Driving license rules tightened for those with temporary leave

Those with temporary leave to remain in the UK will no longer be able to apply for driving licences, under new government rules.
Those with temporary leave to remain in the UK will no longer be able to apply for driving licences, under new government rules.

The Department for Transport has said only people granted permission to stay in the country for 185 days or more will now be eligible to take a test.

The change applies to people from outside the European Economic Area and does not affect those from within it.

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