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Please note that our online payments system will be unavailable on Sunday 10 July between 9.00am and 11.00am. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Abandoned vehicles


An abandoned vehicle is one which appears to have been left without an owner. It may not have been moved for a long time and it may be in poor condition, vandalised or in a dangerous position.

How do I check if a vehicle is taxed?

Tax discs are no longer needed. The vehicle tax could be up to date even if it doesn't display a tax disc or if it is displaying an out of date tax disc. Check whether the vehicle is taxed and has an up to date MOT (where applicable) using Gov.uk: check if a vehicle is taxed.

What if I have a vehicle I no longer require?

With the introduction of the End of Life Vehicle Directive, there is now a vehicle take back scheme. The Scrap my Car website can give you more information.

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