Free Vehicle Data UK


Free Vehicle Data UK plugin makes adding a vehicle search by registration to your WordPress site quick and easy, plug in to the free version of the Rapid Car Check API in minutes.

Includes PDF guide and short code list to implement vehicle data by registration into your WordPress site, entirely free API access and usage statistics in admin backend.

(Live Plugin Demo >)

Video Setup Instructions & Demo

Docs and support

(PDF plugin setup guide)
(Full list of available short codes)

Privacy notices

This plugin relies on 3rd party API access from (Rapid Car Check), this means when someone makes a vehicle lookup on your WordPress site, the Rapid Car Check API will be contacted, use of the Rapid Car Check API and plugin are subject to the terms and conditions / privacy policy:

(Terms and Conditions)
(Privacy Policy)

Recommended plugins

The mileage chart short code requires the following plugin:
(WP Charts and Graphs – WordPress Chart Plugin)



Download and install the plugin. Either by the WordPress marketplace or via a .ZIP file.

Proceed to “Plugins” under the WordPress Administration Page and click “Activate” under the “Free Vehicle Data UK” plugin.

Go to WordPress admin backend, click “FVD UK” menu link.

Click the link that says “Sign Up Free Now”.

Enter your details and click “Activate API (Instant)”.

Go back to wp-admin page “FVD UK” page and reload or refresh the page to show API usage statistics.

The plugin should now be activated!

Go back to wp-admin page “FVD UK” and click “IMPORT DEMO PAGE CONTENT” to automatically create vehicle data page. Full list of short codes, PDF documentation and API usage statistics will be available in admin area.

Perguntas frequentes

Q: Is API Access Free?
A: Yes, we do offer free API access to WordPress plugin users.

Q: What vehicle data is included in API?
A: Make, Model, Colour, Year, Fuel Type, Vehicle Type, Body Style, BHP, TopSpeed, 0-60MPH Speed, Insurance Group, Age, Date of registration, Cylinder capacity, Mileage, MOT, Road tax status, MOT history

Q: Can i only lookup UK vehicles?
A: Yes, at the moment we only provide data for UK vehicles.

Q: Does this plugin require 3rd party plugins?
A: Yes, but only if you require the mileage graph feature.

Q: Does this plugin track vehicle searches and requests?
A: When a request is made, the vehicle registration and your WordPress site URL is passed to the API endpoint for fair usage reasons and to process requests.


5 Novembro, 2022
Hi! Good work with this plugin. It's no possible to use for Ireland Cars Registration? Or somebody help me with an Ireland Car Registration Plugin?? Thanks a lot!
22 Julho, 2021
Great plugin, not to mention Free to use, works well with up-to-date WordPress. Easy to integrate as well.
7 Março, 2021
Very happy with this, adds a little something extra to your site. Has put a smile on my client. Installed in hardly any time and simple to modify.
29 Janeiro, 2021
In the process of making an MOT booking system when I found this plugin, made life a lot easier and its quick to setup.
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Contribuidores e programadores

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Registo de alterações

v. 1.2.7 – Ability to Deauthorize from API via WP-admin, tested with WordPress 5.9, Bug fixes.
v. 1.2.6 – Periodic API access level check added
v. 1.2.5 – Issue fixed where settings were overwritten on update.
v. 1.2.4 – Changes to admin backend
v. 1.2.3 – Tested with WordPress 5.8
v. 1.2.2 – Bug fix for issue after plugin update, automatically re-sync API access level to bronze/gold.
v. 1.2.1 – Update to gold API
v. 1.2.0 – Added new features to admin area
V. 1.1.9 – Style changes and tested with version 5.7 of WordPress.
V. 1.1.8 – More free vehicle data added, “Demo Content” template updates (import for more vehicle data), clear image cache/search log feature added.
V. 1.1.7 – More “IMPORT DEMO PAGE CONTENT” templates added, style changes and improvements.
V. 1.1.6 – Tax band images made transparent, small CSS changes, PDF guide hosted on 3rd party making plugin file smaller.
V. 1.1.5 – Small changes to search logging and admin area.
V. 1.1.0 – Major updates to admin backend, backend search log update, easy upgrade/downgrade, one click demo page template import added and more.
V. 1.0.2 – Search log added to backend of admin panel for supports.
V. 1.0.1 – Improvements to plugin CSS, changes to admin area.
V. 1.0.0 – Plugin release, further improvements to come.