Archive Charges

Charges For Use Of The VMCC Archive and Machine Dating Services

Library Access

Members have free and unlimited access during opening hours subject to the reading room being available. Telephone reservation is advised.

Non members will be charged at the rate of £5 per hour rising to a maximum £25 per day.



Orders placed in person (Per Copy)
Member £0.25
Non Member £0.37

Minimum charge for remote requests
Member £5
Non Member £7.50

Digital Scan supplied by email or printout (Per Copy)
Member £5
Non Member £7.50

Surcharge for adding images to memory stick (inclusive of memory stick)
Personal USB sticks not permitted
Member £10
Non Member £10

Research Fees

For research carried out on your behalf
Members receive 2 hours free research, in 1 hour units

First Hour
Inclusive of 2 photocopies
Members £20
Non Members £30

Each Additional Hour
Inclusive of 2 photocopies
Members £10
Non Members £15

Priority Research Requests
Priority requests can be performed on an agreed timescale subject to staff availability
Members £50
Non Members £75

Registration Applications for DVLA

Standard Fee for DVLA Submissions
Member £70 - for first of the year - £80 - for each after that during the same year
Non Member £120.00

Additional fee for Machine Dating Certificate with embossed Club Seal
Includes services of a Marque Specialist if required and the machine examination fee (mileage charges may apply)
In cases of rare or poorly documented machines, applicants may be required to fund additional research.
Member £15.00
Non Member £22.50

Glasses Motorcycle Checkbook
Authenticated copy
Member £10
Non Member £15

Typed Factory Record
Standard Fee
Member £25
Non Member £37.50

Overseas Registration Dating Letter
Standard Fee
Member £30
Non Member £45.00

Copies of Engineering Drawing
Per Drawing

Member £15
Non Member £22.50