Applying for a Driving Licence in the UK

As a new doctor/nurse/AHP in the UK, obtaining a driving licence can provide convenience and flexibility for your daily commute and professional responsibilities. Remember to familiarize yourself with UK road rules and regulations, including speed limits, traffic signs, and driving etiquette.

  • Provisional Licence: If you don’t have a driving licence from another country that is valid in the UK, you’ll need to apply for a provisional driving licence. This can be done online through the government’s official website or by completing the D1 application form available at post offices.

How long can I drive in the UK with a foreign license?

Use this tool to see if you can drive in Great Britain with your non-GB driving licence. Visit @

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