Quick Answer: Where Can I Find The V5c Document Reference Number?

What is a v5c document?

Also known as a V5C, a vehicle logbook is a document required by the DVLA.

It tracks the registration and taxation history of a specific vehicle.

The logbook proves your ownership of a vehicle.

In addition, the vehicle logbook works as a summary of the vehicle’s key statistics: make, model, engine, etc..

Where can I find my v5c number?

A vehicle registration certificate (or V5C document) is issued by DVLA and contains information about the vehicle and the keeper that the registration certificate pertains to. The vehicle registration number is a number and letter combination that’s unique to each vehicle. This is shown on the registration certificate.

What is the 11 digit reference number v5c?

11 Digit is the V5C, 12 is the New Keeper Supplement. To apply online you’ll need either: the 16 digit reference number on your vehicle tax renewal letter (V11) the 11 digit reference number on your log book (V5C)

Can you find a VIN number by license plate UK?

If you want to find VIN number from registration plate online, you can only do so for the last 5 digits (due to legal reasons), if you would like to know the whole VIN number, then you would have to request information from the DVLA with an appropriate reason.

What is a v5c number?

The V5C is a paper document issued by the DVLA to the registered keeper of a vehicle and is used to confirm proof of ownership and the specific details of a vehicle. It’s also used to inform the DVLA of a change of ownership, a change of name and address, or if a vehicle has been modified, scrapped or written-off.

How do I look up a VIN number?

On most passenger cars, you may find the VIN number on the front of the dashboard on the driver’s side. The best way to see it is to look through the windshield from outside the car. You may also find the VIN number on the driver’s side door pillar.

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 you find 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.

What does a v5c number 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.

How do I get a v5 number without logbook?

Lost Your Logbook? If you do find yourself needing a replacement if your original V5C has been lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or you haven’t yet receive the certificate for your new vehicle then you can apply for a replacement V5C log book by phoning the DVLA on 0300 790 6801 or by post using the V62 form.

Can I get a copy of my log book online?

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.