Watch out for emails claiming to be from the DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link – it’s a scam. The DVLA has not sent any such email, so if you get one delete it immediately.This is a copy of the email that is circulating:From: DVLA
Subject: Update Your License DetailsWe are currently 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.
Drivers that refuses to upgrade his or her details within two weeks of receiving 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 inconveniences this might have caused you.
Thank you for your co-operation.
(c) Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Swansea SA6 7JL
Abacus says: It is important that you do not respond to these request as you identity could also be at risk along with your licence status.