Question: What Happens If You Dont Have A Log Book?

What happens if u lose your log book?

A lost log book can easily be replaced.

You can also get a replacement certificate if the original has been stolen, damaged or destroyed, or if you didn’t receive one with your new vehicle.

The quickest way to get a replacement log book – if you were the registered keeper on the original one – is to call the DVLA..

Can I get a copy of my v5c 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.

What does a v5c look like?

The V5C itself is a four page document that was blue in colour until 2012. Since then, all V5 documents are red, due to the theft of a number of blank certificates in 2006. So the DVLA recommends owners update to the red version, and that’s the version now automatically issued.

Can I apply for a log book online?

Log book (V5C) If you lose your V5C, you can apply for a copy online or by phone, providing you’re down as the ‘registered keeper’ of the car and none of your other details have changed. A replacement will cost you £25. If you want to apply by post you’ll need to fill in a V62 form.

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.

Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?

Can you tax a car without the V5C logbook? No. You cannot tax your vehicle if you do not have a V5C logbook. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner, as a V5C only proves you are the registered keeper of said vehicle.

Can I Tax a vehicle without a v5?

You can tax your vehicle without a V11 reminder letter using a: V5C registration certificate (logbook) in your name if you’re the current keeper. V62 application for a registration certificate if you’re the current keeper. green ‘new keeper’ slip if you’ve just bought the car (and do not have a V5C in your name yet)

Can you drive a car without the log book?

It’s actually entirely possible (and 100% legal) to sell a car and transfer ownership without a V5 document. … The V5C or Logbook holds all the ownership info for your vehicle. Once a car has been sold or changed ownership, you can also notify the DVLA without needing the V5 if it’s unavailable.

What happens if you don’t have v5c?

If you buy a vehicle that doesn’t have a V5C vehicle registration certificate (log book), you may not be able to tax it. … Once you’ve bought a vehicle, you’ll need to tax it before using it on the road as vehicle tax cannot be transferred between keepers.

What to do if you cant find log book?

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.

How long does it take to get a log book?

You should apply by post if you need to change the vehicle details. You should usually receive your log book within 6 weeks if you apply by post.

Can you buy a car without a v5?

The advice from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is that you should never buy a car without a V5 logbook, because the car could have been stolen, written off or have finance owing on it, or the seller might not legally be entitled to sell it.