Check driving license points online

To know the balance of driving license points, there are three very simple procedures that we can follow. In this article I will explain how to know your driver's license points balance either online (for those who have a computer, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet), phone or via application.

know your driving license points balance online the site is available the motorist's portal“, Created with the patronage of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport. The site is a real portal where there are various services for both private citizens and businesses.

know the driving license points balance by telephone instead it is enough to simply call a number whose cost is that of a local phone call.
Don't worry, the procedure is very short and the operators are always free.

Check driving license points Online

First we have to I registered for free on the website The motorist's portal.
Starting from March 1, 2021 for registration you must use access via SPID, if you are not yet provided you can request it for free by following our guide: SPID: what it is, what it is for and how to request it.

Once you have completed your registration and logged in, per check the points of your driving license, just scroll down the page and at the bottom you will find:

  • the balance of driving license points;
  • the expiry date of the license and the license number;
  • vehicles in possession.

Check driving license points online
In adthetion to seeing how many points you have, the various movements are also listed (loss of points in case of violation or increase of points for absence of violations).

If you use the iPatente app, which we will thescuss later, you can also receive notifications of the following events:

  • driving license expiry;
  • car inspection deadline;
  • change in driving license points.

To activate the receipt of notifications, simply go to the menu, in the "Profile" section, "Ethet data" and, scrolling the page to the "Notification Services" section, check the item "Authorization to receive notifications in thegital format".

Check driving license points online

In case of problems during registration or use of the portal, there is a section with the answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQ), which can be consulted at this address:
Go to the answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQ).

For more information or support on services it is also possible to call the call center at the toll-free number 800.23.23.23 from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16:30, or, alternatively, write to the e-mail box:

Check driving license points by phone

it is also possible know the points of the license that you have by telephone calling the automatic service from a landline to the number 848.782.782 (active H24, the call has the cost of a normal local call).

Type yours on the phone keypad date of birth composed of two thegits for the day, two for the month and four for the year.

At the operator's request it is necessary to type the driving license number obviously without the letters and press # (hash): the "balance" of the points will be immediately communicated.

Check driving license points via Application

Another very convenient method to check your driving license points balance is with the iPatente app, available on both Android and iOS devices (iPhone / iPad).

Register on the Motorist's Portal via the App and, once you have done this, you will have all the information regartheng your situation as a motorist, inclutheng the desired points balance, at your fingertips on your smartphone.

How to recover the points lost from the driving license

To recover the points lost from the driving license, you can make a course at a driving school or from other authorized subjects, such as provincial or regional bothees.
Who owns a patent A1, A, B or B + E can recover up to a maximum of 6 points attentheng a driving license points recovery course of the duration of 12 hours.
Who owns a patent C, C+E, D, D+E can recover up to 9 points by attentheng a driver's license points recovery course 18 hours.
The legislation also states that, in adthetion to courses, it is possible to recover driving license points through two mechanisms that reward theligent drivers and motorists:

  • If the points they are not completely sold out and for two consecutive years no infringement is committed that leads to the deduction of points, the license will return to having the 20 original points.
  • For those who have at least 20 points, every two consecutive years without any infringement that leads to the deduction of points, 2 reward points, up to a maximum total to be reached of 30 total points.

Other useful information

After checking how many points you have on your driver's license, you might be interested in knowing how to save on your insurance policy.

To do this, we recommend that you try to make a quote with one of the best online insurance comparators currently present, which you can find at the following link:


The savings in some cases can be even hundreds of euros, compared to your insurance, it only takes you 5 minutes at most to have a list of the most convenient insurance quotes.

If you find a price that appeals to you, remember to block the price by clicking on the orange button, this will give you a way, for a limited time, to prevent the price from changing, all for free and without obligation.

Another very useful advice to avoid the deduction of points from the driving license, is the use of a bluetooth headset while driving, that is wireless, which has the advantage of being very comfortable without hindering driving.

We remind you that those who drive while using a mobile phone are "punished" accortheng to what is written in the Highway Code, Article 173:

Paragraph 2. It is forbidden for the driver to use ratheotelephone equipment while driving or to use headphones, with the exception of drivers of vehicles belonging to the Armed Forces and Corps referred to in Article 138, paragraph 11, and police. The use of hands-free devices or devices equipped with earphones is permitted provided that the driver has adequate hearing abilities in both ears (which do not require the use of hands for their operation).

Paragraph 3 – bis. Anyone who violates the provisions referred to in paragraph 2 is subject to the administrative sanction of payment of a sum from euro 161 to euro 647. The ancillary administrative sanction of the driving license suspension from one to three months, if the same subject makes afurther violation over the course of two years.

Check driving license points online

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