Vehicle Data from DVLA API Lookup

VRM Lookup & DVLA search to Exact Vehicle

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UK Vehicle Database API

UK Vehicle Data Ltd offer a unique and full DVLA vehicle data search via its RESTful DVLA API. Using our officially licenced data with lightning fast response times even at the busiest times of the day. Customise and create your own data-packages to suit your budget and data requirements.

Our supplemented full DVLA Database and extended vehicle set contains up to 204 individual data fields. When combined with the MOT history data these data sets give you all you need to know about any vehicle on the UK roads today.

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Accurate Vehicle Data from VRM or VIN number

Provide your website customers and business intelligence with fast accurate DVLA search data by simply by entering their vehicle registration number or VIN / chassis number:

  • Increase website prospects & conversions
  • Search by VRM or VIN - currently on or off the road & up to 30 years ago
  • Qualify your customers VRM input to an exact vehicle
  • UK and Ireland vehicle data available
  • Cars, Vans, Motorcycles, HGV and LCV all covered by API or in bulk
Tyre data from VRM

Tyre data from VRM

Standard or Custom Data Packages

We offer a number of standard data packages for vehicle lookup and are able to offer fully customisable lightweight packages calls to suit your requirements or application.

Pick and choose the data items you want returned in your payload via your control panel. Custom packages are available to contract customers free of charge.


Sample Vehicle Data from VRM or VIN

Full DVLA, SMMT & MOT Data

Complete vehicle dataset including DVLA, SMMT, MOT and supplemented with VDI Check technical data

Vehicle Images

Basic library images for each make model and derivative.

