DVLA Contact Number: 0300 790 6802

You should call the DVLA on their vehicle registration contact number 0300 790 6802 if you would like to pay a car tax bill over the phone or ask for a SORN notice to declare your car off the road.


The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is responsible for a UK-wide database of drivers and their vehicles. The government agency is perhaps best known for its issuing of new driving licences and for collecting car tax from drivers in the country.


Registration and Tax Enquiries – 0300 790 6802

You should phone the DVLA on their UK vehicle registration and tax number 0300 790 6802 to contact a representative with enquiries about how to pay your car tax bill. For instance, you may wish to discuss how to set up a direct debit or how to pay your car tax at your nearest Post Office. It is also crucial that callers get in touch to request a SORN notice so that they can declare their vehicle off of the road and therefore stop paying tax on it. It is essential to keep all relevant driving documents, therefore drivers should use this number to claim for a new V5C certificate or to update the details of an existing logbook. You can also call this number to discuss the cost and availability of a specific personalised registration plate for your car or van. If you have been in a roadside accident then you can ask the DVLA to perform a VIC (vehicle identity check) if you have transferred the registration number from a different vehicle.


Driving Licence Enquiries – 0300 790 6801

You can call the DVLA on their driving licence general enquiries contact number 0300 790 6801 if you have any questions about how to apply for a UK driving licence. You should also use this number to upgrade the details of a licence if you would like to change your ID picture or home address following moving house. If your driving licence has been lost or stolen then you will have to report it to the DVLA, however you may be subject to a fee for a replacement card.


DVLA Call Costs and Opening Times

The DVLA operates a local rate contact number that will charge callers the same standard per-minute rate as any other UK geographic call from a landline or mobile phone. You may be able to call the agency for free if you are able to use up any inclusive free minutes offered by your service provider as part of your tariff arrangement. Both the DVLA car tax and driving licence departments are available throughout the opening times of 8am-7pm Monday to Friday and 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 Complaints Address

If you have an issue with your car tax payments then you should send a complaint to the following DVLA postal address with mention of your name, driver number and vehicle registration number in your letter:

Complaints Team
SA99 1BA,
United Kingdom