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Driving on the road as a learner driver

​​Getting a provisional licence

​Before you can legally drive a car on the road, you must:

  • be 17 years of age or over
  • get a Jersey provisional driving licence (category B)  ​​

Applying for your provisional licence

You can apply for a Jersey provisional driving licence.

The licence fee is £30.

​Application forms are also available from the parish hall.

You will need:

  • to complete an application form (available from the parish hall)
  • 1 passport sized photograph

Driving on the road as a learner driver

When you have got your provisional licence, you are able to drive on the road. 

When driving on the road, you must have: 

  • current insurance cover for your car (and yourself as a driver)
  • learner 'L' plates fitted to the front and rear of your car
  • someone in the car with you who is: over 21 years of age, has a full licence (category B), and has held it for over 3 years

Getting a full licence

To get a full licence, you must pass both a driving theory test and a practical driving test​. 

Practical driving test for car drivers
Driving theory tests
Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 - Jersey Law

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