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Tuesday, 2 October 2023

DVLA - Vehicle registration and tax enquiries

Buying and selling a vehicle - including registering, buying, selling and importing a vehicle as well as personalised registrations

Owning a vehicle - including how to tax or SORN your vehicle, keeping your vehicle, changes to your vehicle and personal details

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 find out how to tax my vehicle.

2. I need to find out what to do if I am not taxing my vehicle.

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

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Contact point

DVLA - Vehicle Registration and Tax Enquiries


Vehicle Customer Services (VCS)
SA99 1AR

Phone number

Customer enquiries vehicles
0300 790 6802

Text phone

Textphone for the deaf and hard of hearing textphone users
0300 123 1279


0300 123 0798

Email DVLA

Opening Hours

Driver and Vehicle General lines

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

Opening hours

Electronic and Driver licensing online

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

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

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