What documents do I need to tax my motorbike?

You will need the motorbikes registration document aka the logbook (V5C) and also proof of insurance. For motorcycles over three years old a valid MOT certificate will also be needed.

What do I need to tax my motorbike?

How to tax a motorbike

  1. Your registration document (also known as a V5C, green slip, or logbook), or a V5C/2 (new keeper slip)
  2. A valid MOT certificate.
  3. Motorbike insurance.

Can I tax my motorbike without a 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.

What documents do you need for road tax?

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  • A recent reminder (V11) or ‘last chance’ warning letter from the DVLA.
  • Your vehicle log book (V5C), which must be in your name.
  • The green ‘new keeper’s details’ slip (V5C/2) from the V5C log book, if you’ve just bought the car.

What is a V11 form?

This form has two purposes, and as such is called the V11 ‘Vehicle Licence Application or SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification)’. The V11 can be used to either renew the vehicle’s tax or declare that it will be off road (see Statutory Off Road Notification). … Before you can tax a vehicle it must have: An up-do-date MOT.

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Do motorbikes need MOT?

Your motorbike does not require an MOT until it is three years old however once it is you will need to pass an MOT every year to keep your bike legally on the road.

Do I need insurance to tax a motorbike?

You will need the motorbikes registration document aka the logbook (V5C) and also proof of insurance. For motorcycles over three years old a valid MOT certificate will also be needed.

How do I tax my bike without a V5?

If you do not have a V5C or new keeper slip

If you’re the current keeper, you must apply for a replacement V5C and tax your vehicle at a Post Office. If you’re the new keeper, you cannot tax your vehicle without a new keeper slip. You’ll need to apply for a new V5C by post.

How do I get my V11 number online?

Visit www.gov.uk/vehicle-tax the system prompts you to click “apply now” then – by default – requests a 16 digit reference number from the V11 Reminder Form that should have come through the post.

Can I tax a vehicle without a V5?

Without a V5 logbook, you may be able to tax your vehicle, but you’ll need to have another identifying piece of information with you. You can only tax the vehicle if you are the owner and keeper, and as a V5 or V5C proves this to be true, you can’t do much tax-wise without it or another piece of equivalent paperwork.

Can I drive without tax?

Yes. The law states that a registered vehicle being kept or used on public roads must be both taxed and insured. You don’t need to tax your car if you’re not driving or parking it on a public highway. … Driving a car that has been declared SORN is a more serious offence than purely driving without tax.

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What happens if I drive without road tax?

It is has become extremely difficult to avoid paying tax due to monthly database checks carried out on all vehicles. You will be fined if you are found to be driving without road tax, and, if you do not pay, a County Court judgment can be issued or authorities may clamp, tow or even crush your vehicle.

Is insurance valid without tax?

Your insurance is (usually) still valid without tax, but it depends on your insurer. Generally, your insurance is still valid even if your car tax runs out. But different insurance companies have their own rules. So, you’ll need to check your car insurance to avoid getting caught out.

What is V62?

A V62 form is an official DVLA document that is used to make an application for a replacement V5C registration document if you have not been given one when purchasing a new vehicle, or if a V5C has not arrived from DVLA within 6 weeks of registering the vehicle.

Is DVLA sending tax reminders?

Your Direct Debit for vehicle tax will renew automatically when it’s due to run out. You’ll get an email or letter telling you when your payments will be taken. You will not be sent a vehicle tax reminder letter (V11).

Do I need to keep V11?

Since the changes to the way you tax your car in October 2014, you no longer need to display a tax disc on your vehicle. The only document required for tax renewal will be your reminder (V11 or V85/1) sent by the DVLA. You will need this document to renew your tax, by phone or at the Post Office.

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