Are DVLA extending driving licence?
Back in September the DVLA confirmed photocard driving licences which were due to expire between 1 February and 31 December 2020 would be extended from 11 months. This means those who had their licence initially set to expire over the first week of March will lose their licence within just a few days.
Do you have to update driving licence when married?
You could be breaking the law if your driving licence contains outdated details. If you’ve moved house or got married since you originally applied, you need to change the registered details on your driving licence.
Can I drive while my licence is being updated?
Yes. The DVLA says ‘if your licence expires (runs out) while your application is being processed by the DVLA you may be able to continue driving’. These include conditions such as your doctor must have told you that you are fit to drive.
Do I have to send my old driving license 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Can you drive if your licence is out of date UK?
If your entitlement has expired, you can drive as soon as the DVLA receives your correct and complete application for a new licence as long as you meet the Section 88 criteria. You must only drive vehicles you have applied for on your current application and were entitled to drive on your previous licence.
Can I actually speak to someone at DVLA?
If you would like to contact DVLA, you can ring them up at 0300 790 6802. If you’re calling from abroad, please dial +44 844 306 9203.
Can you drive while waiting for a replacement license UK?
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.
Is it an Offence not to change name on driving licence?
“Drivers are required by law to let the DVLA know if they change their name or address. The DVLA then issue a new licence for free,” it said. “If a driver fails to notify the DVLA of changes they could face a fine of up to £1000.”
Do the DVLA send back your marriage certificate?
DVLA on Twitter: “@LaurenWerrett Your marriage certificate will be returned separately up to 2 weeks after you receive your licence: http://t.co/qh1loETmN0”
Can you drive if licence is with DVLA?