You asked: Do you need proof of insurance to tax car at Post Office?

What documents do I need to tax my car at a post office?

Yes- though you’ll need your DVLA reminder (V11) or your Registration Certificate (V5C) plus a valid MOT, a (V62) is also available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax. Find a local branch that can sort out vehicle tax with our Branch Finder.

What must you have when renewing vehicle tax?

Explanation: You can renew your vehicle tax online, at post offices and vehicle registration offices, or by phone. When applying, make sure you have all the relevant valid documents, including a valid MOT test certificate where applicable.

Do I have to declare my car off the road if I have no insurance?

If you haven’t declared your vehicle as off road through a SORN, it still needs to be taxed and insured – if your vehicle isn’t insured and you haven’t declared it as off road through a SORN, you’ll be sent an Insurance Advisory Letter from the DVLA in which you will be told to insure your vehicle or face a fixed …

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How can I tax my car without the v5?

You can tax your vehicle without a V11 reminder letter using a:

  1. V5C registration certificate (logbook) in your name if you’re the current keeper.
  2. V62 application for a registration certificate if you’re the current keeper.
  3. green ‘new keeper’ slip if you’ve just bought the car (and do not have a V5C in your name yet)

Do you get 14 days grace for road tax?

There are no longer any grace periods for car tax. When paper discs were still in existence, there used to be a five-day grace period to allow the new tax disc to arrive in the post. However, now that the process has moved online, the grace period has been axed.

Can I tax a vehicle to start next month?

However, new tax is now backdated (no space) to the beginning of the month and refunds are from the start of the next. This means if you sell and then buy a car early in the month, you will be paying tax twice in that period.

What documents do I need to tax car online?

How To Tax Your Car Online

  • – Your Vehicle Log Book (V5C) which is in your name.
  • – Your green ‘new keeper’s slip’ (new keeper’s supplement V5C/2) from the log book if you just bought the car.
  • – A recent reminder (V11) or even your ‘last chance reminder letter from the DVLA.

Do I need insurance for a parked car?

If you aren’t driving your car and it’s not registered, you do not need insurance. If your car is parked in the street long-term, it could be damaged by other vehicles, in which case you may want coverage that serves as parked car insurance.

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Can you drive to an MOT without insurance?

Quite simply – no. You cannot drive a car to an MOT station without insurance – and if you do, you could be subject to prosecution, fixed-penalty fines – and possibly even have your car confiscated and destroyed.

Can police seize your car for no tax?

An untaxed car could be impounded by the police – leading to an expensive and inconvenient procedure to release your vehicle. If this happens to you, you’ll also need impounded car insurance to help regain access to your car.

Can I drive a car with no tax if I just bought it?

Long story short, it’s illegal to drive without car tax, but there are some scenarios where driving without car tax is unavoidable. Unless you meet certain criteria, the only time you’re allowed to travel without car tax is when you’re driving to a pre-booked MOT test.

Can you drive a car while waiting for v5?

Can I tax my car while waiting for my log book? Yes. If your log book (also known as a V5C) has been lost, damaged or stolen and you’re waiting for a new one to be delivered, you can still tax your car by visiting your local Post Office. You can also apply for a new V5C at the Post Office.

How long does a v5 take to return?

DVLA aims to send out a new V5C to you as soon as possible, usually 4 to 6 weeks after getting the old V5C from the seller. This may take longer because of coronavirus. If you do not get it within 6 weeks: complete form V62 – ‘Application for a vehicle registration certificate’

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