DVLA Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:
DVLA are now processing paper applications, however these will take longer
to process as the DVLA are working with reduced staff to meet social
distancing requirements. If your application requires medical information or
examinations there are likely to be delays also.Click here for more information.
If you phone the dvla and get lee jones address,sent another application to him with a cover note saying your a key worker even if your not.it worked for me and I got my licence after 6 days.when you receive your licence again phone the dvla and explain you have already sent in application they will update your file to ignore the applications and they may return your cheque.