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The DVLA maintain registers of drivers and vehicles in Great Britain. This information helps them improve road safety, reduce vehicle related crime, support environmental initiatives and limit vehicle tax evasion.

Services provided include:

  • Request vehicle tax for your vehicle
  • Request a replacement V5C (logbook)
  • Make a SORN
  • Change the address on your driving licence
  • Request vehicle information from DVLA
  • Renew your driving licence
  • Transfer a vehicle registration number (form V317)
  • Book a driving theory test
  • Check the MOT status of a vehicle
  • Buy a personalised registration number


Contact details

Telephone: 0300 790 6802

Vehicle tax

Telephone 2: 0300 790 6801

Driver Licensing Enquiries


Opening hours
For telephone lines - Mon - Fri 8am-7pm, Sat 8am - 2pm



Cost: There may be a cost to this service/support

Vehicle Customer Services DVLA
SA99 1AR

55.0104 -1.62237

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Last updated: December 5, 2018

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