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Road Tax Check

Check if a car has ever been stolen, written off, has finance & more

What our Van History Check includes

  • Stolen Car Check – At Check My Vehicle we offer a vehicle checker service that will detect if a vehicle is stolen.

  • Mileage Check & MOT History – Is the car showing the correct mileage and Information from the DVLA and Gov site regarding the vehicle history

  • Car Written Offf – Has the car been declared written off by the insurer

  • Number of Keepers – The number of owners registered on the Logbook

  • Valuation – A guide valuation of the vehicle checked

  • Scarped Car – Is the car declared Scarped by the DVLA

  • Number plate change – How many number plate changes has the car had

  • Outstanding Finance – Is there a loan or outstanding debt on the car

  • Import/Export  – Find out if the car has been imported or exported

What is a road tax check?

In the UK, a road tax check, also known as a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) check or car tax check, is a process that allows individuals to verify the tax status of a vehicle. Road tax, or VED, is a legal requirement for all vehicles driven on public roads in the United Kingdom. The amount of road tax a vehicle is required to pay depends on various factors, including its emissions and fuel type. A road tax check provides information about a vehicle’s current tax status and helps ensure that the vehicle is legally taxed for road use. Here’s what you can typically learn from a road tax check:

Tax Status: A road tax check will confirm whether the vehicle is currently taxed or if it has no road tax (either due to being exempt or untaxed).

Tax Exemptions: Some vehicles may be eligible for tax exemptions or reductions based on their emissions, fuel type, or other factors. A road tax check can help you determine if the vehicle qualifies for any exemptions.

Tax Band: The check will provide information about the tax band the vehicle falls into, which is determined by factors like CO2 emissions for cars.

Tax Renewal Date: You can find out the date when the current tax expires and needs to be renewed.

Historical Tax Records: Depending on the service used, you may also be able to access historical tax records to verify the vehicle’s tax payment history.

A road tax check is important when purchasing a used vehicle or ensuring that your own vehicle is compliant with tax regulations. It helps you avoid driving an untaxed vehicle, which can result in penalties and fines. You can typically perform a road tax check through official government websites, online services, or by contacting the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). It’s a crucial step in maintaining legal compliance and avoiding legal issues related to vehicle taxation in the UK.

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About Check My Vehicle

Check My Vehicle offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date HPI checks in the UK. Our checks include information on outstanding finance, written-off vehicles, stolen vehicles, accident damage, mileage discrepancies,, number plate changes, import status, exported status, insurance total loss, outstanding hire purchase, outstanding leasing, scrappage certificates, and vehicle inspection reports.

We also offer a variety of additional features, such as vehicle valuations and MOT history checks.

Check My Vehicle is the leading HPI check provider in the UK, and our checks are more accurate and up-to-date than those of any other company. We also have a better customer service team and our checks are more affordable.

Here are some of our competitors: HPI Check, Total Car Check, Full Car Checks, My Car Check

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