DVLA scam e-mail warning

Watch out for e-mails claiming to be from DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link – it’s a scam. DVLA has not sent any such e-mail, so if you get one delete it immediately.

Scam phishing e-mail

The e-mail appears to be an attempt to trick drivers into providing personal details. If you get the e-mail below, do not respond to it and delete it immediately.

This warning has also been published on the Directgov website:

This is how it may appear:-

From: DVLA
Subject: Update Your License Details
We are currrently upgrading our database and all drivers are required to update and verify there driver’s license details.To complete your license verification with us, you are required to fill out the form in the link below.
{Fake link}
Drivers that refuses to upgrade his or her details within two weeks of rece! iving this verification email will lose his or her driver’s License and will have to take a fresh driving test.
We sincerely apologise for any inconviniences this might have caused you.
Thank you for your co-operation.