Policy paper

Release of information from DVLA's registers

How DVLA complies with legislation when releasing data from its driver and vehicle databases.


Release of information from DVLA’s registers


We provide information to the police, local authorities and controlled release to third parties who offer practical motoring benefits.

We act responsibly and in accordance with legislation in all data release matters.

Published 31 October 2010
Last updated 16 March 2020 + show all updates
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