Provisional Driving Licence
Get your first provisional driving licence for a moped, motorbike and car from DVLA online. To apply you must:
If you already have a provisional licence, you do not need to apply again to drive a car.
Before you startIt costs £34 to apply online. You can pay by MasterCard, Visa, Electron or Delta debit or credit card.
You’ll need to provide:
Your licence should arrive within one week if you apply online. It may take longer if DVLA need to make additional checks.
When you can drive with a provisional licenceThere are different rules depending on your age and the type of vehicle. Check what vehicles you can drive and when before you start to learn.
Other ways to applyYou can apply by post. Fill in form D1 available from the DVLA form ordering service and certain Post Office branches.
It costs £43 to apply by post. Make your cheque or postal order payable to DVLA (do not send cash).
You’ll also need to include:
Send your application and payment to:
Last updated: 4 December 2014
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