If the letter is lost, another can be obtained by going online and ordering a licence application form. Like with normal postal applications, it takes three weeks. You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Electron, or Delta debit or credit card. The online service informs you how to send the photo. You can use your current licence as long as it remains valid. In most cases, it only takes a week to receive the updated licence after changing the address online. But, you should if you do not get it within three 3 weeks.
A free replacement can only be claimed at a rate of a maximum of one per month. I followed the link for doing it online and you can select living in Australia and have to give no further address details and have to give no further proof. It doesn't cost anything to amend your address. They want you to keep your address current, so they can find you if you're a naughty driver! You should bring your renewal reminder and your photocard if you have it , along with anything else the reminder letter requested. To find a post office that deals with licencing in your location visit.
Surprisingly, this page does not indicate that you need a proof of address for your current address. But, it can take longer if they need to check any medical details or personal information. I am also hoping they won't get mad at me for not changing my address sooner, like when I actually moved and not waiting until I had to :cool: I did it last month. I think I went down the route of changing to plastic rather than change of address. So that it will waiting for us when we get back. This allows the applicant to log on to the site and complete the application. You may have no bank account statements, or utility bills, or lease.
Photocard licences must also be renewed every ten years with a new photograph and failing to do so can also land you in hot water with police, should you be stopped. Changes can be made to your driving licence online or by post. I want to change the address to the house we will be living in before we get back. An address outside Northern Ireland cannot be applied to a Northern Ireland driving licence. I told them the address on it was out of date which it is - by about 15+ years.
I don't know if it matters if I put Australia or if I have to say the address last registered to my licence. The service is free for drivers over 70 and those with a short period licence. Postal Application There are different methods for changing your address on your driving licence by post, depending on the type of licence you have. I hadn't changed the address on my licence whilst I was temporarily not living at my house, I have all my mail redirected. This may take longer if your health or personal details have to be checked. Moving homes can be quite stressful because of the many things that you need to sort out to ensure the move is as smooth as possible. If the police pull you over and you give a different address to that on your licence, they are likely to become very suspicious, don't you think? Millions of drivers are running the risk of a £1,000 fine if they don't update details How do I update my driving licence? You only have one opportunity to change your name when you get married.
If like me you were not totally sure of the process, the friendly staff at National Numbers will guide you through all aspects. Instead, you will need contact the driving licence authority in the overseas country. I am not saying you shouldn't be good little citizens and try to keep you affairs with the state upto date. Ok so being the super organised person I am, I seem to have lost both my driving licence card as well as the counter part. If you're visiting a branch to update your information, consider bringing all required documents to buy a To find a complete list of accepted documents, view the. Pop down to a Post Office. They may ask you to take part in research by email.
If you are travelling a lot, going from country to country, defining your residency is going to be tricky. Incidentally, it didn't bother my insurer either and they didn't apply any reduction to my claim for having out of date details, which pleasantly surprised me. Oh and I also ticked 'update picture' and sent a new photo as I thought might aswell kill three birds with one stone Thanks for the advice everyone! They include a heart condition, , epilepsy, a sleep condition, visual impairment, or Parkinson's disease. Wave goodbye to that old not-so-flattering photograph because we'll help you renew your driving licence for just £4. Note: The cost of a driving licence is different. Your driving licence doesn't have to show the address where you live. She will receive a licence from Cyprus that is valid for 15 years, instead of 10 years as in Italy.
Changing the Photo at the Same Time You must to change the photograph if the licence is valid for at least two 2 more years. Alternatively you can also apply to change your address online. I purchased two plates for both myself and my wife and requested they dealt with all the paperwork. Country-specific information Are you living abroad and need to renew your licence or replace a lost one? Then I would say you were lucky. It may take a week or so to arrive but you can continue to drive while you wait for the new licence.
This page allows you to change your address on your Northern Ireland driving licence online. Google Analytics Cookies Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. Very happy with the service received, from agreeing a price to actually being paid - which was just over a week. When do I need to update my driving licence? If your moving abroad, you will need to contact the driving licence authority in your new country to change your address, as this cannot be registered on your British address. It will depend on whether you are or a paper licence. If your licence has expired or is within two months of expiring you cannot apply to change your address.
The cost to renew an expired drivers licence at a Post Office is £21. If you haven't got a reminder, don't worry. Everything else done in the fullness of time or when needed. If you want to renew your photo, the licence will be also be renewed. If you're in a temporary place for say 2 or 3 weeks then fair enough, but if you're in a place for a few months at a time then there's no real reason not to just send it off and update it.