The courts can fine you and ‘endorse’ your driving licence with penalty points if you’re convicted of a motoring offence.
Endorsements must stay on your driving licence for 4 or 11 years, depending on the offence.
View your driving licence record to see what penalty points you have and when they’ll be removed.
The endorsement (and penalty points) is put on your driver record and is written on the counterpart document of your photocard driving licence or on your paper driving licence.
Endorsement codes and processes in Northern Ireland are different.