Which types of car do you buy?
Whatever car you’re selling; the chances are we’ve bought one like it before to be used in our car scrap yard.
What will happen to my scrap car or scrap van?
That depends on whether it’s still operational. If it is, it may get passed on through our salvage auction. Otherwise, the car will be recycled, with any re-usable parts being re-sold through our online parts store. The rest of the car will be fully recycled.
Can you collect the car?
Yes, we offer collections across Birmingham. Simply give us a call or fill out our online form, and we’ll arrange a collection
Scrapping your car is a great alternative way to get money for your old car. The scrap my car dealers in Birmingham is a reliable scrap car shop. They will either scrap or recycle your old vehicle. The process of scrapping a car is very easy and straightforward nowadays and can be completed in as little as a day.
To help you on your way, the team here at scrap my car in Birmingham dealers’ have put together this handy guide which will provide an overview of the process as well as a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” to help you make sure you don’t fall foul of any regulations.
In case you weren’t aware, only an Authorized Treatment Facility (ATF) can legally oversee the process of vehicle recycling. In other words, the scrap my car in Birmingham dealers has obtained the relevant licenses required of us by law to dispose of motor vehicles legally.
The driving force behind this legislation is in making sure that the vehicle recycling process is as environmentally friendly as possible as there are several components found within your average vehicle which could cause damage to the environment if not disposed of correctly.
The Certificate of Destruction:
When making use of a scrap yard in Birmingham, you will be supplied with what is known as a Certificate of Destruction (COD) within seven days of having handed over your vehicle to the scrap car dealers.
This is another legal requirement and essentially confirms that you are no longer responsible for your vehicle and have fulfilled all of your legal obligations. The final step will be for you to notify the DVLA that your vehicle has now been scrapped.
Please note that only cars, small vans, and three wheeled motorcycles will receive a COD. The scrap my car dealers in Birmingham will personally notify the DVLA in case of any other types of vehicle.
Finally, regardless of the type of vehicle you recycle, you will need to complete section 9 of your V5C document (logbook) which should be returned to the DVLA.
The Car or Van Scrapping Process:
Once all of the critical paperwork is covered, then only can the scrap car dealer’s move on to the recycling process. You can start by:
- Filling out the contact form on our website or giving us a call. From here, the scrap car dealers’ will arrange to collect your vehicle from your location of choice if it is not fit to be driven or if it isn’t currently road legal.
- You are also welcome to drop the vehicle off yourself, simply let scrap car company know you’re on your way.
- Once the paperwork has been completed, you have the option to receive payment by bank transfer, PayPal transfer or in the form of a cheque.
You can then leave the rest to scrap my car company as they strip your car for parts and recycle the body.