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I’ve been waiting five months for my medical licence. I’ve emailed and written with no response. I can’t ring them as I’m deaf. What can I do?
When will the DVLA be up to date with medical paper applications?
I applied to renew my medical driving licence back in March 2021. As I hadn't owned a car for a while a couple of years had passed since it expired. I have received forms to fill in about my medical condition...
I have already waited eight months for my over 70s licence renewal and I'm getting nowhere.
I had a seizure 12 months ago and have been diagnosed with nocturnal seizures. I have done my 12 months no driving but because my licence was medically revoked I have to wait for a new licence. I sent...
I applied for renewal of my over 70s medical driving licence in March 2022. I have tracked my application which only shows "in progress". Is it normal to wait this long?
I have been waiting for my medical restricted driving licence with the previous one expiring in June. The licence has been restricted due to same condition since 2016. A few weeks ago DVLA wrote to say...
I have applied to renew my driving licence online and received an email from the DVLA confirming receipt and promising to reply. I have heard nothing since and my licence expires shortly, can I continue...
I applied for a renewal driving licence on the 1st April 2022. I had no joy so sent it on paper form. My licence ran out 18th May 2022. Can I still drive my car waiting for my new licence? On the form...
What are the current delays at the DVLA regarding processing medical-restricted driving licences?
 

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