Originally Posted by Williams2
The Photocard license is renewed every 10 years ( unless your approaching your 70 birthday )
there's nothing to stop you retaining your old one upon renewal ( in the UK - not sure about
Spain, unless you mislaid it just before renewal ? )
Which is the simplest way of proving your class of vehicle entitlements with a perfectly legit
( but expired & no longer legal to drive ) old photocard driving license.
Which means no photocopying required in the above case.
But in Spain, you don't get to keep your old licence.