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The expert history check designed specifically for commercial vehicles

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1 in 4 vans we check has a hidden history

1 in 8 vans we check is still on finance

1 in 17 vans we check is uncovered as an insurance write-off

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Created by experts for professionals

Why you can trust the HPI Check®

If you depend on your commercial vehicle for work then it needs to be 100% reliable. Taking a chance on it having a clean history could cost you dearly so it’s important you have the facts.

  • The HPI Check provides a report you can rely on. It's the most comprehensive history check in the UK providing more information about your next commercial vehicle than any other history check.
  • HPI uses cutting edge technology to ensure you get highly accurate and regularly updated information.
  • We understand how important the vehicle is for your business so the accuracy of the data we provide is backed with a £40,000 guarantee - more than any other history check.
  • Our experience and expertise is undeniable. We introduced the HPI Check in 1938, and have protected millions of van buyers from vehicle fraud ever since.
  • Our dedicated team of experts are on hand 7 days a week to answer your questions.
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More than 80 important information points

Recorded as Stolen

Has the van been reported as currently stolen with the Police?

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Insurance Write-Off

Has the van been written off by an insurance company? It may have been in an accident and been too badly damaged to be repaired safely or economically.

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Outstanding Finance

Is there an active loan or finance agreement on the van? If so the van will remain the property of the finance company until the loan is paid, and could be repossessed.

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Number of Previous Owners

Double check the number of previous owner/keepers that have been recorded on the logbook by DVLA? Verify the information the seller has given you.

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Recorded as Scrapped

Has the van been marked as scrapped by the DVLA?

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Logbook Check

Check the logbook is the most recent issue and actually belongs to the van you’re looking at.

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Mileage Discrepancies *

Check the van’s mileage against the National Mileage Register for inconsistencies.

* Mileage provided where available

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Number Plate Changes

How many number plate changes has the van had and is there an outstanding interest on a previous plate?

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Imported / Exported

Has the van been imported or exported?

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And many more… See a sample vehicle check report

How our vehicle checks work

van reg number

Enter the reg number into our vehicle checker so we can identify the van

HPI report

Get your instant HPI Check report and reveal the van’s true history

HPI report

Activate our guarantee by entering the chassis number (VIN) and logbook (V5C) details

Why you need a Van History Check

A hidden past?

1 in 4 vans we check has something to hide. From an insurance write-off to a mileage discrepancy.

Rightful owner?

1 in 8 vans we check has an active finance agreement or loan against it and more than 41 per day are identified as stolen.

False identity?

1 in 5 vans has had its number plate changed. There are also 200,000 stolen log books in circulation.


1 in 11 vans we check has a discrepancy with its mileage meaning it may have been clocked.

Damaged goods?

1 in 17 vans we check is uncovered as an insurance write-off on a daily basis.

The HPI Check will protect you against all these risks and much more.

HPI Check® - Trusted by millions of people

Saved me money and a long journey

“Saw the car I wanted, checked the car through your website, and how relieved I was that I did check its history. It was an insurance write-off, and the mileage was incorrect. Saved me from a very bad situation, and having a conman making my life a misery. Money well spent. Thanks”

Mr Neil Murphy

Stress Saver

“When you are about to spend your hard earned money on a second hand car, this service is a 'must have'. It’s quick, gives you all the reassurance that you need when you buy your car. I would definitely recommend to any buyer.”


Comprehensive, quick and reassuringly helpful.

“I just needed a bit of reassurance that the car I was buying was indeed what it said in the ad. Initially the report I had back from HPI said there was HP outstanding but by following the advice and calling the finance company, I was pleased that this had indeed been cleared.”

Chris Guscott

Simple and straight forward to use online, gave me confidence to purchase the vehicle

“Informative and accurate. Good service.”

Mr Phil Eames

You’re in safe hands

85 Years The HPI Check EST: 1938

More experience and expertise than any other history check company

£30,000 data guarantee*

The accuracy of our information is backed with a guarantee

“You should do an HPI check before you hand over your payment”
“Vehicle history and valuation provider of the year 2021”
“Getting an HPI check can prevent you being conned by a dodgy used van”
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