Extension of Driving Licences and Learner Permits
All Driving Licences that were due to expire on a date between 1 March and 30 June 2020 have been automatically extended by four months.
All Learner Permits that were due to expire between 1 March and 30 June 2020 have been automatically extended by four months. For permits expiring between 1 July and 31 October, 2020 (including those already extended), the validity period of those permits will be automatically extended for a further four month period.
Medical Requirements for those over 70
Up to 31 Dec 2020 persons over 70 years of age can (under certain circumstance) apply to renew a licence without providing a medical report providing they do not have an identified or specified illness - details here . The driving licence will be issued for a period of 3 years.