“I wasn’t concentrating and shredded it”, “it was in my trouser pocket and went by the washer” and “my parrot destroyed it” are among the many most uncommon causes individuals have shared with DVLA for needing a alternative car registration certificates (V5C).
DVLA launched an internet service to get a alternative V5C in September 2020 and is the quickest solution to substitute the doc. Motorists can order a alternative irrespective of the rationale and since launch the service has been used greater than 300,000 instances (round 5,800 instances per week).
Different uncommon causes shared with DVLA embrace:
My little one lined their faculty e-book with it.
I left it at a lodge within the Gobi Desert when driving throughout Asia throughout my hole 12 months.
Somebody purchased me a automobile for my birthday – they wrapped the keys within the V5C and I tore it open with out realizing.
The canine ate it.
It blew out the window and once I went to search for it, it was gone.
My grandchild took it to play outdoors and buried it within the mud.
Julie Lennard, DVLA Chief Govt, mentioned:
Our on-line service to exchange a V5C is fast and straightforward to make use of and means clients will obtain their alternative car registration certificates inside the week.
So whether or not you misplaced your V5C, it’s being digested by your pet or your youngsters have used it for arts and crafts – the quickest solution to get a alternative is on GOV.UK.
Notes to editors:
Motorists who want to use for a alternative V5C ought to log on
It’s a lot faster to make use of the net service to exchange a misplaced or broken V5C and motorists will get a brand new one in 5 working days – motorists making use of by submit could have to attend as much as 6 weeks.
It prices £25 for a alternative V5C whether or not you log on or apply by submit.
The service to exchange a misplaced or broken V5C on GOV.UK adopted the change handle on car log e-book service, launched in June, which has been used greater than 1.6 million instances.
DVLA’s on-line providers are the quickest, best and infrequently most cost-effective solution to cope with DVLA. Motorists can use DVLA’s on-line providers to let DVLA know after they promote or purchase a car, change the handle on their driving licence or to resume their driving licence.