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I have just read your article about being able to drive whilst DVLA have my licence application. This completely contradicts what they told me. They had no trace of my application and said I couldn't drive....
My wife will be 67 next January. She has an old paper license in immaculate condition. Does she need to change to a new photocard license before she is 70?
Has an extension been granted for driving licence renewal? I missed my renewal date by a fortnight but have now made an online renewal and received a confirmation. Can I drive with my old out of date licence...
How often must the photograph on the 70+ DVLA driving licence be renewed? Thank you and kind regards.
My current driving licence is due for renewal in December 2020. When I renew it then I will be 68. I reach my 70th birthday in February 2022, just 14 months later. Will I still have to renew it again then?...
My licence was renewed and issued, sent to my home address, sent on from there to my work address and then returned to DVLA. I've written to DVLA as my old licence expires in August 2020, but not sure...
I applied to the DVLA for my first full driving licence - which must be done within two years of passing your test. My two year expiry date is 17 July 2020. The Post Office Track and Trace shows the DVLA...
I need to renew my over 70s driving licence. On 21 August, I will be 85. Is it better to apply now, or wait until nearer the time of expiry? I'm reading all sorts of conflicting comments about the current...
I’ve tried to renew my licence (over 70) online but DVLA can’t match my details to anyone on their database. I have an original paper licence and we have lived at our current address for 29 years. However,...
I have sent my driving licence renewal form to the DVLA. It expires in August. I'm 73 and have glaucoma. My eye problem means I have to have a field test by opticians but they are not doing this at moment....
 

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