All old vehicles must meet road vehicles regulations if they get driven on the roads. Thus, regulations governing the construction, equipment, and maintenance also apply to old vehicles.
REGISTERING OLD VEHICLES: Classic vehicles include those that have not been taxed since 1983. That means it may not be registered with DVLA.
In this case you should follow instructions and procedures set for first time vehicle registrations.
Often you can register an old vehicle under its original registration number if:
In either of these cases you need to:
Note: We recommend contacting the DVLA if you need further details on what you need to provide. Follow that by sending your old vehicle application to:
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The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency issue a V5C registration certificate. They will also give you either:
The process of DVLA historic vehicle registration differs in Northern Ireland. Send in a completed V62 form and the RF60 form to:
DVLA will complete the registration of the vehicle and then issue a new V5C log book to the registered keeper. As a rule this process takes around 4 weeks to complete.
Kit-built Vehicles: The correct procedures for vehicle registration of kit-builds at the DVLA.
Kit-Converted Vehicles: The process for vehicle registration of kit-converts at the DVLA.
New and Used Vehicles: Check the process for registering different types of vehicles and fees.
New Registrations: Information on the process to get a vehicle registered yourself at DVLA.
Radically Altered Vehicles: The process to register vehicles altered from their original specification.
Rebuilds: Check out how to register a rebuilt vehicle in the United Kingdom.
Reconstructed Classic Cars: Follow these steps to register a reconstructed classic vehicle.
VIN and Q Plates: What is a VIN and why do DVLA sometimes issue 'Q' registrations?
DVLA Old Vehicle Registration in the United Kingdom