Proving Your Entitlement
To Drive

Changes to driving licences came into effect in June 2015 so that driving licences now consist of just the photocard.

Below is some information to help you navigate these changes.

Changes to driving licences came into effect in June 2015 so that driving licences now consist of just the photocard.

Below is some information to help you navigate these changes.

All Endorsements, penalty points and driving bans will now only be accessible online through the DVLA and longer be recorded on driving licences.

Before your first driving lesson your Instructor is required to check your full licence details for insurance purposes.  They are checking to see the vehicles you’re allowed to drive, and to check for penalty points and disqualifications.

The consequences for not checking the above are very serious.

You must follow the steps below before your first lesson.

You’ll need to generate a code which will allow your instructor to check your licence details:

You will need:

  • Your driving licence.
  • Your national insurance number.
  • Your home postcode.
  • Go to this link to generate your code.