Renewing UK Driving licence

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Renewing UK Driving licence

Postby DAVETHELOCKSMITH » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:24 pm

My UK Driving licence is due to run out in July 18 can I renew it from here with my Greek Address as I do not have a UK address

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Re: Renewing UK Driving licence

Postby Kilkis » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:02 pm

DVLA will only renew your UK licence if you provide a UK address. EU Legislation only allows licensing authorities to issue licences to people who live in their jurisdiction. I practise it doesn't have to be your address. You could use a relative or friend who is prepared to take delivery and forward it. Technically I think it is illegal but nobody seems to care and lots of people do it.

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Re: Renewing UK Driving licence

Postby filippos » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:11 pm

When I renewed my UK licence a couple of years ago I did it online - filled out the form, paid by debit card and confirmed that I would return the previous licence, cut in two within, I think, 14 days. My sister acted as a mail forwarder and I received my new licence before the old one needed to be returned (to my amazement).


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