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Do I have to update my blue V5 to a red V5C?

I have a historic vehicle that has been off road for a while. It still has the blue V5, do I have to pay the DVLA £25 to update it to a V5C?

Asked on 13 June 2022 by Milton Armstrong

Answered by David Ross
The blue version of the V5 is still valid for drivers to tax their vehicle, sell the vehicle and notify the DVLA of any change of details of the owner or car. As far as we aware there should be no charge for updating to a red one.
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