A manual licence covers both types of cars while an automatic licence only covers automatic cars.
How do I upgrade my automatic car driving licence to a manual?
If you passed your driving test in a manual vehicle, you’re qualified to drive in both manual and automatics.
However, if your test was taken in an automatic, you probably hold a Category B Auto licence, meaning you must retake your test in a manual vehicle. You don’t need to apply for another provisional licence, as your automatic licence will simply be updated should you pass.
Undecided about whether to learn to drive in a manual or automatic?