DVLA Abolish Driving Licence Paper Counterpart

For a number of years driving licences consisted of two documents, the photo card driving licence and a paper counterpart.  With effect from 8 June 2015 the paper counterpart will no longer be valid.  No such counterparts will be issued by the DVLA. This change attracted media headlines, many of the articles commenting on the potential difficulties drivers would have when it came to hiring a vehicle.  Many car rental companies, particularly outwith the UK, require sight of the paper … Continued