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Abandoned and Unwanted Vehicles

How to report an abandoned, dumped or untaxed vehicle

A vehicle is usually thought to have been abandoned if it's not taxed, and has not been moved for a long time.  
You can check if a vehicle is taxed online: GOV.UK - Check is a vehicle is taxed. If you notice an untaxed vehicle that is still regularly used, you can report it directly to the DVLA - Report an Untaxed Vehicle.

Please use our online form to report an abandoned vehicle.

We also provide a free removal scheme for unwanted privately-owned vehicles. If you wish to get rid of a vehicle that you own, complete and return the Icon for doc application form [28KB] .  

Once the completed form and vehicle documents are received, we will arrange free collection and disposal of the vehicle. 

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