Guidance

The Vehicle Identity Check (VIC) scheme

This publication was withdrawn on 26 October 2015

The Vehicle Identity Check (VIC) scheme closed on 26 October 2015.

You no longer need a VIC test to apply for log book (V5C) if an insurance company has written off your vehicle.

A guide about the VIC scheme.

Documents

The VIC scheme

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Cynllun yr Archwiliadau Adnabod Cerbydau (VIC)

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Detail

From 26 October 2015, if an insurance company states that an accident damaged car can be repaired, it won’t need a VIC test in order for you to apply for log book (V5C).

This guide explains how the VIC scheme is used to prevent car crime.

DVSA oversees the scheme on behalf of DVLA which adds a ‘VIC marker’ to vehicles if they are told a vehicle has been written off by an insurance company.