Vehicle Data API

Vehicle Data API for Real-Time Vehicle Data

Our car history API database holds more than 40 million vehicle records.

If you're looking to create an app, a new product or enhancing your back end internal business with Vehicle Data, we now provide a Vehicle Registration (VRM) look up API from DVLA and DVSA data.

Why Us

Reduced Cost

Elminiate the costs of additional resource, databases and licenses by using Check Car Details UK Vehicle API.

Reliability and Security Assurances

API data is sent over SSL. We provide a secure, unique API key which allows you to access data securely.

Speed & Availability

VRM data results within milliseconds, over 95% of data have valid VRM look ups. Any planned service outages are communicated ahead of time.

Data Points

Click on the data point below to see example outputs

DVLA vehicle registration details

    "registrationNumber": "BJ52SFK",
    "make": "BMW",
    "model": "X5 SPORT D AUTO",
    "colour": "BLACK",
    "fuelType": "DIESEL",
    "engineCapacity": 2993,
    "yearOfManufacture": 2006,
    "vehicleAge": "15 Years 2 Months",
    "wheelplan": "2 AXLE RIGID BODY",
    "dateOfLastV5CIssued": "2021-12-15",
    "typeApproval": "M1",
    "co2Emissions": 250,
    "registrationPlace": "Birmingham",
    "tax": {
        "taxStatus": "Untaxed",
        "taxDueDate": "2021-09-07",
        "days": "108"
    "mot": {
        "motStatus": "Valid",
        "motDueDate": "2022-07-05",
        "days": 193


Competitive pricing with no membership fees or hidden charges with only successful searches charged

Data PointCost
Vehicle Registration£0.02
UK Vehicle Data£0.10
Car History Check£1.82
MOT History£0.02
Vehicle Image Data£0.05
Vehicle Valuation Data£0.12
CustomContact Support

There is no contract, membership fee or credit company checks when signing up to use Check Car Details API. But, there is a minimum commitment of £20.00 per month, even if you do not use the API at all as this is the commitment to keep the service going. You can use the £20.00 with the data points above and when you go over this, you'll be charged at each data call.


Simple to use web service - Our Data API is is called using a standard HTTP GET request, we've made it simple as a JSON output making it incredibly easy to use and integrate - any developer will be able to use our data.

Get Access Now FREE

Signup for a Uk vehicle data API account today for free and get your test API key. Get full access to all DVLA data via our REST API.