Check Your Driving Licence and Avoid A £1000 Fine!

Did you know that there is £1000 fine if you have an out-of-date driving licence? Over two million people have an invalid licence and risk facing a hefty fine.


Check the photocard driving licence expiry date


Photocard licences replaced paper licences in 1998, and must be renewed every 10 years. The DVLA says a whopping 2.3 million photocards are out of date.


Driving licence photos must be replaced every 10 years!


It’s easy to forget, but a quick check now could save you a fine of up to £1,000 if your photocard’s expired. It’s an annoying £14 to renew (£17 if you renew by post), but that’s a far better option.


There are a few dates printed on the photocard, but the one you need’s the photo expiry date printed on section 4b on the front of the card.



How to renew if your licence has expired


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