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What is the minimum age for a driving licence?
16 Years: Moped, Invalid carriage, Agricultural tractor
(with or without trailer), Mowing machine/Pedestrian controlled
17 Years: Small passenger vehicle/Small goods vehicle, Motor
tricycle, Light motor cycle.
18 Years: Medium goods vehicle/Small goods vehicle, Motor
tricycle, Light motor cycle.
21 Years: Large passenger carrying vehicle, Track laying vehicle,
Large goods vehicle.
An application for a driving licence may only be made once you
attain the appropriate age.
How do I apply for a provisional driving
A provisional licence is valid for six months and costs £15.
You must apply for this licence at the Town Hall in person. A
second provisional licence may be granted, provided you can show
that you have attempted to take the appropriate test within the six
How do I apply for a full driving licence?
A driving licence is valid for ten years and costs £40.
To apply for a full driving licence, please call the Town Hall on
(01534) 811811 and we will post an application form to
you. You must then complete the application form and provide the
- One colour passport photograph (taken within 6 months of the
- Your latest driving licence or your provisional licence and pass
If your licence is required at short notice then the
Parish can offer a Fast-Track Service for an additional £20
admin charge. This service will ensure your licence is ready for
collection the same day providing all your documents are received
no later than 12:00 noon. Please note that you are required to
bring with you proof of your address, such as a utlility bill, when
you collect the licence. Alternatively, the turn around for
processing licences varies from five to ten days depending on the
What shall I do if my licence has been
Contact the Town Hall on (01534) 811811 and we will send
you an application form for a duplicate licence. The price of
replacing a licence differs depending on the type of licence you
have and we can give you these details once we know more
The duplicate licence will be valid for the same period as that of
the licence which it replaces.
If you are residing in Jersey from another
A full valid driving licence (not provisional) from the following
countries may be surrendered in exchange for a Jersey driving
Alderney, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, British
Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, France,
Germany, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of
Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New
Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland,
If you hold a driving licence from a country not on the list
above, you must sit both the theory and practical Jersey driving
How do I apply for a licence following a period of
If the court has ordered a passing of driving test, the same
procedure applies as when first applying for a driving licence.
Once the period of disqualification has finished, an application
for a provisional licence should be made.
If you have previously held a:
- Light/Heavy motorcycle
- Heavy goods/with or without trailer
- Large passenger/with or without trailer
and wish to regain these licences, you must pass separate driving
If you have previously held a licence for higher categories (such
as Minibus or Large passenger), you can apply for a provisional
licence and take the driving test for the higher category. If
successful, you will be granted the licence once more.
In all categories of tests, both the theory and practical tests
must be passed - the theory before the practical. Any theory
certificates passed prior to disqualification are invalid.
CBT pass certificates do not become invalid at disqualification.
All motorcycle test applicants must produce a valid CBT pass
certificate at booking and sitting the practical test.
If you wish to apply for a driving licence, please call the Town
Hall on (01534) 811811 and we will post an application form to