Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Latest from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

  1. Converting a vehicle into a motor caravan
  2. How to fill in an application for a first trade licence
  3. Information leaflet on tax classes for vehicles (V355/1)

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What the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency does

We’re the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), holding over 48 million driver records and over 40 million vehicle records. We collect around £6 billion a year in vehicle excise duty (VED).

DVLA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.

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Research and statistics

  1. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency – Research at DVLA
  2. Cars (VEH02)
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Release of information from DVLA's registers
  2. DVLA privacy policy
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. DVLA sustainability report 2018 to 2019
  2. DfT: spending over £25,000, June 2018
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Our management

Julie Lennard
Julie Lennard
Chief Executive
Tony Ackroyd
Operations and Customer Services Director
Lynette Rose
Strategy, Policy & Communications Director
Rachael Cunningham
Finance Director
Andrew Falvey
Commercial Director
Brian Sullivan
Chief Technology Officer
Louise White
HR and Estates Director
Lesley Cowley OBE
Non-executive Chair
Jeremy Boss
Non-executive board member
Chris Morson
Non-executive board member
Emma West
Non-executive board member

Contact DVLA

How to contact DVLA

Use the link to find the right number, email or address to contact DVLA about vehicle tax and registration, driving licences and drivers’ medical issues.

Events and Conferencing

The Richard Ley Development Centre
Upper Forest Way
Swansea Vale
United Kingdom

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Freedom of Information,
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency,
Longview Road,
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at DVLA
  2. Working for DVLA
  3. Jobs

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