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Car registration history check

Enter a reg plate to see a vehicle's hidden past


Do you really know what you're buying?

  • Is the vehicle stolen?
  • Perhaps it has been written off?
  • Is the mileage correct?
  • Is there outstanding finance?

We can answer these questions with our comprehensive car registration check potentially saving you thousands.


How does it work?

Our car check information comes from a number of sources including the Police National computer for recorded stolen vehicles (PNC), the DVLA and the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Confused.com registration history instantly checks:

  • Outstanding finance
  • Stolen (Police Interest)
  • Scrapped by the DVLA
  • Subject to plate transfers
  • Colour changes
  • Make and model
  • Number of former keepers
  • Vin (Chassis Number) Check
  • Engine number and size
  • Exported
  • Date First Registed
  • Year manufactured
  • Colour
  • Fuel
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Guaranteed results to put your mind at rest

  • All  car checks are guaranteed and the Platinum check includes a guarantee of £20,000.
  • The car check results are displayed instantly and can be retrieved at any time for 30 days.
  • We can also send a printed certificate, send you a text message with the results and search our databases of mileages and valuations.

Looking for more info on buying or selling a car?

If you'd like to know more, take a look at our handy guide to online car valuation.



Confused.com Car Registration History Check is provided by CDL Vehicle Information Services Limited (Company Number SC264444) Registered Address: 1 George Sqaure, Castle Brae, Dunfermline, Fife. KY11 8QF.