Official paperwork sorted

We’ll take care of the official paperwork for you. This includes updating DVLA records and complying with laws aimed at tackling metal theft.

DVLA paperwork

It’s important to get the DVLA paperwork right when selling a car. When CarTakeBack scraps your car, we’ll notify DVLA and send you an official Certificate of Destruction. This will protect you from an automatic fine of £80 and free you from any responsibility for the car.

Proving your identity

It’s the law, in some areas of the UK, to prove your identity when you sell your old car as scrap. Not only will we advise you on the right ID to show in the first place, but we’ll make sure that the copies that have to be made are stored securely.

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