It’s been a long road, but it’s finally time to say goodbye to your P plates and start driving on your open licence. 

How to apply

If you have paid a licence fee for three or more years on your P2 licence, then you will automatically go on to your open licence. If not, it’s easy to apply just follow the steps below. 
You need to:

When you get your open licence, it’s important to know the rules. Check out the Driving Penalties & fines page to help you stay out of trouble when you’re driving on your open licence.

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To get your open licence you need to have held your P2 licence for two active years, that’s if you were under 25 when you got your P2 licence. Any licence suspension will not be included in calculating this period.