Quick Answer: Do You Have To Send Your Old Driving Licence Back To DVLA?

Can you drive with an out of date driving Licence?

The DVLA says if your licence expires while it is processing your renewal application, you can continue driving as long as you meet certain conditions including only driving vehicles you were entitled to drive on your previous licence, not being told by a doctor or optician that you shouldn’t drive, and you aren’t ….

How do I send a letter to DVLA?

Write to DVLA to ask for proof that you’re not the registered keeper anymore….In your letter to DVLA you should include:the vehicle registration number, make and model.the exact date of sale or transfer.the name and address of the person you sold or transferred it to.

What medical conditions can stop you driving?

Multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and other conditions affecting your nervous system can all affect your ability to drive.

How long can you drive around with an expired license?

Grace period of 60 days granted after the expiration of license for purpose of renewal, and license is valid during this period. Renewal of license may occur from 60 days (effective August 1, 2016, 180 days) prior to expiration to 3 years after date; afterwards, applicant required to take and pass examination.

Can I keep my driving Licence in my maiden name?

icelolly you are not fined if you keep your maiden name on your license. It’s perfectly legal to use both names. You do not need to choose one or another. It’s perfectly fine to use both for different things.

Can I drive if I have sent my Licence for renewal?

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’. However, to continue driving while your application is processed, you must be able to meet several conditions. … Read more about driving while waiting for your licence here.

Can you drive while waiting for a replacement license UK?

No. You must wait for the DVLA to reissue you with a new driving licence before you can start driving again.

What happens if you don’t put enough stamps on a letter UK?

If there is no return address on your letter or package, the post office will try to send it to the recipient with a “Postage Due” stamp. … If the person declines, then it becomes “dead mail.” If it’s a magazine or other printed matter without sufficient postage, the post office will dispose of it.

What happens if you forgot to put a stamp on a letter UK?

The post office will charge a fee for the missing stamp (most often, the fee equals the price of the stamp) either from you or from the addressee, depending on where your letter is delivered. If the recipient refuses to pay, the letter will be returned to you.

Can DVLA fine me for not changing address?

You can be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell DVLA when your address changes. You need: your driving licence.

Do you have to cut up your old driving Licence DVLA?

Hi Matt, if you are in need of a licence before your new one arrives, you’re welcome to wait until you return the old one to us cut in half.

Do I need a stamp to return driving Licence to DVLA?

Hi Robert, yes we do need the licence returned. The Royal Mail will attempt to deliver your envelope without a stamp on.

Is the DVLA Freepost?

The DVLA (as well as GCDA, HA and VOSA) does not have a “freepost” address and was therefore not included within the response.

How long does it take for the DVLA to return your Licence?

within 3 weeksYou should expect to have your licence returned to you within 3 weeks, but the process may take longer if there is a need to check your health or personal details. In your letter, you should include details of your old and new name, your driving licence number (if you know it) and your date of birth.

Does DVLA accept unenrolled deed poll?

All government bodies, including HM Passport Office and DVLA , will accept an ordinary (non-enrolled) deed poll, of the sort that we prepare.

Do I need to send my old driving Licence back when changing name?

Send DVLA your old driving licence along with the right application form and any supporting documents to change your name or gender. The process is the same if you want to change your title, for example from Ms to Dr. You do not need to send evidence unless it’s a hereditary title. You’ll get a new 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.

How do I send my old driving Licence back to DVLA?

The address must be one in GB where we can contact you at any time (we do not accept PO box addresses). 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’.