You must be at least 18 years old. If you successfully complete an approved advanced driving skills course, this is reduced to 17½.
You must hold a current restricted licence.
If you’re under 25, you must have held your restricted licence for:
If you’re 25 or over, you must have held your restricted licence for:
To get your full licence, you need to pass the full licence practical driving test.
To book your full licence practical driving test, you must either:
If you book online, you’ll need to complete the application process at a driver licensing agent before your new licence can be issued. You should allow at least 30 minutes before or after your test to do this.
Check the agent opening hours, as they may not be open 30 minutes before your test appointment. In that case, you can complete the application process before the day of the test or after the test.