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Getting full license back?

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by Lemonie, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. Lemonie

    Lemonie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am on a 3 year license as I was using insulin to control my diabetes. I am now diet controlled and want to reapply for a full (longer) license again. I am going round in circles on the DVLA website and every link I click on goes where I don't want to go.

    Has anybody done this and what did you do?
     
  2. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Moderator
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    Can you wait until your 3 year license comes up for renewal ? - your doc will then have the opportunity to tell DVLA that you don't use insulin anymore.
     
    #2 urbanracer, Mar 19, 2016 at 11:23 PM
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  3. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    You could always call the DVLA? The worst they can suggest is as urbanracer suggests, as I can't think the "limited" license is impeding you in any way at the moment?
     
  4. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Write them a letter with your driver number and medical reference no. on it explaining you are no longer on insulin, they will send loads of forms back and write to your GP so it will take a while to do so. Might be a better option to download the Db1 or what ever it's called and write no on the insulin question and enclose with your letter.
     
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