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The DVLA Has Launched A New Online Service

The DVLA has launched a new service for motorists who either lose or damage their logbook. DVLA has also announced an 11 month extension to driving licenses that expire between February 1st 2020 and December 31st 2020.

The new online service which will drastically cut the time required to obtain a replacement log book. The ‘get a vehicle log book’ (V5C) service will allow drivers to order and receive a replacement log book within five days, where as before it would generally take around six weeks. The DVLA issue around 500,000 duplicate log books every year.

The post service is still available though the post service will be accompanied by the six week waiting time. There will be no difference in cost either it will cost £25 for a duplicate log book online or by the post system.

The DVLA Chief Executive Julie Lennard said: “DVLA’s new online service to apply for a duplicate log book is quick and easy to use and means customers who have unfortunately either lost or damaged thiers will receive their new document within a matter of days. We know how important a log book is to motorists so if you have lost or damaged yours, the quickest way to get a duplicate document is go to