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In this section dvlaguide.com features everything you need to know about making a name change to you your UK licence.
You have to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) immediately of any changes to your name, address or both. You can update your driving licence online or post it to DVLA for amendment.
A new licence will be issued free unless your photograph�s due for renewal, which costs �17.50. DVLA aims to get your new driving licence to you within three weeks of receiving your application. It’ll take longer if they have to check your health or personal details.
The most important reason for keeping DVLA up to date of your changed details is that ensures all future driving licence reminders are sent to your correct address. Don�t forget, if you permanently move to another country, you can�t register your new address on your British driving licence. You�ll need to contact the driving licence authority in your new country of residence.
When changing your address you�ll need to:
When changing your name with or without a change of address you�ll need to:
When changing your address you�ll need:
When changing your name with or without a change of address you�ll need:
You can renew your photo at anytime. If your photo�s expiring within the next two months it�ll need to be renewed right away. You won�t be able to renew your photo using the online service. The fee is �17.50. Photograph criteria.
When changing your name or address (or both) you will need: