Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that the process of scrapping or salvaging a car is daunting. As a car owner you want to ensure you’re getting the best value for your vehicle and that the process is simple.

Our frequently asked questions (FAQs) are here to clearly and honestly answer these kinds of questions.

How To Scrap My Car?

A step by step guide on scrapping your car. With expert advice on getting the best price, how to prepare the vheicle for collection and what DVLA paperwork is necessary.

What Is The Value Of My Scrap Car?

Want to know how scrap prices are calculated? Read our guide on the things that influence scrap pricing and how your vehicle is valued.

Thinking Of Scrapping Your Car?

Knowing when to scrap your car versus getting it fixed can confuse drivers. Discover how cars are declared scrap or whether your vehicle can be salvaged and purchased from you (regardless of its condition).

What documents are needed to scrap a car?

A guide to the documents needed when scrapping your car. From what’s necessary to arrange collection, what the driver will help you with and what you will need to send to the DVLA.

How do I complete the V5C document?

The V5C document is an important part of documentation that you should have available. We’ll guide you on completing this document and how it is used in the scrapping process.

How do I declare my car is scrapped?

Make sure you don’t get any nasty surprised after scrapping your car by making sure it’s declared scrap. Let the authorities know you’re no longer the owner and it’s no longer on the road.

Can I claim car tax back on a scrapped car?

Most people don’t know they can get a car tax refund for unused months after their car is scrapped. Find out how to get an additional payout for your scrap car.

Are there scrappage schemes available?

Scrappage schemes continue to be available on a limited basis to drivers. Find out whether you’re eligible and if a scrappage scheme is right for you.

Can you sell a broken car?

Broken cars – those that aren’t able to drive or have damage to them – can be a nightmare for car owners. Find out how to sell your broken car quickly and easily.

Can you scrap a car without a title?

A vehicle’s “title” is the paperwork (V5C or logbook) which proves ownership. Issued by the DVLA, it’s easily lost of the course of years. Find out how to scrap without these documents.

Do you have any other questions which would help you securely scrap your car? Our dedicated customer support team are available 7 days week by phone. Free phone us on 0800 86 20 958.