Step by Step Guide

1. Apply For Provisional Licence

Click on The highlighted sections to be directed to the appropriate pages

2. Book your lesson

3. Bring your driving licence with you to the lesson

4.  Watch the DVLA video for up to date information on applying for your licence.

5. Start thinking about booking your theory
 test click on Theory Test

Before you can start learning to drive, you must apply for a provisional licence.

 Applying For A Provisional Licence

You can apply for your provisional licence either online or in person at your local post office.

To apply online go to Application.  or request a hard copy Hard Copy 

You can apply for your provisional licence by getting an  application form, from your local Post Office.

What you will need to provide to apply: 

  • Turn 17 within 3 months ( you need to to be 17 before you can drive on the road)
  •  Have a valid proof of identity
  • Live in the UK
  • Give all addresses where you’ve lived over the last 3 years
  • Be able to read a  number plate from 20. meters
  • Not be prevented from driving for any reason

The DVLA will try to send you your provisional within 3 weeks of receiving your application although it can take longer if your health or personal details have to be checked.  

Remember – you will need your new licence to arrive prior to driving 

Safe2GO Driving School
10 Vicarage Farm Close Bishop Auckland
We are with you all the way
01388 608910 Mob: 07842 202 077