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Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN)

Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN)

The Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN) tells the DVLA that your vehicle is off-road, unused, and untaxed.

Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN)
The Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN) tells the DVLA that your vehicle is off-road, unused, and untaxed. The declaration can be made online, at www.taxdisc.direct.gov.uk. Alternatively, telephone: 0300 123 4321 and quote the reference number of your V5C registration certificate. Once the vehicle is SORN, you can complete DVLA Form V14 to receive a road tax refund. Send the completed paperwork to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AL.

If you have not completed a SORN - and the vehicle is untaxed - an 80 penalty automatically applies.

Tax Now   SORN Now
This is sent from the DVLA database, so there is no need for the vehicle to be spotted by a police officer. Your machinery can also be clamped and removed. A County Court Judgement may be issued too - along with a minimum 1,000 fine. Equally, a false SORN declaration can result in a 5,000 fine and imprisonment.


By Stephen Turvil, motoring.co.uk

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Avatar 06/05/2014 06:18:27
Carol Kindon Commented:
I sent a SORN Notification, for vehicle reg N793 MBV, could you please let my know if it as been sent out to me yet. Thank you MRS C KINDON.
Avatar 14/06/2013 10:06:17
John Regan Commented:
Are vehicles used exclusively on a golf course which is open to the public entitled to be registered as SORN?
Avatar 21/05/2013 18:46:36
Ali muse diria Commented:
my car is off the road from 27/04/2013 and it's in my own private car park
Avatar 26/02/2013 18:33:17
peter sweeney Commented:
sorn
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