Terms and Conditions

By using this service you indicate that you accept these terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.

The website is owned and operated by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), an executive agency of the Department for Transport.


We make every effort to keep this service up to date. However, we don't provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information it contains.


Any screen prints reproducing data accessed via this website will not be endorsed by the DVLA as proof that you have told DVLA about your medical condition.


DVLA reserves the right to gather information relating to the use of this website. When you visit this website a small amount of data known as a cookie may be stored on your computer's hard drive. DVLA uses cookies to improve the site by monitoring how you use it. You can configure your web-browser to reject cookies. Note that you may not be able to access or use certain features of this website if you reject a cookie. Please read the cookie policy for more information.


We don't accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of this service, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with our site, its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

This includes loss of:

Websites or web pages to which this website is linked are for information purposes only. DVLA does not control, endorse, sponsor or approve of content on such websites or pages, except where it is otherwise expressly stated. DVLA does not accept responsibility or liability for any losses or penalties incurred as a result of your use of any links or reliance on the content of any website or web pages to which this website is linked.

You may not frame or link this website to any other website without the prior written consent of DVLA.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, you must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system.

We can't accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

Copyright and reproduction

The material featured on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Please read the crown copyright page for more information.

You are not permitted to adapt or modify the Information or any part of it, except where it is expressly stated.

The names, images and logos identifying DVLA are proprietary marks of DVLA. Copying our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed through this site is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.


DVLA reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of this website, the information or these terms. Should DVLA change these terms, DVLA will publish details of the changes on the website. Any changes shall take effect on posting to this website.


If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Events beyond DVLA control

DVLA accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

If DVLA waives any rights available to it under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Governing law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated 18 May 2015.