Getting a Driving license in UK can seem difficult, however with the right directions, you can easily obtain a license. You need to apply for your license after checking if you are eligible. You can contact DVLA using this link below:-
Please go through the page https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-licensing-agency and read all the instructions carefully before applying.
Provisional Driving license
How to apply
You need to apply online for your provisional driving license using your Government Gateway ID. The rule states that you have to be at least 15 years and 9 months to apply for a provisional license. Your eye sight should be good and you should be able to read a driving plate from 20 meters apart. Make use of corrective glasses after checking with a specialist if you have a vision problem.
Documents required for applying for a provisional license
· A valid UK biometric passport or an equivalent identity proof
· An Address proof of the place you have been living for the past three years
· National insurance number if you know it
· Colour passport photographs
You have to pay £34 via MasterCard, Visa, Electron, Maestro or Delta debit or credit card if you are applying online. Otherwise the fee comes to £43 when you apply directly to www.gov.uk website.
You can get the D1 application form from your local post office and send it to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AD after completing along with the required documents.
With the provisional License you can ride a light quad bike or moped if you are 16 and above. You can start driving your car if you are 17 and above. After applying online, it normally takes one week to get the license.
Once your provisional is accepted, you will be sent a Green photo card. You will need this photo card for your driving theory and practical tests, so make sure you keep it safe and secure. It will be replaced with a pink card once you complete the tests successfully.
You can only drive under supervision if you have your provisional license. The person accompanying you should be above 21 years and should have a valid driving license for the past three years. You cannot drive on he motorway if you are a learner. Do not forget to display the “L” sticker on your vehicle if you are a learner.
Apply online for your theory test when you are confident enough. You will need your provisional driving licence number to apply. The fee for online application is £23 to book the theory test on www.gov.uk
Your driving instructor will tell you when you are ready to take the practical test. This again has to be booked online. You need your provisional card number and debit or credit card. The fee comes to £62 for a test on a weekday. If you want to get it done on a weekend or a holiday, the fee comes to £75.
So to summarise, if you get your provisional driving license, pass the theory test and then the practical driving test, you can get your UK driving license!