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The Cost of a Driving Licence

There is a fee for getting a driving licence, and this depends on the type of licence you're applying for. In some cases you can apply for your driving licence online.

Provisional/First GB Licence

Type of LicenceFee
First provisional - car, motorcycle, moped£50.00
First full GB licence in exchange of a full European Community/European Economic Area (EC/EEA) or other foreign licence (including Channel Island and Isle of Man)£50.00

You can apply online for a provisional driving licence.

Replacement Driving Licence

Type of LicenceFee
Replacement (lost, stolen, defaced or destroyed licence)£20

You can apply online for a replacement driving licence or counterpart.

Driving Licence Change of Name or Address

It is free to change your name or your address, or both, on your driving licence.

If you have lost any part of your licence, or wish to renew your photo, the fee is £20.

You can apply online to change the address on your driving licence.

To change the name on your driving licence you will need to fill in a D1 application form.

Renew your Driving Licence

Type of LicenceFee
Renew my driving licence at aged 70 or overFree
Renew my driving licence for medical reasonsFree
Renew after disqualification£65
If disqualified for some drink driving offences£90
Renew after revocation (under the New Drivers Act)£50
Renewing the photo on your licence£20

You can apply online to renew your driving licence (70 +).

You can apply online to renew the photo on your driving licence.

Exchanging a Driving Licence

Type of LicenceFee
Photocard to photocard (including removing expired endorsements)£20
Paper licence for a photocard (including removing expired endorsements)£20
Full Northern Ireland licenceFree
Full valid EC/EEA or other licence including Channel Island & Isle of Man if previous full GB licence heldFree
N Ireland with GB test passFree

You can apply online to exchange your paper driving licence for a photocard driving licence.

Test Passes or Entitlements

Type of LicenceFee
Provisional to full car, motorcycle, moped, bus or lorryFree
Provisional to full car, motorcycle, moped after disqualified till test passFree
Add full entitlement to a full licenceFree
Add provisional entitlement to a provisional licenceFree
N Ireland with GB test passFree

Online DVLA Form Ordering

Order the forms you need - such as those to obtain a provisional driving licence; or exchange, renew or add an entitlement to your licence - from the DVLA form ordering service.

Last updated: Monday 25th July 2011

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