Driver Eligibility

Driver Eligibility

UK Driving License requirements Summary

Driver Age Full UK Licence held for: Driving Licence Endorsements Eligibility
23-24 Minimum 24 months Maximum one minor conviction only and no major convictions within the last 5 years Eligible to hire with £400 additional excess
25-69 Minimum 12 months Maximum 6 points from minor convictions only within the last 5 years Eligible to hire with standard excess
70-75 Minimum 12 months Maximum 6 points from minor convictions only within the last 5 years Eligible to hire cars only with standard excess

Non-UK Driving License requirements

Driving licences issued in a non-Roman alphabet must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit.

Driver Age Full Licence held for: Driving Licence Endorsements Eligibility
25-69 Minimum 24 months Maximum 6 points from minor convictions only within the last 5 years Eligible to hire with standard excess
70-75 Minimum 24 months Maximum 6 points from minor convictions only within the last 5 years Eligible to hire cars only with standard excess

Minor Conviction Codes

CU10-CU80 / MS10-MS30 / PL10-PL50 / CD10-CD30 / MW10 / SP10-SP60 / LC10-LC20 / PC10-PC30 / TS10-TS70

Major Conviction Codes

AC10-AC30 / DD10-DD80 / LC30-LC50 / BA10-BA30 / DR10-DR90 / MS40-MS90 / UT10-UT50 / CD40-CD70 / IN10 / NE99 / XX99

Any driver with a major conviction within the last 5 years is ineligible to hire.

Accident History

The driver must have been involved in no more than two accidents or in one accident with costs exceeding £5000 within the last 3 years

Occupation

The driver is ineligible to hire if they work in one of the following occupations: Non-UK Armed Forces, Entertainers, Sports Professionals, Hawking or General Dealers, Scrap Merchants / Dismantler, Professional Gamblers, Modelling and Unemployed Persons.

Students may only hire cars, they are ineligible to hire commercial vehicles.

Driving License Address:

If a driver’s licence address is within one of the following UK postcodes, they are ineligible to hire:

B1-B12, BD1-BD9, E1-E8, GL1-GL12, L1-L7, LE1-LE4, M1-M7, N1-N8, OL