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DVLA Contact Number

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DVLA contact number

0872 164 0033

How to contact DVLA

Use the link to find the right number, email or address to contact DVLA about vehicle tax and registration, driving licences and drivers’ medical issues.

Located in Swansea, DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority) is the UK’s government agency accountable for regulatory policy affecting road users throughout the UK. They are responsible for maintaining both the registration and licencing of the drivers in the United Kingdom, they also take care of the registration and licensing of the vehicles. With the help of this information, it really helps them in taxing the vehicles on the road in a simple and efficient manner.

Of late, they have really moved away from a paper-based organisation to a contemporary and efficient business. They have also expanded their digital services and they have also won multiple awards for offering prompt and excellent services to their customers in the UK. You can find dvla contact number here.

BY POST – DVLA Personalised Registrations, Swansea, SA99 1DN. For driving licence enquiries. Email – www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla


Government Office
Long View Rd
0300 790 6801
Open until 19:00
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
The Richard Ley Development Centre, Upper Forest Way
0843 902 2172
DVLA Day Nursery
Childrens Day Care
Longview Road
01792 782433
Open until 18:00
ATM (DVLA Swansea Vale)
Sandringham Park
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
Government Office
The Ellipse, Padley Rd
0300 123 9000
Open until 18:00

Q –  Is there any special process I need to follow once I have purchased a personalised registration number from the DVLA?

A – When you have made online purchases from this website, you will be receiving a confirmation mail within 24 hours along with a Certificate of Entitlement (V750). It will be posted at the address mentioned by you and you will receive it within two weeks.

It is important you have applied to DVLA in order to assign a registration number to your vehicle. It is against the law to display the registration number till the time you have received confirmation from DVLA in the form of V5C (registration certificate).

Q – Is it possible to change my purchase?

A – There is no provision of exchanging the purchases, but there are some provisions where you can cancel your purchase and seek a refund. All you need is to follow a simple purchase process in order to have a different registration number.

Q – How can I apply to put the registration number on someone else’s vehicle?

A – It is imperative you have the vehicle’s registered keeper as a Nominee on V750 (Certificate of Entitlement). At the time of purchase, you have the provision of choosing a nominee or you can also change or add a nominee by applying online through ‘My Account’ or even by post.

Use 0872 164 0033 to contact DVLA customer service and talk to a member of DVLA team for any issues related to your driving licence, vehicle registration

Q – How can I update my new address on my Certificate of Entitlement (V750)?

A – In case, you have not applied to put the registration number onto a vehicle, and you still have five days before the date of expiry, you can make the changes to your address online through My Account. Make sure you wait for two weeks before you receive the new certificate.

You also have the provision of posting it through post, make sure you have checked Section E on the backside of the certificate. If you have have applied via post, make sure you have waited for three weeks before you receive new certificate.

Q – I have an old vehicle, are there any restrictions as per the type of registration I choose?

A – Yes, depending on the age of your vehicle, there are certain restrictions when it comes to the type of registration suitable for your vehicle.

Where the personalised registration number comes with an age identifier, it is important you have used the number of equal age or newer.

Q – What happens if I am buying to gift someone or on the behalf of someone else?

A- You need to provide some details so that they can register you as the buyer of the registration number. If the vehicle, on which you want to put the number, is not registered in your name, you also have the provision of giving some other name as nominee. In case you are adding a name as a nominee, it is imperative it matches the name of the vehicle’s registered keeper you want to put the number onto.

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) customer service team on 0872 164 0033 (mobile-friendly number)

Q – What I need to do if my vehicle is registered in Isle of Man, Northern Ireland, and Channel Islands?

A – All the registration numbers sold by DVLA can be easily assigned to all those vehicles registered within Northern Island and Great Britain. All the vehicles will be considered as ineligible if they are registered in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Q –Am I allowed to use a personalised registration on my Q registered vehicle?

A – No, you cannot. Initially, DVLA considered selling Q prefix registrations to be used exclusively on Q registered vehicles, but seeing the associated costs, a decision was taken not to proceed. As per a review of registration inspection procedures, it showed that there is a strong support for the existing policies of Q registrations.

Q – Are the prices, mentioned on the website, negotiable?

A – The prices are not negotiable. Starting at £250, the online prices comprise of both VAT and DVLA fees. The price of some registrations are on a higher side, if they are having any resemblance to the make or model of the car and name. There are price reductions only when they feel like doing it and they don’t entertain any individual requests.

Q –Are the prices mentioned on the website final, or there are some hidden charges as well?

A – If you are going for personalised registration numbers through this website, you don’t have to pay any additional charges. The price will comprise of both VAT and DVLA fees, so you don’t need to pay anything extra.

For all the registration numbers, for sale, at a DVLA auction, the bidding will start at a fixed price and will not comprise of buyer’s premium, VAT and DVLA fees. Such additional prices get added to the final hammer price.

A – Are there any other payments methods?

A – If you are making purchases via this website, you can easily make the payment through – Delta, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro, and Visa. There is no provision for deposits or payments via installments. If you need more information you can visit www.dvlaauction.co.uk.

Q – How do I buy?

A – In case, your choice is available to purchase online, all you need is to make a click on ‘buy now’ and subsequently follow the on-screen instructions. If you are already having an online account with them, all you need is to log in using your user ID and password in order to complete the purchase.

By clicking ‘create account’ at the right corner of the homepage, you can also create a new account. Then you need to follow the on-screen instructions in order to create a new account.

Q – Can I have more details about DVLA auctions?

A- DVLA hold auctions on a yearly basis and each auction roughly have more than 1000 registration numbers. The auctions are mainly of two types – Timed and Traditional. As compared to Timed, more registrations are sold at Traditional auctions. These auctions take place at special venues across the UK.

As far as Timed auctions are concerned, they take place three or four times in a year. This auction contains the registrations requested by the public.

Q- What is the process of registering a bid at a DVLA auction?

A – You need to visit www.dvlaauction.co.uk and you can download a copy of the subsequent auction catalogue and register yourself as a bidder. You will get the answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

Q- What should I do if have forgotten my user ID?

A – You need to contact them at www.dvlaregistrations.direct.gov.uk/contactus so that they get to verify your details and also confirm your user ID.

Q – Can I reset my forgotten password?

A – First you need to log in the page, click ‘I’hve forgotten my password’. Then you need to enter your user ID and password to the email address that is linked to your account. Please not that the password is case sensitive.

DVLA Driver Licensing contact number

0872 164 0033

Q – Can I change the access to the email address in my account?

A – First you need to log in to your account, then you need to click ‘update account profile’ then your next step is to update personal information’. Now, you have to enter your new email address, confirm the address, and then finally click submit.

Q – I am not able to change my password because I no longer have access to the email address in my account?

A – You need to contact them at www.dvlaregistrations.direct.gov.uk/contactus so they are able to verify your details and change the email address.

Q – Is there any provision of adding my Certificate of Entitlement to my online account?

A – If you are not having an account, all you need is to click ‘create account’ and then follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have logged in, you can click ‘add registration’ and finally fill the information in the fields. While you are adding the certificate to the online account, you will be asked to confirm whether you are a buyer of the registration or no, in case you are, you need to tick this box and you can also click ‘add registration to account’. Make sure you know that only valid V750 (Certificates of Entitlements) shoculd be added to the accounts.

Q – Is there any provision of adding my V778 (Retention Certificate) to my online account?

A – No, make sure you only add valid Certificates of Entitlement (V778) to your online account.