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Drivers can now update their vehicle log book address online

Motorists who need to update the address details on their vehicle log book (V5C) can now do so online, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency announced today.

Drivers must update their address in their log book when it changes, or risk a fine of up to £1,000.

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) says that last year it received about 1.4 million change-of-address applications, but while paper applications mean drivers have to wait up to six weeks to get their log book back, under the online system they'll have to wait just five working days to have it returned.

You'll need your vehicle registration number, log book document reference number and postcode to use the online service, which can be accessed on the DVLA website.

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