How much: £24.50 Online: To use this service you will need a valid passport – because this is the photograph that will be used on the licence. Change your licence photo online: Do it here How much: £14.00 Expired licence: Around 2million Brits have an expired licence, according to research from Direct Line – equating to around £2billion in potential fines.
Find out about your medical condition and how it might affect your licence: Contact the DVLA here How much: Free Out-of-date photo: Around 40,000 drivers are currently at risk of a fine for failing to update the photo on their photocard licence.
Updates needs to be done every 10 years and while a reminder is sent out, many people claim the correspondence is confusing.
Incorrect address: Are you one of the 2.6million drivers who haven’t updated their licence with a current address – and risking a £1000 fine? Change address here How much: Free Wrong name: Changing your name on your licence is simple – and it’s free.
You’ll need to complete a D1form – which you can get from the Post Office or by ordering it here.
The penalty is waived if the person corrects within 20 days of getting cited for it.
I personally find it ridiculous that I should be required by law to update the address on my ID card when I'm not even required to possess or carry one in the first place...You’ll need to send supporting information such as a marriage certificate, decree absolute or Deed Poll certificate. You’ll also need to send your photocard and counterpart (if before June 8, 2015), or your old-style paper licence.How much: Free Medical change: If you’ve suffered a medical problem that could affect your driving, you are required to inform the DVLA.Change your address: Update your driving licence here Is that all? It’s not a huge change, but remaining up to date with these changes will ensure you avoid any problems when hiring a car or checking your validity to drive other types of vehicles.In fact, many motorists will find the change helpful by cutting the amount of documents they need to carry while travelling both in the UK and abroad.Here are some costs involved: (These prices are set to fall from 0ctober 31, so will be updated then.) Here’s our at-a-glance guide to all you need to know about changes coming to your driving licence. If you have a photocard licence, the paper counterpart that goes with it is being abolished from the middle of 2015.