Question: Can I Sell My Car Without The V5?

How long does it take for a log book to come back?

usually 4 weeksDVLA aims to send out a new V5C to you as soon as possible, usually 4 weeks after getting the old V5C from the seller.

This may take longer because of coronavirus.

If you do not get it within 4 weeks: complete form V62 – ‘Application for a vehicle registration certificate’.

What do I do if my log book hasn’t arrived?

The DVLA advises that the standard log book arrival time can be up to six weeks from your request – however, if your log book hasn’t arrived during this time, you are recommended to contact the department directly via the helpline or via the DVLA’s online email system available on their website.

How do you get a v5 If you have lost it?

If you’ve lost your V5C certificate, commonly called a car log book, don’t panic. You can get a replacement log book from the DVLA, giving you proof that you are the registered keeper of your vehicle.

Can a trader tax a car without v5?

If you sell your vehicle you must tell DVLA straight away using the V5C registration certificate. If it’s lost or damaged you’ll need to get a replacement before selling. The new keeper won’t be able to tax the vehicle without it.

Can I get a replacement v5 online?

You need to get a log book (V5C) if the original has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed by you or your insurance company. You can get a duplicate log book online if you do not need to change anything in the log book.

Am I responsible for a car after I sell it?

In most states, used car sales are understood to be “as is.” This means the buyer understands that if something goes wrong after the car is driven away, it’s entirely his or her responsibility. That means that, as a seller, you’re not responsible for the car after it’s sold.

Can you sell a vehicle without a v5?

Do you need the V5 document to sell a car? Fortunately, all is not lost if you have lost your vehicle log book. You can sell your car without a V5C document, the process is just more complicated. … Sellers without a V5C document should always be open and up front about this to reassure potential buyers.

Can I Tax a car without a log book?

I don’t have my DVLA reminder or my registration document. Can I still renew my vehicle tax at the Post Office? Yes! If you’re missing your DVLA reminder (called a V11) or your Registration Certificate (known as the V5C) you can still renew your vehicle tax at the Post Office.

What happens if I don’t have my v5?

The good news is you can get a replacement if your V5C is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed – or you didn’t get one when you bought the car. … You’ll need to fill in the reg plate of the car, its make, model and colour, as well as the keeper’s details , current mileage, and explanation as to why you don’t have the V5C.

Can I fill out a v62 form online?

Fill Online, Printable, Fillable, Blank DVLA Form V62 Application for a vehicle registration certificate 2/19 Form. Use Fill to complete blank online DVLA AND VEHICLE STANDARDS AGENCY pdf forms for free. Once completed you can sign your fillable form or send for signing. All forms are printable and downloadable.

How long does it take to get a replacement v5?

Applying online is the quickest route to getting hold of a replacement and should take around 5 days. Alternatively, you can fill out a V62 form and send it to the DVLA, although this process can take up to six weeks.

Can I tell DVLA I’ve sold my car online?

You can only update the DVLA on the sold (or transferred) vehicle online if you have not sent your log book via post.

How do I change ownership of a v5?

To transfer ownership online you’ll need to complete a form on the DVLA website. To do this you need the details of the new owner, you’ll need the 11-digit reference number from the car’s V5C. Once the online form is completed and submitted you’ll receive an email confirmation.

How much is a new v5?

To get a replacement V5 document, you just need to follow the same process as if the logbook had been lost. You can either apply by phone or post, and there’s a £25 charge. It can take up to 5 days to get a replacement if you apply by phone, and up to six weeks via the postal service.

How do I inform DVLA of sale of car without v5?

Without a V5C You should still inform the DVLA of the sale. To do so write to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AR and explain that you have sold the vehicle.

How do I change ownership of a car without v5?

If you don’t have your V5C registration document you need to write to the DVLA via the following address DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BA, and give them the following details: The vehicle’s registration number, its make and model. The name and address of the new keeper. The date when you sold it.

Can you view your v5c online?

Registered keeper details will be on the V5c registration document and you should never buy a used car without seeing the V5c. You can check vehicle details online using DVLA’s vehicle enquiry service if you know the make and registration number, but keeper details are much harder to verify if you don’t have the V5c.

How do you let DVLA know car is sold?

You can contact the DVLA to let them know you’ve sold your car by completing the relevant section of the V5C log book for a private sale (Sections 6 and 8). Or for a sale or transfer to a motor trader, insurer or dismantler (Section 9). You then need to post the correct section to the DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BD.