Register A Stolen Car on the SMV International Stolen Motor Vehicle Database.
If your vehicle / car is stolen you need to report the theft immediately to the nearest police station and then phone Digitpol to assist in the search. As soon as the theft is reported to the police, the Police issues an International warrant based on the VIN and License plate. The vehicle is then wanted internationally and on the Interpol SMV database. Stolen Vehicle Investigation consists of tracing and locating stolen vehicles and the recovery consists of the repatriation of discovered stolen vehicles to its rightful owner. Digitpol provides operational support with the Search and Recovery. If your car is stolen and Digitpol operates in your location, we are going to search for it immediately.
For vehicles registered in Netherlands, do not follow this process, follow the normal process via the Police. You will receive a request from the VBV and therefor we will receive your data if you provide consent in the questionnaire.
Register a stolen vehicle, a car, motorbike, boat, camper, plant or a truck into Digitpol's stolen vehicle database, this will enable, immediately the vehicle to be visible across a wide range of social media platforms, on the internet and shared with Digitpol's investigation partners.
International Stolen Car Database is an active database of stolen cars, boats, motorbikes, and trucks. Digitpol is responsible for the upkeep and registration of this Stolen Car Database and registers stolen, wanted, and embezzled vehicles for USA, Europe, Asia, Africa and Pacific, all vehicles listed in this database are wanted as stolen objects.
By registering a vehicle to the stolen car database, an alert including information about the vehicle is sent out across social media and is resent every few hours, the vehicles chassis number (VIN), Vehicle Identity Number, Make, Model, Color and License Plate will be listed on the first page of google as stolen. This is vital when a stolen car is shipped out of your country or is checked by customs, police or import authorities or potential buyers. If your car is reported to the local police, the serial number, VIN and license plate may not show up in a public Internet (google) search as stolen therefore this stolen vehicle database provides the public with additional resources to combat vehicle crime and increase the chances to recover a stolen vehicle.
If your vehicle / car is stolen you need to report the theft immediately to the nearest police station and then phone Digitpol to assist in the search by listing the car stolen or searching for the vehicle.
What to do if Your Car is Stolen
- Contact the nearest police station immediately to file a stolen car report.
- Contact your insurance company to file a claim as soon as you discovered your car was stolen. Provide the insurance company with the theft report number.
- Inform the Police if you have any GPS tracking systems installed and provide the Police with the login information.
- Report the stolen car to Digitpol and request the car to be entered to the International Stolen Car Database. Request Digitpol to conduct a search for the car.
What Happens When You Report a Vehicle To Digitpol?
If you report a stolen vehicle to Digitpol we will examine the data, if the VIN / Plate is listed as stolen, we will send an alert on the vehicles information such as photos, make, model, license plate and the VIN to our international vehicle crime investigation network which consists of Border crossings, customs, ports authorities, shipping agency's, Police and private investigation teams. An alert is sent out across social media and is resent every few hours. The stolen vehicles serial number, FIN, VIN and license plate will be listed on the first page of google as stolen
When Will We Search For The Vehicle?
The SEARCH for a stolen vehicle is a specific service and its only possible when certain parameters are met. If we can apply the SEARCH procedure we will notify you.
If you list a vehicle to this database, Digitpol will share all object data such as the vehicle make, model, color, manufacturer year, engine variant with Police, Customs, Port authorities, Investigators and our Partner network. No personal data will be shared such.
Each case that is reported to Digitpol, the license plate is entered into an ANPR system and if a HIT is detected, Digitpol notifies the Police in the region responsible for the detection.
If a vehicle is reported to the Police and the Police handling the case agrees, in some cases, Digitpol provides operational support with the Search and Recovery, this includes, depending on the location of the theft, a response team may attend the area and search for the vehicle, this is due to the fact that many stolen vehicles are often parked up for a few days before been moved elsewhere. If your vehicle is stolen in a region that Digitpol operates a search and recovery service, we will contact you.
Searching by GPS / Telematics API with vehicle manufacture.
Digitpol's Stolen Vehicle Tracking platform (SMVIU) is a multi API data exchange center that connects to vehicles in Realtime to acquire the positions, this is done by API with the vehicle manufacturers. The platform is a bridge between Police, Insurers and the vehicle manufacturers, when a stolen vehicle is reported to the SMVIU, the process starts immediately. When a location is received, the active search team (AST) deploy to the location to retrieve the vehicle. Telematics tracing is possible from vehicles manufactured from 2016 upwards.
By listing your car in this database, the VIN will be displayed in a google or internet search as STOLEN.
Stolen Car Database coverage, Digitpol takes the responsibility to register stolen vehicles from following countries and states:
USA: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, IllinoisIndiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Global: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, South America, Canada, Australia, New Zeeland, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, Russia, Turkey, UAE, Dubai, India and Africa.