Find out the tax rate for all vehicle types. 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 vehicle have their own rates.

What you need to know

Start now on the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) website

You’ll need your vehicle details, including:

  • make
  • model
  • 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. They’ll be taxed using the old system if this information isn’t available.

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

Help us improve GOV.UK

Please don't include any personal or financial information, for example your National Insurance or credit card numbers.