Driver and vehicle record

Check used vehicles, driving licence information and DVLA data.


  1. Check the MOT history of a vehicle

    Check the MOT history of a vehicle from 2005 onwards, including if it passed or failed, its mileage and why it failed

  2. Get vehicle information from DVLA

    Check a vehicle's details, tax and SORN status and expiry dates on the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Agency (DVLA) database - online and telephone enquiries

  3. Check someone's driving licence information

    Check someone's driving record - vehicles they can drive, penalty points and disqualifications

  4. Check a used vehicle you’re buying

    Check registration, MOT, tax, vehicle identification number and other details to help make sure a used car is not stolen or unsafe

  5. Request information about a vehicle or its registered keeper from DVLA

    Request details about a vehicle's registered keeper: bulk data, anonymised data, mileage data requests, other information requests

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Guidance and regulation

  1. How we give people information from our vehicle record
  2. Check if a vehicle is genuine with DVLA's bulk data set
  3. Who DVLA shares data with
  4. Buy mileage data in bulk from DVLA
  5. Information for vehicle buyers about the anonymised data set
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News and communications

  1. DVLA publishes responses to vehicle online services consultation
  2. Online vehicle services get a makeover
  3. Unavailability of DVLA’s vehicle system
  4. More digital services to benefit motorists
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Research and statistics

  1. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2018-19 Quarter 3
  2. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2018-19 Quarter 2
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Vehicle online services
  2. Release of information from DVLA's registers
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. The number of driving licence checks made by EDECS users
  2. How many firms like G24 have access to DVLA data
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