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#1 OFFLINE   Sam Glover

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:50 AM

Does anyone have one lying around that they could pop in the post? I’ll send beer in the opposite direction.

 
I’m in a hurry to register a Wartburg 353, but I’ve just discovered that my museum of forms requires restocking. V55/5s are no longer available from Post Offices and the DVLA’s form-posting service takes between seven and an infinite number of days. Rubbish country.
 
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:56 AM

Aren't they printable and available online?

 

https://www.gov.uk/g...tor-vehicle.pdf



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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:11 AM

Nyet, sadly. The V55/5 is a posh double-layer carbon paper sort of a do, so it's not downloadable.



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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:57 AM

Apparently you need the 8/16 version too, not previous ones.

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:58 AM

 

Does anyone have one lying around that they could pop in the post? I’ll send beer in the opposite direction.

 
I’m in a hurry to register a Wartburg 353, but I’ve just discovered that my museum of forms requires restocking. V55/5s are no longer available from Post Offices and the DVLA’s form-posting service takes between seven and an infinite number of days. Rubbish country.
 
Sam

 

 

 

I got mine within two days.


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#6 OFFLINE   Sam Glover

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 10:46 AM

I got mine within two days.

 

 

Good lord. I've never waited less than seven and have a success rate of less than 50%. Maybe I'm on a special list?


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 11:15 AM

This is AS, Sam; we're all on a 'special' list somewhere.  More than one, usually...


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 11:34 AM

Apparently you need the 8/16 version too, not previous ones.


Can't you just hammer a 12mm over it?
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 03:38 PM

Good lord. I've never waited less than seven and have a success rate of less than 50%. Maybe I'm on a special list?

 

It's all a big conspiracy. They are out there...


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:42 PM

I'll have a look tomorrow. I'm sure we have some, but not sure if they're the latest version or not. I'll give you a call and let you know if I have any suck-sess

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 12:48 AM

Can't you fill out 2 printed forms identically then pritt stick the tops together? Maybe even print one on white and one on green, and use a lighter shade of pencil for the 'underneath' one
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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:59 AM

A crisp V55/5 has just arrived from the DVLA... a mere five days.

 

Could the DVLA be entering a golden age of bureaucratic efficiency?


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 11:40 AM

It sure seems that way, V5's seem to always arrive within a week nowadays, sometimes in a couple of days.


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