Whether you hold a full, automatic-only or provisional UK driving licence issued by the DVLA, it will need to be renewed every ten years, unless you are over 70, in which case a renewal is required every three years.

How To Renew Your Driving License Or Change The Address

Also, if you change address when you permanently move house, failing to update the details on your licence could land you with a fine of £1,000. A temporary move such as moving for university is fine as long as you can still be contacted at your original address.

Renewing the information on your driving licence or the licence itself is now a straightforward process, thanks largely to the ease of the internet. If you don’t have online access, though, this isn’t a problem as you can still access the appropriate forms and conduct the renewal at a Post Office branch or by post. or if you get more information about renew driving license.

Be wary of companies that offer ‘online support’ for renewing your driving licence: they usually charge a service fee and it will end up costing you more money. If you’re going through the process online, only use the official gov.Uk website.

The DVLA will send a reminder in the post to drivers whose licences are about to expire. If you want to double check for yourself, the expiry date is item ‘4b’ on the front of your licence photocard.

How to change the address on your driving licence

To do this, you’ll need your driving licence photocard, your passport and your National Insurance number. You also need to be a resident of Great Britain (there’s a different process in Northern Ireland) and be able to provide all the addresses you’ve lived at over the previous three years. You mustn’t be banned from driving.

You can change the address on your driving licence for free using the government’s online form. Simply fill out the details as required, making sure that all the information you’ve given is accurate. contact us

Once your application has been submitted, your new licence photocard should be with you within a week. It can sometimes take a little longer, but if three weeks go by and you’ve not received anything in the post, you should chase it up with the DVLA.