Is It Free To Post To DVLA?

Do you have to send 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..

How do I get in touch with the DVLA?

If you would like to contact DVLA, you can ring them up at 0300 790 6802.

Can I visit DVLA Swansea in person?

No. There aren’t any local offices anymore anyway.

Can I drive while my application is with DVLA?

As soon as the DVLA receives your correct and complete application for a new licence and as long as you meet all the Section 88 criteria, you may drive. It is important that you are satisfied that the medical condition you have declared on your application does not stop you from driving.

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’.

Can I contact the DVLA by email?

Contact DVLA by Email: eftd@dvla.gsi.gov.uk. www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla.

Do I need to destroy my old driving Licence?

Paper driving licences issued before the photocard was introduced in 1998 will remain valid and should not be destroyed. … The DVLA recommends drivers destroy it after 8 June. Unfortunately the change has not made the process of hiring a car any simpler.

What age does your driving Licence run out?

70Though the photocard needs to be renewed every 10 years, in general driving licences are valid until you’re 70, after which it needs renewing every three years. If you only need to update your address or name, or you’re over 70 and you’re just renewing it, this is free.

Does DVLA have live chat?

The web chat will give customers the opportunity to ask DVLA digital services team questions directly. DVLA staff will be able to: answer your questions. give advice on applying for your driver’s licence online.