This circular informs the police and other relevant authorities of increased statutory vehicle recovery charges under road traffic law.



This circular sets out the charges for the removal, storage and disposal of vehicles under road traffic law, which will increase by 28%. Amendments include:

  • changes to the process of releasing vehicles where the registered keeper or owner has changed

  • adding an electronic seizure form option alongside the current paper option

The Removal, Storage and Disposal of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Regulations 2023 will start from 6 April 2023.

Published 16 March 2023