How to Apply For a UK Provisional Driving License

Applying For a Provisional Driving License is crucial if you want to learn how to drive, without one you are unable to begin learning to drive. So to start your process of getting a full UK driving license you need to apply for a provisional driving license.

When to apply.

You can apply for your provisional driving license when you’re 15 years 9 months old. However, that doesn’t mean you can drive a car from then, by law you must be 17 years old before you can drive a car with a

. Even then you must be under supervision.

Applying online

Applying online is the cheapest and fastest way to applying for a Provisional driving license, and the method we would recommend. To apply for a provisional license online you will need;

  1. A form of identity, for example, a passport,  ID, or any immigration document
  2. Address of where you live
  3. Your National Insurance Number, you can find this on your National Insurance card, payslips or correspondence from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for those who have. If you don’t we’ll take care of it.
  4. application fee

Learner drivers

How to Apply For a UK Provisional Driving License
         UK Provisional Driving License

You must:

  • be supervised by a qualified driver (except if riding a motorcycle)
  • display L plates (L plates or D plates in Wales)

Vehicle requirements

The vehicle must:

You must also have a minimum of third party insurance that covers your use of the vehicle.

Changes to personal or vehicle details

You must tell DVLA if you:

You’ll need to change your name on both your driving licence and your vehicle log book (V5C). Apply for your first provisional driving licence. Get your first provisional driving licence for a moped, motorbike and car from DVLA online. To apply you must:.

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