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Applying for your first provisional driving licence

Please view the Gov.uk website for information about applying for your first provisional driving licence.

When you can apply

You can apply for a provisional driving licence when you’re 15 years and 9 months old.

When you have your provisional driving licence you can:

  • ride a moped or light quad bike when you’re 16
  • drive a car when you’re 17

Your licence will say when you can start driving different vehicles. Read more about the age you can start driving different vehicles.

You can drive a car when you are 16 if you get, or have applied for, the enhanced rate of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Other Details

Supporting people with:
Physical impairment, Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Sensory disabilities, Mental health conditions, Learning difficulty, Communication impairment, Autism

Who to Contact

Website
https://www.gov.uk/apply-first-provisional-driving-licence
Last Updated: 06/01/2020