View or share your driving licence information

You can use this service to:

  • view your driving record, for example vehicles you can drive
  • check your penalty points or disqualifications
  • create a licence ‘check code’ to share your driving record with someone, for example a car hire company

The check code will be valid for 21 days.

You’ll need:

This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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You can only use this service if your licence was issued in England, Wales or Scotland.

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

Apply using GOV.UK Verify

You can also use GOV.UK Verify to access your driving licence information and get a licence check code.

If you have not used GOV.UK Verify before, it will take you about 5 minutes to get set up.

Apply by phone

0300 083 0013
Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm
Saturday, 8am to 2pm
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Apply by post

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 do not know your driver number)

Send your request to:

DACT Team,
SA99 1AJ