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Unfortunately our phone system is currently down

If you need to contact us for any reason please complete our online contact form or email support@driving.org for the quickest response rather than calling.

If you wish to update your membership details this can be done online at www.driving.org/dia-membership-details

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The DIA Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy summary/certificate can be downloaded at www.driving.org/my-account/pipl

If you would like support from our ADI help desk please raise a ticket at www.driving.org/help/adi-helpdesk

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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Unfortunately we are currently short staffed as key frontline employees are self isolating due to COVID.

If you need to contact us for any reason please complete our online contact form or email support@driving.org for the quickest response rather than calling.

If you wish to update your membership details this can be done online at www.driving.org/dia-membership-details

Shop purchases can be made at www.driving.org/shop

The DIA Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy summary/certificate can be downloaded at www.driving.org/my-account/pipl

If you would like support from our ADI help desk please raise a ticket at www.driving.org/help/adi-helpdesk

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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