Wie erneuern Sie Ihren Führerschein online?

Wie erneuern Sie Ihren Führerschein online?

Did you know that failing to renew your driving license and allowing it to expire can result in a fine of up to £1,000?

Do I have to renew my driver’s license?

Yes. Your driver’s license is valid until you turn 70, but you must renew your photo card every 10 years.

We recommend that you update your driving license as soon as you receive written notification from the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). Once your application has been processed, you should receive your new license within 14 working days.

Why is renewing your driver’s license so important?

Driving without a valid driver’s license is against the law. Driving with an expired license can result in a fine of up to £1,000 as well as voiding your car insurance.

How do you extend a photo driving license?

It’s a quick and straightforward process that needs to be completed every 10 years, depending on your preferred technique. You can  renew driving license online  or by submitting a D1 Form thought the post.

How can I check if my driver’s license has expired?

An easy way to check can be found on your photo card under section 4b. You will also find a valid date under Section 11 on the back. Typically this is the day before your 70th birthday. After your 70th birthday, you must renew your driver’s license every three years.

Can I still drive a car if I’m waiting for my new driver’s license?

Yes, you can continue to drive while you wait for your renewal. There are some exceptions including:

  • You did not previously have a valid driving license.
  • Your license has been invalidated/revoked.
  • You have been disqualified from driving or suspended from driving.
  • You have been told by a doctor not to do this.

If any of these or other reasons apply to your situation, you will not be able to drive your car while you wait to renew your license.

To complete your driver’s license renewal online, make sure you have met all of the requirements:

You have your current driver’s license.

  • A valid British passport.
  • UK resident (Northern Ireland residents require a different service).
  • A history of your addresses for the last 3 years.
  • Your social security number/passport number
  • Must be qualified to drive. (If you have been disqualified, you will not be able to apply for another license online.)


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