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Yes you can. You should exchange your provisional licence for a full licence as soon as possible although you do have two years after you have passed your test. Failure to obtain a full licence within that time will mean you have to re-sit your driving test (theory and practical).

You can drive on your own but you cannot supervise a learner driver, see question on requirements for supervising a learner driver for further information .

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