This is a non-definitive list of third party and copycat websites that, although legal, are not really offering any added value to services that you can get directly through Gov.uk  – and which often charge a premium ranging from £10 to £500 or more.


Third Party & Copycat Websites

DRIVING LICENCE APPLICATIONS

Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

driving-licence-online.com

Charge £1 for the application then £12 per month subscription to an ‘e-book’ about Cars.  Continuous payment authority to take £24 every other month.

AUTOFACTORY LIMITED 86-90 Paul Street LONDON EC2A4NE.

Cancellation: There is a link on their website to unsubscribe.

Shows on bank statements as Net-secure.co.uk- if you go on the net-secure.co.uk website there is a live chat and they will refund you ( it’s the same people as driving-licence-online.com )


Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

e-driving-licence.co.uk

EC1 Media | Registered Address: 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PW | Company Number: 08924501

Administration and Checking Fee £45 – £65

Cancellation: None once services have been provided


Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

drivinglicenceapplications.org.uk

UK Driving Licence Application Online / Eazy Applications Ltd

Princess House, Princess Way, Swansea SA1 3LW.  Company Registration No. 08457804

Charges: £29.99 on top of the DVLA standard fees.

Cancellation/Refund Policy – If you cancel the Services after provision has begun but is not yet complete you will still be required to pay for the Services supplied up until the point at which you inform them that you wish to cancel.

 


Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

uklicenceservices.co.uk  & drivinglicenceapply.co.uk

Provisional Licence £90
Change of Address on Licence £40
Renew your Driving Licence £70
Renew your Driving Licence(70+) £40
Replacement Licence £60
Exchange paper licence for photo card £40

This service is operated by UK Licence Services – part of De Veritate Sums Ltd. Registered office at 32 Queens Terrace Top Floor, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3BG. Mailing address at 145 – 157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PW.

Cancellation/Refund Policy – If you cancel they will refund the full fee less £8.00 administration charge.

SITE DISCLAIMER: uklicenceservices.co.uk is no way affiliated with the government of the United Kingdom or the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency). We are a third party processing agency which charges a service fee. Your information may be submitted to the DVLA directly, for which they may or may not charge a fee.


 

2015-06-17 16_46_15-UK Driving Licence Online _ Provisional, Renewal, And Replacement Licences

drivinglicences.org.uk  &  easy-licence.org.uk

R A Link Solutions Limited
1650 Arlington Business Park, Theale, Reading, RG7 4SA

Service Fees: £61 to £95 on top of the DVLA charges


2015-06-17 16_59_42-Coming Soon

 drivinglicence-uk.co.uk ( see also drivinglicence-online.org.uk )

Newly registered website: L Bingham 
Address: 2 Kingsbridge End Hook Hants RG27 9QQ
03030313491

Referenced: A2B Telecom - A2B Telecom was also fined £25,000 for the ukpassportadvice.com line back in 2008

 


 

Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

drivinglicence-online.org.uk  ( see also drivinglicence-uk.co.uk )

03030313493

Charges: £49 admin fee on top of DVLA charges

l bingham
        1 Emperor Way
        Exeter Business Park
        Exeter
        Devon
        EX1 3QS
Referenced: A2B Telecom - A2B Telecom was also fined £25,000 for the ukpassportadvice.com line back in 2008



Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

drivinglicence-uk.com

Charges: £59.99 fee on top of the DVLA charges.

A2B TELECOM - 1 Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park, Exeter EX1 3QS
Referenced: A2B Telecom - A2B Telecom was also fined £25,000 for the ukpassportadvice.com line back in 2008

 

Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

123licencecheck.co.uk

Charges various amounts on top of the DVLA fee.

