Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Browse our FAQs below.

How to check vehicle tax?

Simply 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 MOT Expiry and MOT History?

Simply go to our MOT check page and enter the vehicle registration number. You'll find the entire MOT history of the cvehicle 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.


How I can I get a stolen car check?

Enter your registration number from the homepage then click on Gold Check. The report will show you information on if a vehicle has been stolen, when it was stolen as well as contact information for the police if available.


How I can I get an Outstanding Finance Vehicle Check?

Enter your registration number from the homepage then click on Full Check. It will you information on the contact number and the finance company which has financed the car if available.


Why should I consider buying a car check?

Buying a used car can be incredibly exciting, the bodywork, the service history may look appealing. You can view basic MOT history of the car as well as reading manufacturer's guide on the spec of the car itself. You will not know any hidden secrets the vehicle may have, how many log books have been associated to the vehicle to really important information. Insurance write offs and the extent of the damage, if the car has been stolen and if has Outstanding Finance. The car check is an inexpensive way to avoid a massive expense should anything go wrong. Check Car Details offers you a choice of three amazing reports, basic, gold and full which can give you what you need instantly. Complete peace of mind.


How do I check my car accident history?

Enter your registration number from the homepage then click on Gold Check. The report will show you an alert with what type of damage the vehicle has recorded by the DVLA. Click on Write-Off report to view the loss date and the loss type. This information is recorded by the insurer.


What are the insurance write off categories?

They are as follows:

  • Category A: Car may not be repaired, and must be crushed.
  • Category B: Car may have its usable parts recycled, but it also must crushed.
  • Category S: Car has suffered structural damage, but it is still repairable.
  • Category N: Car has not sustained any damage to its structure, and which may be repaired and safely returned to the road.
  • Note, since 2017 Cat C and D have been replaced by Cat S and N respectively.


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