Frequently asked questions
How to check vehicle tax?
Simply go to https://www.gov.uk/check-vehicle-tax and enter the vehicle registration number. You’ll find the expiry date as well as how many days left.
How to check MOT Expiry and MOT History?
Simply complete a standard Next Car Check for FREE. You’ll find the MOT history of the vehicle as provided by the DVLA. The report will show MOT failures, advisories and warnings. Incredibly important to check the MOT history when buying a new car.
How I can I get a stolen car check?
Enter your registration number from the homepage then click on £5.99 Check. The report will show you if it’s a vehicle has been stolen, and when it was stolen.
How can I get an Outstanding Finance Vehicle Check?
Easy, just upgrade to our £5.99 vehicle check. It will you information on the contact number and the finance company which has financed the car if available.
Why should I consider buying a car check?
A next car check will give you complete peace of mind, so you’ll know the full story before making a decision to buy.
How do I check my car accident history?
This is included in our £5.99 car check. The report will show the loss date and the loss type. This information is recorded by the insurer.
How do I check if a car is a write off?
As part of a Standard and Enhanced Next Car Check, a car write off check is included in the report. We use information from the MIAFTR database and Experian to check if a car has been previously written off. Start a Next Car Check now on any car registered in the UK, today.
What are the insurance write off categories?
They are as follows:
Category A: Car may not be repaired, and must be crushed.
Category B: Car may have its usable parts recycled, but it also must crushed.
Category S: Car has suffered structural damage, but it is still repairable.
Category N: Car has not sustained any damage to its structure, and which may be repaired and safely returned to the road.
Note, since 2017 Cat C and D have been replaced by Cat S and N respectively.
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