Tuesday, July 7, 2020 by sharon dearing | Uncategorized
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Thursday, June 4, 2020 by sharon dearing | LICENSES
To make it easier for drivers who need to update their photocard licence with a new photo at the end of the 10 years validity, photocard driving licences that expire between 1 February 2020 and 31 August 2020 will be automatically extended for 7 months from the expiry date.
Drivers do not need to take any action as the extension will be automatic and they will be sent a renewal reminder before their 7 month extension ends.
If a driver has already applied online to renew their photocard, this will be processed as normal. If they have already sent a paper application to renew their photocard there will be delays in processing, but the 7 month extension will apply in the meantime.
This extension applies to the photocard renewal date. It does not apply where a driver’s entitlement to drive is due to expire if they wish to continue to hold a valid licence - they need to renew this in the normal way.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by sharon dearing | THEORY TESTS
All theory tests in England from 4 - 7 June rescheduled
All theory tests in England from 4 - 7 June have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
We are preparing test centres for a safe return to testing for all candidates and social distancing measures are being put in place.
We will update you with a start date for theory testing in England as soon as we are able.
What DVSA are doing
We are emailing anyone with a test booked from 4 - 7 June inclusive to let them know it has been rescheduled.
We wrote to you on 29 May to let you know that tests in Scotland and Wales will be rescheduled up to and including 21 June 2020. This is in line with government guidelines in the respective countries.
If you've booked a test for your pupils
If you have booked a test for any of your pupils during these dates, you will need to contact them to let them know that their test has been rescheduled.
You can do this on GOV.UK. You will need your driving licence number to do this. You’ll get another email from Pearson Vue. You do not need to pay again to do this.
Emergency theory tests
An emergency theory testing service will still be available to those who have a critical need to take a test, such as NHS and social care workers.
Please do not call our customer service centre as they will not be able to help. Stay up to date on the latest information on GOV.UK.
We will be monitoring the situation and we will let you know if we need to cancel any more tests.
Driver, rider and vocational trainers should continue to limit instruction to key workers preparing for an essential test.
We provided the industry with advice on this in April and will provide further information about broader training as soon as we can.