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Is it possible to take online courses to prepare for an Italian drivers license exam?

Is it possible to take online courses to prepare for an Italian drivers license exam? I know my internationational drivers license is valid for 365 days, but would like to get ahead of requirements.
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Exchanging UK driving licence for Irish licence after 16 months of residency?

What happens if you exchange your UK licence for an Irish licence after living in Ireland for 16 months? I understand you need to exchange it within 12 months. I only bought a car 5 months ago. I also ...
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Does the 6 months validity of non-EU driver's license for new residents of Germany affect their ability to drive in other EU countries?

It is well known that new residents in Germany can only use their non-EU drivers license up to 6 months after relocating there. Other EU countries have similar rules, such as Italy - although there ...
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Lost EU Driving licence

I lost my Romanian driving licence in the UK and it is not clear to me if I can still drive in the UK for a month until I go to Romania and replace it. I called the Warwickshire Police and the agent ...
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UK car insurance when switching from International driving license to full UK driving license

UPDATE: I called my insurer. they took my UK full driving license details. There is No extra fee charged! At least until February. We'll see what happens in February at the renewal. I've an ...
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Can an EU citizen resident of NY drive in WA on their EU license?

Assume a person who’s a citizen of Germany and has a German driving license. They’re on an H-1B visa living in NY. NY requires them to exchange their license within 30 days so they can’t drive there ...
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Is it legal to use a German drivers license when not a resident or a citizen of Germany or the EU?

Some years ago I was staying in Germany for a period of about a year, and had to take out a German drivers license in order to be allowed to drive there. Since then I haven't lived in Germany but the ...
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Is it practical for a retired U.S. citizen to live part-time outside the U.S. without having a permanent residence in the US?

I am a retiree who is considering living part-time outside the US in one or more Schengen zone countries over the next several years. I would stay less than 90 days each visit in the Schengen zone, ...
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Drunk driving in the Netherlands

When I was younger, I lived in the Netherlands and got my driving license there, although I'm originally from the UK and have a British passport. When I was at university and living back in the UK, I ...
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Do you need a Swiss DL if you are a French border worker in Switzerland?

M. A is a French citizen, holding a fully valid French driver license, living near the Swiss border in French territory and working in Switzerland The rule in Switzerland, as it isn't in the EU/EEA, ...
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Can I use a Canada-licensed car for the NJ road test?

Can I use a Canada-licensed car for the NJ road test? I don't have canadian license but my partner would like to drive down to NJ for my drive test. I wonder if I can use them as long as it meets all ...
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How long is a driving license obtained through 30% ruling valid in the Netherlands?

I'm trying to exchange my driving license in the Netherlands through 30% ruling, but my current Iranian driving license is going to expire in less than a year. Would that affect how long my Dutch ...
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Can I take new driving test

I am a English Driving instructor. I will move to Germany on December 2022. Can I use/work with my English Car Driving instructor in Germany
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Lost EU driving license in Portugal

I'm trying to find the official web site for getting a new EU driving license that was lost. I can only find this page but it says to bring my old license which I do not have: http://www.imtonline.pt/...
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How to replace EU driving licence with a UK one when the first one has been lost?

I am a EU person living in UK. Lost my driving licence in UK. How can have it replaced by a UK one ? How is it possible to prove that I have a driving licence at all? I can't get a replacement from my ...
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Will the California DMV issue a REAL ID driver's license for six months if my green card expires in six months?

I am a permanent resident who recently moved to California from another state. I will be traveling on an airplane six months from now so I want to make sure I have a REAL ID card available. If I apply ...
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Exchanging a Canadian driving license for a UK one

I'm a British citizen who has recently returned to the UK after living in Canada for 3 years. I understand I need to fill out a D1 form to exchange my Canadian license back to a UK one (I passed my ...
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Owning a car in Japan and changing visa/departing for a long trip

what happens if you: posses a Japanese driving license posses a Japanese car posses a valid parking spot (車庫証明) switch from a working visa to a tourist visa and later go on a trip in Japan, thus stop-...
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How can I get a Washington driver's license within 30 days of my move to Washington? [closed]

https://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/moving.html states: By law, you have 30 days after you move to Washington (WA) to get your WA driver license. You will also need your WA driver license before ...
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British French Resident (CdS-WA) UK Driving Licence - limits driving UK Regn car in EU

This question has recently arisen - someone may be able to point me to an appropriate official reference. Can a British but French resident (in possession of a Carte de Sejour -WA) with a valid UK ...
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Renewing Expired California Drivers License

What would be the procedure for renewing an expired (over a year, due to overseas stay) California Drivers License (regular not RealID-in case it matters)? Prior renewal was online, the one before ...
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Can I buy a car in New York state and drive with a full UK driving license?

I have just moved to up-state New York. I'm on a J-1 non-immigration visa, and have a full UK driving license, but not international driving permit. I'm struggling to find definite information online ...
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What is the procedure for buying a new car in the US (California)?

I am a new student in the US. I want to buy a car in cash and found one in the Facebook market. But I don't know what are the afterwards steps? 1- Should I give all the money in cash to the seller and ...
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When Does the 12 Months for Using My US Driving License Start?

So, I came to the UK on a visitor visa in October of this year. But since COVID happened, we were allowed to apply for my spouse visa with me still in the country, so I didn't have to leave. We are ...
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Are there stages sécurité routière conducted in English?

