Car Road Tax Due

Still haven't receive my car road tax renwal reminder. Previous year I received it 3 weeks before the expiry date.

Do I need to chase this up with DVLA?
04:55 Sat 25th Dec 2010
 
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Hopkirk
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Pay with a debit card and you don't pay the £2.50.

I doubt if the Post Office will let you pay by credit card either, without an extra charge.

The Post Office is a right hassle with having to produce certificates. It is all checked electronically on line, and no snotty cashiers challenging your credentials.
22:31 Sat 25th Dec 2010 Go To Best Answer

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Get the correct forms from post office and follow instructions or you can do it online, a reminder is just that, a reminder.
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Thanks for the answers. Never bought the car road tax online before as I always bought it in the post office. Do I just walk in the post office and fill in a form? Can't remember which documents I need to present when buying the car raod tax. Is the Log book? MOT certificate? Insurance certificate?
Here you go.

You don't need the reminder

http://www.taxdisc.di...ly+for+a+tax+disc+NOW
Beswad, if you do it on line you don't need any documents at all - DVLA check out while you are applying on-line that you have current MOT and insurance and you own the car. You need a number from the log book, and you pay £2.50 extra if paying by credit card - but it's dead easy, the site tells you what to do next. We have renewed our road tax on line for a couple of years now, no need to take docs down to the PO and queue, and they email a receipt to you so you have proof in case it gets delayed in the post. Do it now!
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Thank you for the advices. Will pop in the post office in on Wednesday, save myself £2.50, if not will have to do it online.
Pay with a debit card and you don't pay the £2.50.

I doubt if the Post Office will let you pay by credit card either, without an extra charge.

The Post Office is a right hassle with having to produce certificates. It is all checked electronically on line, and no snotty cashiers challenging your credentials.
I do agree hopkirk, and no sarky comments if you fill in the form and go outside the boxes!
One time it was refused because I produced the new insurance certificate starting the first of next month (tha date the tax was to start) She said I had to prove it was insured on the day I bought the tax.

The next year a different Post Office refused for the opposite reason. (Current certificate produced, which ran out the day before the tax was to start)

Never again will I stand and be humiliated in the Post Office.
I had a similar problem with the MOT . w
I had a problem with a MOT . It was a valid MOT on the day I tried to renew the tax but ran out the day the new tax was due . So I had to get a new MOT commencing before the tax renewal date. The annoying thing was it was being rejected on line without an explanation and it was only when I went into the PO that I was told what the problem was.

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