications.



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Paper applications sent to our office in Swansea will take longer to process. This is because we have a reduced number of staff in our building to comply with social distancing requirements and to ensure staff safety.

Thank you for your patience during this time.

The V888/2A application form is for companies who want to apply for the name and address of the registered keeper of a vehicle on a specific date from DVLA’s records. They will need to show ‘reasonable cause’ for why they need it. This means explaining why they want the information and how they will use it.

Our guidance ‘How we give people information from our vehicle record’ (MIS546) gives further information on how to submit your request.

Published 1 June 2019
Last updated 16 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated Welsh PDF.

  2. Updated form

  3. Paper application info added in summary.

  4. Amended coronavirus (COVID-19) update.

  5. Added coronavirus (COVID-19) update.

  6. Updated Welsh PDF

  7. PDF updated.

  8. Added translation