As of the 8th of June 2015, the DVLA have abolished the paper part of the driving license. This means that the paper part will no longer be accepted when hiring a vehicle from any company. All of your driving license details will now be stored electronically, with the card license still valid.
Therefore, customers who wish to hire a vehicle will now need to visit DVLA’s new system called ‘Share My Driving License’ and generate an access code which you should bring along with you along with your card license and proof of address (within 1 month) on the day of your hire.
It’s actually a really simple process and here’s how to do it: