Report an abandoned vehicle

Before you report a vehicle

Check if a vehicle is taxed or has been registered as off the road on GOV.UK.

You can use this form if you believe that a car, van or any other vehicle has been abandoned.

You can report a vehicle that:

  • does not have valid tax and is not being used

  • has not moved for a long time, usually at least 3 months

  • is damaged, run down or not roadworthy. For example, it has flat tyres, missing wheels, missing number plates or broken windows

Before you start

You'll need:

  • vehicle location
  • make, model and colour
  • registration number
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How we use your data

The council primarily use your data for investigating your report this may be shared with the DVLA and other government departments in accordance with our organisational privacy notice. We never sell your data to third parties or use it to market to you without your consent.