Update your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration

Use this service to:

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

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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.