Payment of Vehicle & Car Tax
On this page you will find information about:
How much Vehicle Tax do I have to pay?
The cost of Vehicle Tax depends on the type of vehicle, its size, fuel type, and age.
You need to pay Vehicle Tax for each vehicle that you own, for example:
There are different rates for motorcycles, light and heavy goods vehicles, lorries and buses. Full lists of the various rates are available from the DVLA .
If you are disabled, you may be exempt from paying car tax on your vehicle.
Car Tax Exemptions
The following categories are exempt from vehicle tax, although in many cases they fall into a different category of taxation:
Confusingly, even if your vehicle is exempt from Vehicle Tax, you should still register to pay tax. The exempt status means that you pay 0% car tax.
If your vehicle is sold, or scrapped, or stolen, you can usually claim a refund for part of the Vehicle Tax you have paid.
How do I pay Vehicle Tax?
People usually pay vehicle tax online by debit or credit card, or Direct Debit.
You can also pay at the Post Office.
You will need: a recent reminder from the DVLA (V11), your vehicle’s log book (V5C) and, if you’ve just bought it the green new keeper slip.
For further Car Tax information, please follow the links below: