Car vehicle tax rates are based on either engine size or fuel type and CO2 emissions, depending on when the vehicle was registered. Other types of vehicles have their own rates. Use the online tool to find the tax rate for all vehicle types.

What you need to know

Start now on the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) website

To check your vehicle tax rate online you’ll need your vehicle details, including make, model and when it was registered:

  • for cars registered before 1 March 2001 the rate of vehicle tax depends on its engine size

  • the rate for cars registered on or after 1 March 2001 depends on CO2 emissions and fuel type (if this information isn’t available they’ll be taxed using the old system)

Vehicle tax rates for cars, motorcycles, light goods vehicles and trades licences are also shown in the vehicle tax rate tables.

  • Takes around 2 minutes

Get started on the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) website

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