Find out which vehicles you can drive, penalty points and when your licence expires.

You can’t use this service:

  • if your licence was issued in Northern Ireland
  • to check the progress of a licence application

You'll need

Other ways to apply

By post

To see what information the DVLA holds on your driving licence you can either send a request form or a letter with the following information to the DVLA:

  • your full name and address
  • your driver licence number (or your date of birth if you don’t know your driver number)

You must include a cheque or postal order for £5 payable to ‘DVLA, Swansea’.

Send your request to:

Driver Licence Validation Service
DVRE 5
DVLA
Swansea
SA99 1AJ

It’s a criminal offence to obtain someone else’s personal information without their permission.