Driving Licence Applications

Driving Licence Applications Before you drive, you must meet the minimum driving age, minimum eyesight rules & have the correct licence.

How to Apply for a UK Provisional Driving Licence

To begin with, We recommend that you order your provisional Driving Licence Applications from the Post Office. However, there are many false websites out there charging you the earth.

If you have not held a driving license before you must complete a:
D1 Application for an ordinary driving licence.

In addition, Forms D1 along with an information leaflet INF1D can be ordered online.
From www.direct.gov.uk/motoring . Alternatively they are available from Post Office branches, Traffic Area Offices, DVLA or any of its local offices.


Use forms D1 to obtain:

  • ULL Licence

  • Duplicate Licence

  • New licence after losing it for health reasons

  • New Licence after being disqualified

  • Renew your Licence

  • Remove out of date endorsements or suspension details

  • Exchange your Licence

The Current Cost of a Provisional Driving Licence

The current cost of a provisional licence is £50.00

To exchange your EEA/EC licence £50.00


You may apply online for a first British provisional driving licence if you:

  • Firstly, are a resident of Great Britain

  • Secondly, you can meet the minimum age requirement

  • Thirdly, Can meet the minimum eyesight requirement?

  • Also, are you currently not prevented from driving for any reason?

  • Next you need to pay £50.00 by MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, Electron, Delta or Solo debit or credit card

  • In addition, Do you have a valid UK passport or another form of identity

  • Lastly Can you provide addresses of where you have lived over the last three years

Medical conditions when applying for a UK driving licence

Health and Medical conditions information: https://www.gov.uk/driving-medical-conditions

DVLA aim to deliver your driving licence to you within three weeks of receiving your application. It might take longer if DVLA have to check on your health or personal details.