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Can I drive while my application is with DVLA? (INF188/6)

A guide to the rules for driving while waiting for your licence.



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If your licence expires (runs out) while your application is being processed by DVLA you may be able to continue driving.

This guide gives the conditions you need to meet to continue driving.

Published 28 October 2014
Last updated 28 April 2022 + show all updates
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