Find Owner of Vehicle by License Plate Number

Find Owner of Vehicle by License Plate Number

Are you trying to track down a bad driver or find the owner of an abandoned car? These are just two of the many reasons people look to find the owner of a vehicle by number plate. Running a license plate can give you a lot of information about a person, however, this process is not easy and can prove to be complicated and costly.

For more about how to find owner of vehicle by license plate number safely and securely, keep reading here at oneHOWTO.

Find owner of vehicle by license plate number: free

Even if you’ve witnessed a driver doing something wrong or illegal, we recommend that you DO NOT run someone’s license plate number online for free. Although there are many websites that offer you the option to do this, not is it only most likely a scam, but it’s illegal!

If you want to run a person’s license plate number, we recommend that your read on to find out how to do this legally and safely.

Check vehicle owner name by registration number: United States

In many states in the US, in order to find out about the registered owner, you will also need the vehicle identification number (VIN). In order to find a VIN number, you will need to pay.

It’s important that if you are wanting to find out the owner of a vehicle by number plate in the U.S, this process will depend largely on which state you live in. Remember that, unless your reason is valid enough, privacy laws protect drivers from having their information publicly released. In addition, some states do not give out information at all without signed permission from the owner.

To find the owner of a car by number plate in the United States, follow these simple steps:

  1. Locate your local Motor vehicle government office, this will depend on your state (email, number or mail).
  2. Review what information you will need to make this request.
  3. You will likely need to complete an information request form (online or at the office).
  4. You will most likely need to pay a request fee (usually 50$).
  5. Remember that if your cause is not valid enough and depending on the state’s privacy laws, your request may be denied.

If, however, you are dealing with an accident or crime, we recommend reporting this to your local police station. If you were in an accident and need to know the owner of the car for insurance purposes, we suggest contacting your insurance company.

Find owner of vehicle by license plate number: in india

In order to trace a vehicle number in India, you will need to contact the ‘Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.’ This may, however, take some time to process. Another option is to go to your local police department with the car’s license plate number. This information will only be given out in cases of criminal matters, safety issues, or buying a car (to make sure it is not previously stolen).

For more, we recommend reading how to cancel vehicle registration in India.

Find a car owner by number plate : uk

In order to find the information about a car owner according to number plate in the UK, you will need to contact the DVLA (Driver and vehicle license agency). However, in order to claim information about another vehicle and its registered keeper, you will need a valid reason. In order to make this request, you will need to fill in a form which will vary on whether you are an individual or a company.

For more about how to find a registered car owner in the United Kingdom, follow DVLA.

Info received by running a license plate number

If you run a license plate number successfully, you should receive the following information:

  • Name of car owner.
  • Whether or not the car was stolen.
  • Whether or not the license plate matches the vehicle.
  • Insurance information.
  • Car owner’s address (only sometimes).

For more about motor and car registration, we recommend reading our following articles:

  • What to check when inspecting a used car.
  • How to know if the car you’re buying is stolen.
  • How to know vehicle registration details in India.

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