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SimonTe

Banned
May 20, 2019
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60
Stratford
The paper part hasn't been required in England for a few years now. (Car Hirers, etc can see your endorsements on-line). Not sure of what the situation is in NI.

But I didn't have to show *anything* when I collected.

S
 

Roy W.

Battery running low...
Jun 3, 2019
2,334
2,393
Derby, UK
do we need to take the paper part with us or does card suffice on collection as I have 28 days to send it away as picked up three points !
They seem quite lax on ID despite what the website says. I had everything with me but was asked for nothing, just my name!
 

Jason71

Active Member
May 8, 2019
3,056
3,062
Shropshire
The paper part hasn't been required in England for a few years now. (Car Hirers, etc can see your endorsements on-line). Not sure of what the situation is in NI.

But I didn't have to show *anything* when I collected.

S
DVLA is the same for all the Union now. Until a few of years ago NI had its own version of DVLA hense the different number plates. Now that it is merged I am pretty sure the scrapping of the paper counterpart applies everywhere.
So basically. No you don't need it for this or anything else. DVLA told everyone they should shred them about 5 years ago.
 

NeilM3

Member
Aug 31, 2019
15
13
Hampshire
They checked virtually nothing for me on Saturday.

For the trade-in car they checked I handed in both keys, the V5 and the service book (but didn't open it) - didn't take one look at the car at all.
For me, no ID check whatsoever.

But you do have to sign into the Tesla app in order for it to pair up with your car, so there's something.
 
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