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Questions tagged [driving-license]

Questions about a government or state-issued license giving the owner permission to drive a motorvehicle on public roads.

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Lost my EU license and need to replace with UK license - help

In a manic dash across a train station in London, I lost my wallet which included my EU driving license (issued in Portugal). Since I'm a UK resident, I need to replace the lost license with the UK ...
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Can anyone tell if an EU driving licence has been exchanged from a non-EU country?

Once you have exchanged (converted) a non-EU driving license (before 1993) to a French driving license, can anyone tell if it has been exchanged? Can you then exchange with another EU country's ...
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Texas Drivers license, no residence in Texas [duplicate]

I lived in Texas and moved to Germany. I am tired of using the addresses of various friends (who keep moving) for my license. Is there a way to have a Texas drivers license while living abroad with no ...
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Using International Driving license in Spain, while having residence Permit from Germany

I am a Student from Indonesia, and currently studying in Germany. On March I am going to travel to Spain, and planning to rent a car there. I have a valid International Driving License and Indonesian ...
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Drive in the UK on Indian licence

I moved to UK exactly 12 months ago for work reasons on a Tier 2 General visa and the government website tells me that I can drive for 12 months since I became a resident. How is the resident part ...
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Is the validity of a foreign driving license for a new UK resident 12 months from issue of RP or arrival?

If you get your provisional license during that first 12 months, you are not required to show L-plates during that first 12 months (the time that your foreign licence is still valid). You also don't ...
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Visa status and limited term driver's license in NJ

I just surrendered my NY license and received a NJ one but found that it's limited term only valid for one year although my visa status is indicated as valid until 2023. I was wondering if this is a ...
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Valid out-of-state DMV driver's license but class 7, moving from British Columbia to Washington

I just moved to Seattle from British Columbia, Canada and I have my class 7 license. According to dmv.com, "If you have a valid out-of-state DMV driver’s license, you will not be required to pass any ...
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I still have not heard back from German Driving License Authority on converting my Canadian license and it's been 4 months!

I attended an appointment in May at the Burgeramt in Berlin and submitted all information of my Canadian license for conversion to a German License under the mutual agreement. I submitted all ...
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When is an E-3 visa holder considered a resident?

In California, residents have to obtain a driver's permit within 10 days of becoming a resident. For an E-3 visa holder, does this 10 days begin when the plane lands, the day that they begin working, ...
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Postponing driver's license renewal

I am 76 years old. I have a California driver's license expiring on September 8, 2018 and presently live in Europe. I cannot be in CA on the renewal date. I probably will be in the US in spring 2019. ...
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South Australian provisional driving licence to a US licence

I have held my P1 (Provisional) Licence here in South Australia for 8 months now. I would like to visit the States and get a full licence there (Overseas Driving Permit is not an option for me) and ...
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Exchange expired EU driving licence for a UK license

I'm Italian and I've been living in the UK since January. My Italian licence expired in 2004, because I had to exchange it for a Brasilian driving licence, as I lived in Brazil until January. Can I ...
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Renewal of South African driver's license while living in Italy

My SA driver's license has expired a while ago and I now that I reside in Italy I would like to apply for its renewal. I called the SA consulate in Rome, and it has advised me to look up the ...
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Updating address for UK licence

I'm applying for changing the address in my driving licence. I'm filling right now the D1 Form, following the guidelines provided here, the form is the one below I don't have to change either name or ...
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Learner's permit to practice before driving test - over 18

I have a UK driving license and need to get a new one in Florida. According to the law I can't use the UK driving license anymore because 30 days passed since I moved to the US. Can adults (+18) get ...
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Driving license renewal in USA (Louisiana)

One year ago my wife (J-1) and I (J-2) moved to the USA for her postdoctoral research. Back then I got my EAD (Employment Authorization Document), then I got my SSN and finally I was able to get my ...
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Conversion of driving license Non EU--> Hungary--> France

My parents were born in Hungary but they migrated to a non-EU country shortly before I was born. I lived in this country until recently and did there my driving license. I've moved to France and I ...
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Can a non-resident UK citizen use a foreign driving license inside the UK?

I'm a UK citizen but haven't been a resident there for ten years. I passed my driving test in Thailand. Can I use my Thai license when I visit the UK for holidays. I spend only 30 days or so in the ...
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Overseas residence, driver's license expiring soon

My wife and I live in Korea. Our driver's licenses will expire while here. Our last home of record was Nebraska. We want to get Washington state driver's licenses. Is this allowed?
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What is the full process of exchanging a foreign driver's license in British Columbia?

When someone becomes a resident in British Columbia they are normally required to exchange their license. What is the full sequence of steps for doing so, in practice?
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Living in Japan for 25 years, how can I change the address on my old paper license?

I need the new UK ID card license to apply for a Japanese license here in Tokyo. My old paper license is still valid. In going through the process via GVT-UK online, I was met with the problem that my ...
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Is there any way to get a new (not renew) US driver's license when living overseas?

I will visit the US for business but I have a problem about the driver's license. I'm a US citizen. But my family moved to Asia when I was 5 years old. So I grew up in Asia and I'm still living in ...
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Driving in France with a foreign license after residency has expired

I have been a resident in France with a valid titre de séjour for 2.5 years. I never exchanged my US (New York) driver's license, so I stopped driving after 1 year. Soon, my titre de séjour will ...
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Reacquiring a Pennsylvania driver’s license

I had to surrender my Pennsylvania license when I acquired my Norwegian driver’s license. If I move back what is required to get my Pennsylvania license back.?
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How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence?

