Vehicle tax

How to tax a vehicle, report untaxed vehicles or see tax rates.


  1. Tax your vehicle

    Renew or tax your vehicle for the first time using a reminder letter, your log book or the green 'new keeper' slip - and how to tax if you do not have any documents

  2. Check if a vehicle is taxed

    Check and report if a vehicle has up-to-date vehicle tax or is 'off road' (SORN)

  3. Contact DVLA

    Find the right phone number, email or postal address to contact DVLA about driving licences, vehicle tax, medical enquiries and vehicle registration

  4. Vehicle tax rates

    Tables showing the rates for vehicle tax for different types of vehicle

  5. Calculate vehicle tax rates

    Use the online tool to find the tax rate for all vehicle types

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Vehicle tax rates (V149 and V149/1)
  2. How to apply for free disabled tax (INS216)
  3. Information leaflet on tax classes for vehicles (V355/1)
  4. Agricultural vehicle licences, tax information and fuel
  5. How to fill in form V55/4 for first vehicle tax and registration of a new vehicle (V355/4)
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News and communications

  1. Prestige and high-end supercars among those caught with no vehicle tax
  2. Thinking of changing your car? New tax rates may apply
  3. DVLA gives a shout out on Alexa
  4. Nearly-new car buyers advised to check tax rates
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Research and statistics

  1. Vehicle excise duty evasion statistics (VED)
  2. Vehicle excise duty evasion statistics: 2019
  3. One month on since the abolition of the tax disc
  4. Vehicle excise duty evasion statistics: 2013
  5. Vehicle Excise Duty evasion statistics: 2011
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Remove the insurance check when taxing a vehicle
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Number of vehicles wheel clamped between July 2014 and February 2015
  2. The legislation that requires a vehicle keeper to surrender the Vehicle Excise Duty when selling the car
  3. Fees and charges
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