How to Fill in your V55/5
To obtain a V55/5 ‘Application for a first tax disc and registration of a used motor vehicle’ form you have to contact the DVLA Swansea.
Either telephone DVLA helpline on 0300 700 6802;
or go online and visit www.gov.uk/vehicle-
Remember this is a three page hidden carbon paper document. Use black ink and print clearly. Follow the directions below:
Question 1 The ‘Registration Mark’
Question 2 Taxation Class ‘Historic’
Question 3 Leave blank
Question 4 Leave blank
Question 5 Manufacturer ‘BSA’
Question 6 Make ‘ BSA mainly although it could be Sunbeam in the case of a Scooter Or Ariel in the case of an Ariel 3’
Question 7 Model ‘Model of your Machine e.g. Golden Flash, B31, C11 G, D1 Bantam etc.’
Question 8 Type of Body/Vehicle ‘Motorcycle’
Question 9 Wheel plan ‘2 Wheel’
Question 10 Colours ‘Main Tank Colour e.g. Gold, Green, Maroon etc.’
Question 27 Year of manufacture ‘Only if you know it’
Question 28 ‘Leave Blank’
Question 29 ‘Leave blank’
Question 30 Type of fuel ‘Petrol’
Question 31 Vin/Chassis/Frame Number ‘The Full Frame Number, including Prefixes and Suffixes. This MUST come off of the Machine and NOT off of the log book’
Question 32 Engine number ‘The Full Engine Number including Prefixes and Suffixes, this MUST come off of the machine and NOT off the log book’
Question 33 Cylinder Capacity ‘the Cylinder Capacity’
Questions 34 to 44 ‘Leave blank’
Question 45 Date of Original Registration ‘Only if you have a log book then take the date of first registration e.g. 23rd August 1950 would be 230850 otherwise ‘leave blank’
Question 46 ‘Leave blank’
Question 47 ‘Leave blank’
Question 48 Name and address of keeper ‘Fill in fully except DVLA fleet number”.
Question 49 Date of birth ‘Date of Birth of keeper’.
Questions 50 -
Question 54 Mileage recorded on speedometer ‘Mileage in Miles NOT in Kilometres’.
Sign and Date the form at bottom.
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