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Unavailability of DVLA’s vehicle system

DVLA’s vehicles system will be unavailable from 6pm Friday 19 July until 8am Monday 22 July.

Contact centre

When calling DVLA during this time we will be unable to issue replacement V5C vehicle registration certificates or check on a vehicle application you have already made. We will only be able to deal with general vehicle-related enquiries.

Taxing your vehicle online

Our vehicle online services will be available as normal. You can use this service to tax, declare SORN or make a vehicle enquiry.

Driving licence services

Our driving licence services will not be affected by this.

You will be able to phone or use our online services as normal.

Apply for your first provisional driving licence

Renew your driving licence

Change the address on your driving licence

Replace a lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed driving licence

Renew your driving licence if you’re 70 or over

Change the photo on your driving licence

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Published 18 July 2013