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Driving licence

If you want to learn to drive you need to obtain a provisional licence and pass a theory and a practical test. Newly qualified drivers are issued with a probationary driving licence. They receive their permanent (unlimited) licence at the end of their probation period and once they have passed a number of further statutory courses. There are different categories of driving licence for different types of vehicle. You can also obtain an international driving licence for driving abroad. Your provisional licence or permanent licence may be revoked if you commit a traffic offence.

Learning to drive