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    • lalaluna88
    • By lalaluna88 4th Jul 18, 6:45 PM
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    Taxing car as new keeper with v62?
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    • 4th Jul 18, 6:45 PM
    Taxing car as new keeper with v62? 4th Jul 18 at 6:45 PM
    Hi all, bought a car today which I have since discovered only came with a mot certificate and no other paper work ( a family member bought on my behalf so I wasn't there for exchanging money etc).

    Assuming all was in order I insured it, and popped to the post office and filled in a v62 but haven't sent it off yet.

    Is it a case of I send the v62 off and hope it comes through quickly so I can tax the car asap or is there a way I can get it taxed asap without having to wait for the new log book? Currently borrowing a friends car who needs it back by the weekend hence the urgency.

    Thanks in advance
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    • debtdebt
    • By debtdebt 4th Jul 18, 11:33 PM
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    • 4th Jul 18, 11:33 PM
    You need to wait until the new V5 comes back.
    • neilmcl
    • By neilmcl 5th Jul 18, 8:40 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 8:40 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 8:40 AM
    You need to wait until the new V5 comes back.
    Originally posted by debtdebt
    Only if they want to tax it online, otherwise they can tax the car at a Post Office with the V62.

    https://www.gov.uk/car-tax-disc-without-v11-reminder
    • Rover Driver
    • By Rover Driver 5th Jul 18, 9:44 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 9:44 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 9:44 AM
    Only if they want to tax it online, otherwise they can tax the car at a Post Office with the V62.
    Originally posted by neilmcl


    Only the current keeper (with form V62), or a new keeper with the V5C/2 can get the licence at a post office.


    A new keeper without the V5C/2 has to send the form V62 to the DVLA and wait up to 6 weeks for their V5C before they can license the vehicle.
    • AdrianC
    • By AdrianC 5th Jul 18, 9:52 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 9:52 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 9:52 AM
    Only the current keeper (with form V62), or a new keeper with the V5C/2 can get the licence at a post office.

    A new keeper without the V5C/2 has to send the form V62 to the DVLA and wait up to 6 weeks for their V5C before they can license the vehicle.
    Originally posted by Rover Driver
    ^ This.

    It even says so on the V62 itself.
    Section F - "What to do if you also need to tax the vehicle"
    "If you are not the registered keeper of the vehicle you may not be able to tax until you get a V5C in your name"
    https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/701449/v62-application-for-a-vehicle-registration-certificate.pdf


    But 6wks? Nah, far less. I doubt it'll be two. But it certainly won't be for this weekend...
    • Rover Driver
    • By Rover Driver 5th Jul 18, 10:15 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 10:15 AM
    But 6wks? Nah, far less. I doubt it'll be two. But it certainly won't be for this weekend...
    Originally posted by AdrianC


    It depends, if the old keeper has notified the DVLA of the sale, if they have, the V5C will be sent to the new keeper on receipt of the V62 - usually up to 2 weeks.


    If the DVLA have not been notified, they will write to the current keeper and there is a delay while wait for a reply before sending the V5C - it is that process that the can take up to 6 weeks.
    • AdrianC
    • By AdrianC 5th Jul 18, 10:21 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 10:21 AM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 10:21 AM
    Ah, yes. Good point. And since the old keeper's lost the V5C...
    • lalaluna88
    • By lalaluna88 5th Jul 18, 6:41 PM
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    • 5th Jul 18, 6:41 PM
    Thank you for clarifying, I thought that would be the case but being told conflicting information from friend and family. Will pop in the post and keep everything crossed for a speedy response.
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