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DVLA general customer service telephone lines for driver licensing and vehicle registration/tax enquiries
Whether you want to apply for your first provisional licence or exchange a paper licence for a photocard, apply for your tax disc or check the information DVLA holds about a particular vehicle, you can now do it online.
DVLA also runs general customer service telephone lines for driver licensing and vehicle registration/tax enquiries but many services, such as car tax application/renewal are available by telephone too.
Buy a new personalised number from DVLA for your vehicle
Tax your vehicle or make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN)
Vehicle Check – check DVLA records for vehicle details and tax rate
Apply for a provisional driving licence
Change the address on your driving licence
Replace your driving licence if lost, stolen or damaged
Exchange from paper to a photo card licence
Renew your driving licence when you are 70 or over
Renewing your photo on your driving licence
Application forms to order or download
Motoring leaflets covering a wide range of topics from driving tests to driver licensing and vehicle registration to vehicle taxation.
Vehicle Enquiries 0300 790 6802
(Textphone for the deaf and hard of hearing 0300 123 1279)
How to tax, replacement Registration Certificate/logbook, change of name or address, buying & selling a vehicle, number plate transfers.
Tax your vehicle or make a SORN 0300 123 4321
(Textphone for the deaf and hard of hearing only, 0300 790 6201)
Automated Service – you need either the reference number from your tax reminder or vehicle registration certificate.
Driving Licence Enquiries 0300 790 6801
Replacements, changes, penalty points, Textphone* 0300 123 1278, disqualifications
DVLA Local Offices 0300 123 1277
Find your nearest office and opening times – automated phone service. You need your postcode
Driving Tests 0300 200 1122
Enquiry service from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) – book, cancel or re-schedule your test
MOT and Vehicle Identity Check (VIC) 0300 123 9000
Enquiry service from the Vehicle and Operator Service Agency (VOSA)
(11 May 2012)