I need to undertake a "Stage de Sensibilisation à la Sécurité Routière" because of a traffic infraction, but my spoken French isn't very good. Given the number of driving schools around ...
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Whats the logic behind making a Foreign License valid only for the first Six months in Germany

I am an Indian National who has moved to Germany recently. I was entitled to drive a vehicle for the first 6 months of my stay with my Indian drivers license. But the same license with which I drove ...
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Want to get German driver's license in Germany but original license is expired

I've been living in Germany for a few years as a permanent resident. Up to now I never bothered to get a German driver's license despite having one from Canada. I recently decided to finally to do it ...
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UK Provisional Driver's License on EEA FP Entry Clearance Visa

The requirements for UK Provisional Driver's License says: Residency You can only get a GB licence if you are normally and lawfully resident in Great Britain. To be normally resident you must usually ...
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Can I use my NZ restricted drivers license in the UK?

Can I drive in the UK with my restricted NZ license? I have my EEA FP and am in the application process of getting my residency. I have not been here 185 days yet. Thanks for the help Sammy Jay Dawson
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Previous expats with expired Texas license

How does an expat from Ireland returning to work in Texas for a long-term project with a refinery, with an expired TX license, go about renewing or obtaining a current license? Does he have to go ...
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Can I hold a UK and EU driving license so that I can insure a car in the UK after moving to the EU?

I am moving from the UK to the Netherlands and will exchange my UK driving license for a Dutch one while we are still part of the EU. After Brexit, can I still claim entitlement to drive in the UK ...
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Will the transition from a non-exchangeable licence to a full UK one make car insurance premium skyrocket?

In the UK, driving licences initially obtained outside of the EEC and "Designated Countries" are valid only for 12 months after the beginning of residency. They are non-exchangeable [1]. ...
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Can I drive alone to the UK driving test with a valid international driving license? [duplicate]

My US license cannot be changed to the UK's, so I am in the process of obtaining the UK driver's license. I have the learner license and have passed the theory test. I have a valid US driver's license ...
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Canada: will my student visa still be valid after I finish my studies?

I am a Swiss citizen and I used to be a student in UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I finished my PhD recently and moved back to Switzerland. For various reasons, I need to get back to Vancouver at some point. ...
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What does a pre-addressed priority mail return envelope mean?

If I try to re-new my nys drivers license it says on this site How to renew a license - New York DMV the renewal notice we mailed you (MV-2) or if you don't have it, use the Application for Permit, ...
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CA Real ID Expiration Date

I recently applied for my DL and my California state ID card. I chose my California State ID card to be made Real. Also, my Cal State ID arrived before my DL. Both my Cal State ID and DL expire on 03/...
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UK Driving License

I hold a driving license from the outside of the UK which is not valid to exchange. At the same time, I already have an UK privisional license. Does it mean my foreigner license is not valid anymore? (...
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Is an "International Driving Permit" from the AAA in United States valid in Bulgaria?

Has anybody used an International Driving Permit (IDP) issued by the AAA in the US for car rental in Bulgaria?
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How does foreign drivers license exchange work in Quebec?

I have read everything I could find but I did not find answers to the most important question: How does the exchange work PHYSICALLY? (Note: my DL is from one of the countries with a reciprocal ...
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Replacing a long lost UK driving license while not living in the UK

When I tried https://www.gov.uk/apply-online-to-replace-a-driving-license to obtain a replacement UK licence, I ran aground straight away as I am not living in the UK. Is there any way I can get a ...
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Validity of Czech driving license for a non-EU national when moving to another EU country

My Bolivian partner currently lives in Czechia through a work Visa and they have a Czechia-issued, European driving license. Now they are thinking of moving to France and they are studying to take ...
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Exchanging UK License for German License (but with a twist)

I currently hold a UK Driving License but am living in the US, and I am looking to move to Germany. The issue I have is that the UK license card I seem to have is an older card, which does not have ...
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My American license will expire in June 2020 but I am living in Berlin, Germany . Is there any way to renew it from abroad?

I am from California. I am living in Berlin at the moment.
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Driving in UK on a non-UK/EU licence

I recently came to work in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and I've got my Biometric Residence Permit. I hold a driver's license from a non-EU country, so I'm only allowed to drive in the UK for 1 year. The ...
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Learning to drive in Israel

How does one go about learning for a "driving theory" test in Israel (MIVCHAN THEORIA)? Are there any government-approved books in English?
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Traded in my German drivers license for the US ID card. How do I get it back?

We moved to Portland, Oregon 7 years ago and I had to trade in my German drivers license in order to get my Oregon ID Card, after passing the test. We are now moving back to Europe (Portugal) this ...
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Renting and driving in UK with Left Hand driving licence

I hold a LHD driving licence living outside UK; can i rent and drive in UK with Left Hand driving licence?
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expat car hire in uk

Hi There I would be very grateful for any help here. I have been living out of the Uk for 13 years. I have the paper license which is valid for a long time but the plastic ID card is out of date. I ...
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Exchange NZ drivers licence for a UK licence

Does anyone know if you can exchange a New Zealand learners license for the UK equivalent and what that would be? TIA
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non-US citizens on foreign driver licenses

It is sometimes stated that non-US citizens can drive up to one-year on their foreign country license (as long as that country is part of the Geneva Compact), the one-year date being computed from the ...
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