Updating driving licence
Applicant is required to update the name listed on their driver's license/permit/ID card within 60 days, as required by law.If you’re about to move house, there are a lot of things to think about.wiki How's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article meets our high quality standards. Whenever you move, you are required to update the address on your full or provisional UK driving license with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).Generally, it's free to update your address, unless you want to also submit a new photograph. Be aware that if you fail to notify the DVLA when your address changes, you could face fines of up to £1,000.Driving without a valid driving licence can result in a fine of up to £1,000, and between three and six penalty points on your licence. Vehicles of persistent offenders can be crushed/disposed of by the police.
For a list of acceptable documents proving residential address, visit our Secure ID Checklist page.
But one that might get forgotten is changing the address on your driving license.
Changing the address is completely free, but if you don’t do it you could find yourself landed with a £1,000 fine!
Skip-a-Step and fill out the required online application form before visiting a Center.
back to list Applicant name changes must be processed, in person, at a Customer Service Center.