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Welcome to IsMyCar.co.uk. The purpose of this website is simple – to provide a convenient way of checking the legal status of a car, motorbike or van from just the vehicle’s registration number. IsMyCar.co.uk will direct you to an online service providing peace of mind, security and confidence. Use this website to determine if your car is taxed, has a valid MOT or whether a car is insured, stolen or even written off.

Our most popular services are > Car Tax CheckerMOT checker and Insurance Checker

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FREE MOT Checker

Driving your vehicle without a valid MOT is a motoring offence and can lead to hefty fines. Use our FREE MOT checker – just enter your vehicle’s registration number to check if your van, bike or car has a valid MOT certificate. This useful service is provided FREE of charge. What’s more – you can now get a full MOT history report with test details back to 2005. This MOT check is provided by the Vehicle Licence Enquiry service

Car Tax Checker

To drive on the the UK roads your car, bike or van must have valid Vehicle Tax (sometimes called road tax / car tax). Use our Vehicle Tax Checker and enter your vehicle’s registration number to see if your van, bike or car has valid Vehicle Tax. Avoid hefty fines, wheel clamping or even vehicle impound & destruction. The Car Tax Checker is provided FREE of charge. Data provided by the Vehicle Licence Enquiry (.gov.uk)

Car Insurance Checker

Driving a vehicle without valid motor Insurance is a motoring offence. Enter your vehicle’s registration number to check if your van, bike or car has valid motor Insurance. This Car Insurance Checker is FREE if you own the vehicle. Checking whether another car is insured incurs a small cost. The data is provided by the Motor Insurance Database (askMID)

Vehicle Write Off Checker

Before buying a used car get a detailed vehicle history report. Enter the vehicle’s registration number to check if the van, bike or car has previously been Scrapped or Written Off (eg. Cat A, B, S or N). There is a charge for this service provided by HPI – but the peace of mind is priceless. Purchase a vehicle write off report here.

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Stolen Vehicle Checker

UK authorities have the right to confiscate a stolen car – even if you bought it in good faith. Get a stolen vehicle report before purchasing your next car. Simply enter the vehicle’s registration number to check if a car has been Stolen. There is a charge for this service provided by HPI but it’s highly recommended when buying privately.

Tax Exempt

Certain vehicles are exempt from vehicle tax for example disabled passenger vehicles, historic vehicles and certain electric vehicles. Simply enter your vehicle’s registration number to check if your van, bike or car is Exempt from Vehicle Tax. This service is FREE. The data is provided by the Vehicle Licence Enquiry service (.gov.uk)

Vehicle Recall Checker

More than 1 million vehicles were recalled last year due to safety critical defects. Checking if your vehicle has outstanding recalls used to be expensive and require access to the car’s VIN. Not anymore. It is now possible to check for vehicle recalls using only your vehicle’s registration number – and it’s FREE.

Free Vehicle Valuations

Selling a vehicle on the private market can be quite stressful. There are several ways to sell an unwanted car including private ads or a garage trade-in. If you want a quick sale without any risk consider a car buying service like WeBuyAnyCar.com. Get an instant car valuation check from one of these FREE online services.