Renewing your Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) registration is now even quicker and easier than ever before. By allowing the DVSA permission to use your photocard driving licence photo for your approved driving instructor (ADI) certificate, you now don’t need to send anything through the post and your application can be fully completed online.
Remember: Once you are logged in, just tick the box to give DVSA permission to use your photo.
How to log in – ADI Online Services
Watch the official DVSA video to and find out how to log in to DVSA’s online services for approved driving instructors (ADI)
How to renew if you don’t have a photocard licence
If you don’t have a photocard licence, or don’t want the DVSA to use your photocard licence photo, you’ll have to send a recent passport sized photo to DVSA. You’ll also have to print out your application form and send it with your photo.
If you want to exchange your paper driving licence for a photocard, please visit the Direct Gov website.
How to renew your registration
Your registration as an ADI lasts for four years. Before it runs out, you can apply for registration for another four-years, but you’ll need to ensure you get a criminal record disclosure before you apply for renewal.
You can find out more in DVSA’s guide to renewing your ADI registration.