Expiry of Photocard Driving Licence

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Found 24th Jan 2011
Not sure if this is the right place but I'd like to submit a timely reminder to all users holding a Photocard Driving Licence that Section 4.b. states when your licence expires. This is very important because if you use a Photocard Licence after it has expired it will probably invalidate your insurance and you can be prosecuted for 'Failing to submit your licence' (Max £1000 fine & points). Check this out: If it has expired for over 2 years you may have to retake your driving test?

It will cost you about £17.50 to renew. (Check DVLA Website for current costs).

I am also responsible for a few drivers at work that drive company cars and I have to check their licence every year to make sure it is in date. If you run a company etc make sure you check ALL your driver's licences at least every year otherwise they may not be covered under your insurance.

Hope this helps someone.

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20 quid currently and no doubt will only go up but can't really see this is a deal?

or just say you have moved home and pay £0 lol

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or just say you have moved home and pay £0 lol



The expire date still remains the same...

So you can in effect get a new one which is only valid for one day..
Edited by: "RickT" 24th Jan 2011

May be worth photocopying your entitlements before sending off too. whatconsumer.co.uk/for…tml
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