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==Procedure==
 
==Procedure==
You hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license. It will expire every 10 years, unless you have a driving license that has been medically restricted or you are over 60 years old. About two months before your license expires the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) will send you a renewal notice called “Application for Renewal of a Driving License” (DL1R) by mail. Once you have received your renewal notice, you can apply to renew your driving license by online or by mail. If, for any reason, you do not receive the renewal notice (DL1R) from the DVA, you can apply online or use the DL1 driving license application form from any suitable Post Offices [link: https://www.postoffice.co.uk/branchfinder1] or MOT test centres [link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/test-centre-locations].To renew your driver’s license, please follow the below guiding:
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You hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license. It will expire every 10 years, unless you have a driving license that has been medically restricted or you are over 60 years old.  
By Mail
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Prepare the required documents:
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About two months before your license expires the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) will send you a renewal notice called “Application for Renewal of a Driving License” (DL1R) by mail.  
The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
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Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
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Once you have received your renewal notice, you can apply to renew your driving license by online or by mail.  
Your new passport type colour photograph [link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/photo-your-driving-licence]
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The renewal payment of £30
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If, for any reason, you do not receive the renewal notice (DL1R) from the DVA, you can apply online or use the DL1 driving license application form from any suitable [https://www.postoffice.co.uk/branchfinder1 Post Offices] or [https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/test-centre-locations MOT test centres].
Mail it all to the DVA driver licensing
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Driver Vehicle Agency
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To renew your driver’s license, please follow the below guiding:
County Hall
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;By Mail
Castlerock Road
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*Prepare the required documents:
Waterside
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**The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
Coleraine
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**Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
BT51 3HS
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**Your new passport type colour photograph ([https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/photo-your-driving-licence see more details])
Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)
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**The renewal payment of £30
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*Mail it all to the DVA driver licensing
More detail in [link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing]
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:Driver Vehicle Agency
By Online
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:County Hall
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:Castlerock Road
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:Waterside
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:Coleraine
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:BT51 3HS
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:Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)
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:More details in the following link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing
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;By Online
 
The online service will not allow you to renew a lorry or bus driving license. To renew online your driving license, please follow the steps:
 
The online service will not allow you to renew a lorry or bus driving license. To renew online your driving license, please follow the steps:
Prepare the required items:
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*Prepare the required items:
Your valid email address
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**Your valid email address
A printer
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**A printer
Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
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**Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
A credit or debit card for the payment
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**A credit or debit card for the payment
Enter the Online portal [link: https://driverlicensing.nidirect.gov.uk/Customer/Renewal/]
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*Enter the Online portal: https://driverlicensing.nidirect.gov.uk/Customer/Renewal/
Follow its prompt to apply to renew your driver’s license. Please allow at least four weeks for your driving license to arrive before contacting the DVA. If your driving license has not arrived six weeks after you made your application, contact the DVA driver Licensing [link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing].
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**Follow its prompt to apply to renew your driver’s license.  
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**Please allow at least four weeks for your driving license to arrive before contacting the DVA.  
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**If your driving license has not arrived six weeks after you made your application, contact the [https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing DVA driver Licensing].
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==Required Documents==
 
==Required Documents==
By mail
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*By mail
The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
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**The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
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**Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
Your new passport type colour photograph
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**Your new passport type colour photograph
The renewal payment of £30
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**The renewal payment of £30
By Online
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*By Online
Your valid email address
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**Your valid email address
A printer
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**A printer
Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
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**Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
A credit or debit card for the payment
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**A credit or debit card for the payment
 
==Office Locations & Contacts==
 
==Office Locations & Contacts==
Driver Vehicle Agency
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'''Driver Vehicle Agency'''
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County Hall
 
County Hall
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Castlerock Road
 
Castlerock Road
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Waterside
 
Waterside
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Coleraine
 
Coleraine
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BT51 3HS
 
BT51 3HS
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Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)
 
Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)
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More detail in [link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing]
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[https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing Map location]
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==Eligibility==
 
==Eligibility==
hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license
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*Hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license
Up to two months before its expiration
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*Up to two months before its expiration
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==Fees==
 
==Fees==
£30
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*£30.
No fee if you are 70 plus
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*No fee if you are 70 plus
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==Validity==
 
==Validity==
10 years if you are younger than 60
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*10 years if you are younger than 60.
3 years if you are over 60 and the license expire before your 70th birthday
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*3 years if you are over 60 and the license expire before your 70th birthday.
3 years if you are over 70
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*3 years if you are over 70.
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==Documents to Use==
 
==Documents to Use==
 
  Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
 
  Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links

Latest revision as of 09:45, 19 February 2019

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Procedure[edit]

You hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license. It will expire every 10 years, unless you have a driving license that has been medically restricted or you are over 60 years old.

About two months before your license expires the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) will send you a renewal notice called “Application for Renewal of a Driving License” (DL1R) by mail.

Once you have received your renewal notice, you can apply to renew your driving license by online or by mail.

If, for any reason, you do not receive the renewal notice (DL1R) from the DVA, you can apply online or use the DL1 driving license application form from any suitable Post Offices or MOT test centres.

To renew your driver’s license, please follow the below guiding:

By Mail
  • Prepare the required documents:
    • The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
    • Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
    • Your new passport type colour photograph (see more details)
    • The renewal payment of £30
  • Mail it all to the DVA driver licensing
Driver Vehicle Agency
County Hall
Castlerock Road
Waterside
Coleraine
BT51 3HS
Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)
Email: [email protected]
More details in the following link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/driver-vehicle-agency-driver-licensing


By Online

The online service will not allow you to renew a lorry or bus driving license. To renew online your driving license, please follow the steps:

  • Prepare the required items:
    • Your valid email address
    • A printer
    • Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
    • A credit or debit card for the payment
  • Enter the Online portal: https://driverlicensing.nidirect.gov.uk/Customer/Renewal/
    • Follow its prompt to apply to renew your driver’s license.
    • Please allow at least four weeks for your driving license to arrive before contacting the DVA.
    • If your driving license has not arrived six weeks after you made your application, contact the DVA driver Licensing.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • By mail
    • The completed DL1R form that you received from the DVA, or the completed DL1 form from any Post Offices or MOT test centres
    • Proof of your name change as your passport, birth and marriage/civil partnership certificate or deed poll (if applicable)
    • Your new passport type colour photograph
    • The renewal payment of £30
  • By Online
    • Your valid email address
    • A printer
    • Your Northern Ireland driving license number and its expiry date
    • A credit or debit card for the payment

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Driver Vehicle Agency

County Hall

Castlerock Road

Waterside

Coleraine

BT51 3HS

Phone: 0300 200 7861/ (44) 28 9049 5914 (international)/ 028 9067 5914 (geographical)

Email: [email protected]

Map location

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Eligibility[edit]

  • Hold a valid Northern Ireland driver’s license
  • Up to two months before its expiration

Fees[edit]

  • £30.
  • No fee if you are 70 plus

Validity[edit]

  • 10 years if you are younger than 60.
  • 3 years if you are over 60 and the license expire before your 70th birthday.
  • 3 years if you are over 70.

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
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Processing Time[edit]

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Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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2. City or County of Birth.
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