According to the statement made by the Ministry of Interior, the replacement of old driver's licenses issued before January 1, 2016 with new type of driver's licenses is coming to an end. The deadline for people who do not change their driver's license is 31 December. During this period, citizens who want to renew their driver's license can go to the population directorates and renew their driver's license.
The ministry statement said:
“Driver's licenses not renewed until 31 December 2022 are invalid!”
“In case citizens with old-style driving licenses renew their driving licenses until 31 December 2022, the valuable paper fee is 13 TL & the foundation share fee is 2 TL; They can have a new type of driver's license by paying a total of 15 TL. Those who do not renew their old-style driver's license within the legal period lose their validity. Persons who drive with an outdated old-style driver's license; Administrative fines will be imposed by law enforcement officers for the act of "Driving with an Expired Driver's License" pursuant to Article 39/3 of the Highway Traffic Law.
How much will those who want to change their driver's license after 31 December 2022 pay?
Persons who apply to renew their old-style driver's license after 31 December 2022 will not be able to benefit from the valuable paper fee of 13 TL and the foundation share of 2 TL and the replacement fee of 15 TL in total, the necessary fees determined for the year 2023 (driving license fee), They will be able to apply for a new type of driver's license by paying the valuable paper fee and foundation fee.
How does the driver's license application process work?
Persons who want to renew their driver's license complete their applications by completing the necessary documents together with the appointment they receive from the Alo 199 Call Center, mobile application or nvi.gov.tr. Driver's licenses printed by the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs of the Ministry of Interior are delivered to the PTT and delivered to the addresses of the applicants in the country. Applicants can use their vehicles with a temporary driver's license obtained from the civil registration offices or e-state until they receive the driver's licenses of the applicants.
It is important that people who want to replace their old driver's license with a new type of driver's license do not leave their applications to the last months of the year, taking into account the grievances that may arise due to the density of applications.
What are the documents required to change the driver's license?
Persons who will apply for a driver's license renewal process must present their old-style driver's licenses at the time of application. The application fee of 13 TL, together with the 2 TL foundation share, is 15 TL in total, and those who want to renew their driver's license must submit the valuable paper fee before the application to the tax office. directorates, ivd.gib.gov.tr via virtual pos application via credit or debit card or to contracted banks. (The 2 TL with foundation share is not collected from tax offices or from ivd.gib.gov.tr)
People who want to renew their driver's license should go to the authorized health institutions and get a driver's consent report. The health reports received are valid for 2 years and those who want to renew their driver's licenses can use these reports.
The person who will apply for a new type of driver's license must have a full address registered in the Central Population Administration System (MERNIS). Persons with an address in the system can request the delivery of their driver's licenses to any address they will give in the country during the delivery process.
Persons who will apply for a new type of driver's license must have a biometric photograph taken within the last six months.