Step 2 - Register an Imported Vehicle to DVLA
The registration process to DVLA is to be completed within 14 working days of reply from HMRC. Applications are in hard copy and posted to DVLA (wef Sept 2022).
1. PN PSO will notify PN of HMRC's reply, explain the registration process to DVLA, the documents required and send draft DVLA forms. Documents required - vehicle registration document (all), Certificate of Conformity (all), sales invoice (new vehicles), UK MOT certificate (used 3 years & over).
3. PN brings the required documents and completed forms to the PN Policy office.
4. PN PSO compiles forms, documents & cover letter and posts to DVLA for their action.
5. DVLA may take up to 8-10 working days to process an application. However, they may take longer if they have queries about the application.
DVLA will reply direct to PN at their home address, with letter and form noting UK registration number and vehicle V5C form (UK Registration Certificate/Registered Keeper).
When PN receives the letter/form, they can get the registration plates, full details on the letter.
PN to Notify PN PSO of DVLA Reply
PN to notify PN PSO of the reply from DVLA, by emailing a copy of the V5C form to PN PSO.
PN PSO will then complete and close PN's vehicle record.
Used Vehicle Purchased in the UK
When a PN purchases a UK used vehicle, they must email PNPSO to notify the vehicle, if they wish to claim duty free fuel. PNPSO will reply with the process and documents required.
New Vehicle Purchased in the UK
When a PN purchases a new vehicle from a UK Dealership, they must notify PNPSO, as the Dealership require a HMRC form to confirm entitlement to buy VAT free. PNPSO will reply with the process & details required.
Please ensure that you follow the above process to avoid unnecessary delays or problems when registering your vehicle in the UK.