Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Latest from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

  1. Coronavirus: driving tests
  2. Coronavirus: driver and rider trainer guidance
  3. Coronavirus: driving theory tests

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What the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency does

We carry out driving tests, approve people to be driving instructors and MOT testers, carry out tests to make sure lorries and buses are safe to drive, carry out roadside checks on drivers and vehicles, and monitor vehicle recalls.

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

Read more about what we do


Policy papers and consultations

  1. Banning tyres aged 10 years and older
  2. Amendments to Driver CPC regulations
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. DfT: prompt payment data 2019 to 2020
  2. DVSA annual report and accounts, 2019 to 2020
See all transparency and freedom of information releases

Our management

Gareth Llewellyn
Gareth Llewellyn
Chief Executive, DVSA
Peter Hearn
Peter Hearn
Director of Operations (North), DVSA
Richard Hennessy
Richard Hennessy
Director of Operations (South), DVSA
Marian Kitson
Marian Kitson
Director of Enforcement, DVSA
Adrian Long
Adrian Long
Director of Corporate Affairs, DVSA
Helen Milne
Helen Milne
Director of Finance and Corporate Services, DVSA
Paula Pitcher
Paula Pitcher
Director of People, DVSA
Becky Thomas
Becky Thomas
Director of Strategy, Policy, Digital and Technology
Shrin Honap
Non-Executive Chair, DVSA
Ian Baulch-Jones
Non-Executive Director, DVSA
Matthew Campbell-Hill
Non-Executive Director, DVSA

Contact DVSA

How to contact DVSA

Use the link to find the right number, email or address to contact DVSA about driving tests, instructor services, MOT, operator licensing and Driver CPC.

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 Requests
4th Floor
The Axis Building
112 Upper Parliament Street
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

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

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