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How to Renew a UK Driving Licence

How to Renew a UK Driving Licence Without exam? Is your UK driving licence expired and you’re worried about re-taking the driving tests? Worry not because we can help you renew your UK licence without taking any theory or driving test. Please take note that you must renew a photocard licence every 10 years.

What are the requirements to renew a UK licence online?

Generally, to renew a photocard licence online, you need:

  1. A valid UK passport.
  2. To be a resident of Great Britain – there’s a different service in Northern Ireland.
  3. To pay £14 by MasterCard, Visa, Electron, or Delta debit or credit card (there’s no fee if you’re over 70 or have a medical short-period licence).
  4. Addresses of where you’ve lived over the last 3 years.
  5. Your current driving licence (if you do not have your licence you must say why in your application).
  6. Your National Insurance number (if you know it).
  7. To not be disqualified from driving.

How to Renew a UK Licence without Exam

  1. Decide on whether you wish to renew the “provisional driving licence” or the “full driving licence”.
  2. Visit the website:
  3. Navigate to Services and select “Renew UK Driving Licence”.
  4. Select the type of licence you wish to renew.
  5. Choose the driving licence category.
  6. Select the “add to cart” button and proceed to checkout.
  7. Under the checkout page, fill in the required information.
  8. Choose your desired payment method.
  9. Contact customer support for payment details.
  10. Make payment the necessary payments to complete the order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I renew my British driving licence online?

Yes you can! But you need a valid UK passport to do so. Once you send us a soft copy of your identification document (preferably a valid UK passport), we can help you renew your UK licence without any hassle.

What happens when my UK license expires?

You can be arrested and fined up to £1,000. Your photo licence must be renewed every 10 years; if you fail to renew it at that point then your driving licence will be invalid. Although the DVLA will send you a reminder letter before your driving licence expires, it is your responsibility to ensure that your driving licence is valid.

Can I drive in the UK if my licence has expired?

No. You must wait for the DVLA to reissue you with a new driving licence before you can start driving again. If you are caught driving with an expired licence, you can be fined up to £1,000.

Do I need a new photo to renew my UK driving Licence?

You have to renew your photocard with a new picture every 10 years to make sure it's up to date. It's important to renew on time to avoid fines of up to £1,000. You'll also have to renew your licence if your name or address has changed.