DVLA Contact Number: 0300 790 6802

You should phone the DVLA on their vehicle registration contact number 0300 790 6802 for enquiries about a driving test, to check the MOT status of a car or to make a SORN notice when declaring your car off of the road.


Vehicle Registration and Tax Enquiries – 0300 790 6802

You should call the DVLA on their number for vehicle registration and tax enquiries 0300 790 6802 for all manner of enquiries about MOT and road tax. For instance, callers can use this number to ask how to check the MOT status of a car or when a its vehicle tax expires. You may also wish to use this number to check the availability of a specific personalised number plate for both cars and motorbikes. It should be noted that in addition to the cost of a number plate, all registrations will charge VAT and a £80 assignment fee as of 2017. However, if you have already purchased your registration but have not been given a Certificate of Entitlement form (V750) then you should contact a DVLA advisor as soon as possible. Moreover, it is essential to call the above number to make a SORN notice so that you can legally declare a vehicle off the road.


DVLA Driving Licence Enquiries – 0300 790 6801

You can also phone the DVLA driving licence number 0300 790 6801 for enquiries about the application process for both a provision and full driving licence. Alternatively, you may wish to call for instructions on how to generate a licence ‘check code’ so that they can share your driving record with a car hire company or insurance provider. Finally, you should use this number to upgrade the details of your licence, including its registered home address if you have recently moved home.


Information about Call Costs and Opening Hours

Contact numbers that start use a geographic area will code cost the same per-minute rate as any local call made from a UK landline or mobile phone. However, the DVLA may be free to contact if your landline deal includes free calls to local rate numbers or if your mobile tariff has inclusive free minutes. You can make your road tax and driving license enquiries during the opening hours of 8am-7pm, Monday to Friday and from 8am-2pm on Saturdays.


DVLA Phone Numbers

DVLA Department UK Contact Number Opening Hours
Vehicle Registration and Tax 0300 790 6802 8am -7pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am – 2pm on Saturdays
Driving Licence Enquiries 0300 790 6801 8am -7pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am – 2pm on Saturdays


Write to the DVLA

If you have been unable to use the DVLA contact number to resolve your enquiry, you can also write to the agency, using the same postal address for any completed application forms or to send any expired driving licences: DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BA, United Kingdom.