Are you considering selling your car but aren't sure how many previous owners it’s had? Knowing the car owner history can be important for potential buyers and it can even affect the resale value of your car! Fortunately, there are a few ways to find this information out without costing you a penny. Read this blog to find out more, or, if you’re in a rush, check out our free car history checker now!

Check the V5C document

The V5C document (also known as the logbook) contains information about the current and previous owners of the vehicle. It’ll also show you the date when the current owner registered the vehicle. If you’ve lost your V5C, don’t worry! Easily order a replacement by visiting the website.

Contact the DVLA

You can contact the DVLA to request information about a car's previous owners. All you need to have to hand is the car's registration number and the reason why you need the information. It’s really easy, just click here and follow the relevant instructions.

Check with the previous owner

If you know the name of the previous owner, you can try contacting them to ask about the car's history. They might be able to provide you with information about previous owners, maintenance history, and any issues they encountered while owning the vehicle.


Check car history for free at Sell 2 Swansway

It's important to have as much information as possible about a car's previous ownership history to help determine your car’s value. With Sell 2 Swansway's free car history checker tool, you can easily obtain important information such as the number of previous owners, MOT history, and mileage readings - information that could potentially raise the value of the valuation that we give you for your car!



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