Apply for your first provisional driving licence in UK
Obtain your provisional driving licence hassle-free with our expert guidance. Start your journey to becoming a skilled and confident driver—quick and easy application process.
Driving Dreams: A Step-by-Step Guide to Attaining Your Provisional Licence
Get your first provisional driving licence online from the DVLA for a car, motorcycle, moped, or other vehicle. Applicants must:
- be at least 15 years and 9 months old
- be able to read a number plate from 20 metres away
- have been permitted to live in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) for at least 185 days
If you already have a provisional licence, you can:
- Renew your provisional licence. Read our Guide, Click here.
- Replace your temporary licence if it’s lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed
- Reapply for your temporary licence if you’ve been disqualified
- Change the address on your provisional licence
You must use this service to obtain a new licence if your application for a provisional licence was submitted before 1 March 1973.
This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).
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For £34, you can apply online. You can pay with a debit or credit card from MasterCard, Visa, Electron, or Delta.
What you’ll need:
- an identity document, such as your passport
- addresses where you’ve lived for up to the last 3 years
If you know your National Insurance number, you may be asked for it and other details.
Following your application, the DVLA will send you a confirmation email.
If you apply online, your licence should arrive within a week. However, it might take longer if the DVLA needs to conduct additional checks.
When can you use a provisional license to drive
Depending on your age and the kind of vehicle you drive, there are various rules. Before learning, check the cars and times you are permitted to drive.
We offer low-cost HGV medicals to HGV drivers all around the country. Click here to learn more.
What is an HGV?
- An HGV, or Heavy Goods Vehicle, refers to a large goods vehicle with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) exceeding 3.5 tonnes. These vehicles play a crucial role in transporting goods across the United Kingdom. Learn more.
Do I Need a Medical Examination for an HGV Licence?
What Does the HGV Medical Examination Include?
How Often Do I Need to Undergo an HGV Medical Examination?
- Generally, HGV drivers are required to undergo a medical examination every five years. However, for drivers aged 65 and above, the medical examination is required annually. Read our FAQs.
How Can I Book an HGV Medical Examination at Precision Driver Medicals?
- Booking your HGV medical examination with Precision Driver Medicals is easy and convenient. You can book your appointment online through our website or call our dedicated helpline to speak with our friendly staff who will assist you in scheduling your assessment. Click here to book you HGV appointment?
Is an Eye Test Included in the HGV Medical Examination?
- Yes, at Precision Driver Medicals, we include a free eye test as part of our HGV medical assessment package. Ensuring good eyesight is crucial for safe driving, and we prioritize your overall well-being during the examination.
What Happens If I Fail the HGV Medical Examination?
- If you do not meet the DVLA Group 2 medical standards, our team will guide you on the necessary steps to address any issues identified during the assessment. Depending on the circumstances, you may need further medical evaluation or treatment before reapplying for your HGV licence. Learn more.
Can I Renew My HGV Licence Online?
- While you cannot renew your HGV licence online, you can book your medical examination with Precision Driver Medicals online. After completing a successful examination, you will receive the necessary documentation to submit for your licence renewal through the DVLA.
What Documents Do I Need for the HGV Medical Examination?
- Please bring your current driving licence and any relevant medical documentation, such as information about ongoing medical conditions or treatments. This ensures a smooth and efficient assessment process.
Do Precision Driver Medicals Offer Other Driver Medical Examinations?
- Yes, in addition to HGV medicals, Precision Driver Medicals provides comprehensive driver medical examinations, including those for taxi drivers and private hire/PCO specialists. Our team is equipped to address various medical assessment needs for drivers across different sectors.
Remember, Precision Driver Medicals is here to support you throughout your HGV medical examination process. If you have any additional questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to our dedicated team for assistance. Your safety and well-being are our top priorities.