How to make a SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification)?

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When you need to make a SORN?
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What does SORN mean?
How and When to Apply for a SORN (Statutory Off-Road Notification)

SORN is made only at the time when you do not use your vehicle or keep the vehicle off the vehicle road. For example, if you keep your vehicle in a garage or on a private land. If you use your vehicle on the public roads, then you must also pay your vehicle tax.

There are following methods to make a SORN:

METHOD 1: Via Online

In order to apply SORN online, you will need any one of the following items:

  1. Your sixteen digit reference number given on your vehicle tax renewal letter known as “V11”.

 Make a SORN, Vehicle tax and SORN,

  1. The eleven digit reference number written on your log book known as “V5C”.

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METHOD 2: Via Phone

If you want to make a SORN using the phone, then simply call on DVLA contact number: 0300 123 4321. Calling this DVLA number from the landline phones will be charged from 2p to 10p. If you are calling from mobile phones, call charges will be from 10p to 40p per minute.

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METHOD 3: Via Post

You can fill your SORN application also known as form V890 and send it to the DVLA office. In case, when you are moving abroad and leaving the car in the country. Then you can make a SORN up to two months in advance by postal method. Check out the postal address of DVLA given below:

Write At:



SA99 1AR.

You can make a SORN via post in case of the following scenarios:

  1. If you are not registered as a vehicle’s keeper.

  2. If you have recently registered as a vehicle’s keeper and you have registered your “V5C” registration certificate in the current month.

Unable to make a SORN? Just call DVLA contact number 0844 696 0055 and get your query solved from DVLA customer service executive.

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