vehicle history check
begin by entering any UK number plate
always check the history before you buy - free checks won't tell you if it's stolen!
every month, an average of 1,682 miss out as they didn't fully check
data analysis: 2nd Sep '23→1st Dec '23
all about our data
mycarcheck.com is powered by CDL Vehicle Information Services (VIS) Limited, the UK’s leading provider of vehicle registration mark (VRM) & DVLA vehicle look-up services to the insurance industry. It's extensive range of data partnerships means that from a VRM, it is able to return everything you might want to know about a vehicle, from mileage to MOT data, outstanding finance to valuation and any accident and theft history.
powering household brands
Acting as the backbone for many corporate solutions and household brands, including Axa Insurance, Sabre Insurance and Sainsbury’s Bank, CDL VIS carries out over one million checks per day for B2B partners and holds data on every registered vehicle across the UK and Northern Ireland including Car, LCV, HGV, Motorcycle and Plant.
The range of CDL VIS data partnerships ensures mycarcheck.com’s ability to provide consumers with accurate, up-to-the minute information on over 200 vehicle data look-up fields. CDL VIS is a licensed provider of data from:
- The Driver & Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA)
- The Police National Computer (PNC)
- The Association of British Insurers (ABI)
- Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB)
- The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT)
- Motor Insurance Anti-fraud & Theft Register (MIAFTR)
- Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
- Major Accident Reporting System (MARS)
- Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA)
Additionally, CDL VIS enjoys positive relationships with major finance houses, including the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA), Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA), logbook loan lenders and FleetNet.
Valuation data derives from it's in-house valuation system and provides over 20 million used vehicle valuations each month validated by a team of industry experts, who maintain strong relationships with major motor manufacturers and dealer groups. This ensures premium, independently verified information on both current and forecast vehicle valuations.
download a sample check
Why not take a look at our sample vehicle check and see the information and data included in our comprehensive car history checks.
thinking about buying your next vehicle?
hidden histories? 1 in 4 cars have a hidden history. Vehicle check, also known as car reg checks or a vehicle check report, reveal details about a car's background that the seller might not know or not want to tell you.
Millions of UK vehicles have outstanding finance, mycarcheck found more than 8,200 cases in the comprehensive checks we ran in the last 90 days!
Types of vehicle debt are HP, PCP, PCH, lease or bill of sale. The finance company typically own these vehicles, not the driver, they could repossess it. Therefore it's vital to check the finance status before buying.
You certainly don't want to get involved with a stolen vehicle, that's a nightmare! If stopped by the police you could be left massively out of pocket when they seize the vehicle.
mycarcheck found over 2,000 vehicles with a stolen record in their history in the last 90 days.
It's essential to establish if a car has been involved in a serious crash. If it has, for safety you'll need to know if any damage was repairable. Also previous write-offs generally cost a lot less than a non-accident damaged car.
During the last 90 days we found that more than 15,600 vehicles we ran checks against had write-off records that a buyer may not have known about.