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Tuesday, 2 October 2023

DVLA - Driver Licensing Enquiries

If you have a question to ask, you may find the answer more quickly by browsing the motoring section - where you can find information about driving licences, medical conditions relevant to driving, what vehicles you can drive, endorsements, disqualifications, driving in Great Britain on a foreign licence and more licensing matters.

Find the answer to your question online

Before you try contacting the DVLA you may find the answer to your question online.

Below are three common questions and answers you may find useful.

1. I need to change the name and address on my driving licence.

2. I need information about driving tests.

3. I am chasing up an application that I have made.

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Contact point

DVLA - Driver Licensing Enquiries


Drivers' Customer Services (DCS)
Correspondence Team

Phone number

Customer enquiries - drivers
0300 790 6801

Text phone

Textphone for the deaf and hard-of-hearing textphone users
0300 123 1278


From within the UK
0300 123 0784
From outside the UK (Drivers abroad) +44 (0)1792 786 369

Email DVLA

Driver Check Service

(Premium Rate Service)

09061 393 837 (for hire car companies with driver's consent)

(Calls charged at 51 pence per minute - other service providers charges may vary)

From 8.00 am to 7.00 pm Monday to Friday; From 8.00 am to 2.00 pm Saturday

Opening Hours

Driver and Vehicle General Lines

From 8.00 am to 7.00 pm Monday to Friday; From 8.00 am to 2.00 pm Saturday

Electronic vehicle licensing and Driver licensing online

From 8.00 am to 8.30 pm Monday to Friday; From 8.00 am to 5.30 pm Saturday

Opening Hours

The DVLA's Contact Centre will be closed on the following public holidays

Additional links

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