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The DVLA or Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Is an organisation of the UK government that is responsible for maintaining a database of drivers & motor vehicles for all of the UK. The DVLA was formed in 1965 and its headquarters is in Swansea, Wales in the United Kingdom. They are part of the parent agency – The Department for Transport.
The DVLA’s main role is to issue driving licenses along with the collection of vehicle taxes of which the main one is road tax and is the only official place to buy personalised registration plates for motor vehicles. They are in charge of all motor vehicles including cars, motorcycles, scooters, lorries, vans & all other motor based transports including all on-road and off-road vehicle. In total their database contains records of over 40 million driving licenses & almost 40 million registered vehicles
Alternative DVLA Numbers
Driver Licensing Enquiries – 08700 420512
You can phone the DVLA driving licensing customer services by calling 08700 420512. You should contact them if you have any queries regarding your driving license. This includes queries such as if you have lost, stolen or damaged your driving license. Or if you wish to apply for a driving license or if you want to change or view the details on your existing driving license. It is very important that the DVLA are kept up to date with your latest information and vital that they are made aware that you no longer have physical access to your license. Alternatively you can ring 0300 790 6801 which is a mobile-friendly phone number and charged at the standard UK local-rate phone number. The DVLA Swansea head office is open Monday-Friday 8am-7pm and Saturday 8am-2pm, it is closed on Sunday so please do not call on this day.
To write to the DVLA driver licencing department, use the postal address below:
Drivers Customer Services,
Vehicle registration and log books (V5C certificates) – 08700 420450
To get in contact with the DVLA Vehicle Registration department use the phone number 08700 420450. This will get you in contact with the DVLA Swansea head office’s Vehicle Registration team who deal with all enquires regarding not only vehicle registration details but also V5C log book certificates, you will get put through to a customer service adviser who will help you with any vehicle or log book related enquiry that you have. You can also use this number if you wish to change your vehicle registration plate or if you are importing or exporting a vehicle to or from the UK. Alternatively you can use 0300 790 6802 which is a mobile friendly number charged at a rate of around 12p/minute from landlines or 45p per minute from mobiles, if you are on contract this phone call is likely to be free as part of your inclusive minutes, if you are unsure about the costs get in touch with your provider for more accurate rates. This phone line is open from 8am to 7pm Monday through to Friday and open at 8am to 2pm on Saturdays. The DVLA is closed on Sundays & Bank Holidays so please do not attempt to call on these days as you will not get put through.
You can also also write to the DVLA Swansea Head Office regarding your Vehicle Licensing queries by using the postal address below:
Vehicle Customer Services,
Vehicle Tax & SORN Enquiries – 08700 420462
To get in touch with the DVLA Swansea Head Office regarding vehicle tax & SORN Enquiries you can use the contact number – 08700 420462. You can use this number to get in contact with the DVLA regarding your vehicle tax, vehicle tax costs or to declare a SORN notice on your vehicle which is a statutory off road regulation notice to tell them that your vehicle will not be running on any of the UK’s roads and therefore won’t be eligible to pass all of their usual requirements such as having road tax or insurance. This number is available between 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday and between 8am & 2pm on Saturdays, it is not available on Sundays as the DVLA is closed on this day, similarly it is not available on Bank Holidays. You can also use their mobile-friendly number on 0300 790 6802 which will be charged at your standard rate and is often free on most contract mobile & landline plans.
You can also write to the DVLA vehicle tax & SORN department by using the following postal address:
Vehicle Customer Services,
Driver’s Medical Enquiries – 08717 890524
If you have a medical enquiry and need to contact the DVLA you can phone their helpline on 08717 890524. Their customer services will be able to assist you with providing any information you require such as driving with a medical condition of disability. You will need to inform the DVLA about any medical conditions or disabilities which may affect your ability to drive to make sure you will still be legally fine on driving and not face any additional liabilities if something were to happen. You will also need to ring this number if your license was taken away due to a medical issue and you’re now able to get it back. Alternatively you can ring 0300 790 6806 which is a mobile-friendly number which can possibly be cheaper depending on your mobile plan, if you are unsure of charges you should contact your network operator for the latest rates. All numbers are open from am to 7pm Monday to Friday and between 8am & 2pm on Saturdays. Neither number will be available on Sundays nor on Bank Holidays as the DVLA is closed on these dates.
There are additional numbers also available here:
Car and motorcycle drivers medical enquiries – 0300 790 6806
Large vehicle DVLA medical enquiries i.e. bus, coach and lorry drivers – 0300 790 6807
If you wish to contact the DVLA drivers’ medical enquiries team via post you can by using the address below, as with all postal enquiries you should be willing to wait a while for a response.
Drivers’ Medical Enquiries,
Buy Personalized Number Plates – 08700 421015
If you wish to purchase a personalized number plate for your vehicle you can do so by contacting the DVLA on 08700 421015. They will inform you as to what number plates are available, the costs of these number plates or the upcoming auctions that are coming up for personalized number plates. They also offer advice on how to apply these new number plates to your motor vehicle and how to display them correctly. This number will also provide all the assistance you require for moving a personalized number plate from one vehicle to another or when buying a personalized number plate as a gift. Alternatively you can use their mobile friendly number by calling 0300 123 0883 which may be cheaper depending on your mobile or landline phone operator, you can get in touch with your provider for accurate current rates when using different numbers.
Alternative DVLA Contact Methods
Vehicle tax Phone Number
0300 790 6802
Driver licensing enquiries
0300 790 6801
Drivers’ medical enquiries
0300 790 6806
DVLA Social Media Accounts
Alternative DVLA Contact Numbers
|DEPARTMENT/HELPLINE NUMBER||UK CONTACT NUMBER||INTERNATIONAL NUMBER(From Abroad/Overseas)|
|DVLA general contact number||0870 042 0450||0870 042 0450|
|Vehicle registration||0870 042 0450||0870 042 0450|
|Vehicle tax||0870 042 0462||0870 042 0462|
|Driver licensing enquiries||0870 042 0512||0870 042 0512|
|Drivers’ medical enquiries||0871 789 0524||0871 789 0524|
|Driver Check Service contact||09061 393 837||+44 9061 393 837|
|Ymholiadau Cymraeg||0300 790 6819||+44 300 790 6819|
|Vehicle registration and tax with translation||0906 737 0013||+44 906 737 0013|
|Theory test enquiry||0300 200 1188||+44 300 200 1188|
|Booking a theory test||0300 200 1122||+44 300 200 1122|
|DVSA driving test enquiries and booking||0870 042 0450||0870 042 0450|
|MOT, vehicle testing and approval||0300 123 9000||+44 300 123 9000|
|Driver CPC||0300 200 1122||+44 300 200 1122|