Renew UK Driving Licence for Age 70 and Above

For you to be able to renew your British driving license, if you are 70 and above, you simply need to visit the UK.Gov website, specifically the page that deals with driving license renewals for people who are 70 and above, and click to indicate that you wish to ‘start now’. Then you will be given a chance to log in using your Government Gateway ID, after which you will need to enter just a few details, to complete the license renewal. The facility is also available to 69-year-olds who are turning 70 in the next 90 days.

Requirements for you to renew your British driving license for age 70 and above

To renew your British driving license online (for age 70 and above), you need to be equipped with a computing device that has a browser application and that is connected to the Internet. You need to have a driving license that is expired or expiring within the next 90 days. You also need to be a person who meets the minimum requirements with respect to eyesight, and a person who hasn’t been legally barred from driving for any reason. And to undertake the actual renewal, you need to have a Government Gateway ID. If you don’t have a Government Gateway ID, you can create one in a matter of minutes.

Steps to follow when renewing your British driving license for age 70 and above

  • Firstly, you need to go to the UK.Gov website, specifically to the page that deals with driving license renewals for people who are 70 and above. To do this, you need to put your computing device on, and then launch the browser application. Then you need to enter the address/URL for UK.Gov website (specifically the page dedicated to driving license renewals for age 70 and above). The address/URL we have just made reference to is provided in the ‘links’ section of this article. When you enter that address/URL into your browser, you are taken straight to the UK.Gov website, specifically to the page that deals with driving license renewals for age 70 and above.
  • When you get to the UK.Gov website, specifically to the page that deals with driving license renewals for age 70 and above, you will notice a green-colored button that says ‘Start Now’. Click on this button.
  • When you click on the ‘Start Now’ button, you are taken to a page with more details about the license renewals. As you scroll down this page, you will encounter a red-colored ‘Log On’ link. Click on it (if you have a Government Gateway ID). Then log in using the ID – and you will then be able to enter the other required details for driving license renewal.
  • If you don’t have a Government Gateway ID, click on the ‘Register’ button. Go through the motions of registration for Government Gateway ID. Then, after obtaining the ID, log in — and you will subsequently be able to enter the required details for license renewal.

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