Cars that are found uninsured are likely to obtain a fine of around 80 or even prosecution. A sorn is used to notify the driver and vehicle licensing agency dvla that your car is not currently being used.
For the first time you can tax your vehicle or make a statutory off road notification sorn online if you re a northern ireland customer.
Sorn my car northern ireland. You ll need a v5 registration document for this or your tax renewal reminder no. This is sometimes called a statutory off road. This feedback form is for issues with the nidirect website only.
If you have a question about a government service or policy you should contact the relevant government organisation directly as we don t have access to information about you held by government departments. Jump to apply for sorn. You can use it to report a problem or suggest an improvement to a webpage.
End of life vehicles have the potential to release harmful substances into the environment if they are not stored treated and disposed of. You will need valid insurance and a valid mot certificate the system will check once a vehicle is taxed it automatically becomes unsorn. Northern ireland car road tax rules.
In northern ireland an estimated 50 000 vehicles come to the end of their life every year. Car tax vehicle registration and sorn contact the driver and vehicle licensing agency dvla swansea driver licensing and tests mot and vehicle testing contact the driver vehicle agency dva northern ireland if your. The continuous insurance enforcement legislation requires by law to have your vehicle insured at all times during ownership.
If not it could be wheel clamped or removed. The only exception to this law is sorn off the road status. Answered by dan powell you can drive a vehicle on sorn to a pre booked mot as long as it had valid insurance.
Register your vehicle as off the road sorn tell dvla you re taking your vehicle off the road for example if you re keeping it in a garage. The changes are as a result of the announcement made in. When the vehicle has passed the mot you can tax it online or over the phone before driving it home.
Every vehicle registered in northern ireland ni must be taxed if used or kept on a public road. This means that while you remain the owner of the car it cannot be driven on. If the vehicle is kept off road it must either be taxed or have a sorn statutory off road notification in force.
To un sorn a vehicle you need to tax your vehicle the fastest way to unsorn is online.