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How can I make sure my details up to date with the DVLA?

It is important to regularly maintain your driving licence details. Failure to do so could see you can face a number of issues, such as: Unnecessarily high insurance premiums Cancelled policies Problems with the police Prosecution.   To ensure that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) hold all the correct up-to-date details, you can access the gov.uk website. It is a digital service that allows you to enter a few details and establish what…

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How do I get my driving licence back after disqualification?

If you have had your licence taken away from you due to disqualification, you will need to apply for a new licence before you can start driving again. The method you use to re-apply for your licence depends on whether you are classified as a high risk offender (HRO). High risk offenders You will be classified as a HRO if you satisfy any of the following criteria: You were convicted of two drink driving offences…

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How do I add higher categories to my driving licence (staging and upgrading)?

Staging – adding higher categories to your driving licence If you want to add higher categories to your driving licence (which is called ‘staging’), you must obtain a ‘provisional entitlement’ and sit a test to add higher categories to your licence. For instance, you must hold a full car licence before making an application for provisional entitlement to drive a lorry, minibus or bus. Upgrading – categories that are automatically added when you pass your…

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