Immediately inform the police and your insurance company if your vehicle has been stolen.
Dial ‘101’ and ask to be put through to your local police.
Have ready the following details:
The crime reference number you receive will be needed for your insurance company or to claim back your vehicle tax.
The DVLA will be informed about the theft by the police.
Contact your insurance company for information about how to make a claim.
If your insurance claim for your stolen vehicle is successful you must tell DVLA it's been bought by the insurance company.
You can also complete the ‘notification of sale or transfer’ V5C/3 section of your V5C registration certificate and send it to DVLA. You should include a letter saying when the payment was accepted and details of the insurance company.
You'll need to give the remaining part of the V5C to the insurance company.
If your insurance company asks for the whole of the V5C registration certificate then you'll need to send a letter to DVLA including:
Send your letter to: