Can you renew digital tachograph card online?

The DVLA has introduced an online service for company digital tachograph cards which allows company hard holders to access card services electronically. The DVLA has advised that paper application forms will no longer be accepted.

What happens when your digi card expires?

Your digital tachograph driver card is valid for five years. You should apply for renewal at least 15 days before your current driver card expires. Once your card expires it can only be used to display, print or download the data held on it.

Can you drive with an expired Digi card?

You should keep your expired driver’s card for 28 days after expiration, as you may need to show it at a roadside checkpoint. The data must be downloaded from expired cards before they are disposed of.

How long does it take to renew a digital tachograph card?

Drivers should have their new tachograph card issued within 24 hours from applying compared to 10 days or more when posting their paper applications.

How much does a tachograph card cost?

It costs: £32 for your first GB driver digital tachograph card. £19 to renew an expired card. £19 to replace a lost or stolen card.

Can I drive while waiting for tacho card?

You can only drive without a tacho card for a maximum of 15 calendar days. The DVLA is required to issue you a new card within 5 working days, so this should not be a huge problem.

Where can you get a replacement driver tachograph card?

the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA)
If your digital tachograph card is lost, stolen, damaged or stopped working, report it to the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) immediately and apply for a replacement card within seven days. If your card isn’t working properly, you must return it to DVA with a fully filled in application form.

How many days can you drive without Digi card?

15 days
Drivers should apply for a new card within 7 days of losing the card, but best advice is to apply immediately. In the meantime, whilst waiting for new card, you can continue driving for a maximum of 15 days. During this period, you must produce two daily print outs at the start and end of the shift.

Do I need to change my address on my digital tacho card?

you can carry on using your existing card as it will still be valid until its expiry date – you don’t have to change to an ‘address-free’ card straight away. you’ll still need to apply as normal to change your name and/or address, or to renew or replace your card.

How long does it take for a Digi card to arrive?

Replacement driver cards should be issued within five working days of receiving a valid application. First applicants and renewals should be received within 15 working days from the day of DVLA receiving the application.