It's possible to change your address making use of the web based system the DVLA have available.here is the link, things will probably be a bit easier for you when you talk to a real person. It cuts down on much of the confusion.
Why You Need to Update Your Address
When you update your address with the DVLA, you will have alterations made to the following:
• The address on your driving licence.
• Your vehicle logbook address (V5C) will be refreshed
• There will be a new billing address for any payments you will want to make to the DVLA.
It is vital that all this information is kept up to date. It means that any correspondence associated with your driving licence is delivered to the right address. For example; if you're unfortunate enough to be captured by a speed camera, you need to know so that you will be able to pay off your fine or contest the charge. By changing your address, you will additionally be able to make certain any notices regarding the renewal of your licence or vehicle tax will be sent to your address. The last thing you want to do is miss those as it could mean having to pay substantial fines!
You will also need to make sure that your vehicle is registered to the right address for insurance cover purposes.
It is important to note that should you not advise the DVLA as soon as your address changes, you will be given a fine of up to £1, 000. It is going to be extremely difficult to challenge this fine, which implies that you are going to be left drastically out of pocket! Obviously, there is going to be a small grace period of time for the amount of time that you will have to update your driving licence details, but this is not going to be a lot of time, so we do suggest that the moment you know that anything at all will change with your situation, you give the DVLA a call on 0843 133 7178. At least you can say that you have that taken care of and it does not need to be done again.