IsMyCar.co.uk - Online Vehicle Status Checkers

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. Everything from an MOT checker, Vehicle Tax Check, Insurance Checker and even whether a vehicle has been scrapped, stolen or written off.

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MOT Checker

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

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 Car Tax Check and enter your vehicle’s registration number to check if your van, bike or car has valid Vehicle Tax. Avoid hefty fines, wheel clamping or even vehicle impound & destruction. The vehicle tax checking service is FREE. Data provided by the Vehicle Licence Enquiry (.gov.uk)

Insurance Check

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 motor insurance checking service is FREE if you OWN the vehicle. Checking if another car is insured incurs a small cost (approx £4). The data is provided by the Motor Insurance Database (askMID)

Written Off

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 or the MyCarCheck – starting from as little as £1.99 with special offers for multiple vehicle history checks

Stolen Vehicles

UK authorities have the right to confiscate a stolen car – even if you bought it in good faith. Get a detailed vehicle history report before purchasing your next car. Simply enter the vehicle’s registration number to check if the van, bike or car has ever been Stolen. There is a charge for this service provided by HPI or the MyCarCheck. 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)

Please visit our Blog

Automotive Related Blog

The IsMyCar Blog is packed with articles on the latest automotive news, events and general interest. Read about the growing crime of registration number cloning – what to do and how to avoid it. Up to date information on the recent changes to the MOT test, ways to avoid the 4 most common MOT failures and much more. Did you know that NIL-RATED vehicles still need to be registered for vehicle tax? Avoid a minimum £80 fine by  ensuring you register your car for vehicle tax even if it’s nil-rated or tax emept.