Question: How Long Do DVLA Take To Make A Decision?

Can I drive while waiting for DVLA medical?

As soon as the DVLA receives your correct and complete application for a new licence and as long as you meet all the Section 88 criteria, you may drive.

It is important that you are satisfied that the medical condition you have declared on your application does not stop you from driving..

Can DVLA fine me for not changing address?

Drivers are required by law to let the DVLA know if they change their name or address. If a driver fails to notify the DVLA of changes they could face a fine of up to £1000. This is enforceable by the Police. … If the keeper has not notified DVLA that they have changed address, they will not receive these notifications.

What happens if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition?

You could be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell DVLA about a condition that might affect your ability to drive safely. You could also be prosecuted if you have an accident.

What happens if I fail DVLA medical?

What happens if I fail the DVLA medical? … It will take around 15 working days to get your results back from the DVLA medical, unless they need further information, which may take up to 90 working days. These are both in addition to a week for your blood samples to be tested and analysed.

Do doctors inform DVLA?

As it stands doctors do not need a patient’s consent to inform the DVLA, which is legally responsible for deciding whether a person is medically fit to drive, when a patient has continued driving in such instances.

Can you get fined for not changing your address on your driving Licence?

The chances of a fine are if you have to present your licence eg for a driving offence and it doesn’t have an up to date address on it. As pp said, the fine is for not keeping the DVLA updated as to your whereabouts. My parents got a visit from the police when my brother didn’t renew his road tax.

Does Wrong Address invalidate car insurance?

Based on resolver’s experience to date, if your address appears incorrect on your insurance document (or you have moved house) then you must get it amended or you may not be covered.

How long does it take for DVLA to update my Licence online?

Expect your new licence within a week if you apply online. If DVLA need to check any of the details of your application then it will take longer.

How long do DVLA refunds take?

six weeksIt can take a few weeks for the DVLA to process an application, so you should wait for at least four weeks before you get confirmation that your vehicle is SORNed, and six weeks for a car tax refund, before getting in touch.

Can you track your DVLA application?

If you’ve already made an online driving licence application you can track its progress. This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg). If you sent any information by post, it’ll take longer than usual to process your application because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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. If you would like to know of other ways to contact DVLA, please view the options below.