Contact the DVLA by calling the UK general enquiries phone number 0870 042 1101 to apply for a driving licence, to pay your car tax or to register a new vehicle which you have bought, sold or imported into the country.

You may be able to contact the DVLA more quickly by calling their dedicated helplines, so call them on their driving licence contact number 0300 790 6801 to apply for a provisional licence or report your existing licence as being missing or stolen. Alternatively phone 0300 790 6802 to pay your vehicle tax or to register your vehicle so that you can use it on public roads in the UK.

Vehicle enquiries – 0300 790 6802

Contact the DVLA on their vehicle enquiries phone number 0300 790 6802 to pay your car tax, by contrast you should also call this helpline to register your car as off the road by making a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) so that you don’t have to pay duty on your motor. Similarly if you need a replacement vehicle log book you can call the DVLA on this helpline to get a new record. You must also report to the DVLA if you are importing a vehicle into the country or exporting one to sell overseas so that you pay the appropriate fees.

DVLA contact numbers – in summary

 

Department Telephone number
General enquiries 0870 042 1101
Driving licence enquiries 0300 790 6801
Vehicle tax & registration queries 0300 790 6802
Medical enquiries 0300 790 6806
Welsh language enquiries 0300 790 6819
DVLA driver check service 09061 393 837

Postal addresses

Alternatively you can write to the DVLA by using their official postal addresses below, where you can send letters of enquiry as well as documents relevant to your vehicle, such as log book copies and previous tax receipts.

DVLA vehicle enquiries
Vehicle Customer Services,
DVLA,
Swansea,
SA99 1AR,
United Kingdom.
DVLA driver enquiries
Drivers Customer Services,
Correspondence Team,
DVLA,
Swansea,
SA6 7JL,
United Kingdom.
DVLA medical enquiries
Drivers’ Medical Enquiries,
DVLA,
Swansea,
SA99 1TU,
United Kingdom.
DVLA complaints
Complaints Team,
DVLA,
Swansea,
SA6 7JL,
United Kingdom.