How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence? I'm interested in particular in the states of Florida and New York. I know that with an Italian driving licence it's 1 month for ...
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Can I drive in Germany with UK license even though I am not a UK permanent citizen?

I am an Indian national and since I was working in the UK as a resident, I obtained a UK driving license. After that I moved to India, which means that now I am no longer a UK resident. After 6 ...
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Procuring a Limited Term Driving License in Utah, USA and its validity?

Moving to Utah for work.Visa Status: F-1 Student. Driver License: Indian (in English). Would I need to give a test (written/road) to get the Limited-Term Driving License (LTDL)? What would be the ...
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Renew my California DL

I recently returned to California after living in Australia for 20 years. I had a California drivers license before moving and currently hold a valid Australian license. What is the process I need to ...
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How often can I repeat the road test in British Columbia?

Foreign drivers who want to convert their license to a Canadian one must pass the Class 5 road test before they're issued a Canadian driving license. But the linked page fails to mention how often one ...
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Why do I need to bring a second driver with me in case I don't pass the British Columbia, Canadian road test?

The page on converting your foreign license to a British Columbia one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Note: Bring another ...
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Can you use a rental car/car share to pass the road test for a Canadian driving license?

The page on converting your foreign license to a Canadian one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Is it possible for me to ...
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EU-issued driver's license - driving while waiting for it to be exchanged for a UK one

I understand one can drive a vehicle in the UK without their GB driver's license, while they are waiting for their new license, after sending it to DVLA to update their address https://www.gov.uk/...
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Getting a driver's license in Germany

I am looking for information on getting a driver's license in Germany as a foreigner. In particular, I am looking for estimates on: how much it costs how long it takes in what way driving knowledge/...
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Car purchase upon arrival in US

We are arriving in Los Angeles, holidaying for 6 days and then planning on driving to New Orleans over a few days. what challenges will we face doing this given we won't have an international driver's ...
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New US driver's license after exchanging it for a French license

I'm a US citizen living full time in France and have already exchanged my US driver's license for a French / EU one. As part of the process I had to turn in my US driver's license, which I guess they ...
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I have a Massachusetts driver's license and I moved to California: how long do I have to get a California's driving license?

I am a French citizen. I have a Massachusetts driver's license and I moved to California: how long do I have to get a California's driving license? I have crossposted the question at: http://qr.ae/...
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US/EU dual national wants to exchange US driver's license for a European one

I am a US/DE dual national living in NL for over a decade now. However, I only have a US driver's license. Is there any way to exchange my US license for an EU (DE) one? Ordinarily, the Europeans don'...
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How can I renew a New York driver license from outside the US?

Can I renew my New York driving license online. I am visiting the UK for a year right now, and it expires in 5 months. I do have my residence in New York. I have my US passport with me and my New York ...
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Is the 3 month limit on driving with your foreign license valid for each individual province or for Canada as a whole?

According to the ICBC website: Welcome to B.C.! After moving here, you have 90 days to switch over your valid licence to a B.C. driver’s licence. Does this limit apply to all of Canada or does it ...
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What happens if you drive in British Columbia on a foreign license for more than 3 months?

I'm planning a move to Canada and apparently you have to give up your old license in order to get a local one. This would be extremely inconvenient as I would then have issues with driving back in ...
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How to drive legally while visiting in the US as an expat US citizen with no US state license

I am an expat US national in Sweden and am trying to find out if I can drive a car/rent a car legally when I come back to visit in Ohio without using an Ohio or other US state driving license. My Ohio ...
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UK driving licence photocard expiring - implications for non-residents

Only UK residents can renew the photocard, and the official advice for UK licence-holders living abroad is to get a licence in their new country of residence. GB licence holders: If you’re moving ...
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Michigan Level One License [closed]

I'm a 15 year old who just finished his Segment One Course in Michigan. It says in order to apply for the Level One License, I need Proof of Residence, the problem is we don't live here anymore. I was ...
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Renew Chinese driving license on a Q2 visa

I am holding a Chinese driving license that I got at the time I was living in China with a residence permit. The driving license is about to expire but at present I hold a Q2 visa (my spouse is ...
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Renewing expired UK driving licence aged over 70 years and resident outside the UK

My Uk old style paper driving licence has expired due to being over 70, and I now permanently live in South Africe. Can I renew my UK driving licence and change it to a new photo style at the same ...
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Living in Albania for the past seven years with a driver's licence obtained in Vienna, Austria in 2009. Is that Vienna driver's licence still valid?

I have never requested a driver's permit in Albania as I am under the impression that the Vienna, Austria permit is valid in Albania. Is that correct?
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Can I drive a “moto” in Spain with an EU driving license?

I currently hold a Dutch AM and B driving license. I've been residing and working in Spain for 4 months now, and I wonder: Do I have to change my Dutch license for a Spanish one at some point? ...
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International driving permit

I am a British passport holder living in India since one and half year.We planned UK holidays, done all the bookings only to realise that my UK driving license is overdue for renewal. I can't renew it ...
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Can I put a Portuguese address on a UK driving license?

Can I put a Portuguese address on a UK driving license?