Replacement (70+) – £40
Replacement – £60
Change of name or address – £40
Exchange paper licence – £40
Provisional licence – £90
Renew your licence – £70

Please note you will also have to pay the standard DVLA charges.

owned by ‘ WebDocs Ltd

23 High Street
Derby
DE74 2ES
United Kingdom

TEL 08446653852


 

Driving Licence 3rd Party Website
Driving Licence 3rd Party Website

uklicensing.co.uk

Charges £85 to process application- this is ON TOP of the fees due to the DVLA

Website owned by Progress Applications Ltd Company No. 9256919

Robert Saunders – Director – also Director of Quick & Simple Ltd that runs taxreturnsubmissions and taxreturnportal (see below).



Passport Application

Copycat and Third Party Websites

 

2015-06-30 12_31_37-UK Passport Office Information - Apply or Renew - Passport Advice

 

 

 

 

ukpassportoffices.co.uk

Owned by UK Services & Support ( ex Passport Services Worldwide Ltd)

Charge £117.60 to book an appointment at the Passport Office ( which is FREE by calling 0300 222 0000)


2015-06-30 12_33_06-UK Passport Advice _ Independent Support And Services

britishpassportservices.co.uk

Owned by UK Services & Support ( ex Passport Services Worldwide Ltd)

Charge £117.60 to book an appointment at the Passport Office ( which is FREE by calling 0300 222 0000)


passportscreenshot

 

 

 

 

 

 

passports-office.co.uk

Charges £20.00  to book an appointment at the Passport Office ( which is FREE by calling 0300 222 0000)


 

ukposcreenshot

ukpassportservices.co.uk

Owned by UK Services & Support ( ex Passport Services Worldwide Ltd)

Charge £117.60 to book an appointment at the Passport Office ( which is FREE by calling 0300 222 0000)


 

Tax Returns / HMRC

Copycat and Third Party Websites

2015-05-21 12_15_23-Home _ Self Assessment Tax Return Portal
Self Assessment Tax Return Portal

 

 

 

taxreturnsubmission.co.uk   &   taxreturnportal.co.uk

charges flat rate of £500 to forward your info on to the formal gov.uk / HMRC website.

Robert Saunders – Director  Quick & Simple Ltd


 

National Insurance

Copycat and Third Party Websites

2015-06-04 17_24_13-Apply _ National Insurance Number
National Insurance Number

 

Robert Saunders – Director  Quick & Simple Ltd


 

2015-07-06 15_28_10-Tax Credits _ Working Tax Credits _ Child Tax Credits

 

uk-tax-credits.com

This website is a re-direct number..  0843 numbers will cost 5p per minute to call from a BT UK landline. Calling 0843 numbers from a mobile can range from 10p per minute to 25p per minute.

To contact the Tax Credits Helpline direct you should call 0345 300 3900 – which costs the same as a local rate call.

The site is owned by

DIGITAL SELECT LTD
 +44.02071939700

 

 


 

EHIC – European Health Card

Copycat and Third Party Websites



EHIC
EHIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EHIC_UK.ORG

Juno Apps Limited

Vectra Web Solutions Ltd

Currently ”Not accepting new orders”





 


2015-07-06 16_47_33-EHIC Applications UK _ The Application Advice Service

ehic-application.com

Charges £24.50 to obtain an EHIC card – FREE THROUGH THE NHS.

Seems to be run by the same people as  EHIC_UK.ORG

Juno Apps Limited

Vectra Web Solutions Ltd

Registered to Application Advice Service UK Ltd   Broom House, 39/43 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex, United Kingdom, SS7 2QL  

Director  Louise Quick – only registered on 4th June 2015


 


2015-07-06 16_51_44-Contact EHIC Applications UK For Advice On Your EHIC

ukehic.com

Charges £35 to obtain an EHIC card – FREE THROUGH THE NHS.

Seems to be run by the same people as  EHIC_UK.ORG and ehic-application.com

Juno Apps Limited

Vectra Web Solutions Ltd

Registered to Application Advice Service UK Ltd   Broom House, 39/43 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex, United Kingdom, SS7 2QL  

Director  Louise Quick  – only registered on 4th June 2015


2015-05-21 12_15_23-Home _ Self Assessment Tax Return Portal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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