Internet validating identity
English, Welsh and Scottish driving licence numbers contain information about the candidate’s name, sex and date of birth.
Documents should be queried if they display any signs of damage, especially in the areas of personal details such as the name and the photograph.
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To view this licence, visit uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3 or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: [email protected]
Examine the licence for evidence of photo tampering or any amendment of the printed details.
Remove the document from the plastic wallet and check that it is printed on both sides.