1. 1What do you need to contact DVLA about?

    Driving licences and applications

    Change this answer

Driving licences and applications

Before you contact DVLA, read how to:

By phone

DVLA driver licensing enquiries
Telephone: 0300 790 6801
Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm
Saturday, 8am to 2pm
Find out about call charges

By email

Use the email service to contact DVLA about driving licences and applications.

By post

Drivers Customer Services
Correspondence Team

Northern Ireland

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Agency if you have a Northern Ireland driving licence.

When to contact DVLA

It can take a few weeks to process applications. Wait 2 weeks if you applied online, or 3 weeks if you applied by post before you contact DVLA about:

  • your provisional licence
  • your replacement licence
  • your renewed licence after you’ve been disqualified
  • exchanging your licence