How the law affects you

Find out how we keep you on the right side of the law when you sell your scrap or used car.

What should I do with my car's registration certificate?

Do I need to get in touch with DVLA?

How do I notify DVLA?

What is a Certificate of Destruction?

What does a DVLA Certificate of Destruction look like?

Will I receive a Certificate of Destruction?

Can anyone issue a Certificate of Destruction?

What is an Authorised Treatment Facility permit?

How will I get my DVLA Certificate of Destruction?

When will I get my DVLA Certificate of Destruction?

What if I don't have my registration certificate?

Will I get any confirmation from DVLA?

Will I get any penalties if I don't notify DVLA?

How do I prove my identity?

What is the Scrap Metal Dealers Act?

What is the Air Weapon and Licensing Act?

How do I keep my personalised registration?

How do I reclaim my unused road tax?

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