An endorsement must stay on your driving licence for at least 4 years from either the date of conviction or the date of the offence.

4 years from date of conviction

An endorsement will stay on a licence for 4 years from the date of conviction if the offence:

  • is for reckless/dangerous driving – shown on the licence as DD40, DD60 and DD80
  • results in disqualification

Example

Date of conviction 28 May 2011 – the endorsement must stay on the licence until 28 May 2015.

4 years from the date of offence

In all other cases endorsements stay on your licence for 4 years from the date of offence.

Example

Date of offence 10 June 2012 – the endorsement must stay on the licence until 10 June 2016.

11 years from date of conviction

If the offence is:

  • drink driving or drug driving – shown on the licence as DR10, DR20, DR30, DR31, DR61 and DR80
  • causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs – shown on the licence as CD40, CD50 and CD60
  • causing death by careless driving, then failing to provide a specimen for analysis – shown on the licence as CD70

Example

Date of conviction 3 December 2009 – the endorsement must stay on the licence until 3 December 2020.

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ISO 9001 Certificate No Ca12994ISO 27001 Certificate No IT1060ISO 9001 Certificate No EN1558