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Provisional Licence

Before you start having professional driving lessons you need to apply for a British provisional drivers licence.


Applying for your Provisional

To apply for a licence you must:

  • A resident of Great Britain
  • Can meet the minimum age requirement of 17 years old
  • Can meet the minimum eyesight requirement
  • Are currently not prevented from driving for any reason
  • Have a valid UK passport or another form of identity
  • Can provide addresses of where you have lived over the last three years
  • A provisional can be obtained up to 3 months before your 17th birthday.
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A provisional driving licence costs £34 online, or £43 by post.


You can apply online via Direct.gov website.

Post Office

Application forms (D1 and D750) can be obtained either from the Post Office or the DVLA.