How do I get a UK driving licence?

Apply for your full driving licence

  1. UK driving licence fill in the declaration on your driving test pass certificate.
  2. fill in a form D1 ‘application for a driving licence’, available at most Post Offices.
  3. provide original documents confirming your identity.
  4. provide a passport photograph (only if you have a paper provisional licence)
Which country driving licence is valid in UK?

You can drive in the UK for up to 12 months on a licence issued in a ‘designated country’ (Andorra, Australia, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Hong Kong, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Republic of North Macedonia, Singapore, South Africa, …

Is it hard to get a license in the UK?

Applicants need to score a minimum of 44 out of 75 to pass. Learner drivers must pass both parts of the test to proceed to the practical exam, which has to be taken within two years of passing the theory test.

What types of driving licence are there in UK?

UK driving licence categories & codes – B, B1, A, AM, B auto, B+E, C, C1, D1 – What you can ( can’t) drive.

Can a foreigner get a UK driving Licence?

Only UK residents can apply for a UK driving licence. So, you’ll need to prove you’ve been living in the country for 185 days within the past 12 months when applying for your licence.

Is UK driving test easy?

The UK has the 16th hardest theory test in the world, behind the likes of Russia and Japan, requiring a score of 86% to pass.

How long does a UK driving licence take?

Your licence should arrive within one week if you apply online. It may take longer if DVLA need to make additional checks.

What is UK driving Licence Category A?

A. Holders of a Category A licence are allowed to drive any bike of any sized engine. The licence is only available to riders aged 24 and over, or 21 and over if you’ve held an A2 licence for two years. You need to have completed your compulsory basic training (CBT) and passed a theory and practical test.