Use this service to:

  • update your name or address on your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration
  • agree to keep your professional skills up to date
  • agree to the voluntary ADI code of practice
  • publish your details on the find your nearest driving instructor service
  • view your standards check (previously called ‘check test’) history

This service is available from 6am to 11:30pm.

This service will be unavailable from 6pm on Wednesday 24 August to 6am on Thursday 25 August.

Start now on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency service

Before you start

You need your:

  • online user ID from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
  • password

Your user ID and password

You can find your user ID on letters you get from DVSA. It’s not the same as your ADI personal reference number.

Email DVSA if you’ve never had, or have lost, your user ID. You must include your:

  • ADI personal reference number or driving licence number
  • date of birth
  • postcode

Rules for passwords

You can’t use any of your 5 previously used passwords.

Your password must be at least 9 characters long. It must include at least 3 of the following:

  • uppercase characters, such as A B C
  • lowercase characters, such as a b c
  • numeric digits, such as 1 2 3
  • special characters, such as £ % &

Help with updating your details

Email DVSA to get help updating your details online.

There’s a different process to update your Northern Ireland ADI registration.