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Need to tax a car or motorbike or truck? We’ve got payment options to suit every driver
Whether you have a car, a motorbike or even a truck, we make it easy for you to pay your vehicle tax. There are plenty of payment options available to suit you too. Just pop into your nearest participating Post Office.
You’ll need one of the following:
If you don’t have any of these, you’ll need to apply for a new V5C. Fill out a V62 form, which you can pick up at your Post Office. The cost is £25.
Use our Branch Finder tool to find your nearest participating Post Office.
Along with your vehicle document, you’ll need to bring the following:
If you live in Northern Ireland, you’ll also need valid paper copy of either your current certificate of insurance or a cover note. Your insurance needs to be valid from the date your vehicle tax starts or the date your vehicle tax is issued – whichever is later.
There are plenty of ways to pay:
The GOV.UK website has a complete list of vehicle tax rates
Find your local Post Office where you can tax your vehicle
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If you’re planning to take your vehicle off the road, for example if you’re keeping your vehicle in a garage, on a drive or on private land, you need to make a Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN).
It’s easy – simply tick the SORN declaration box on your V11 tax reminder form and bring it into your nearest participating Post Office.
Bring all your paperwork together to your local Post Office – find out which ones offer our vehicle tax service with our Branch Finder tool.
The seller should have given you a V5C/2 – sometimes called a New Keeper Supplement – when you bought the vehicle.
You can tax your new car online or at the Post Office using the 12-digit reference number from the V5C/2 New Keeper Supplement.
No – tax discs were phased out in October 2014.
Yes - just fill in a V85/1 form if you have one. Or you can fill in a V85 form if you don’t have a V85/1.
Find a local branch that can help you with your vehicle tax with our Branch Finder.
You’ll also need your Registration Certificate (your V5C). If you don’t have one, you can apply for a replacement – though this costs an extra £25.
Using our online contact form
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0345 722 3355
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Yes! If you’re missing your DVLA reminder (called a V11) or your Registration Certificate (known as the V5C) you can still renew your vehicle tax at the Post Office.
At the same time, you can apply for a new Registration Certificate using a (V62) application form A (V62) is available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax. It costs £25.00.
Find a local branch that can help you with your vehicle tax with our Branch Finder
Yes- though you'll need your DVLA reminder (V11) or your Registration Certificate (V5C) plus a valid MOT, a (V62) is also available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax.
Find a local branch that can sort out vehicle tax with our Branch Finder.
Yes - though you'll still need your DVLA reminder (V11) or your Registration Certificate (V5C) plus a valid MOT, a (V62) is also available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax.
If you want to keep your vehicle off the road, you’ll need to make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) instead of renewing the vehicle tax.
This applies if you’re going to keep your vehicle in a garage, on a drive, or on private land. Don’t worry – we can help with this too. Just bring in your V11 form to any of our vehicle licensing Post Office branches.
Find answers to common questions about vehicle tax:
Visit our vehicle tax support page
If you can’t find the answer you require in the FAQs, please visit the DVLA website for further enquiries about vehicle tax:
Go to DVLA on GOV.UK