Harassed By DVLA Debt Collection Agencies? Here's What to Do!

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Deal With DVLA Debt Collection Agencies the Easy Way

DVLA, or Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency, is a governmental agency that's part of the HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs). It maintains a database for drivers and vehicles in the UK. Various DVLA debt collection agencies are responsible for collecting debts associated with this agency.

It's never nice to constantly receive calls and letters from DVLA debt collection agencies demanding you to pay a sum of money, which you probably don't know about. It requires reasonable forwarding plans and maintaining cool heads to deal with them easily and quickly.

DoNotPay offers the perfect solution to nuisance contacts. You can easily handle their constant calls and letters professionally with just a few steps. Continue reading to learn more.

Why Are DVLA Debt Collection Agents Calling Me?

would probably contact you due to the following reasons:

  • You have a debt to them
  • You have unpaid tax
  • You have an overdue Statutory Off-Road notification

DVLA Debt Collection Agencies Contact Information

DVLA uses several debt collection agencies such as Advantis Credit Ltd to collect their debts. Therefore, there's no specific contact information you should expect to be contacted with since it depends on the collection agency they've appointed for the task.

However, if you wish to reach out to DVLA to follow up on your debt, use the following information:

Phone0300 790 6808
Available Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
AddressDVLA Enforcement Centre D12 Longview Road, Morriston, Swansea, SA991AH
Online FormContact Form

How to Determine Whether a DVLA Debt Collection Agency is Genuine

Not all debt agencies that present as DVLA representatives are genuine. There are chances of falling for a scam if you're not careful enough. Here are a few steps that will help you determine whether a particular agency is genuine:

  • The debt collector agent doesn't provide complete information about the agency
  • The debt collector demands that you pay the debt immediately through reloadable prepaid cards or untraceable methods
  • The agent demands sensitive information like your credit card number and banking information
  • The agent threatens to send law enforcement or police officer to threaten you immediately
  • Call you repeatedly and won't provide anything in writing

What Happens if I Don't Pay My Debts With DVLA Debt Collection Agencies?

The following might happen if you don't pay your debt after a DVLA debt collection agency contacts you:

  1. They might confiscate your car
  2. They might crash your vehicle
  3. DVLA might take you to court

What Are My Rights in Regards to Debt Collection?

It's crucial to understand your rights regarding debt collection to avoid being harassed or making a decision that would affect you later in life. Here's what the debt collector is allowed to do:

  • Write to you
  • Call you at home or work. However, you can ask them to stop, which they should comply
  • Avoid sharing your information
  • Sending a doorstop collector. These collectors have no legal mandate to enter your home.

DVLA collectors should NOT do the following:

  1. Harass you
  2. Speak to your colleagues, neighbours, family, or friends about your debt
  3. Add interest or charges to your debt
  4. Threaten or abuse you
  5. Mislead you
  6. Visit you at your workplace unless you've invited them

Deal With DVLA Debt Collection Agency Nuisance With DoNotPay

There's nothing more frustrating than dealing with DVLA debt collection agencies' calls and threats every time. You need to stand up for your rights and determine whether DVLA is compliant with UK debt collection laws. You also need to know how to deal with their nuisance calls in the best way possible.

Here's how DoNotPay will help you deal with the DVLA debt collection agency:

  1. Search "debt collection" on DoNotPay.

  2. Answer a series of questions about the debt collectors, including when you were contacted and how you were contacted, so we can determine if they have violated any debt collection laws.

  3. Decide which course of action you want to take based on our guidance, such as filing a debt verification request, demanding for the collectors to stop contacting you, or reporting them to a professional trade association.

We will handle the rest of the process once you've completed these steps. You're best suited to deal with DVLA with us, whether it's filing a complaint to the ombudsman or sending a first-class response mail to the agency.

Deal With Any Debt Collection Agency Using DoNotPay

It doesn't matter which type of debt collection agency you're dealing with. At DoNotPay, we will confidently let you know your rights, take proper legal action, and even send a response letter to any debt collection agency, including:

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