If you have a photocard driving licence, it will need to be renewed every 10 years. You should receive a reminder shortly before your licence ends.
If you are over 70, your driving license should be renewed every 3 years.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO RENEW MY DRIVING LICENCE?
It currently costs £14 to renew the UK driving licence online, there is no fee for those over 70 or who have a medical short-term driving licence.
If you choose to renew your driving licence at a post office then it will cost £21.50 and if you apply by post it will be £17.
If you are replacing a paper driving licence for a photocard with no change of details it costs £20.
DO YOU HAVE TO CUT UP YOUR OLD DRIVING LICENCE?
Yes, if you are applying for a new licence you will be instructed to cut up and return your old driving licence to the DVLA.
When your new licence arrives and at the end of your online application you will receive instructions on this.