What you need to hire

CORONAVIRUS

Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus we are having to make to following changes to protect staff and other customers.

We would recomend bringing either the check code or NI number which will allow us to do the check with no charge.

DVLA  phone lines are currently closed so we are unable to call them at any time,  we can only do a licence check with you NI number or with your DVLA  check code.

We are taking all sensible and possible to steps to protect both customers and staff in these uncertain times.

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Please remember to bring your photo card driving licence. 

Please bring in the licence check code, we can then do the check free of charge, or have your summary PRINTED on A4 paper.

You may also bring in your NI number as we can then assist in the office.

Please also note we can only check your licence with the driver present and between the hours of 8.30 to 5.30 Monday to Friday and 8.30 to 2pm on Saturday, DVLA are closed outside these hours and are closed on Bank Holidays. 

You also need 2 forms of ID

DRIVING LICENCE COUNTERPART

Due to the changes made on the 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart to the licence is no longer valid.

You are able to print licence details at home from https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence

You then need to Share your licence information, from this page you click the button marked Create a code the next page will give you a check code from here you should choose:

View, print or save your licence licence information

Please bring this code and we can then check, better still upload directly with your paperwwork.

The above options are the only available to prevent a DVLA admin charge being made.


All the options below will incur an admin charge of £5.00

We can check your licence information directly with DVLA by phone when you are in the office, this is only available with DVLA 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 8.30am to 2.00pm on Saturday

Options below do not have a cost.

Outside of these hours we are able to arrange a check in the office you will need your NI Number in order to do this, if you do not know your NI Number we are unable to assist with the check.

If you do not have internet access then you can call DVLA on 0300 083 0013 to obtain a check code, the code is now valid for 21 days.