When will I receive my vehicle history report?
The vehicle history report is generated and delivered to email instantly after purchase.
How does my vehicle history report get delivered?
Your vehicle history report gets delivered over the Internet. You'll be able to print it and save.
How can I register?
Your account will be automatically created after report purchase.
What kind of vehicles does VinCarHistory support?
We support automobiles, buses, trucks, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, motor homes and tractors. The vehicle needs to be built after 1981. Run a VIN check.
Why can't I have a report from vehicles built before 1981?
From 1954 to 1981, the standards for VIN is not yet accepted. As a result, different manufacturers used different formats. In 1981 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standardized the format. The standardized VIN allows us to maintain and query vehicle data for vehicles since 1981.
Does VinCarHistory provide accident data on the Vehicle History & Title Report?
VinCarHistory provides accident information from multiple sources including DMVs in certain states, NMVTIS participating states and other independent sources. Not all accidents are reported to VinCarHistory. Other report providers may show accident information that does not appear on VinCarHistory reports. Typically, the most severe incidents will result in an Insurance Total Loss record and/or DMV Salvage title, and are available in VinCarHistory reports when NMVTIS reports the information to VinCarHistory.
Does VinCarHistory have vehicle history for cars in Canada?
Yes, we provide vehicle history information for Canadian vehicles.
Is www.vincarhistory.com a secure site?
Protecting your order information is important to us and we make every effort to protect your online order information by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. VinCarHistory never stores credit card information. You can access our Privacy Policy to read more about the security of our site by visiting vincarhistory.com/help/privacy
Where does your vehicle data come from?
Vehicle history information comes from many sources including records on file from NMVTIS, state DMV, police records, fire and insurance records, data aggregators as well as many other proprietary sources.
Where can I find the VIN for my vehicle?
You can find your VIN on the vehicle title, the vehicle registration, and the insurance policy. If these papers would not be available, the VIN can also be found inside the vehicle itself. It can be seen on the dashboard on the driver's side and on the driver's side door.
How do I access my previously run reports?
To access your reports, log into vincarhistory.com with your email address and password. Click the button 'My Account' and then click on the VIN to access the report. To print the report, click the 'Print' button in the top left corner. You can access your reports at vincarhistory.com for 30 days from the time of purchase.
How long can I access reports that I have purchased?
Your reports are available at vincarhistory.com for 30 days from the time of purchase.
Where can I view a sample history report?
You can view a sample report here.
What is the difference between Junk/Salvage/Insurance Total Loss and Title & Brand information?
Junk / Salvage / Insurance Total Loss is a condition reported from junk yards, salvage yards and insurance companies. Junk is the most severe and means that the vehicle is only fit for parts. Salvage means that it would cost more to repair the vehicle than it is worth. And Total Loss means that an insurance company decided to pay out rather than have the vehicle repaired.
Is current or past owner information included on VinCarHistory reports?
No one provider of Vehicle History Reports, including VinCarHistory, may display owner's names as it is against federal privacy laws. As stated on the web site and order pages, VinCarHistory provides up-to-date information on current title events and historical title events including date, state and mileage at time of title and registration.
Why is the mileage showing as 'Correct' on my report?
The mileage may show as 'Correct' because DMVs are not required to report mileage to NMVTIS.
Are owner names or lien holder information displayed on the Vehicle History Report?
Our Vehicle History & Title Reports do not display owner names or lien holder information as it is against our data suppliers' privacy policies and is against the law in many states.
Why is my credit card showing a charge for a report that I did not receive?
If you ordered a report for a VIN for which no data was available you may see an authorization on your credit card for the amount of the report you requested $ for a Vehicle History. This is an authorization only and will be released by VinCarHistory within 24 hours. Hold times may vary by individual banks.
Is this a one-time charge?
Please be assured that the charge for a report, $8.95 for the Vehicle History, is a one-time charge. www.vincarhistory.com is a secure site, there are no monthly charges or fees. You are only charged per report that you run and you can access past reports at vincarhistory.com for 30 days after date of purchase for free.