The HGV Levy was suspended by HM Government on 1st August 2020 as a response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March this year the Department for Transport announced its reintroduction, effective from 1st August 2023, for all HGVs of 12 tons and over to ensure that they make a contribution for using the UK's roads. The levy is equally applicable for both UK and overseas-registered trucks.
There are significant changes in how the charges will be applied. Previously the charge was based on a combination of the number of axles and Euro standard. The new HGV levy will be based on
For UK-registered trucks, payments will be collected by the DVLA. The operator will pay levy costs at the same time as Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).
For non-UK registered vehicles, use our HGV levy payment service.