Do I need to get in touch with DVLA?

If your car is to be recycled, the recycling centre will issue a Certificate of Destruction and DVLA will be automatically notified that your car has been scrapped.

However, you'll need to notify DVLA if:

  • your car is to be sold at auction (instead of being recycled);
  • you don't get your Certificate of Destruction within 24 hours; or
  • you receive a Notification of Destruction (because it hasn't been possible to issue a Certificate of Destruction).

Our Customer Services Team is on hand if you need any help with this.

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If you still have questions, you can find all of the answers in the following categories:

About your donation About your car Sorting the paperwork Having your car collected Dropping your car off About Charity Car

Alternatively, you can search our website below:

Call us on 0844 669 6889 during opening hours.

Standard rate applies (as per 01 or 02 numbers and is usually included in any free minutes).

Send an email to info@CarTakeBack.com or use the form below.

It helps if you tell us your registration or reference number if you have one.
During opening hours we'll usually respond within two hours.

During opening hours request a call back by entering your telephone number below.

An operator will call you as soon as they become available.

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