Where Do I Send My Old Driving Licence Cut Up?

Is changing the address on your driving Licence free?

It does not cost anything to change your address with DVLA .

You can still drive while you’re waiting for your new licence.

If you want to change your name at the same time, you’ll have to apply by post..

How long do the DVLA take to send back identity documents?

DVA will normally return your documents within 10 working days, separate from your licence. If you don’t receive them, contact DVA : Driver & Vehicle Agency – Driver Licensing Enquiries.

How do I send my old driving Licence back to DVLA?

Send your driving licence to us at DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BN. If your name has changed you will need to fill in forms D1 or D2, see note under section ‘Your driving licence’.

Do you have to send your old driving Licence back when changing address?

Hi Zehra, yes, you are welcome to wait until your new licence arrives before sending your old one back to us. Please return the old driving licence cut in half to DVLA Swansea, SA99 1ZW.

Is it free to post to DVLA?

DVLA on Twitter: “@loopylesty Hi, our addresses aren’t free post so you’ll need to pay for postage.”

What happens if my driving Licence is out of date?

If more than two years has passed since your driving licence expired, you may be made to retake your driving test in order to get a new licence. This is especially the case if your licence has expired due to age (driving licences need to be renewed when you reach seventy years of age) or for medical reasons.

What is your GB driver number?

Each licence holder in England, Scotland and Wales has a unique driver number, which is 16 characters long. The characters are constructed in the following way: 1–5: The first five characters of the surname (padded with 9s if fewer than 5 characters). For surnames beginning with “MAC”, they are treated as “MC” for all.

Can I still use my old driving Licence?

Paper driving licences have been scrapped for licences issued post-1998. The DVLA scrapped the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence in June 2015, for anyone with a licence issued after 1998 – it now has no legal status and can be safely binned. You used to need the paper part to detail any penalty points.

What is the earliest I can renew my driver license?

You can renew your license up to six months before expiration and up to two months after it’s expired. About two months prior to the expiration you should receive a renewal notice in the mail from the California DMV. This notice will tell you which renewal options are available.

Do I need to destroy my old driving Licence?

Paper driving licences issued before the photocard was introduced in 1998 will remain valid and should not be destroyed. … The DVLA recommends drivers destroy it after 8 June. Unfortunately the change has not made the process of hiring a car any simpler.

Which countries driving license can be exchanged in UK?

Drivers from the following countries are able to exchange their driving licences for a British licence: Andorra. Austria. Belgium….DVLA also has reciprocal arrangements in place for the following countries:Australia,Barbados.British Virgin Islands.Canada.Falkland Islands.Faroe Islands.Hong Kong.Japan.More items…•

What age does your driving Licence run out?

70Once you reach the age of 70, your licence expires, but this doesn’t automatically mean you have to stop driving. You just need to renew your driving licence if you want to continue. You’ll need to renew it every 3 years after that. Renewal is free of charge.

Do you need photo driving Licence UK?

If you have a paper driving licence Paper driving licences issued before 31 March 2000 are still valid. … When you update your name or address, or renew your licence, you’ll only get a photocard licence.

Do I have to send my old driving Licence back to DVLA?

You must send your old photocard licence to DVLA when you get your new licence. You’ll be told the address to use when you finish the application.