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FREE CAR CHECK
Run a free car history check which will get you the most comprehensive free car history report. Complete DVLA vehicle registration information and MOT, tax expiry dates and vehicle information.
Enter the registration/plate number of any vehicle in the United Kingdom and click the “Check” button. You’ll get comprehensive and free car information.
We look at the data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) which includes full MOT history, mileage history as well as any advisories or failures. We also provide you with up to date Vehicle Tax information.
With our free vehicle check, you will find many useful charts and information to give you a sneak peek into any vehicle's history registered in the UK.
To ensure you are able to drive your vehicle in the UK, you must meet the following
A Great Britain (GB) issued full or provisional (for learners only) driving licence. Please check GOV.UK's non-GB licence checker to see if you can drive in GB with your non-GB Driving License.
In order for you to tax your vehicle, you must have either a new log book or a V11 reminder to tax your vehicle. Check Tax Your Vehicle for more information. Tax is NOT transferable when you change owners on a car.
Use our free basic checker to see the MOT status of a car. Any accredited garage will be able to run a MOT test on a vehicle, which tests that you meet the road safety and environmental safety standards. This is done every year after the 3rd anniversary of the vehicle registration.
Every vehicle must be driven by someone who has valid insurance of at least 3rd party, this is a legal requirement since the Road Traffic Act 1930. Motor insurance provides the financial protection if you have an accident, and it can also cover injuries to other drivers, pedestrians and passengers in your car.
You can check if your vehicle has valid insurance by going to askMID Website.
How to check if a car is taxed?
Go to our Car Tax Check page and enter the vehicle registration number. You'll find the expiry date as well as how many days left! We've even included how much TAX will be over 12 or 6 months.
How to check when your MOT is due?
Go to our MOT Check page and enter the vehicle registration number. You'll find the entire MOT history of the vehicle as provided by the DVLA. The report will show MOT failures, advisories and warnings. Incredibly important to check the MOT history when buying a new car as it will show you any on going issues with the car.
How to check if car is insured?
You can check if your vehicle has valid insurance by using the Check car insurance Website.
How to check if a car has been in an accident for free?
When a vehicle has been in a serious accident, the cost of repair may exceed the value of the vehicle. When this happens, the car is given a write-off category. You can find out the severity of the accident by getting a car report to find out what what write off category it has been in. All you need to do is enter the vehicle registration number and purchase the Gold check. The write off check will provide you details. Read our blog for an interesting account of a hidden history found after buying a used car.