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Update on UK license changes

Friday, 1 May 2015

Important Information for hiring cars in the UK or overseas.

As from the 10th July the dirver check code is valid for 21 days not 72 hours.

 

From June 8 2015, the paper counterpart of the UK driver's licence, which accompanies the plastic photocard and holds details of any driving offences, will be abolished and replaced with a digital service.

Here is our step by step guide:

  1. Go to www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence
  2. Enter your driver number, National Insurance Number and postcode shown on your current driving license.
  3. Tick when you have read the privacy notice and click the 'view now' button at the bottom of the page
  4. You will now be able to view your licence information. To share your licence information with another person, select the 'share your licence information tab'
  5. Now click the 'create code button'
  6. You will now be shown a check code which is case sensitive. Pass this code onto whoever needs to view your licence - you will also need to provide them with the last 8 characters of your driving licence number.

 

The check code is now for 21 dyas but can only be used once. you can download a summary of your licence by selecting 'view, print or save your licence information.'

For further information please visit www.gov.uk/dvla/nomorecounterpart

 

 

 

For more information call the Adeona Travel team today on: 0161 486 9247

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