Renew a driving licence at 70 or over
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The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) of the UK offers driving licence renewal service to British residents aged 70 or over. Those whose licences have expired or are going to expire in 90 days can apply online to renew them if they meet the minimum eyesight requirement, provide previous address details, and are not prevented from driving.

After renewing their driving licence, people of age 70 or over will be able to continue to use them in the United Kingdom so that they can drive legally across the country.

About the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is part of the UK government which is in charge of issues related to drivers and vehicle in Great Britain. It is a section of the Department for Transport and has many responsibilities such as driving licence issuing, vehicle excise duty collection, private number plates selling, and so on.

How Can You Apply Online to Renew a Driving Licence at Age 70 or over?

  • Requirements
    1. A computer with Internet access.
    2. Your driving licence, UK passport, National Insurance number, and details of previous addresses.
  • Step-By-Step Guide
    1. Go to the homepage of Directgov Motoring at related link 1 below, and then click on the button marked “Next” at the bottom left of the web page.
    2. Click on the button marked “Apply online” at the bottom left of the web page. If you have a Government Gateway User ID, click on the link marked “Log on”. If you have forgotten it or the password, click “Re-register”. If you are a new customer, click “Register”.
    3. Provide your personal information and complete the rest of the application procedures by following the instructions of the website.
    4. For further information, refer to Directgov Help at related link 2.

Related Links

  1. Directgov Motoring:
    http://www.direct.gov.uk/renewalat70
  2. Directgov Help:
    http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Hl1/Help/index.htm
  3. DVLA Wikipedia:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Driver_and_Vehicle_Licensing_Agency

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