How do I pay my road tax for the first time?
Taxing a new vehicle.
You can tax a new vehicle online or at your local Motor Taxation Office.
To apply online see the section on ‘Taxing your vehicle online’ below.
If you are applying to your local Motor Taxation Office you need a ‘First Motor Tax Application’ Form RF100..
How do you get road tax when buying a car?
If the vehicle is already registered in your name, you can use the 11-digit reference number on the log book (or V5C to give it its true title). If you have only just bought the vehicle and it is not yet registered, you will need the 12-digit reference number on the New Keeper Supplement (V5C/2).
Can you pay road tax online?
Today, the job can be accomplished quickly and easily by doing it online. You can renew your tax disc or Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN) on the DVLA’s Vehicle Licensing website. It only takes a few minutes and can be done 24 hours a day.
Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?
Can you tax a car without the V5C logbook? No. You cannot tax your vehicle if you do not have a V5C logbook. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner, as a V5C only proves you are the registered keeper of said vehicle.
How do I pay my road tax?
You can pay for your tax by phone – just call the DVLA on 0300 123 4321 and have your V5C or V5C/2 to hand. Certain post offices also allow you to tax your car in person. Put your postcode into the Post Office branch finder and select “vehicle tax” as your preferred service.
Can I pay for my road tax monthly?
You can pay for your car tax monthly by Direct Debit. You can buy six months car tax or pay for the full year in advance. You will pay 5% more over the year if you buy six months or pay monthly by Direct Debit.