Official DVLA paperwork sorted

It’s important to get the DVLA paperwork right when you sell your scrap or used car. Choosing CarTakeBack will ensure that everything is done correctly, which will protect you from an automatic fine of £80 and free you from any responsibility for your old car.

Paperwork for selling your used car

Your local CarTakeBack branch will help you to notify DVLA correctly using the registration certificate (that's the log book) when you sell your car.

Paperwork for selling your scrap car

If your car is to be scrapped, you'll receive an official DVLA Certificate of Destruction from your local CarTakeBack branch, as proof that you're no longer responsible for the car.

Find out more about how the law affects you

To take the hassle out of selling your old car, start by getting an instant quote:

Now you know how the paperwork is sorted when you sell your car, you can find out more about the rest of our service:

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