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When you first inform them....

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by Circuspony, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Circuspony

    Circuspony Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just completed the form.

    So I send it off - & then what happens?

    Only been on insulin a few days and my blood glucose readings were sky high, so no hypos yet.

    Sent from my SM-J500FN using Diabetes.co.uk Forum mobile app
     
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  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    They'll write back to you and say that you've been issued with either a 1,2 or 3 year restricted licence, they may request more time so that they can write to your HCP's for more info, just wait and see and try not to worry.
     
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  3. wilcl4

    wilcl4 Type 1 · Member

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    I sent mine of over a month ago still haven't heard anything back yet
     
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  4. Ann1982

    Ann1982 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The first time takes longer but after that if nothing has changed it only takes a few days.
     
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  5. Bertyboy

    Bertyboy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I filled in the online form (got T1 diagnosis on Wednesday). Will they send a physically different photocard and will I have to pay the renewal fee now every 3 years instead of 10?
     
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    catapillar Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes. It will say the new date of expiry.

    No, you won't have to pay the renewal every 3 years.
     
  7. Deadeye_Pete

    Deadeye_Pete Type 3c · Member

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    I completed my forms and returned them to DVLA in early september. Its now mid dec, and their doctors are still looking at it. Mabne I've confused the DVLA by saying that I'm T3c.

    This and only having monocular vision may well mean they have to ghink outside their (tick) box.

    Edit: speeling
     
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