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How to Find a Car Vin Number

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Where to Find the VIN Number

There are a few places where your vehicles' VIN number could be located:

  • On the dashboard on the driver’s side of the vehicle

  • On the driver’s side door either on a plate or as a sticker

  • Stamped on the engine’s firewall

  • On your insurance card and insurance policy

  • On your vehicle’s title and registration

How To Find My Vin Number Without My Car?

If you don’t have access to your car and you don’t know what your registration plate is, then there is another solution for looking up your VIN number. If you have your insurance paperwork accessible to you, then you can see your VIN number through that.

Find VIN Number Online UK

If you do not have access to your car and are looking to find out what your VIN number is and you are in the UK, then all you need is to know what your registration plate number is.

  1. Log onto the DVLA website

  2. Enter your vehicles registration number into the vehicle search box, and then select your vehicle from the results provide

Once this is done, you’ll be able to see your vehicles basic information, including it’s make, model and VIN number.

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What is a Car Vin Number?

A vehicle identification Number (VIN) is a vehicles’ specific identity code.  It has essentially got the same effect as a fingerprint, as no two vehicles will have the same VIN, and is made up of 17 digits and letters that tells you when and where the car was built. The VIN number will never change during the lifetime of a vehicle.


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