Applying for a provisional licence...

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Before you can learn to drive a car you must apply for a provisional licence.

Apply online

You can apply for your first provisional driving licence for a car using the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency's (DVLA)secure and easy online service


Apply in person or by post

You can apply for your provisional driving licence by completing the D1 application form that is available from the DVLA form ordering service or Post Office® branches. You will also need to enclose original documentation confirming your identity, a passport style colour photograph and the fee of £50.00. Send your completed application and payment to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AD or you may be able to use the premium checking service.