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Do It Online - Tax Disc and SORN

Applying for a new tax disk online - or declaring a vehicle SORN - is straightforward.

Do It Online - Tax Disc and SORN
Applying for a new tax disk online - or declaring a vehicle SORN - is straightforward. Simply visit www.taxdisc.direct.gov.uk, then select either 'apply for a tax disc now' or 'declare SORN' from the left hand menu. You then enter some further information, e.g. the reference number shown on any reminder form - or the eleven digit reference shown on the V5C registration certificate (log book). You also need the vehicle's registration number.

When the website receives a new tax disc request, it checks the vehicle is insured and has a valid MOT certificate (if applicable). This is done electronically through the Motor Insurance Database and the VOSA MOT database. Assuming everything is in order you then select your preferred disc - six or twelve months.

Tax Now   SORN Now
Payment is by debit or credit card. There is a 2.50 charge for the latter. Discs should be received within five working days.

Once a vehicle is declared SORN (Statutory Off-Road Notification) it cannot be used - or kept - on the public highway. This declaration lasts for twelve months unless the vehicle is either: re-licensed, sold, permanently exported, or scrapped. The vehicle 'keeper' should receive written confirmation within four weeks of completing the online SORN declaration.

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By Stephen Turvil, motoring.co.uk

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Avatar 14/09/2014 18:32:23
Avtar lalpurwal Singh Commented:
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farid terbaoui Commented:
sorn
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russell boldy Commented:
I need to sorn my vehicle
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George Bell Commented:
Please tell me why I can't speak to someone on the phone. Is it not possible to add it to your four options
Avatar 06/08/2014 22:10:58
David Benyon Commented:
I needed to SORN a recently acquired "project car" as I was worried about getting hit with a fine. I did a Google search for "sorn" but this time Google did NOT bring me to DVLA. As it was 2 am I didn't notice at first. The page looked just like the DVLA page and it accepted both the registration number and the document number from the V11c. A "NEXT" button appeared but the next page wanted my credit card details and said that I had to pay 35! I didn't pay even though I thought it might be a tax arrears or SORN arrears fine. The next day I had another look and YES IT WAS A SCAM! Allegedly the same scams are being pulled on all kinds of official communications such as passport applications, driving licence applications etc etc. WHY AREN'T THE POLICE BREAKING THEIR DOORS DOWN?
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