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How long for a replacement driving liscence ?

(11 Posts)
Stressie Mon 18-May-15 22:42:22

My Dd has her theory test on Saturday at 9am. We can't find her paper part of the liscence. If we order a new one tommorow is there any chance of it arriving in time???
Sorry not really an AIBU but really hopeful someone can help

BifsWif Mon 18-May-15 22:44:54

Mine took just under a week - you could maybe call the DVLA and see if they can help you get it any quicker?

Stressie Mon 18-May-15 22:53:01

Yes. I see they open at 8am so think I will. Not hopeful though. Bet as soon as I cancel it, it will turn up in daughters pigsty of a bedroom

mandy214 Mon 18-May-15 22:55:09

I got mine (this week) within about 48 hours. Not sure if she hasn't had a (full) licence before whether that makes a difference.

Stressie Mon 18-May-15 23:05:09

You've given me hope mandy214! Thanks all

Madlizzy Mon 18-May-15 23:18:01

I changed my address and it arrived 4 days later

Littlefluffyclouds81 Mon 18-May-15 23:20:16

Mine took 4/5 days (only a couple of weeks ago).

I'd keep hunting. I think it's pretty unlikely to be there before the weekend, sorry.

RaspberryRuffle Tue 19-May-15 00:33:06

I think you can change the date of the theory test if you give more than 3 working days notice...might be worth doing that if it doesn't turn up by tomorrow lunchtime.

ThereIsNoSuchThingAsRoadTax Tue 19-May-15 00:40:39

I know that this is no help to you now, but frustratingly the paper driving licence counterpart will cease to be valid in under three weeks from now...

Stressie Tue 19-May-15 05:57:44

I heard that Thereis! How annoying

Stressie Tue 19-May-15 19:43:05

Rearranged so a bit longer to find it

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