Getting your UK driving license back after a disqualification| Driving Ban: You must reapply for a fresh driving license to drive again in the UK if; you’ve been disqualified from driving or your license has been revoked. With the D27 renewal form, a new passport-style photo, form D1 for a car or motorcycle, form D2 for a lorry or bus, We can get your driving life back to balance. Note that for a simple disqualification, You cannot drive until your disqualification period is over.
Photo Card Driving Licence Holder
To reapply for a photo card driving licence holder after your period of disqualification, you will need to complete the following steps:
- Fill in your D27P form.
- Enclose a payment as requested by the reminder.
- Send your completed application to: DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AB.
If your name has changed you will need to send a completed D1 form and original documentation that confirms your new name.
If your photo is due for renewal (as stated in the D27P reminder) you will need to enclose a new one with your completed form. Getting your UK driving license back after a disqualification| Driving Ban
Paper Driving Licence Holder
As of June 2015, The DVLA no longer issues the paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence. Refer to the steps above to reapply for your licence.
Disqualified for 56 days or more
If you’re disqualified for 56 days or more you must apply for a new licence before driving again.
You might also have to retake your driving test or take an extended driving test before getting your full licence. The court will tell you if you have to do this.
Disqualified for less than 56 days
View your driving licence record online to check the disqualification. You cannot drive until it has ended.
You do not need to apply for a new licence before you can drive again. Getting your UK driving license back after a disqualification| Driving Ban
Disqualification outside Great Britain
You cannot drive in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man if you’ve been banned from driving on your Great Britain driving licence.
This is called ‘mutual recognition of disqualification’. Disqualified drivers from Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man are also banned from driving in Great Britain. Getting your UK driving license back after a disqualification| Driving Ban.
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