Apply for your provisional licence

For car drivers, the earliest date your provisional licence 
can become valid is on your 17th birthday. 

However, you can apply for the licence up to three months before your 17th birthday. 

If you apply for your provisional licence before you are 17, you will still have to wait until your birthday before you can take your Theory test, but it does not stop you getting prepared.

If you are receiving the disability living allowance at the higher rate, your provisional licence will come into effect when you are 16, but you can apply for it within three months of your 16th birthday.

It is important to learn safe driving practice from the beginning of your driving career because bad habits are hard to break.

It is unlikely that anyone except an approved driving instructor (ADI) would have the experience, knowledge and training to teach you properly. Learning safe driving habits from the start will improve the safety of yourself and other road users.

Learn skills that will improve throughout your driving career, not skills required just to pass the test!
KOOL KATS Driving School will get you off to the best start.

Apply Online

You can apply ONLINE for your first provisional
 driving licence if you:

• are a resident of Great Britain
• can meet the minimum age requirement
• can meet the minimum eyesight requirement
• are currently not prevented from driving for any reason
• can pay £50.00 by Mastercard, Visa, Electron, Delta or
  Solo debit or credit card
• have a valid UK passport or another form of identity
• can provide addresses of where you have lived over the
  last three years

Apply by post by completing application form D1

You can apply for your first licence online.
If you prefer, you can apply for your provisional driving licence by completing the D1 application form that is available from the DVLA form ordering service, or at any main Post Office® branch. You will also need to enclose the original documentation confirming your identity, a passport style colour photograph and the fee of £50.00

Now you are ready, why not book your first lesson ?

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