Personal driving licence information

How to update your driving licence information, including your address, name, gender, title or photo.

Services

  1. View or share your driving licence information

    Find out what information DVLA holds about your driving licence or create a check code to share your driving record, for example to hire a car

  2. Change the address on your driving licence

    Change the address on your full or provisional driving licence for free - do it online or by post

  3. Tell DVLA you've changed address

    Tell DVLA when your address changes so your driving licence, vehicle log book (V5C), vehicle tax and other details are up to date

  4. Change the name or gender on your driving licence

    Change the name, title or gender on your driving licence by completing form D1 and sending it with your licence and supporting documents to DVLA

  5. Change the photo on your driving licence

    You can change the photo on your driving licence online at any time by renewing your licence - cost, how to pay and apply, applying by post

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Information on your driving licence (INS57P)
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News and communications

  1. Driving licence counterpart abolished: changes you need to know
  2. Hiring a vehicle
  3. Union Flags now feature on British driving licences
  4. No more paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence will save the taxpayer millions each year
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Research and statistics

  1. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency – Research at DVLA
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Driver licence checking volumes for January 2013 to January 2015
  2. Organ donor statistics
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