Renew your driving licence online
You can use this service to renew your provisional or photocard licence if you’re aged between 26 and 69.
Renew your driving licence online if you’re 70 or over
You can use this service to renew your licence if you’re 70 or over, or will be 70 in the next 3 months.
Why should I renew my licence online?
You must renew your driving licence every 10 years. If you’re 70 or over, you must renew your licence every 3 years.
Our online service has been designed to guide you through the application process. It only takes a few minutes to complete.
You can access our online service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on GOV.UK. But that’s not all:
In a recent survey, 93% of customers said our online services are easy to use.
If you renew online using GOV.UK, your licence should arrive within one week.
It’s secure on GOV.UK
Always use GOV.UK to renew online. You can be sure that your details are safe and secure.
It’s cheaper than post Renewing online on GOV.UK is the cheapest way to renew a photocard driving licence. So avoid third-party websites which may charge a premium.
It’s free if you’re 70 It’s free to renew your licence on GOV.UK if you’re 70 or over. Be aware of third-party websites which charge you fees – always use GOV.UK.
Learn more about the top 3 reasons to renew your driving licence online.
How do I renew my licence online?
You can renew your licence online in a few simple steps – read our blog posts or watch our videos below to find out how.
If you need to renew your driving licence, here’s how to do it online.
Watch: How to renew your driving licence online
I used the online service and found it very easy, will definitely use it again in the future.Lloyd, UK
Watch: How to renew your driving licence online if you’re 70 or over
I’ve used this service since I was 70. I’ve never had any problems. I hope to use it for many more years.Clive, UK