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{
  "Request": {
    "RequestGuid": "abc1234-271e-4ed8-dca7-abcabcabc123456",
    "PackageId": "abc1234-dca7-8dbb-271e-abcabcabc123456",
    "PackageVersion": 1,
    "ResponseVersion": 2,
    "DataKeys": {
      "Vrm": "MyVRM"
    }
  },
  "Response": {
    "StatusCode": "Success",
    "StatusMessage": "Success",
    "StatusInformation": {
      "Lookup": {
        "StatusCode": "Success",
        "StatusMessage": "Success",
        "AdviceTextList": []
      }
    },
      "VehicleRegistration": {
        "DateOfLastUpdate": "2013-11-19T00:00:00",
        "Colour": "BLACK",
        "AbiBrokerNetCode": "ABI Code is licenced, please contact your account manager",
        "EngineNumber": "123456789",
        "EngineCapacity": "2993",
        "TransmissionCode": "DCT6",
        "DtpMakeCode": "MP",
        "Exported": false,
        "YearOfManufacture": "2013",
        "WheelPlan": "4x2",
        "DateExported": null,
        "Scrapped": false,
        "Transmission": "MANUAL",
        "DateFirstRegisteredUk": "2013-11-15T00:00:00",
        "Model": "X5 XDRIVE30D M SPORT AUTO",
        "GearCount": 6,
        "ImportNonEu": false,
        "DtpModelCode": "345",
        "PreviousVrmGb": null,
        "GrossWeight": "2,160",
        "DoorPlanLiteral": "ESTATE",
        "MvrisModelCode": "HGD",
        "Vin": "ABC123123457",
        "Vrm": "MYVRM",
        "DateFirstRegistered": "2013-11-15T00:00:00",
        "DateScrapped": null,
        "DoorPlan": "06",
        "VinLast5": "60860",
        "VehicleUsedBeforeFirstRegistration": false,
        "MaxPermissibleMass": 2780,
        "Make": "BMW",
        "MakeModelCombined": "BMW X5 XDRIVE30D M SPORT AUTO",
        "TransmissionType": "MANUAL6",
        "SeatingCapacity": 5,
        "FuelType": "DIESEL",
        "Co2Emissions": 164,
        "Imported": false,
        "MvrisMakeCode": "M0",
        "PreviousVrmNi": false,
        "VinConfirmationFlag": true
      },
      "SmmtDetails": {
        "Range": "X5",
        "FuelType": "DIESEL",
        "EngineCapacity": "2993",
        "MarketSectorCode": "AB",
        "CountryOfOrigin": "USA",
        "ModelCode": "345",
        "ModelVariant": "XDRIVE30D M SPORT",
        "DataVersionNumber": 2,
        "NumberOfGears": 8,
        "NominalEngineCapacity": 3,
        "MarqueCode": "MP",
        "Transmission": "AUTOMATIC",
        "BodyStyle": "ESTATE",
        "VisibilityDate": "19/07/2013 00:00",
        "SysSetupDate": "19/07/2013 00:00",
        "Marque": "BMW",
        "CabType": "NA",
        "TerminateDate": null,
        "Series": "F15",
        "NumberOfDoors": 5,
        "DriveType": "4X4"
      },
    "DataItems": {
      "TechnicalDetails": {
        "Dimensions": {
          "UnladenWeight": 2070,
          "RigidArtic": "RIGID",
          "BodyShape": "SUV",
          "PayloadVolume": NA,
          "PayloadWeight": NA,
          "Height": 1762,
          "NumberOfSeats": 5,
          "KerbWeight": 2070,
          "GrossTrainWeight": NA,
          "LoadLength": null,
          "DataVersionNumber": 4.2,
          "WheelBase": null,
          "CarLength": 4886,
          "Width": 1938,
          "NumberOfAxles": 2,
          "GrossVehicleWeight": NA,
          "GrossCombinedWeight": NA
        },
        "General": {
          "Engine": {
            "Stroke": 90,
            "PrimaryFuelFlag": "Y",
            "ValvesPerCylinder": 4,
            "Aspiration": "TURBO",
            "NumberOfCylinders": 6,
            "CylinderArrangement": "INLINE",
            "ValveGear": "DOHC",
            "Location": "FRONT",
            "Description": "N57D30O1 (EU6)",
            "Bore": 84,
            "Make": "BMW",
            "EngineCode": "4G63T",
          },
          "PowerDelivery": "NORMAL",
          "TypeApprovalCategory": "M1",
          "DrivingAxle": "ALL - PERMANENT",
          "DataVersionNumber": 2,
          "EuroStatus": "6"
        },
        "Performance": {
          "Torque": {
            "FtLb": 413,
            "Nm": 560,
            "Rpm": 1500
          },
          "DataVersionNumber": 4.2,
          "Power": {
            "Bhp": 254.8,
            "Rpm": 4000,
            "Kw": 190
          },
          "MaxSpeed": {
            "Kph": 230,
            "Mph": 142
          },
          "Co2": 164,
          "Acceleration": {
            "Mph": 6.9,
            "Kph": 6.9
          }
        },
        "Consumption": {
          "ExtraUrban": {
            "Lkm": 5.7,
            "Mpg": 49.6
          },
          "UrbanCold": {
            "Lkm": 7.1,
            "Mpg": 39.8
          },
          "Combined": {
            "Lkm": 6.2,
            "Mpg": 45.6
          }
        }
      },
      "ClassificationDetails": {
        "Smmt": {
          "Make": null,
          "Mvris": {
            "ModelCode": "HGD",
            "MakeCode": "M0"
          },
          "Trim": null,
          "Range": null
        },
        "Dvla": {
          "ModelCode": "345",
          "Model": "BMW",
          "MakeCode": "MP",
          "Make": "3 Series"
        }
      },
      "VehicleStatus": {
        "MotVed": {
          "VedRate": {
            "FirstYear": {
              "SixMonth": 101.75,
              "TwelveMonth": 185
            },
            "Standard": {
              "SixMonth": 101.75,
              "TwelveMonth": 185
            }
          },
          "VedCo2Emissions": 164,
          "MotDue": null,
          "VedBand": "G",
          "VedCo2Band": "G",
          "TaxDue": null,
          "Message": null,
          "VehicleStatus": null
        }
      },
       "PlateChangeList": [
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "RT11XRM",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2009-08-17T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "ML11APU",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2009-08-17T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "ML11APU",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2009-01-28T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "ML11APU",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2009-01-28T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "RT11XRM",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2008-06-15T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "ML11APU",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2008-06-15T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "ML11APU",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2007-11-28T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "CJL941",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2007-11-28T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "RT11XRM",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2007-11-19T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "ML11APU",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2007-11-19T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "ML11APU",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2007-06-19T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "CJL941",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2007-06-19T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "CurrentVRM": "RT11XRM",
            "TransferType": "DataMove",
            "DateOfReceipt": "2005-09-12T00:00:00",
            "PreviousVRM": "CJL941",
            "DateOfTransaction": "2005-09-12T00:00:00"
          }
        ],
      "VehicleHistory": {
        "V5CCertificateCount": 1,
        "PlateChangeCount": 0,
        "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 0,
        "V5CCertificateList": [
          {
            "CertificateDate": "2013-11-15T00:00:00"
          }
        ],
        "KeeperChangesCount": 5,
        "KeeperChangesList": [
          {
            "DateOfTransaction": "2010-12-09T00:00:00",
            "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 5,
            "DateOfLastKeeperChange": "2010-11-19T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "DateOfTransaction": "2009-09-18T00:00:00",
            "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 4,
            "DateOfLastKeeperChange": "2009-08-28T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "DateOfTransaction": "2007-12-06T00:00:00",
            "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 3,
            "DateOfLastKeeperChange": "2007-10-21T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "DateOfTransaction": "2007-07-06T00:00:00",
            "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 2,
            "DateOfLastKeeperChange": "2007-06-20T00:00:00"
          },
          {
            "DateOfTransaction": "2006-03-09T00:00:00",
            "NumberOfPreviousKeepers": 1,
            "DateOfLastKeeperChange": "2006-02-17T00:00:00"
          }
        ],
        "VicCount": 0,
        "ColourChangeCount": 0,
        "ColourChangeList": false,
        "KeeperChangesList": true,
        "PlateChangeList": true,
        "VicList": false
      }
    }
  }
}

API pricing

All our data pricing for pre pay and contract. We buy in bulk so you don't have to.

