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aaargh car needs taxing but lost driving licence

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StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:29:01

Any idea how i can find out the numbers?
or any psychics know where it is?

jura Fri 29-Aug-08 12:30:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

RustyBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:31:43

Do you need it if you do it on line?
Actually I'm not sure you need a driving licence to tax a car anyway. Just insurance & MOT.

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:32:22

well i also dont have the reminder letter as havent changed address yet with do that i need passport and reg doc (which ive got) and licence

yes, sorry, my op wasn't actually accurate!

JODIEhadababy Fri 29-Aug-08 12:32:31

I agree JUra, I taxed my car online, so much easier than digging out all the documents...

CJMommy Fri 29-Aug-08 12:32:39

you don't need license to tax car

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:33:01

yes, its the address change i need it for but that is urgent as tax due! aargh

JODIEhadababy Fri 29-Aug-08 12:33:05

sorry crossed posts

lou031205 Fri 29-Aug-08 12:33:31

You should still be able to tax it just by entering the vehicle reg.

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:34:41

i'll try again but think i need the reminder letter or licence

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:36:10

Have to confirm
I am the registered keeper of the vehicle. I have the V5C Registration Certificate (Log Book) and the address on it is correct.

but the address, of course, ios inccorrect

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:37:18

&*(% I have really messed this up

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:41:32

bump help!

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 12:48:19

wtf I've just tried to call and it's a dead line

snorris Fri 29-Aug-08 12:49:55

I taxed mine online recently shortly after moving house so the wrong address was on the forms. We did however have a postal re-direction in place so it did come to our new address without any problems.

TheFallenMadonna Fri 29-Aug-08 12:51:23

Don't you just fill out part of the v5 to change address. I don't think we needed any supporting documentation.

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 13:30:26

phew all sorted

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 13:32:18

Thanks everyone
Managed to get through to the local offices who advised me I could get it done at the Post office with jusyt the reg doc and insurance (and would have needed MOT if car had needed one)
They were right! PLus nice lady who works there gave me the licence change forms and said that should probably sort out my 'lost licence' problem.
I am so lucky! Hopefully will be more careful and organised in future!

LoveMyGirls Fri 29-Aug-08 13:33:15

i need to do mine today i havent changed my address, what do i need to do stealth?

LoveMyGirls Fri 29-Aug-08 13:33:46

i was going to do it online as it is easy but now it's up on sunday, ive been so busy and my mot is due too i forgot!

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 13:37:15

get mot done now
take reg form, mot and insurance to post office
my tax was £120

LoveMyGirls Fri 29-Aug-08 13:40:55

mot is booked for tomorrow

will take the stuff and get it done today but I can only afford 6mths (cant even afford that but i need it)

Thanks for your help!!

katiechops Fri 29-Aug-08 13:42:48

Just tried to do mine online as it's due too, but it keep saying that the number I've typed in is invalid. Grr! Long wait in the post office queue for me tomorrow morning! angry

StealthPolarBear Fri 29-Aug-08 13:43:22

can you get it done if youre waiting for MOT?
think some big post offices are open on sats, if not be first in the queue on mon!

LoveMyGirls Fri 29-Aug-08 13:46:23

Mot isn't up until 7th sept so should be ok otherwise if i do it the other way round my tax will be over a week late.

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