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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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?
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Renewal of expat driving licence now living in Greece and over 70, what to do?

Can anyone please advise on the procedure for my renewal i.e. based on the title the renewal form is not so clear as in such the declaration states " resident in UK" What to do? John
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What reasons are there to exchange an EU driving licence to a UK/GB one?

As I understand, it is legal to drive in the United Kingdom with an EU/EEA licence until you are 70 years old, with no residence time limit. Are there reasons to exchange it to a GB license anyway? I ...
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New Turkish Driving Licence is it valid in Denmark? [closed]

According to many Turkish recourses (more official source) new Turkish Driving Licence is valid in many countries also Denmark . But when I check Danish resources they say Turkey is in Group 2 ...
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Maintaining a Driver license from abroad.

I may be moving to the UK in the near future. I do not plan to get a driver license there right away because I will be using public transportation. I will be traveling back to Colorado frequently as ...
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How to get a UK driving license as a non-UK national if your passport is with the Home Office?

I am living in the UK and my passport is at the Home Office for a extension as a partner of an EU national. Some issue came up and I was sent back the document and I have to send them back. My problem ...
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Virginia Drivers License suspended while living abroad

I have been living and working in Mexico for three years. I was notified by the Virginia DMV that my drivers license (valid until January 2018) would be suspended because they believe I no longer live ...
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What exactly do I need as a US citizen to exchange my US driver's license for a French one?

This is a follow-up to very similar questions, such as this one: Exchanging an American driving license for a French one Though slightly different as I am a US citizen with a valid US driver's license....
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Living in Germany and getting a driving license from Italy or USA

I am originally from Egypt. I know how to drive and I have an Egyptian driving license. But unfortunately it is not valid in Germany, where I live at the moment. Getting a driving license in Germany ...
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Driver's license study guide for Germany in the Pakistani language [duplicate]

I need a driver's license study guide for Germany in the Pakistani language. I currently reside in Germany.
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How does the “must have had license for x years” requirement work when I renew or transfer my license?

Many car rental companies only rent cars to people who have had their license for 1 year. Some have a 3 year requirement. I have had a license for 9¾ years and it expires soon. I passed the test in ...
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Driving license in USA. International driving permit and getting local license

I have Russian driving license and additional to it International Driving Permit. I'm moving for USA with h1 visa and I wish to know how long I can use my driving documents there and if I can get ...
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renewing drivers license living abroad [duplicate]

I currently live in Austria. I would like to keep my US drivers license. I don't mind going to the US to renew but I want to make sure I can renew them before I take this trip just to find out that I ...
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Renew CA Drivers License without valid VISA stamp but valid DS-2019

I just got an extension for my J-1 visa. This means, that I got another DS-2019 form. Since I didn't leave the country, I did not get an updated visa stamp in my passport. Now I want to renew my DL ...
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Driver's License in European Union

I am living in German - German Resident. I am not from Europe, I am from Brazil. Is there a way to get a driver's license in other European country? So that it is maybe faster and it would still be ...
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Do EU driving licence points count in the UK?

I am an EU citized living in the UK. When I lived in my home country, I had a driving conviction which resulted in points, a fine and a withheld licence for 3 months. These fines and penalties were of ...
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Getting driver's license faster in Germany

A friend of mine told me that it is possible to get a driver's license in Germany in around one week. He says there are those "one week courses", that I could go and obtain my license faster. I have ...
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Not having to surrender a German drivers license when getting a US license

From what I learned, I can get a Pennsylvania driver’s license without further tests (besides) vision, given that I have a German license, due to a reciprocal agreement between Pennsylvania and ...
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From Australia to America driver's license transfer

I'm aware of "reciprocity agreements" some states of America have with other countries. I wish to move to America, but not to go through the hell of getting a license again. In Australia: All of my ...
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NJ driving license with expired UK license and French passport

I live in New Jersey, I have a Green Card, a French passport, and an expired UK driver license. (I lived there for many years.) I was initially told by the local DMV that all I needed to get a NJ ...
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Is it possible as an EU citizen to get a driver's license in Germany without knowing German?

I'm an EU citizen. Is it possible for me to get a driver's license in Germany without knowing German? I don't already have a driver's license.
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British driving license from 1991 but living in Germany

I'm a UK national living in Germany with a British driving license from 1991. I can't renew or update my British license (as confirmed by DVLA) as I don't have an address in Great Britain. However, ...
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Why are people required to turn in driving licenses from other countries?

I have been reading up on license laws, and it seems that in all of the countries I have looked up (Singapore, Malaysia, US, UK, Germany) they require you to turn in your foreign driver license, or ...
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China Driver's License with Expiered Original

This answer lists out the requirements for a Chinese driver's license saying: You will need your ... driver's license from your country in original and copy Does it matter if said license is ...
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My Italian driving licence is about to expire, how to renew it in UK

My driving licence is about to expire, I read time ago how to exchange it with a UK driving licence, is the process different for the renewal instead?
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Driving in the EU on UK licence

I wasn't born in the UK, but I lived there for 4 years, and I have a full UK driving license which expires in 2025. I recently moved to Pakistan. If I travel to another European or Scandinavian ...
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US license, registration, etc. in Canada

I'm going to be working in Canada for a short (36 month) contract. This means that, at least according to the following resources, I should be able to keep my US license, registration, and insurance: ...
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Michigan driver's license

My wife and I are likely to be in an EU country for 10 months starting in the autumn, and my Maryland driver's license is scheduled to expire during that time. Since all four of our parents live in ...
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Driver's License Renewal

My Georgia Driver's License has expired, and Georgia regulations specify I need to take a vision test if I am 64 or older, which I am. I fly in to California on the 14th of June 2016 and I plan on ...
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How to convert two different driving licenses into a single German license? [closed]

It's a bit of an odd one, but I'm just checking so I don't get into too much trouble. I had two driving licenses: Israeli + UK (took tests in both countries). In the UK I also took the automatic bike ...