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    Hey guys!
    So I just passed my practical driving test today and told my examiner that I wanted to keep my provisional license because I didn't want them to keep that photo and use it for my new full driving licence - I want to take a nicer photo and have that one on my new licence instead.

    But I've been reading the DVLA website and they only have the option of renewing a licence to get the photo changed and there's nothing about changing the photo from the provisional when upgrading to the full license and it costs £14.
    I was just wondering if I sent a new passport photo to DVLA along with my certificate and provisional license would they use that photo instead? Or does anyone know if it's even possible to get a different photo on the full license without paying to effectively renew it?
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by eema)
    Hey guys!
    So I just passed my practical driving test today and told my examiner that I wanted to keep my provisional license because I didn't want them to keep that photo and use it for my new full driving licence - I want to take a nicer photo and have that one on my new licence instead.

    But I've been reading the DVLA website and they only have the option of renewing a licence to get the photo changed and there's nothing about changing the photo from the provisional when upgrading to the full license and it costs £14.
    I was just wondering if I sent a new passport photo to DVLA along with my certificate and provisional license would they use that photo instead? Or does anyone know if it's even possible to get a different photo on the full license without paying to effectively renew it?
    Thanks!
    On the form you send off for said license (post office, no downloadable version as I discovered) you will find a section to include a passport photo, adding a new photo will cost the £14 mentioned, be warned though. I was changing my address only, and it took 5 weeks, I called them up about a photo change as well and was quoted 8-10 weeks to sort that out.
 
 
 
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