- By Mike Kelley
- Published 10/13/2009
- Tools and Resources
You can pay your car tax online if:1. You are the car (or any other road vehicle) is registered in your name2. You have a Registration Certificate or a Vehicle Licence Application / Statutory Off Road Notification?3. You have a valid motor insurance certificate covering the use of the car.4. You have a valid MOT certificate, Goods Vehicle or Passenger Service Vehicle (PSV) test (if needed) that is valid on the start date of the tax disc.5. You will need a debit or credit card to pay your car tax – there may be service charge for using a credit card.6. You will also need a valid DLA404 if you’re entitled to and disability exemption. During the online application your insurance, MOT and any entitlement to a disability exemption will be checked.
A receipt for your payment and a
tax disc and will be mailed to you within 5 working days.Your insurance, on the start date of the tax disc or the date you apply later, is checked on the MID (Motor Insurance Database). If your car tax and insurance are due on the same date or if you have recently changed your insurance company, there could be a problem with checking your insurance details as the MID may be updating their database. Before you can check online to see if the MID has updated.Make sure to have the following when you Pay Your Car Tax Online1. The 16 digit reference number printed in the yellow box on the front of your V11 reminder or the 11 digit reference number shown on the front of your Registration Certificate and your vehicle registration number.2. Your DLA404 if you claim disability exemption.3. Your debit or credit card.
Mike Kelley has written a variety of car articles, including cheap car insurance, cheap cars for sale, second hand cars, and economical cars, and future of car tax – before you buy a car, check out UK car tax rates, and how to pay car tax online at http://www.cartaxprices.co.uk
by Mike Kelley
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