In the United Kingdom, a driving licence is the official document which authorises its holder to operate motor vehicles on highways and other public roads. It is administered in England, Scotland and Wales by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and in Northern Ireland by the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA).
DRIVING LICENCE – TRWYDDED YRRU (‘UK’)
GBR – United Kingdom • UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND •
F – Driving licence
O – ordinary document
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Driving licence issued to persons legally resident in: GBR – United Kingdom • UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND • The document establishes the holder’s identity within the territory of that country but is not evidence of the holder’s nationality.
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Entitlements for different vehicle categories may have different validities; validity may also vary according to the age and health of the holder