PAYGO pre-payment
Pay as you go. Pre pay and credit your account to the tier you want.
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Tier 1
£50 credit
Tier 2
£150 credit
Tier 3
£249 credit
Tier 4
£495 credit
Tier 5
£995 credit
Saving* 0% 20% 46% 60% 73%
Vehicle Data (UK)
DVLA & SMMT details for the vehicle
£0.15333 £0.121,250 £0.083,113 £0.068,250 £0.0424,875
Vehicle Data (IRL)
DVA & SMMT details for the vehicle
£0.15333 £0.121,250 £0.083,113 £0.068,250 £0.0424,875
MOT History
Full MOT History & Tax data
£0.06833 £0.053,000 £0.046,225 £0.0224,750 £0.0249,750
Vehicle Images
A library image of the vehicle
£0.022,500 £0.027,500 £0.0124,900 £0.0149,500 £0.0199,500
Tyre Data
Tyre specification by VRM
£0.09833 £0.081,875 £0.073,558 £0.068,250 £0.0519,900
Battery Data
Battery type data
£0.08625 £0.062,500 £0.054,980 £0.0412,375 £0.0249,750
UKVD Valuation
5 price band market valuation
£0.15333 £0.151,000 £0.102,490 £0.068,250 £0.0616,583
VDI Check®
Trade Vehicle history check
£2.9517 £2.8553 £2.7591 £2.50198 £2.25442
Postcode Lookup
Royal mail address from postcode
£0.022,500 £0.027,500 £0.0224,900 £0.0249,500 £0.0299,500

About PAYGO pre-payment

Our pre-payment (PAYGO) system allows you access to our data API's with no contract, commitment or credit check. Depending on the amount you top up determines how much you pay for each lookup. Credits are valid for 48 months and there is no setup fee or administration charges. Your credit balance can be viewed in your control panel, API call or email updates.

Top-up payments can be made via Debit card, Paypal or bank transfer and credits are instantly added to your account.

Why use PAYGO?

  • No company credit check
  • No setup fee
  • Only successful searches charged
  • Access to all data packages
  • Full control panel access
1. *Saving percentage calculated on 'Full vehicle data' package
2. All prices exclusive of vat at current UK rate
Monthly subscription
Great savings over Pay As You Go. With our 1 month 'rolling subscription' you are not tied into any long commitments.
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S
£99pcm
M
£250pcm
L
£495pcm
XL
£995pcm
WOPR
£1,995pcm
Subscription length 1 month 1 month 1 month 1 month 1 month
Vehicle Data (UK)
DVLA, SMMT, MOT history & Image
£0.081,238 £0.064,167 £0.0412,375 £0.0299,500 £0.01332,500
Vehicle Data (IRL)
DVA & SMMT details for the vehicle
£0.12333 £0.101,250 £0.083,113 £0.068,250 £0.0424,875
MOT History
Full MOT History & Tax data
£0.042,475 £0.038,333 £0.0224,750 £0.0199,500 £0.005332,500
Vehicle Images
A library image of the vehicle
£0.019,900 £0.0125,000 £0.0149,500 £0.01124,375 £0.01249,375
Tyre Data
Tyre specification by VRM
£0.081,238 £0.073,571 £0.068,250 £0.0519,900 £0.0449,875
Battery Data
Battery type data
£0.081,238 £0.064,167 £0.059,900 £0.0424,875 £0.0299,750
UKVD Valuation
5 price band market valuation
£0.10990 £0.102,500 £0.086,188 £0.0616,583 £0.0449,875
VDI Check®
Trade Vehicle history check
£2.4940 £2.25111 £1.95180 £1.75398 £1.29887
Postcode Lookup
Royal mail address from postcode
£0.024,950 £0.0212,500 £0.0224,750 £0.0249,750 £0.0299,750

About subscriptions

With our 1 month 'rolling subscription' contract you can enjoy a lower rate in exchange for a monthly subscription by Direct Debit. All lookups are charged at the agreed contracted rate for that period. YYou are free to move up and down subscription plans as you wish. Any plan change will take effect from the next payment date and can be managed from your control panel. Our contract carries no hidden words or surprises.


How does monthly rolling work?

We have a page here demonstrating the simplicity of our 1 month rolling contracts and how each lookup is charged and billed.

Why go subscription

1. Subscriptions paid monthly in advance, over usage billed in arrears
2. Company credit checks may be circumvented with 6 months payment in advance
3. All prices exclusive of vat at current UK rate
4. Vehicle Images included free with

Custom data packages

Custom packages are included in any subscription. You may pick and choose your data items to be returned and have as many custom packages as you wish.

Custom packages

Our Falcon technology platform allows us to easily and quickly create custom data packages to suit your needs no matter how small or how complex. Signup for a trial account and ask your account manager about our custom data packages or call technical sales directly on +441792 722 720

UK Company Number 09756191 - VAT Registration Number GB 222 0470 60