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    hello, so a car is being given to me by a family member and the logbook is still in their name. He is dropping the car off to my house tomorrow, and I want to insure it tomorrow so I can drive it asap.... am I able to insure and tax the car even if im not the registered keeper yet, until I send off the logbook???
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    (Original post by thestars)
    hello, so a car is being given to me by a family member and the logbook is still in their name. He is dropping the car off to my house tomorrow, and I want to insure it tomorrow so I can drive it asap.... am I able to insure and tax the car even if im not the registered keeper yet, until I send off the logbook???
    Yes, you can tax the vehicle using the V5C/2 - the person who is dropping off the car should give this to you. Insurance is actually easier and you should be able to arrange this now.
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    (Original post by Talon)
    Yes, you can tax the vehicle using the V5C/2 - the person who is dropping off the car should give this to you. Insurance is actually easier and you should be able to arrange this now.
    great! thanks
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    You don't need to be the registered keeper to insure a car.
 
 
 
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