If you legally change your name, you can apply to change it on your driver licence.
You'll need to provide evidence of your name change.
If you are confused by the maze that is the UK licence system, there is every possibility that you can commit an offence through ignorance alone.
If your address doesn’t match any of the addresses in the database, it might be automatically corrected.
You should use the address shown on an official bill such as your rates, electricity or phone bill.
If you have been summonsed, contact us direct for expert advice on a fixed fee basis.
If your concern relates to the possible suspension of your licence under the "totting up procedure" please refer to our Totting Up page.
To update your address, you must do 1 of the following: Your replacement licence with your new name will be sent out to you.
If you have changed your sex, you must submit a letter on a registered doctor’s (including a general practitioner or psychiatrist) or psychologist’s official letterhead stating the following or substantially similar: This is to certify that (new name), (new sex), formerly known as (previous name), (previous sex), has been undergoing treatment on a gender re-assignment program and should now be regarded as permanently (new sex).Find out what evidence is acceptable to change the name on your driver licence You can: If you've changed names several times, the agent may request to see all of your original certificates and name change documents.This is so they can track the name on your current licence through to the name you want to appear on the new licence.It is important you make sure that your address is correctly recorded with the Department of Transport and Main Roads. If you are the holder of a Queensland licence you cannot have an interstate residential address but you can have an interstate postal address.When you notify us of your new home address, always write or say your address exactly as it appears on your household bills (e.g. Once you have advised us of your change of address, within 10 working days you will get a label showing your new address to put on your licence.We are based in the UK and find the correct information very hard to come by.