Changing Your Photo ID

For whatever your reasoning may be for needing to change the photo on your driving license, logging on to the DVLA website is a quick, easy method to go about doing so. There are a number of simple techniques as well as helpful tips and advice that can be found on the DVLA website that can guide and assist you through the process of how to get the photo on your driving license changed and updated!

To access the DVLA website and find the information regarding how to change the photo on your ID card, the first step is to just log on to the DVLA main web page. From here, the next step is to click on the “Driving Licenses” link that can be found on the right hand side of the page. Once you have clicked, you will instantly be redirected to the main driving license web page of which lists all of the useful and sought after information that pertains to the options and features of your driving license. If you are seeking further information or have any questions that are related to any issue or concern with your driving license, this is a great time to take advantage of receiving any answers to your questions by way of exploring and navigating through the alphabetical list of tops that are related to your driving license. Or if you are simply just seeking how to change your photo ID, just scroll down to the icon that states “Change the Photo on Your Driving License” and click on it to be navigated to the web page that will easily walk you through the simple procedure.

Once you have reached the web page on how to change the photo on your driving license, you will note that the DVLA lists a couple of specifications that are required for changing your license photo. For instance, you will need to renew your full or provisional driving license if you want to update your photo, and once that is completed you will receive a new license. Additionally, in order to apply for your new driving license online you must have a valid UK passport and they will use your passport photo for your new driving license. If you do not have a UK passport, you can still apply by using your Government Gateway ID or you can apply for one as part of your application. Here’s DVLA number to contact if you need more clarification.

To get started on going through the motions all you have to do it click on the green button that states, “Start Now”. Once you click on the button the DVLA has laid out all of the options to easily walk you through the process of changing the photo on your driving license. If at any time, you have any questions or concerns, be sure to contact the DVLA directly to have your issues resolved quickly. Additionally, it is important to note that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland, there are in fact a set of different instructions to change your photo, check out the DVLA website for further details.