Do I Need To Destroy My Old Driving Licence?

Can I actually speak to someone at DVLA?

Please direct all enquiries to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) at 0300 123 9000.

Operating Hours: DVLA’s operating hours are from 8 a.m.

to 7 p.m.

from Monday to Friday and 8 a.m.

to 2 p.m.

on Saturday..

How do I send my old driving Licence back to DVLA?

Send your driving licence to us at DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BN. If your name has changed you will need to fill in forms D1 or D2, see note under section ‘Your driving licence’.

Is DVLA post free?

DVLA on Twitter: “@loopylesty Hi, our addresses aren’t free post so you’ll need to pay for postage.”

What happens if you post a letter without a stamp?

If the receiver doesn’t pay the postage it could become an unclaimed letter held by the post office for a time before the post office will destroy it or use the funds for the USPS.

Can you renew driving Licence online without a passport?

How Do I Get My Photo to the DVLA Using the Online Service? You can only renew online if you have a passport that is less than five years old (e.g it is less than five years since you last renewed it). The DVLA uses the photo stored with your passport for you new photocard.

What is the earliest I can renew my driver license?

You can renew your license up to six months before expiration and up to two months after it’s expired. About two months prior to the expiration you should receive a renewal notice in the mail from the California DMV. This notice will tell you which renewal options are available.

Do you get a reminder to renew driving Licence?

Will I get a reminder? The DVLA will send a reminder to drivers whose photocard licences have nearly expired. But if you’ve changed address and not told DVLA then you won’t get the letter.

Do I have to cut my old driving Licence?

Hi Matt, if you are in need of a licence before your new one arrives, you’re welcome to wait until you return the old one to us cut in half.

How long do the DVLA take to send back identity documents?

DVA will normally return your documents within 10 working days, separate from your licence. If you don’t receive them, contact DVA : Driver & Vehicle Agency – Driver Licensing Enquiries.

Can I print a d1 form?

Make use of the Sign Tool to add and create your electronic signature to certify the D1 dvla form. Press Done after you finish the blank. Now you can print, save, or share the form.

Can I email DVLA Swansea?

The email addresses you need to contact the DVLA are as follows: eftd@dvla.gsi.gov.uk. www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla.

Do you need photo driving Licence UK?

If you have a paper driving licence Paper driving licences issued before 31 March 2000 are still valid. … When you update your name or address, or renew your licence, you’ll only get a photocard licence.

Do you have to send your old driving Licence back to DVLA?

You must send your old photocard licence to DVLA when you get your new licence. You’ll be told the address to use when you finish the application.

Can I still use my old driving Licence?

Paper driving licences have been scrapped for licences issued post-1998. The DVLA scrapped the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence in June 2015, for anyone with a licence issued after 1998 – it now has no legal status and can be safely binned. You used to need the paper part to detail any penalty points.

What do you do with old license?

You can cut up the license and toss it into the trash, or you can run it through a paper shredder. You could also mark it up with an indelible marker before throwing it out. Burning it would be a sure way to prevent anyone from using it.

Is the DVLA a freepost address?

The DVLA (as well as GCDA, HA and VOSA) does not have a “freepost” address and was therefore not included within the response.

What age does your driving Licence run out?

70Once you reach the age of 70, your licence expires, but this doesn’t automatically mean you have to stop driving. You just need to renew your driving licence if you want to continue. You’ll need to renew it every 3 years after that. Renewal is free of charge.

What happens if my driving Licence is out of date?

If more than two years has passed since your driving licence expired, you may be made to retake your driving test in order to get a new licence. This is especially the case if your licence has expired due to age (driving licences need to be renewed when you reach seventy years of age) or for medical reasons.