Updating driving license


You'll need to provide confirmation of the gender you wish to have recorded (Male, Female or Indeterminate).

After receiving your new driver license or ID, invalidate your old card by cutting it up.

Return to the Top of Document Renewing online is faster than filling out and submitting paperwork via mail or waiting in line at a driver license office.

If the address on your licence is out of date, we can let the DVLA know at the same time you renew your licence – so make sure you let us know.

If any other details have changed, or you can't provide your photocard driving licence, you'll need to apply direct to DVLA.

Please wait 72 hours after payment to track the status of your license/ID card. The system is available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day except for routine maintenance down time. If your driver license or ID card was lost or stolen, you must visit a driver license office to report the incident and get a new card. Name changes must be done in person at a driver license office. The picture on your new driver license or ID card will stay the same.