DVLA Contact Number: 0300 790 6801

Phone the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency) on their UK contact number 0300 790 6801 to pay your car tax, to report a lost driving licence and for enquiries about their vehicle check service.

The Driving & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is responsible for registering all vehicles driven on public roads in the UK as well as the database of drivers. You can call their UK telephone number 0300 790 6801 to apply for your first provisional licence so that you can learn to drive and to convert this to a full licence once you have passed your driving test. Moreover you can phone this number to report your licence as lost or stolen so that they can send a replacement to you. You can also call the DVLA if you have recently suffered a medical condition which may affect your ability to drive.

The DVLA helplines are open between the hours of 08:00-19:00 Monday-Friday and 08:00-14:00 Saturday, therefore you will not be able to make a query about your driving licence on Sundays. Calls are charged at standard UK local rates unless you have free inclusive minutes on your landline or mobile contract, in which case you can phone the DVLA free of charge.


Vehicle services – 0300 790 6802

Contact the DVLA on their vehicle services phone number 0300 790 6802 to pay your car tax and to notify them that you have either bought or sold a vehicle. Similarly if you importing a car into the country or exporting it prior to a move abroad you should call this helpline so that they can update their records. Moreover if you are planning on buying a car you can phone their friendly staff for information about the DVLA vehicle check service where you can submit the car’s registration number to check when the MOT expires, the current tax rate and whether it has ever been registered as off the road. If your personal vehicle is not being driven on UK roads due to disrepair you can phone this number to make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) which means you don’t have to pay tax on the car.


Telephone Directory Service – DVLA phone numbers

DVLA department Contact number
DVLA general enquiries & driving licences 0300 790 6801
Vehicle enquiries 0300 790 6802
Medical helpline 0300 790 6806
DVLA Driver Check 09061 393 837 (premium-rate, may cost several pounds per minute to phone)
MOT queries 0300 123 9000
DVLA personalised licence plates 0300 123 0883