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It's also worth noting that you won't need to inform the DVLA of temporary address changes—e.g., if you're living at a different residence for university—as long as they can still get in touch with you at your permanent home address. UK, warns drivers, “You could be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell the DVLA when your address changes.” Yeesh!
That's a pretty hefty price to pay just for forgetting to update your address.
Please note: if you're over 70 or have a medical short period licence, you will not have to pay anything.
To get started today, simply follow the instructions on this online application form and make sure you fill in all of the required details.
Once you've finished your application, you'll receive a confirmation email from the DVLA.We all know that moving house can be a stressful experience.What many drivers don't realise, though, is that you could end up unknowingly breaking the law by not updating your driving licence when you change your address.They might also ask you to take part in a research questionnaire, but don't feel obligated to take part—it's completely optional.Your new and updated driving licence should arrive within one week of your online application.