What Do You Do With A V5c Form?

Who is responsible for sending off v5?

For a two-part V5C registration document, you need to fill in the ‘notification of sale or transfer’ section and send it to the DVLA.

The other half of the document should be given to the buyer on purchase of the vehicle.

The buyer is then responsible for informing the DVLA of the new ownership..

Can a car be sold without a v5?

It’s actually entirely possible (and 100% legal) to sell a car and transfer ownership without a V5C document. Most people do not realise that the vehicle logbook is a record of the registered keeper, not proof of ownership.

What part of v5 do I keep?

If you have your V5C registration document you need to: Fill in sections 6. Sign and date the declaration in section 8 along with the new keeper. Fill in section 10 (V5C/2) and give it to the new keeper – they will need this to tax the vehicle.

Can I use tippex on v5?

Tippex (other brands of white out are available) is fine.

How do I get a v5c?

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.

Should I give out my v5 document reference number?

Its fine to give it out, they probably need it for the HPI check and also an MOT history check to verify car milage. Also allows them to see what the vehicle identification number is on the national database and compare it to the one on the vehicle, to see if its been chopped/cloned!

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.

Should I keep v5c in car?

Issued by the DVLA it is your car’s registration document, it’s important to keep your V5C in a safe place. This proves that you are the owner of the vehicle. You will need it if you are selling your car to confirm mileage and current and previous ownership. You will also need it if your vehicle is stolen.

What if you make a mistake on v5c?

If any changes to your or the vehicle details are as a result of a mistake on the V5C, please correct the mistake on your V5C. Only fill in the details in section 6 or section 7 that need changing. Do not tick the new keeper box. Sign and date the declaration in section 8 and return it to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BA.

What is the difference between a v5 and v5c?

The V5C logbook (also known as the V5 form or document) records the Registered Keeper (or Keepers) of the vehicle. Legally, that’s the person registering and taxing the vehicle, not necessarily the owner. Normally the owner and registered keeper will be the same, but there are occasions where they might differ.

Can I change my v5c name online?

You must update your vehicle log book (V5C) if you change your name. It’s usually free to update it. … If you want to change your address at the same time as changing your name, you can make both changes at the same time. It can take up to 6 weeks to get your new log book after you send it off.

What do I do with v5c when I sell my car?

If you sell your car, then you can inform the DVLA online, so there’s no need to post the V5C back to the DVLA. The online system is straightforward to use, so its simple to amend the information, and means the information is up-to-date as soon as possible.

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.

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 do I tell DVLA I sold my car?

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.