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    Who are My Car Check?

    Owned by CDL Vehicle Information Services (CDL VIS), My Car Check is the UK's No.1 consumer vehicle check provider. Since 2005, My Car Check has conducted millions of car reg checks, saving countless motorists from making an expensive used car mistake. We also do other vehicle checks e.g. van checks, lorry checks and motorcycle checks.

    How did we become the nation's favourite car checker?

    Roger Powell, My Car Check Founder

    "Well, vehicle checks used to cost over £40, so we really shook up the industry by introducing a car history check for under £5." Roger Powell, founder of My Car Check, explained: "After 20 years in the motor trade I was shocked when a friend told me he'd bought a car without conducting any checks. It turned out to be dodgy and he lost a lot of money. The solution seemed obvious and My Car Check was born. Fast forward 12 years and our affordable car checkers have transformed the UK vehicle check market."

    Our Close Industry Relationships

    For stolen car check records and other vital Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) car check data, we work closely with the Police and the DVLA.

    For car write-off check data, we work with organisations including the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB).

    For car finance check data, we work with the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) and the Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA) to ensure that any vehicles with outstanding debt recorded against them are flagged.

    For car mileage check data, to guard against clocking, we work with the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA), among others. My Car Check is committed to reducing car crime and works with all UK law enforcement, National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) and International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) to highlight vehicle crime trends and promote effective cross-border strategies to tackle them

    We're part of the leading insurance software solutions provider in the UK

    CDL - the leading insurance software solutions provider

    CDL VIS is part of the Cheshire Datasystems Limited group, a leader in software solutions for the insurance industry. As My Car Check provides accurate consumer car registration checks, the commercial arm of CDL VIS performs over a million vehicle checks a day for companies including AutoExpress, CompareTheMarket, Go-Compare, Moneysupermarket and Swiftcover.

    Contact us

    Telephone: 0330 331 0030 (Customer service)

    Mail: Contact Us


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    CDL Vehicle Information Services Limited
    Registered Office Address:
    1 George Square,
    Castle Brae,
    KY11 8QF

    My Car Check (Head Office)
    Strata House,
    Kings Reach Road,
    SK4 2HD

    Registered in Scotland Co Reg No: SC264444

    VAT Reg No: 727 118 833