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  • Is my paper driving licence still valid?

  • Paper driving licences issued before 31 March 2000 are still valid. Do not destroy your licence. When you update your name or address, or renew your licence, you鈥檒l only get a photocard licence.

  • Is my paper licence still valid in 2021?

  • Some paper licences are still valid in 2021, but not all of them. If your paper licence was issued before March 31, 2000, and, as outlined above, all of the information on your paper licence is still correct, then it will usually remain valid until you turn 70.

  • What do I do with my paper driving licence?

  • What to do with your paper counterpart. The paper counterpart to a driving licence has had no legal status since 8 June 2015. You should destroy yours if you have one, but keep your photocard driving licence. Paper driving licences issued before 31 March 2000 are still valid. Do not destroy your licence.

  • Do I need to exchange my paper licence for a photocard?

  • Exchange your paper driving licence for a photocard licence. You must get a new licence if: If none of these apply and your paper licence is still valid, you do not need to exchange it for a photocard version. This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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