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DVLA GUIDE - Unofficial Guide to the DVLA Vehicle Registration Fees

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Vehicle Registration Fees

Vehicles registered and taxed for the first time on the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) records will be required to pay a fee of £55.00. This extra payment is designed to cover the costs associated with registration of the vehicle throughout its life. Certain vehicles are exempt from payment.

Vehicles Exempt From Payment

The fee is applicable to all vehicles except for the following exemptions:

  • those first registered and licensed in the disabled exempt taxation class
  • historic vehicles previously registered with the old local authorities (late conversions)
  • vehicles previously registered in Northern Ireland
  • imported vehicles previously registered under the personal export scheme and new means of transport scheme
  • visiting forces vehicles
  • vehicles registered under the direct export scheme
  • vehicles registered for off road use only
  • crown exempt vehicles