Find out how to exchange your non-British driving licence for a British licence.

There’s a different process if you want to get a Northern Ireland driving licence.

If you’re a critical worker

If you’re classed as a critical worker (for example you work at a hospital or supermarket, or you’re a lorry driver) and you need your licence urgently, contact the DVLA.

If you’re not a critical worker

It’s taking longer than usual to process applications because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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