C1 & D1 entitlement renewal Are you renewing your C1 (medium-sized vehicle) or D1 (minibus entitlement)?
Renewing your driving licence by post and at the post office The first thing you will need to renew your driving licence is a D798 form – this will be sent to you by post and should be returned to your nearest participating post office.If you haven’t already received your D798 form please call the DVLA Licence Renewal Department via the DVLA contact number – 08.The postal address is: DVLA Swansea SA99 1DH Your new driving licence should arrive within 3 weeks, (or 1 week if applied for online), however if you have not received yours yet why not call the DVLA contact number on 08?Over 70 years old and renewing your driving licence?“Drivers are required by law to let the DVLA know if they change their name or address,” said a DVLA spokesperson.“The DVLA then issue a new licence for free.“If a driver fails to notify the DVLA of changes they could face a fine of up to £1000.”If you apply online the new licence will arrive between one to three weeks.
New licences will be issued for free by the DVLA after you have provided the requisite information.
To make life easier we have highlighted the steps you will need to follow when updating your driving licence. There are numerous ways in which you can renew your driving licence easily and securely.
Whether you opt to renew it online or by post, there are some ways to speed the process.
You will be sent an automatic reminder before that date is due.
If you are aged 70 years or over your driving licence will have to be renewed every 3 years.
The postal address is: DVLA Swansea SA99 1BR Driving Licence Renewal for Lorries, Minibuses & Buses If you are aged 45 years or over and drive a lorry, minibus or bus your licence must be renewed every 5 years until the age of 65 when annual renewals are required.