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    Q874: Now that the paper counterpart to my driving licence is no longer valid, how do I hire a car in the UK or when I go on holiday?

    The following link explains the process you need to follow:

    How to share your driving licence information.

    You can obtain a code via the link below:

    https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence

    In order to use the service you will need:

    • Your driving licence number (Thanks to DVSA for the photo)

    N.B If the image does not display, you can view here.

    • Your post code
    • National insurance number – you can obtain this via the link below:

    https://www.gov.uk/lost-national-insurance-number

    Each code is valid for 21 days and can only be used once.

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