Vehicle Tax Phishing Website (DVLA Phishing UK)

Started by zx261242, Aug 13, 2022, 10:31 PM

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The vehicle tax / DVLA phishing website is doing the rounds. It all starts with a phishing email:

From: GOV.UK <[email protected]>
Sent: 03 August 2022 07:33
Subject: Your latest vehicle tax payment has failed - 424417509
Dear ,

From our records it seems that your latest vehicle tax payment has failed.
Avoid vehicle tax suspension by clicking next link:

Yours sincerely

The actual DVLA phishing site starts by asking users for their car registration. Of course you can enter anything here as it is NOT an actual vehicle tax website.

The next page tells the user they owe £46.78, again this is not true.........

The third page of the fake vehicle tax website asks users for personal details. (Anything entered will be used to target you with more scams.

The fourth page would like your Sort Code and Account number which should never be entered into any suspicious websites.

Credit Card details are next on the list for the scammers:

The final page shows an application received message on screen:

This is a phishing email leading to a fake DVLA website:

From: D V L A <[email protected]>
Sent: 14 November 2022 02:08
Subject: (DVLA)Vehicle Tax Status - Unpaid!/ID/330tsjdj06976217537

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Vehicle Tax Status - Unpaid!

The payment for your vehicle tax has failed twice and has been permanently cancelled.

Your vehicle is no longer taxed.DVLA-#41519#invoce has been reviewed by our User Support Team.
The payment for your latest bill failed.

Note:Our system will automatically retry the billing process once your billing details have been updated.It can take up to 5 working days for the records to update.

In order to continue to the payment page please use the following link.

Check Vehicle Status Now

Attention: if you dont pay your vehicle tax on time you can be fined up to 2000 GBP.

This means we send you an email to let you know when you have a new message.


From: infodvla <[email protected]>
Sent: 23 November 2022 15:46
Subject: #@DVLAdatainfogovuk#Your latest vehicle tax payment failed!

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Vehicle Service Manager!


Your bank has told us that your recent Direct Debit Payment has been returned as you have cancelled your instruction.

As we have not been able to collect payment we have now cancelled your Direct Debit mandate and the vehicle is not taxed.

Failure to take one of the above actions may result in enforcement action being taken.

Payment advice about DVLA Direct Debit is at >> Tax your vehicle

Please Note: You can be up to £3500 if you don't renew your vehicle tax.