How Long Does It Take For A Log Book To Come Back?

What do I do if I have not received my log book?

If you did not get a log book for your new vehicleDownload and fill in an application for a log book (form V62).Send it to DVLA with the green ‘new keeper’ slip you were given when you bought the vehicle.

You do not have to pay a fee..

Why can’t I take my private plate off online?

The usual reason is because the car is going to be sold and you don’t want lose the rights to display your personalised plate. … If your online application to take a number plate off a vehicle is successful you should receive a replacement V5C Registration Certificate (logbook) by post within five working days.

Can I drive a car without tax if I just bought it Ireland?

It is an offence to drive without paying motor tax, so you should not drive until you have received confirmation that the registration has occurred and you have paid the motor tax. Read more in our document on change of vehicle ownership.

Should you buy a car without a log book?

In fact, the DVLA recommends you don’t buy a car without this document and there are plenty of good reasons why this makes sense. For example, the car may be stolen. Although the V5C isn’t actually proof of ownership, the absence of this document is likely to raise a few eyebrows.

Can you view your v5c online?

Registered keeper details will be on the V5c registration document and you should never buy a used car without seeing the V5c. You can check vehicle details online using DVLA’s vehicle enquiry service if you know the make and registration number, but keeper details are much harder to verify if you don’t have the V5c.

Can I get my log book quicker?

Applying online is the quickest route to getting hold of a replacement and should take around 5 days. Alternatively, you can fill out a V62 form and send it to the DVLA, although this process can take up to six weeks.

Can I put my private plate on straight away?

However, if you need to have your new plates made up, you can go ahead once you have received your new log book (V5C) or using your V750/V778 certificate at a DVLA approved number plate supplier. You can also use the number plate authorisation certificate (eV958) as confirmation too.

Should I buy a car without a v5?

The advice from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is that you should never buy a car without a V5 logbook, because the car could have been stolen, written off or have finance owing on it, or the seller might not legally be entitled to sell it.

How do I apply for a new log book?

Download RF134 Replacement application from the Department of Transport website. Complete the RF134 form and signed and stamped at your local Garda Station by a member of An Garda Siochána. Post the replacement document with the relevant fee to a motor tax office.

Can I download a v62 form?

You can also use the V62 form to tax the vehicle at the same time as applying. The application form can be collected from a main post office or you can download it from this link.

How long does it take for a log book to come?

4 weeksDVLA aims to send out a new V5C to you as soon as possible, usually 4 weeks after getting the old V5C from the seller. This may take longer because of coronavirus. If you do not get it within 4 weeks: complete form V62 – ‘Application for a vehicle registration certificate’

Can I tax my car while waiting for log book?

Can you tax a car without the V5C 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.

Can I get a copy of my v5c online?

You need to get a log book (V5C) if the original has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed by you or your insurance company. You can get a duplicate log book online if you do not need to change anything in the log book.

How do I get a duplicate vehicle registration document?

Go to your nearest registering authority and bring along your identity document and complete form DRC (Application for Duplicate Registration/Deregistration Certificate in respect of Motor Vehicle) and form DCT (Declaration in respect of Lost Documents).

How long does it take for a log book to come back Ireland?

within 14 daysSo once the form has been completed pop it in an envelope along with your €12 to Driver Vehicle and computer services division, Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shannon, Co. Clare. You should then receive your your new log book within 14 days.

Can I Tax a car without a log book?

I don’t have my DVLA reminder or my registration document. Can I still renew my vehicle tax at the Post Office? Yes! If you’re missing your DVLA reminder (called a V11) or your Registration Certificate (known as the V5C) you can still renew your vehicle tax at the Post Office.

Can I get a copy of my log book online?

If you lose your V5C, you can apply for a copy online or by phone, providing you’re down as the ‘registered keeper’ of the car and none of your other details have changed. A replacement will cost you £25. If you want to apply by post you’ll need to fill in a V62 form.