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Hi, my name is Paidin! Has any one got any idea how you renew a driving licence ?

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Paidin
Paidin Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited January 2023 in Transport and travel
I have been try to renew my driving licence for 8 months I have tried Webchat , it just cuts off !! I have tried telephoing and cant through . I cant work without Licence so i am now on universal credit. 
Has any one got any idea how you renew a driving licence ?

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  • ShirleyW
    ShirleyW Community member Posts: 355 Pioneering
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    Have you tried renewing it online?

    https://www.gov.uk/renew-driving-licence?

    I did mine this way and it only took about 2 weeks.
  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2023
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    Renewed my licence on the 6th January, taken 3 days for it to get to me. Used my passport photo (from November 2022 when I renewed that) though so I guess that’s why it was so quick.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,981 Disability Gamechanger
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    I would just like to add a warm welcome @Paidin. It is great to see you have joined us. Please don't hesitate to let us know if there's anything else we can do to support you  :)
    Community Volunteer Adviser with professional knowledge of education, special educational needs and disabilities and EHCP's. Pronouns: She/her. 

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,499 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community from me too @paidin :) That sounds really frustrating! Have you been able to renew your licence now?

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