Phone Numbers for the DVLA
Contact the DVLA by calling the phone number that corresponds to the department you are trying to reach – if you’re calling about vehicle registration call 0300 790 6802 and if you’re calling about the driving licences call 0300 790 6801.
If you own a vehicle and you have plans on driving it on public roads, then you must register it with the DVLA, otherwise you will be breaking UK law. To learn more about the registration process and vehicle taxation, you can call the DVLA on 0300 790 6802.
If you have questions that pertain to the UK driving license database in general or specifically to the details of your own driver’s licence, call 0300 790 6801. For example you should phone this number if your license has been lost or stolen.
If a medical condition has recently changed your ability to drive, then maybe it’s time to inform the DVLA by calling 0300 790 6806 to get helpful advice on information to help you stay on the road.
If you’re hiring drivers and you would like to make sure of your new employees’ driving abilities, then perform a driver check by calling the DVLA on 09061 393 837. 09 numbers are premium rate numbers costing potentially several pounds per minute.
Postal Addresses for the DVLA
For those who have need of information regarding getting vehicles registered in the UK, you can send your enquiries by post to:
Vehicle Customer Services,
For drivers who are interested in learning more about UK driver’s licence or if you are enquiring about your own driver’s licence, send your post to:
Drivers Customer Services,
To send the DVLA a notice of a relevant physical or mental medical conditions, send your letter and medical certificate to:
Drivers’ Medical Enquiries,
If you have complaints that you want the DVLA to know about and fix, you should send a detailed account of your experience to:
Customer Complaints Resolution Team,
If you’re interested in contacting any department of the DVLA not found on the above-mentioned list, go to www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla to view the official directory.